Period
to 22 November 2018

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 22 November 2018 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
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,166 906 1,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 25.11% 17.19% 17.88%
As % of the Vendors category 49.53% 39.77% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 948 758 965
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +13.01%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,125 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%

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 2,354 2,278 2,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 50.70% 43.21% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,787 1,863 2,128
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 November 2018.

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 22 November 2018. 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 +9 345 £43,500 +8.75% 82
Northamptonshire +3 321 £39,250 +15.44% 53
Leicestershire +10 295 £40,000 +6.67% 55
Derbyshire +3 154 £40,000 +6.67% 52
Lincolnshire +7 35 £30,032 +11.23% 25
Rutland - 8 - - 1
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, 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.

1 477 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 448 (38.42%) SQL
3 396 (33.96%) C#
4 373 (31.99%) Windows
5 353 (30.27%) .NET
6 304 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
7 289 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 275 (23.58%) JavaScript
9 271 (23.24%) HTML
10 260 (22.30%) Active Directory
11 228 (19.55%) MVC
12 208 (17.84%) CSS
13 192 (16.47%) ASP.NET
14 187 (16.04%) Windows Server
15 172 (14.75%) Office 365
16 168 (14.41%) VMware
17 166 (14.24%) Microsoft Office
18 155 (13.29%) jQuery
19 152 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
20 148 (12.69%) .NET Framework
21 146 (12.52%) T-SQL
21 146 (12.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 144 (12.35%) ITIL
23 143 (12.26%) Finance
24 141 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
25 137 (11.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 134 (11.49%) Degree
26 134 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
27 129 (11.06%) Retail
28 127 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 108 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 86 (7.38%) MS Exchange
3 39 (3.34%) Skype for Business
4 27 (2.32%) IIS
5 26 (2.23%) SAS
6 21 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
7 19 (1.63%) NServiceBus
8 17 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (1.37%) Sitefinity
10 14 (1.20%) Apache
10 14 (1.20%) CMS
10 14 (1.20%) K2 blackpearl
11 11 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.86%) Confluence
12 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.51%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 166 (14.24%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.46%) SPSS
5 15 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.086%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 84 (7.20%) Dynamics AX
2 33 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (1.54%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.51%) Pegasus Opera
6 4 (0.34%) Movex
7 3 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.17%) Lawson
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.086%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle iSupplier
9 1 (0.086%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.086%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 289 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (14.75%) Office 365
3 86 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (5.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 48 (4.12%) Dynamics 365
6 31 (2.66%) GitHub
7 28 (2.40%) SaaS
8 18 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (1.29%) PaaS
10 14 (1.20%) IaaS
11 13 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.69%) Serverless
13 7 (0.60%) G Suite
14 6 (0.51%) Azure Functions
15 5 (0.43%) Boomi
16 4 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
16 4 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
17 3 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 3 (0.26%) npm
17 3 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 110 (9.43%) DNS
2 100 (8.58%) TCP/IP
3 99 (8.49%) DHCP
4 60 (5.15%) SAN
5 55 (4.72%) Firewall
5 55 (4.72%) VLAN
6 53 (4.55%) WAN
7 48 (4.12%) LAN
8 26 (2.23%) Modbus
9 25 (2.14%) RS-485
10 22 (1.89%) Skype
11 20 (1.72%) VoIP
12 19 (1.63%) Intranet
13 18 (1.54%) VPN
14 17 (1.46%) NAS
14 17 (1.46%) Wireless
15 16 (1.37%) Internet
16 14 (1.20%) IPsec
17 13 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
18 11 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 146 (12.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 137 (11.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
5 78 (6.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 70 (6.00%) Power BI
7 41 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 29 (2.49%) SQL Server 2016
10 28 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (2.14%) MySQL
12 22 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 18 (1.54%) SSDT
14 16 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
14 16 (1.37%) Big Data
14 16 (1.37%) NoSQL
15 14 (1.20%) OLAP
16 13 (1.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 127 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 123 (10.55%) Visual Studio
3 78 (6.69%) Git (software)
4 39 (3.34%) Maven
5 37 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 37 (3.17%) Robot Framework
6 25 (2.14%) Jenkins
7 23 (1.97%) JIRA
8 16 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (1.20%) Subversion
10 11 (0.94%) Selenium
11 10 (0.86%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.77%) webpack
13 8 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.69%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.69%) gulp
14 6 (0.51%) CppUnit
14 6 (0.51%) LoadRunner
15 5 (0.43%) NeoLoad
15 5 (0.43%) ReSharper
General
1 143 (12.26%) Finance
2 129 (11.06%) Retail
3 84 (7.20%) Manufacturing
4 48 (4.12%) Automotive
5 39 (3.34%) Marketing
6 28 (2.40%) Advertising
7 24 (2.06%) Games
8 17 (1.46%) Legal
9 15 (1.29%) Banking
10 14 (1.20%) Law
11 11 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.69%) Electronics
13 7 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.51%) Back Office
15 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.26%) Billing
16 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.26%) Local Government
16 3 (0.26%) Publishing
17 1 (0.086%) German Language
Job Titles
1 428 (36.71%) Developer
2 184 (15.78%) Analyst
3 154 (13.21%) .NET Developer
4 128 (10.98%) C# Developer
5 88 (7.55%) Software Developer
6 84 (7.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 81 (6.95%) Senior Developer
8 80 (6.86%) Support Engineer
9 66 (5.66%) Support Analyst
10 64 (5.49%) Software Engineer
11 58 (4.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 57 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 55 (4.72%) IT Support
14 54 (4.63%) Consultant
15 50 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
16 49 (4.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 45 (3.86%) Administrator
18 44 (3.77%) Architect
19 42 (3.60%) C# Software Developer
20 40 (3.43%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (30.27%) .NET
2 271 (23.24%) HTML
3 208 (17.84%) CSS
4 192 (16.47%) ASP.NET
5 155 (13.29%) jQuery
6 148 (12.69%) .NET Framework
7 126 (10.81%) HTML5
8 109 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 109 (9.35%) Web Services
9 105 (9.01%) AngularJS
10 87 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 77 (6.60%) Entity Framework
12 70 (6.00%) Ajax
13 69 (5.92%) Spring
14 61 (5.23%) JSON
14 61 (5.23%) WCF
15 44 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 43 (3.69%) Sass
17 41 (3.52%) LINQ
18 39 (3.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (3.69%) Data Centre
4 42 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 37 (3.17%) Clustering
6 35 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 33 (2.83%) Management Information System
8 28 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (2.23%) Driving Licence
9 26 (2.23%) Public Cloud
10 24 (2.06%) CAN bus
11 23 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
12 22 (1.89%) Fat Client
12 22 (1.89%) Thin Client
13 21 (1.80%) Device Driver
13 21 (1.80%) Replication
14 20 (1.72%) Virtual Team
15 18 (1.54%) PKI
15 18 (1.54%) User Experience
16 14 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 373 (31.99%) Windows
2 187 (16.04%) Windows Server
3 113 (9.69%) Linux
4 104 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (6.35%) Windows 7
6 73 (6.26%) Windows 10
7 72 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (4.89%) Apple iOS
9 52 (4.46%) Android
10 34 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (2.49%) Unix
12 24 (2.06%) FreeRTOS
13 13 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.94%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.86%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.60%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.43%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.34%) CentOS
20 2 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (19.55%) MVC
3 152 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 144 (12.35%) ITIL
5 134 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
6 122 (10.46%) Software Engineering
7 108 (9.26%) Scrum
8 101 (8.66%) Test Automation
9 100 (8.58%) Unit Testing
10 82 (7.03%) ERP
10 82 (7.03%) Web Development
11 78 (6.69%) Incident Management
12 68 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 67 (5.75%) Business Analysis
14 64 (5.49%) Analytics
14 64 (5.49%) Microservices
15 63 (5.40%) Time Management
16 54 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
17 52 (4.46%) TDD
18 51 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 448 (38.42%) SQL
2 396 (33.96%) C#
3 275 (23.58%) JavaScript
4 146 (12.52%) T-SQL
5 77 (6.60%) PowerShell
6 73 (6.26%) Java
7 49 (4.20%) C++
8 45 (3.86%) VB.NET
9 44 (3.77%) C
10 23 (1.97%) PL/SQL
11 20 (1.72%) VB
12 19 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 18 (1.54%) Python
14 17 (1.46%) VBScript
14 17 (1.46%) X++
15 16 (1.37%) TypeScript
16 14 (1.20%) VBA
17 9 (0.77%) VB6
18 8 (0.69%) Embedded C
18 8 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 141 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 134 (11.49%) Degree
3 67 (5.75%) MCSE
4 47 (4.03%) MCP
5 37 (3.17%) MCSA
6 35 (3.00%) Security Cleared
7 31 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (2.40%) MCPD
10 21 (1.80%) CCNA
10 21 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.72%) Master's Degree
12 19 (1.63%) DBS Check
13 14 (1.20%) BC Cleared
13 14 (1.20%) SC Cleared
14 13 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (0.77%) ISTQB
16 8 (0.69%) ACCA
16 8 (0.69%) CCNP
16 8 (0.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.29%) SLA
2 49 (4.20%) QA
3 19 (1.63%) GDPR
4 8 (0.69%) PMO
5 7 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 260 (22.30%) Active Directory
2 121 (10.38%) Hyper-V
3 100 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (3.69%) Firmware
5 29 (2.49%) vSphere
6 28 (2.40%) Docker
7 22 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.46%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.77%) XenApp
10 8 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.43%) XenServer
14 4 (0.34%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.17%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.17%) KVM
15 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 98 (8.40%) SCCM
2 24 (2.06%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.11%) Puppet
3 13 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (0.94%) SCOrch
4 11 (0.94%) vCenter Server
5 9 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.69%) Ansible
6 8 (0.69%) SCOM
7 7 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.51%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.43%) WSUS
10 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.26%) Grafana
11 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.26%) Rancher
11 3 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 168 (14.41%) VMware
2 98 (8.40%) Cisco
3 81 (6.95%) Citrix
4 75 (6.43%) Oracle
5 38 (3.26%) Tableau
6 31 (2.66%) HP
7 30 (2.57%) Google
8 28 (2.40%) JD Edwards
9 25 (2.14%) Veeam
10 24 (2.06%) Dell
11 20 (1.72%) ForgeRock
11 20 (1.72%) Infor
11 20 (1.72%) SAP
12 18 (1.54%) Xamarin
13 15 (1.29%) McAfee
13 15 (1.29%) NetApp
13 15 (1.29%) Sage
14 14 (1.20%) Telerik
15 13 (1.11%) Cognos
15 13 (1.11%) Red Hat