Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 882 1170 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.17% 17.90% 16.85%
As % of the Vendors category 39.80% 40.36% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 732 959 1082
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,200 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%

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 2216 2899 3193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.13% 44.34% 42.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1814 2107 2495
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,083
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.35% -2.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,850 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -3 286 £40,000 - 21
Northamptonshire +1 184 £35,000 -4.11% 11
Derbyshire -4 173 £37,500 - 18
Leicestershire -3 144 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Lincolnshire -8 53 £27,500 -26.67% 5
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 324 (36.73%) Windows
2 320 (36.28%) SQL Server
3 298 (33.79%) SQL
4 238 (26.98%) C#
5 234 (26.53%) .NET
6 193 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 183 (20.75%) Active Directory
8 175 (19.84%) Windows Server
9 165 (18.71%) ITIL
10 154 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
11 151 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 141 (15.99%) Office 365
13 138 (15.65%) VMware
14 135 (15.31%) JavaScript
15 133 (15.08%) HTML
16 113 (12.81%) MVC
17 110 (12.47%) ASP.NET
18 108 (12.24%) CSS
19 103 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
20 94 (10.66%) Finance
21 93 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
22 92 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 89 (10.09%) Windows 7
23 89 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
24 88 (9.98%) Degree
24 88 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
25 87 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
26 84 (9.52%) MS Exchange
27 81 (9.18%) jQuery
28 78 (8.84%) Hyper-V

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 84 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 76 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 59 (6.69%) IIS
4 47 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
5 32 (3.63%) Skype for Business
6 21 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.59%) NServiceBus
9 14 (1.59%) Sitefinity
10 13 (1.47%) Apache
10 13 (1.47%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.25%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.13%) CMS
12 10 (1.13%) JBoss
13 9 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.79%) IBM Domino
16 6 (0.68%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 154 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.68%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.57%) InDesign
8 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.23%) SPSS
10 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 67 (7.60%) Dynamics AX
2 27 (3.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.57%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.45%) LabWindows
7 3 (0.34%) Magento
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 151 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (15.99%) Office 365
3 55 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
5 16 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (1.13%) IaaS
7 9 (1.02%) GitHub
8 7 (0.79%) SaaS
9 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.45%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 3 (0.34%) PaaS
12 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (7.26%) DNS
2 54 (6.12%) Firewall
3 51 (5.78%) SAN
4 43 (4.88%) LAN
5 38 (4.31%) DHCP
6 36 (4.08%) WAN
7 29 (3.29%) TCP/IP
8 25 (2.83%) Internet
9 23 (2.61%) NAS
9 23 (2.61%) Skype
10 20 (2.27%) MPLS
11 18 (2.04%) Intranet
12 14 (1.59%) VLAN
13 12 (1.36%) NetScaler
14 11 (1.25%) VPN
14 11 (1.25%) Wireless
15 10 (1.13%) Network Security
16 8 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
17 7 (0.79%) PBX
17 7 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (36.28%) SQL Server
2 92 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (8.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 69 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 59 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (3.40%) SQL Server 2016
9 26 (2.95%) QlikView
10 24 (2.72%) Power BI
11 20 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 17 (1.93%) Big Data
13 16 (1.81%) MongoDB
14 15 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (1.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.36%) MySQL
17 11 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (7.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 24 (2.72%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (1.25%) Subversion
6 10 (1.13%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.79%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.57%) Selenium
9 3 (0.34%) JIRA
9 3 (0.34%) NuGet
10 2 (0.23%) MorphX
10 2 (0.23%) NUnit
10 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.11%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.11%) GCC
11 1 (0.11%) ReSharper
General
1 94 (10.66%) Finance
2 53 (6.01%) Retail
3 42 (4.76%) Advertising
4 34 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.47%) Marketing
7 11 (1.25%) Law
8 10 (1.13%) Back Office
8 10 (1.13%) Legal
8 10 (1.13%) Local Government
8 10 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.79%) Games
10 5 (0.57%) Electronics
11 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.23%) Banking
12 2 (0.23%) French Language
12 2 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 251 (28.46%) Developer
2 171 (19.39%) Analyst
3 97 (11.00%) .NET Developer
4 84 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 67 (7.60%) Applications Support
6 59 (6.69%) IT Support
7 56 (6.35%) Consultant
8 51 (5.78%) Support Engineer
9 49 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 45 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 43 (4.88%) C# Developer
12 37 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 37 (4.20%) IT Analyst
13 31 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 30 (3.40%) Applications Developer
15 29 (3.29%) Applications Support Analyst
16 26 (2.95%) 1st Line Support
16 26 (2.95%) Service Analyst
16 26 (2.95%) Service Desk Analyst
16 26 (2.95%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (26.53%) .NET
2 133 (15.08%) HTML
3 110 (12.47%) ASP.NET
4 108 (12.24%) CSS
5 81 (9.18%) jQuery
6 68 (7.71%) Web Services
7 66 (7.48%) Entity Framework
8 62 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 57 (6.46%) WCF
10 48 (5.44%) .NET Framework
11 45 (5.10%) HTML5
12 43 (4.88%) AngularJS
13 37 (4.20%) Ajax
14 35 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (3.17%) XML
16 26 (2.95%) CSS3
17 21 (2.38%) WPF
18 19 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (1.93%) React
19 17 (1.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.90%) Computer Science
3 43 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 26 (2.95%) Clustering
4 26 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (2.61%) User Experience
7 19 (2.15%) Driving Licence
8 13 (1.47%) Replication
9 9 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (0.79%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.79%) iPad
12 6 (0.68%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.68%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.57%) NHS
14 4 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 324 (36.73%) Windows
2 175 (19.84%) Windows Server
3 89 (10.09%) Windows 7
4 88 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 87 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (8.50%) Windows 10
7 59 (6.69%) Linux
8 46 (5.22%) Windows 8
9 23 (2.61%) Unix
10 14 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.68%) Android
12 6 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.45%) CentOS
13 4 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (18.71%) ITIL
3 113 (12.81%) MVC
4 103 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (7.71%) ERP
6 55 (6.24%) SDLC
7 49 (5.56%) Project Management
7 49 (5.56%) Web Development
8 48 (5.44%) SOA
9 43 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 42 (4.76%) Test Automation
11 40 (4.54%) Document Management
12 36 (4.08%) ITSM
13 35 (3.97%) ITIL V3
13 35 (3.97%) Mentoring
14 34 (3.85%) Scrum
15 32 (3.63%) Analytics
15 32 (3.63%) Service Delivery
16 31 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (3.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 298 (33.79%) SQL
2 238 (26.98%) C#
3 135 (15.31%) JavaScript
4 50 (5.67%) T-SQL
5 43 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 29 (3.29%) VB
7 25 (2.83%) X++
8 23 (2.61%) VBScript
9 19 (2.15%) VB.NET
10 16 (1.81%) C
11 14 (1.59%) C++
12 13 (1.47%) Java
13 9 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.91%) PHP
14 8 (0.91%) R
14 8 (0.91%) Ruby
14 8 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.79%) Python
16 5 (0.57%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (9.98%) Degree
3 70 (7.94%) Security Cleared
4 67 (7.60%) SC Cleared
5 47 (5.33%) MCSE
6 46 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (3.63%) CCNA
8 31 (3.51%) MCP
9 29 (3.29%) MCSA
10 21 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
10 21 (2.38%) MCITP
11 19 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (1.59%) A+ Certification
13 14 (1.59%) MCPD
14 13 (1.47%) CCENT
14 13 (1.47%) Master's Degree
14 13 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
15 9 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
16 8 (0.91%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.14%) SLA
2 22 (2.49%) QA
3 8 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.45%) WCAG
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) COSHH
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.11%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 183 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 89 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (2.38%) XenApp
6 16 (1.81%) vSphere
7 14 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.36%) Docker
9 12 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (1.25%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.25%) Xen
11 9 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.79%) vCloud
12 7 (0.79%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.57%) Firmware
14 4 (0.45%) XenServer
15 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 39 (4.42%) SCCM
2 11 (1.25%) WSUS
3 10 (1.13%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.79%) Ansible
6 7 (0.79%) ThinApp
7 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.68%) SCOM
8 5 (0.57%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.45%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.45%) PaperCut
9 4 (0.45%) Puppet
9 4 (0.45%) SmoothWall
9 4 (0.45%) Terraform
9 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.34%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.34%) Kibana
Vendors
1 138 (15.65%) VMware
2 72 (8.16%) Cisco
3 64 (7.26%) Oracle
4 54 (6.12%) Citrix
5 35 (3.97%) Sitecore
6 34 (3.85%) NetApp
7 33 (3.74%) Remedy
8 32 (3.63%) HP
9 24 (2.72%) IBM
10 21 (2.38%) JD Edwards
11 17 (1.93%) SAP
12 15 (1.70%) Symantec
12 15 (1.70%) Tableau
12 15 (1.70%) Veeam
13 12 (1.36%) Apple
13 12 (1.36%) EMC
14 10 (1.13%) BMC
14 10 (1.13%) Cognos
14 10 (1.13%) Nimsoft
14 10 (1.13%) Sophos