Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 407 864 1,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.12% 23.44% 23.66%
As % of the Vendors category 46.20% 47.47% 49.26%
Number of salaries quoted 412 786 806
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £64,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 881 1,820 2,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 45.72% 49.38% 48.02%
Number of salaries quoted 707 1,545 1,486
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £68,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +1 130 £47,500 +11.76% 55
Northamptonshire -2 103 £42,500 -5.56% 26
Leicestershire -1 90 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Derbyshire +8 70 £40,000 +6.67% 18
Lincolnshire -3 13 £21,250 -22.73% 9
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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.

1 178 (43.73%) Azure
2 159 (39.07%) SQL
3 146 (35.87%) Windows
4 136 (33.42%) SQL Server
5 103 (25.31%) Active Directory
6 85 (20.88%) .NET
6 85 (20.88%) Office 365
7 83 (20.39%) C#
8 65 (15.97%) ITIL
9 64 (15.72%) T-SQL
9 64 (15.72%) VMware
10 56 (13.76%) JavaScript
11 54 (13.27%) Firewall
12 52 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (12.04%) Oracle
14 44 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
14 44 (10.81%) HTML
15 43 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (10.32%) CSS
16 42 (10.32%) Cisco
17 41 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 41 (10.07%) .NET Framework
17 41 (10.07%) DevOps
18 40 (9.83%) Microservices
19 39 (9.58%) Windows Server
19 39 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 39 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
19 39 (9.58%) MVC
20 38 (9.34%) Hyper-V
21 37 (9.09%) Citrix

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 25 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.23%) IIS
4 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.74%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.25%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 178 (43.73%) Azure
2 85 (20.88%) Office 365
3 34 (8.35%) AWS
4 32 (7.86%) Power Platform
5 18 (4.42%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (3.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (2.21%) PowerApps
9 8 (1.97%) PaaS
10 7 (1.72%) G Suite
11 6 (1.47%) npm
11 6 (1.47%) Power Automate
12 5 (1.23%) OneDrive
12 5 (1.23%) Slack
13 4 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.98%) IaaS
13 4 (0.98%) SaaS
13 4 (0.98%) Serverless
14 3 (0.74%) Azure Stack
14 3 (0.74%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.27%) Firewall
2 34 (8.35%) WAN
3 33 (8.11%) LAN
4 32 (7.86%) SAN
5 28 (6.88%) DNS
6 26 (6.39%) DHCP
7 25 (6.14%) VoIP
8 21 (5.16%) VLAN
9 18 (4.42%) TCP/IP
10 12 (2.95%) VPN
11 11 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.97%) NAS
12 8 (1.97%) Network Security
12 8 (1.97%) Wireless
13 7 (1.72%) Internet
13 7 (1.72%) MPLS
13 7 (1.72%) NetScaler
14 6 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (1.47%) IP Telephony
15 5 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (33.42%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (8.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (5.65%) Power BI
6 21 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.93%) Redis
8 15 (3.69%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (1.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.72%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 7
15 5 (1.23%) Tableau
16 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (0.98%) OLTP
16 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.16%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.72%) JIRA
6 6 (1.47%) Grunt
6 6 (1.47%) gulp
6 6 (1.47%) jspm
6 6 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (1.47%) Metasploit
6 6 (1.47%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (7.62%) Finance
2 24 (5.90%) Public Sector
3 20 (4.91%) Back Office
4 14 (3.44%) Multimedia
5 12 (2.95%) Law
6 11 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.46%) Retail
8 9 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.97%) Marketing
10 5 (1.23%) Fire and Rescue
11 3 (0.74%) Legal
12 2 (0.49%) Electronics
12 2 (0.49%) French Language
12 2 (0.49%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 81 (19.90%) Developer
2 68 (16.71%) Analyst
3 37 (9.09%) Architect
4 30 (7.37%) Senior Developer
5 25 (6.14%) Software Developer
6 21 (5.16%) Web Developer
7 20 (4.91%) C# Developer
7 20 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (4.67%) .NET Developer
9 18 (4.42%) DBA
9 18 (4.42%) Service Analyst
10 17 (4.18%) IT Support
10 17 (4.18%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.93%) .NET Architect
11 16 (3.93%) IT Engineer
11 16 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (3.69%) IT Analyst
12 15 (3.69%) Support Engineer
13 14 (3.44%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (20.88%) .NET
2 44 (10.81%) HTML
3 42 (10.32%) CSS
4 41 (10.07%) .NET Framework
5 34 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 32 (7.86%) AngularJS
7 31 (7.62%) .NET Core
8 29 (7.13%) ASP.NET
9 28 (6.88%) HTML5
10 26 (6.39%) CSS3
11 24 (5.90%) React
11 24 (5.90%) WinForms
12 20 (4.91%) ASP.NET Core
13 17 (4.18%) Entity Framework
14 16 (3.93%) jQuery
15 14 (3.44%) OpenID
15 14 (3.44%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (3.44%) WCF
16 13 (3.19%) Kafka
16 13 (3.19%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.95%) Data Centre
3 12 (2.95%) User Experience
4 11 (2.70%) Replication
4 11 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.46%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.72%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.23%) FMCG
8 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.98%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.49%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.49%) PlayStation
10 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (35.87%) Windows
2 39 (9.58%) Windows Server
3 29 (7.13%) Linux
4 24 (5.90%) Windows 10
5 19 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.19%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (2.95%) Unix
9 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (1.72%) AIX
11 5 (1.23%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.98%) Android
12 4 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (15.97%) ITIL
2 52 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (10.07%) DevOps
4 40 (9.83%) Microservices
5 39 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (9.58%) MVC
6 37 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (7.62%) Migration
7 31 (7.62%) Project Delivery
8 29 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 27 (6.63%) Web Development
10 24 (5.90%) Scrum
11 22 (5.41%) Change Management
12 21 (5.16%) Analytics
13 20 (4.91%) Mentoring
14 19 (4.67%) Integration Testing
14 19 (4.67%) Logistics
14 19 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (4.42%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (39.07%) SQL
2 83 (20.39%) C#
3 64 (15.72%) T-SQL
4 56 (13.76%) JavaScript
5 33 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 21 (5.16%) Python
7 19 (4.67%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.97%) Java
8 8 (1.97%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.97%) VBA
9 6 (1.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (1.47%) PHP
9 6 (1.47%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.23%) Ruby
11 4 (0.98%) C
11 4 (0.98%) C++
11 4 (0.98%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) R
12 1 (0.25%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 41 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (4.67%) CCNA
4 16 (3.93%) MCSA
5 14 (3.44%) MCP
6 12 (2.95%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.70%) MCSE
8 10 (2.46%) A+ Certification
9 9 (2.21%) CCSA
10 8 (1.97%) CCNP
10 8 (1.97%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (1.97%) Degree
11 5 (1.23%) CCDA
11 5 (1.23%) CCENT
11 5 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.23%) Server+ Certification
12 4 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.74%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.74%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.91%) SLA
2 10 (2.46%) QA
3 7 (1.72%) GDPR
4 5 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) Basel III
6 1 (0.25%) COREP
6 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
System Software
1 103 (25.31%) Active Directory
2 38 (9.34%) Hyper-V
3 22 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (4.42%) Docker
5 13 (3.19%) XenDesktop
6 12 (2.95%) XenApp
7 8 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.98%) vSphere
10 3 (0.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.74%) pfSense
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (5.90%) SCCM
2 16 (3.93%) Kubernetes
3 14 (3.44%) MIIS
4 8 (1.97%) vCenter Server
5 6 (1.47%) Ansible
5 6 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.74%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.74%) Nessus
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Statspack
7 3 (0.74%) Terraform
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.49%) SCOM
8 2 (0.49%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.49%) WSUS
9 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (15.72%) VMware
2 49 (12.04%) Oracle
3 42 (10.32%) Cisco
4 37 (9.09%) Citrix
5 14 (3.44%) NetApp
6 12 (2.95%) Apple
7 11 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.46%) Dell
9 9 (2.21%) HP
9 9 (2.21%) Mitel
10 8 (1.97%) Google
11 7 (1.72%) EnterpriseDB
12 6 (1.47%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.47%) Sophos
12 6 (1.47%) Telerik
13 5 (1.23%) Avaya
13 5 (1.23%) IBM
14 4 (0.98%) Draytek
14 4 (0.98%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.98%) SonicWALL