Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,019 1,195 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 25.47% 25.24% 17.22%
As % of the Vendors category 52.55% 49.48% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1,026 743
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £21,300
90th Percentile £59,750 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,939 2,415 2,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 48.46% 51.00% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,546 1,901 1,743
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,530 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 337 £40,000 -5.88% 90
Northamptonshire +3 259 £40,500 +1.25% 36
Leicestershire -5 236 £40,000 -5.33% 63
Derbyshire 0 143 £31,000 -22.50% 32
Lincolnshire -1 38 £27,500 -1.79% 25
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 353 (34.64%) Windows
2 347 (34.05%) Azure
3 326 (31.99%) SQL
4 293 (28.75%) SQL Server
5 281 (27.58%) C#
6 280 (27.48%) .NET
7 274 (26.89%) Active Directory
8 228 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
9 224 (21.98%) Office 365
10 205 (20.12%) Microsoft Office
11 196 (19.23%) ITIL
12 182 (17.86%) JavaScript
13 176 (17.27%) Windows Server
14 155 (15.21%) CSS
15 152 (14.92%) Windows 10
16 149 (14.62%) Hyper-V
16 149 (14.62%) ASP.NET
17 148 (14.52%) HTML
18 144 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
19 132 (12.95%) VMware
20 108 (10.60%) Degree
21 107 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
22 106 (10.40%) .NET Framework
23 105 (10.30%) AWS
24 104 (10.21%) T-SQL
25 103 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
25 103 (10.11%) Retail
26 102 (10.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 98 (9.62%) Finance
27 98 (9.62%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 98 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 89 (8.73%) MS Exchange
3 47 (4.61%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.86%) IIS
5 16 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (1.08%) CICS
7 9 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.88%) IBM Notes
8 8 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.59%) Apache
9 6 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.49%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.20%) SAS
12 1 (0.098%) Documentum
12 1 (0.098%) nginx
12 1 (0.098%) WordPress
Applications
1 205 (20.12%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (4.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.88%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.098%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.098%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.18%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.39%) Line 50
5 4 (0.39%) Line 500
5 4 (0.39%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.20%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.098%) Magento
8 1 (0.098%) Movex
8 1 (0.098%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 347 (34.05%) Azure
2 224 (21.98%) Office 365
3 105 (10.30%) AWS
4 46 (4.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 41 (4.02%) Power Platform
6 30 (2.94%) SaaS
7 29 (2.85%) Dynamics 365
8 28 (2.75%) IaaS
9 25 (2.45%) PaaS
10 17 (1.67%) GCP
11 10 (0.98%) Serverless
12 8 (0.79%) NuGet
13 7 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.59%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
15 5 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
16 4 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
17 3 (0.29%) Boomi
17 3 (0.29%) iPaaS
17 3 (0.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.26%) WAN
2 72 (7.07%) Firewall
3 54 (5.30%) DHCP
4 53 (5.20%) SAN
5 52 (5.10%) LAN
6 50 (4.91%) DNS
7 48 (4.71%) NAS
8 40 (3.93%) VPN
9 38 (3.73%) Internet
10 37 (3.63%) TCP/IP
11 28 (2.75%) VLAN
12 24 (2.36%) VoIP
13 22 (2.16%) Wireless
14 21 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
14 21 (2.06%) Skype
15 18 (1.77%) Intranet
16 16 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (1.08%) WebEx
18 10 (0.98%) NetScaler
19 9 (0.88%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 85 (8.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (3.83%) Power BI
7 34 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (3.14%) Relational Database
9 22 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
10 20 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
10 20 (1.96%) MySQL
11 15 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (1.08%) DB2
15 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.88%) Big Data
16 9 (0.88%) OLAP
17 8 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 71 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (6.87%) Git (software)
3 61 (5.99%) Visual Studio
4 35 (3.43%) Jenkins
5 23 (2.26%) Selenium
6 22 (2.16%) Subversion
7 20 (1.96%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.57%) Visual Studio Code
9 14 (1.37%) JIRA
10 13 (1.28%) SoapUI
10 13 (1.28%) webpack
11 12 (1.18%) git-flow
12 9 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.69%) Maven
13 7 (0.69%) Metasploit
14 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 5 (0.49%) Bazaar
15 5 (0.49%) Robot Framework
16 4 (0.39%) gulp
General
1 103 (10.11%) Retail
2 98 (9.62%) Finance
3 59 (5.79%) Manufacturing
4 55 (5.40%) Public Sector
5 34 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.47%) Marketing
7 12 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.18%) Law
8 9 (0.88%) Legal
9 8 (0.79%) Games
10 6 (0.59%) Local Government
10 6 (0.59%) Publishing
11 5 (0.49%) French Language
12 3 (0.29%) Back Office
12 3 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) Automotive
13 2 (0.20%) Banking
14 1 (0.098%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.098%) German Language
14 1 (0.098%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 275 (26.99%) Developer
2 132 (12.95%) Analyst
3 92 (9.03%) .NET Developer
4 91 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 69 (6.77%) C# Developer
5 69 (6.77%) Support Engineer
6 61 (5.99%) IT Support
7 57 (5.59%) IT Engineer
8 53 (5.20%) Senior Developer
9 47 (4.61%) Administrator
10 46 (4.51%) Consultant
11 45 (4.42%) Architect
11 45 (4.42%) Support Analyst
12 44 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
13 43 (4.22%) Software Developer
14 38 (3.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 34 (3.34%) IT Analyst
16 32 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 29 (2.85%) Full Stack Developer
17 29 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (27.48%) .NET
2 155 (15.21%) CSS
3 149 (14.62%) ASP.NET
4 148 (14.52%) HTML
5 106 (10.40%) .NET Framework
6 80 (7.85%) Web Services
7 68 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 68 (6.67%) jQuery
8 60 (5.89%) HTML5
9 59 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 58 (5.69%) .NET Core
11 50 (4.91%) Node.js
12 46 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (3.93%) WCF
14 39 (3.83%) Ajax
15 37 (3.63%) React
16 36 (3.53%) WinForms
17 35 (3.43%) CSS3
18 33 (3.24%) XML
19 31 (3.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (8.15%) Self-Motivation
3 66 (6.48%) Data Centre
4 47 (4.61%) Driving Licence
5 45 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.53%) EPoS
7 35 (3.43%) Public Cloud
8 27 (2.65%) Virtual Team
9 23 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (1.86%) User Experience
11 16 (1.57%) iPhone
11 16 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.57%) NHS
12 15 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.47%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.47%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.37%) Fibre Optics
13 14 (1.37%) Replication
14 12 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 353 (34.64%) Windows
2 176 (17.27%) Windows Server
3 152 (14.92%) Windows 10
4 84 (8.24%) Linux
5 73 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (6.58%) Windows 7
7 44 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (3.43%) Apple iOS
9 31 (3.04%) Android
10 27 (2.65%) Windows 8
11 25 (2.45%) Unix
12 16 (1.57%) Windows XP
13 14 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.98%) AIX
15 9 (0.88%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.88%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.69%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.49%) FreeRTOS
17 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (19.23%) ITIL
3 144 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
4 102 (10.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 95 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (8.64%) MVC
7 84 (8.24%) Service Management
8 80 (7.85%) Project Management
9 73 (7.16%) Scrum
10 66 (6.48%) DevOps
11 64 (6.28%) Change Management
12 58 (5.69%) Web Development
13 56 (5.50%) SDLC
14 49 (4.81%) Mentoring
15 48 (4.71%) Computer Science
16 47 (4.61%) ERP
17 44 (4.32%) Test Automation
18 43 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (4.22%) ITSM
18 43 (4.22%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 326 (31.99%) SQL
2 281 (27.58%) C#
3 182 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 104 (10.21%) T-SQL
5 78 (7.65%) PowerShell
6 54 (5.30%) VB.NET
7 30 (2.94%) Java
8 27 (2.65%) TypeScript
9 22 (2.16%) PL/SQL
10 19 (1.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 17 (1.67%) VBA
12 16 (1.57%) Python
13 15 (1.47%) C
14 14 (1.37%) VB
14 14 (1.37%) VBScript
15 11 (1.08%) COBOL
15 11 (1.08%) JCL
15 11 (1.08%) PHP
16 8 (0.79%) C++
17 7 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 108 (10.60%) Degree
2 103 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (4.22%) MCSE
4 40 (3.93%) MCSA
5 33 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (2.75%) MCP
7 25 (2.45%) CCNA
8 22 (2.16%) Security Cleared
9 20 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.96%) Master's Degree
10 18 (1.77%) CISM
10 18 (1.77%) CISSP
11 17 (1.67%) CISA
12 16 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (1.57%) CRISC
13 15 (1.47%) ISEB
13 15 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (1.37%) PMI Certification
14 14 (1.37%) PMP
15 13 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.79%) SLA
2 50 (4.91%) QA
3 23 (2.26%) GDPR
4 18 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.47%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.37%) PMO
7 11 (1.08%) COBIT
8 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.20%) HL7
9 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.098%) NCSC
10 1 (0.098%) NIST
System Software
1 274 (26.89%) Active Directory
2 149 (14.62%) Hyper-V
3 87 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (3.34%) Docker
4 34 (3.34%) XenApp
5 27 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (2.06%) XenDesktop
7 18 (1.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 18 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (1.08%) Firmware
9 11 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.98%) vSphere
11 6 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.59%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.29%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 94 (9.22%) SCCM
2 36 (3.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 30 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.28%) Ansible
4 13 (1.28%) SCOM
5 8 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.59%) SCVMM
6 6 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.59%) Terraform
7 5 (0.49%) Puppet
7 5 (0.49%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.20%) Control-M
9 2 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.20%) Mesos
9 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 132 (12.95%) VMware
2 80 (7.85%) Citrix
3 63 (6.18%) Cisco
4 50 (4.91%) Oracle
5 30 (2.94%) IBM
6 25 (2.45%) Apple
7 23 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.96%) ForgeRock
9 18 (1.77%) SAP
10 16 (1.57%) Avaya
10 16 (1.57%) Dell
11 14 (1.37%) Google
12 13 (1.28%) Adobe
13 12 (1.18%) HP
14 11 (1.08%) Mitel
14 11 (1.08%) Remedy
15 9 (0.88%) JD Edwards
15 9 (0.88%) Lotus
16 7 (0.69%) Veeam
16 7 (0.69%) WatchGuard