Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,005 958 1,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.61% 18.47% 16.55%
As % of the Vendors category 48.93% 42.43% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 754 837 841
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,075 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 2,054 2,258 2,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 48.25% 43.52% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,477 1,878 1,903
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Leicestershire +6 311 £40,000 +6.67% 55
Nottinghamshire +4 284 £45,000 +12.50% 85
Northamptonshire +2 268 £37,500 -2.60% 41
Derbyshire +1 110 £40,000 - 40
Lincolnshire +1 17 £32,500 +18.18% 25
Rutland - 8 - -
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 383 (38.11%) SQL
2 372 (37.01%) SQL Server
3 352 (35.02%) Windows
4 342 (34.03%) C#
5 305 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
6 278 (27.66%) .NET
7 247 (24.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 234 (23.28%) JavaScript
9 229 (22.79%) HTML
10 213 (21.19%) Active Directory
11 165 (16.42%) MVC
12 163 (16.22%) Windows Server
13 162 (16.12%) Degree
14 161 (16.02%) VMware
15 160 (15.92%) Linux
16 156 (15.52%) CSS
17 152 (15.12%) Office 365
18 149 (14.83%) ASP.NET
19 146 (14.53%) Visual Studio
20 139 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
21 135 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
21 135 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 134 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
23 132 (13.13%) T-SQL
23 132 (13.13%) Retail
24 124 (12.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 124 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
25 123 (12.24%) Software Engineering
26 122 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
27 120 (11.94%) HTML5

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 73 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 57 (5.67%) MS Exchange
3 45 (4.48%) SAS
4 24 (2.39%) Apache
4 24 (2.39%) Skype for Business
5 22 (2.19%) IIS
6 13 (1.29%) NServiceBus
7 11 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.00%) CMS
9 8 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.80%) MQSeries
9 8 (0.80%) Sitefinity
10 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.50%) K2 blackpearl
11 5 (0.50%) WordPress
12 4 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 139 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.19%) SPSS
5 8 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.100%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 55 (5.47%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (1.29%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.80%) Movex
6 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.20%) Lawson
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.20%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.100%) BPCS
8 1 (0.100%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.100%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.100%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 247 (24.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 152 (15.12%) Office 365
3 104 (10.35%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (5.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 42 (4.18%) GitHub
6 30 (2.99%) SaaS
7 29 (2.89%) Dynamics 365
7 29 (2.89%) IaaS
8 18 (1.79%) PaaS
9 16 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.60%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.60%) Serverless
11 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.50%) G Suite
11 5 (0.50%) MailChimp
12 4 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.40%) Azure Functions
12 4 (0.40%) Boomi
12 4 (0.40%) npm
13 3 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 107 (10.65%) TCP/IP
2 83 (8.26%) DNS
3 72 (7.16%) DHCP
4 59 (5.87%) Firewall
5 45 (4.48%) Modbus
5 45 (4.48%) RS-485
6 41 (4.08%) SAN
6 41 (4.08%) VLAN
7 36 (3.58%) WAN
8 28 (2.79%) LAN
9 22 (2.19%) VPN
10 16 (1.59%) Skype
11 14 (1.39%) Internet
12 13 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (1.19%) VoIP
14 10 (1.00%) Wireless
15 9 (0.90%) NAS
16 8 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
17 7 (0.70%) Intranet
18 6 (0.60%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (37.01%) SQL Server
2 135 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 124 (12.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 107 (10.65%) Data Warehouse
5 89 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 60 (5.97%) Power BI
7 41 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 35 (3.48%) Relational Database
10 29 (2.89%) Big Data
11 26 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
13 20 (1.99%) SAS EBI
14 19 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
14 19 (1.89%) Hadoop
14 19 (1.89%) NoSQL
15 18 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (1.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 146 (14.53%) Visual Studio
2 113 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 79 (7.86%) Git (software)
4 67 (6.67%) Maven
5 64 (6.37%) Robot Framework
6 46 (4.58%) Jenkins
7 23 (2.29%) Subversion
8 17 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (1.39%) Selenium
9 14 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (1.19%) CppUnit
11 9 (0.90%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.80%) JIRA
13 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio Code
14 4 (0.40%) Metasploit
14 4 (0.40%) webpack
15 3 (0.30%) InstallShield
16 2 (0.20%) AdminStudio
16 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
16 2 (0.20%) MSI
General
1 132 (13.13%) Retail
2 106 (10.55%) Manufacturing
3 91 (9.05%) Finance
4 81 (8.06%) Marketing
5 34 (3.38%) Automotive
6 13 (1.29%) Advertising
6 13 (1.29%) Games
7 12 (1.19%) Banking
8 7 (0.70%) Electronics
8 7 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.60%) Legal
10 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.50%) Back Office
10 5 (0.50%) Billing
11 4 (0.40%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.30%) Law
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
13 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.100%) German Language
Job Titles
1 357 (35.52%) Developer
2 162 (16.12%) Analyst
3 128 (12.74%) .NET Developer
4 101 (10.05%) C# Developer
5 81 (8.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 81 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 70 (6.97%) Software Developer
7 69 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 69 (6.87%) Software Engineer
8 56 (5.57%) Support Engineer
9 54 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 43 (4.28%) Support Analyst
11 38 (3.78%) Consultant
12 37 (3.68%) Architect
13 36 (3.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 35 (3.48%) .NET Software Developer
15 34 (3.38%) Lead Developer
16 33 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
16 33 (3.28%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
17 31 (3.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (27.66%) .NET
2 229 (22.79%) HTML
3 156 (15.52%) CSS
4 149 (14.83%) ASP.NET
5 120 (11.94%) HTML5
6 115 (11.44%) .NET Framework
6 115 (11.44%) jQuery
7 105 (10.45%) Web Services
8 98 (9.75%) Spring
9 84 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 68 (6.77%) AngularJS
11 59 (5.87%) JSON
12 55 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 50 (4.98%) Node.js
14 45 (4.48%) Entity Framework
15 44 (4.38%) MDX
16 41 (4.08%) Ajax
17 40 (3.98%) RESTful
18 38 (3.78%) LINQ
19 34 (3.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 122 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.27%) Self-Motivation
3 52 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 47 (4.68%) Public Cloud
5 43 (4.28%) Embedded Systems
6 41 (4.08%) CAN bus
7 36 (3.58%) Clustering
8 33 (3.28%) Device Driver
9 31 (3.08%) Virtual Team
10 25 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 22 (2.19%) Management Information System
12 21 (2.09%) Mobile App
12 21 (2.09%) Replication
13 18 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
14 17 (1.69%) FMCG
15 16 (1.59%) User Experience
16 13 (1.29%) Fat Client
16 13 (1.29%) Private Cloud
16 13 (1.29%) Thin Client
17 12 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 352 (35.02%) Windows
2 163 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 160 (15.92%) Linux
4 97 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (7.96%) Apple iOS
6 77 (7.66%) Android
7 57 (5.67%) Windows 7
8 56 (5.57%) Windows 10
8 56 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (4.08%) FreeRTOS
10 37 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (2.29%) Unix
12 10 (1.00%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.90%) AIX
13 9 (0.90%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.40%) CentOS
16 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (16.42%) MVC
3 135 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
4 124 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
5 123 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 119 (11.84%) ITIL
7 112 (11.14%) Scrum
8 103 (10.25%) Unit Testing
9 89 (8.86%) Time Management
10 85 (8.46%) Test Automation
11 73 (7.26%) ERP
12 69 (6.87%) Incident Management
13 65 (6.47%) ETL
14 64 (6.37%) Web Development
15 62 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 59 (5.87%) Visualisation
17 57 (5.67%) Analytics
17 57 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
17 57 (5.67%) OO
18 54 (5.37%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 383 (38.11%) SQL
2 342 (34.03%) C#
3 234 (23.28%) JavaScript
4 132 (13.13%) T-SQL
5 120 (11.94%) Java
6 63 (6.27%) C++
7 58 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 57 (5.67%) C
9 48 (4.78%) VB.NET
10 42 (4.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 30 (2.99%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.29%) Python
13 16 (1.59%) Ruby
13 16 (1.59%) VB
14 15 (1.49%) VBA
15 14 (1.39%) R
15 14 (1.39%) VBScript
16 12 (1.19%) Embedded C
17 11 (1.09%) VB6
18 8 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 162 (16.12%) Degree
2 134 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (8.36%) MCSE
4 48 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (3.78%) MCSA
6 37 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (3.08%) Master's Degree
8 27 (2.69%) MCP
9 23 (2.29%) CCNA
9 23 (2.29%) Security Cleared
10 17 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.49%) CCNP
11 15 (1.49%) MCPD
12 14 (1.39%) ISTQB
13 10 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (1.00%) VCP6
14 9 (0.90%) DBS Check
14 9 (0.90%) SC Cleared
15 8 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.70%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.06%) SLA
2 43 (4.28%) QA
3 38 (3.78%) GDPR
4 10 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.40%) PMO
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.100%) COBIT
8 1 (0.100%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 213 (21.19%) Active Directory
2 112 (11.14%) Hyper-V
3 95 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (6.47%) Firmware
5 39 (3.88%) Docker
6 23 (2.29%) vSphere
7 12 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.80%) XenServer
9 7 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.70%) XenApp
10 6 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.40%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.100%) KVM
14 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.100%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.100%) vCloud
14 1 (0.100%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (5.87%) SCCM
2 35 (3.48%) Kubernetes
3 16 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (1.59%) Puppet
3 16 (1.59%) SCOrch
4 12 (1.19%) vCenter Server
5 11 (1.09%) Ansible
6 10 (1.00%) Terraform
7 8 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (0.80%) SCOM
8 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.30%) Grafana
11 3 (0.30%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.100%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.100%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 161 (16.02%) VMware
2 85 (8.46%) Cisco
3 73 (7.26%) Citrix
4 66 (6.57%) Oracle
5 56 (5.57%) Tableau
6 31 (3.08%) ForgeRock
7 27 (2.69%) Google
8 25 (2.49%) JD Edwards
9 20 (1.99%) HP
9 20 (1.99%) Xamarin
10 19 (1.89%) Dell
10 19 (1.89%) Infor
11 17 (1.69%) IBM
12 15 (1.49%) Veeam
13 14 (1.39%) SAP
14 13 (1.29%) Telerik
15 12 (1.19%) Cognos
16 11 (1.09%) NetApp
17 8 (0.80%) Apple
18 7 (0.70%) Sage