Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 945 1,139 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.39% 22.41% 16.68%
As % of the Vendors category 51.58% 48.47% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 697 1,015 792
East Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.88% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,850 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 1,832 2,350 2,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 45.34% 46.24% 39.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,294 1,943 1,700
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,800 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +1 294 £41,500 - 43
Leicestershire 0 275 £37,500 -10.71% 23
Northamptonshire +3 237 £42,500 +2.41% 13
Derbyshire -1 108 £34,500 -23.33% 14
Lincolnshire -4 21 £37,500 +19.05% 5
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 332 (35.13%) Windows
2 306 (32.38%) SQL
3 301 (31.85%) SQL Server
4 259 (27.41%) C#
5 257 (27.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 251 (26.56%) Active Directory
7 248 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
8 228 (24.13%) .NET
9 191 (20.21%) Office 365
10 186 (19.68%) Microsoft Office
11 166 (17.57%) JavaScript
12 164 (17.35%) Windows Server
13 151 (15.98%) ITIL
13 151 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
14 149 (15.77%) HTML
15 147 (15.56%) Degree
16 144 (15.24%) VMware
17 141 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
18 130 (13.76%) Linux
19 118 (12.49%) Hyper-V
20 114 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
21 110 (11.64%) CSS
22 107 (11.32%) Visual Studio
23 105 (11.11%) ASP.NET
24 104 (11.01%) Retail
25 102 (10.79%) Scrum
25 102 (10.79%) Manufacturing
25 102 (10.79%) Windows 10
26 101 (10.69%) Java
26 101 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 77 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 64 (6.77%) MS Exchange
3 43 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 23 (2.43%) SAS
5 18 (1.90%) IIS
6 13 (1.38%) Apache
6 13 (1.38%) CICS
7 8 (0.85%) MQSeries
8 7 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.63%) WordPress
10 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.53%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.21%) JBoss
12 2 (0.21%) nginx
12 2 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 186 (19.68%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (8.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.27%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.74%) Movex
4 7 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.42%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.32%) Line 50
6 3 (0.32%) Line 500
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.11%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 257 (27.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 191 (20.21%) Office 365
3 100 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (5.61%) Power Platform
5 52 (5.50%) IaaS
6 46 (4.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 36 (3.81%) SaaS
8 25 (2.65%) PaaS
9 24 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (1.90%) GitHub
11 11 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.95%) PowerApps
13 8 (0.85%) NuGet
14 6 (0.63%) MailChimp
14 6 (0.63%) Mimecast
14 6 (0.63%) npm
15 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
16 3 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (0.32%) BrowserStack
17 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.46%) TCP/IP
2 59 (6.24%) DNS
3 54 (5.71%) Firewall
4 49 (5.19%) DHCP
5 36 (3.81%) NAS
5 36 (3.81%) SAN
6 35 (3.70%) Skype
7 33 (3.49%) Modbus
7 33 (3.49%) RS-485
8 32 (3.39%) WAN
9 25 (2.65%) LAN
10 24 (2.54%) Wireless
11 19 (2.01%) VPN
12 15 (1.59%) VLAN
13 14 (1.48%) Internet
14 12 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (1.16%) VoIP
16 10 (1.06%) Intranet
16 10 (1.06%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (31.85%) SQL Server
2 84 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (8.78%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (5.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (4.97%) Power BI
8 26 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 22 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
10 19 (2.01%) Relational Database
11 18 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 18 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (1.59%) Big Data
13 14 (1.48%) NoSQL
13 14 (1.48%) SAS EBI
14 13 (1.38%) DB2
14 13 (1.38%) Qlik Sense
14 13 (1.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 107 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 93 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (8.25%) Git (software)
4 50 (5.29%) Jenkins
5 41 (4.34%) Maven
6 39 (4.13%) Robot Framework
7 27 (2.86%) Subversion
8 25 (2.65%) TeamCity
9 15 (1.59%) Visual Studio Code
10 14 (1.48%) Selenium
11 13 (1.38%) webpack
12 11 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (0.95%) git-flow
14 8 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.63%) CppUnit
15 6 (0.63%) JIRA
16 5 (0.53%) Bazaar
16 5 (0.53%) gulp
17 4 (0.42%) GitLab
18 2 (0.21%) Balsamiq
General
1 104 (11.01%) Retail
2 102 (10.79%) Manufacturing
3 78 (8.25%) Finance
4 62 (6.56%) Marketing
5 23 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.27%) Electronics
7 10 (1.06%) Games
8 9 (0.95%) Law
9 8 (0.85%) Back Office
9 8 (0.85%) Banking
10 5 (0.53%) Legal
10 5 (0.53%) Publishing
11 3 (0.32%) Billing
12 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.21%) French Language
12 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 272 (28.78%) Developer
2 157 (16.61%) Analyst
3 84 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 73 (7.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 68 (7.20%) .NET Developer
6 66 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 53 (5.61%) Support Analyst
8 48 (5.08%) C# Developer
8 48 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 44 (4.66%) IT Support
10 41 (4.34%) Software Engineer
11 35 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 35 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 34 (3.60%) Software Developer
13 32 (3.39%) IT Analyst
13 32 (3.39%) Lead Developer
13 32 (3.39%) Service Analyst
14 31 (3.28%) Administrator
14 31 (3.28%) Architect
14 31 (3.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (24.13%) .NET
2 149 (15.77%) HTML
3 110 (11.64%) CSS
4 105 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 85 (8.99%) HTML5
6 79 (8.36%) Web Services
7 77 (8.15%) .NET Framework
8 60 (6.35%) Spring
9 56 (5.93%) jQuery
10 48 (5.08%) Node.js
11 42 (4.44%) AngularJS
11 42 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 36 (3.81%) CSS3
14 34 (3.60%) MDX
15 33 (3.49%) React
15 33 (3.49%) XML
16 28 (2.96%) SAML
17 27 (2.86%) .NET Core
17 27 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 141 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
3 54 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 48 (5.08%) Public Cloud
5 39 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 33 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
7 31 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (3.28%) Virtual Team
8 27 (2.86%) CAN bus
9 26 (2.75%) Driving Licence
10 25 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (2.65%) User Experience
11 22 (2.33%) EPoS
12 17 (1.80%) Smart Meter
13 15 (1.59%) NHS
14 13 (1.38%) Device Driver
14 13 (1.38%) Fat Client
14 13 (1.38%) Social Media
14 13 (1.38%) Thin Client
15 11 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 332 (35.13%) Windows
2 164 (17.35%) Windows Server
3 130 (13.76%) Linux
4 102 (10.79%) Windows 10
5 58 (6.14%) Apple iOS
5 58 (6.14%) Windows 7
6 55 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (5.61%) Android
8 27 (2.86%) FreeRTOS
9 15 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.48%) Unix
11 12 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.85%) AIX
12 8 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.42%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.21%) VMS
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (15.98%) ITIL
2 151 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
3 102 (10.79%) Scrum
4 101 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 100 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
6 80 (8.47%) MVC
7 77 (8.15%) Service Management
8 72 (7.62%) DevOps
9 68 (7.20%) Unit Testing
10 66 (6.98%) ERP
11 64 (6.77%) Software Engineering
12 62 (6.56%) Project Management
13 56 (5.93%) Time Management
14 55 (5.82%) Computer Science
15 54 (5.71%) Visualisation
16 45 (4.76%) CRM
16 45 (4.76%) OO
17 44 (4.66%) Test Automation
18 42 (4.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 306 (32.38%) SQL
2 259 (27.41%) C#
3 166 (17.57%) JavaScript
4 101 (10.69%) Java
5 98 (10.37%) T-SQL
6 74 (7.83%) PowerShell
7 45 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 38 (4.02%) C
9 34 (3.60%) C++
9 34 (3.60%) VB.NET
10 25 (2.65%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.22%) Python
11 21 (2.22%) VBA
12 18 (1.90%) Ruby
13 17 (1.80%) R
14 15 (1.59%) TypeScript
14 15 (1.59%) VBScript
15 13 (1.38%) COBOL
15 13 (1.38%) JCL
16 10 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 147 (15.56%) Degree
2 114 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (6.56%) MCSE
4 52 (5.50%) MCSA
5 31 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 29 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (2.75%) Master's Degree
8 24 (2.54%) Security Cleared
9 22 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
10 21 (2.22%) CCNA
11 16 (1.69%) SC Cleared
12 14 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (1.48%) MCP
13 12 (1.27%) A+ Certification
13 12 (1.27%) ISTQB
14 11 (1.16%) CCA
15 10 (1.06%) PMI Certification
15 10 (1.06%) PMP
16 9 (0.95%) CCNP
17 8 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.08%) SLA
2 41 (4.34%) QA
3 37 (3.92%) GDPR
4 20 (2.12%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.90%) PMO
6 10 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.95%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.42%) COBIT
10 4 (0.42%) HL7
10 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
System Software
1 251 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 118 (12.49%) Hyper-V
3 78 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (4.34%) Firmware
5 38 (4.02%) Docker
6 26 (2.75%) XenApp
7 17 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 12 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.06%) vSphere
11 9 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 86 (9.10%) SCCM
2 39 (4.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 33 (3.49%) Kubernetes
4 30 (3.17%) Ansible
5 14 (1.48%) Terraform
6 12 (1.27%) Puppet
7 10 (1.06%) SCOrch
8 9 (0.95%) XenMobile
9 8 (0.85%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.53%) SCOM
11 5 (0.53%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.21%) Control-M
13 2 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
13 2 (0.21%) vMotion
14 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
14 1 (0.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 144 (15.24%) VMware
2 73 (7.72%) Cisco
3 66 (6.98%) Citrix
4 42 (4.44%) Oracle
5 31 (3.28%) Apple
6 28 (2.96%) Dell
7 27 (2.86%) Tableau
8 26 (2.75%) ForgeRock
9 23 (2.43%) Remedy
10 22 (2.33%) HP
10 22 (2.33%) IBM
11 21 (2.22%) SAP
12 19 (2.01%) JD Edwards
13 18 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.69%) Google
15 12 (1.27%) McAfee
16 9 (0.95%) NetApp
16 9 (0.95%) Xamarin
17 8 (0.85%) EMC
17 8 (0.85%) Mitel