Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 4 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 817 963 1,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.04% 22.61% 18.86%
As % of the Vendors category 47.36% 48.81% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 696 708 884
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,725 1,973 2,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 48.65% 46.33% 43.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,439 1,404 1,973
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,700 £25,000 £23,550
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 0 257 £40,000 -11.11% 93
Northamptonshire +1 245 £43,000 +7.50% 44
Leicestershire -2 211 £40,000 +2.56% 62
Derbyshire -9 44 £42,500 +6.25% 48
Lincolnshire +10 40 £30,000 -7.69% 39
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 315 (38.56%) Azure
2 308 (37.70%) Windows
3 259 (31.70%) SQL
4 229 (28.03%) .NET
5 227 (27.78%) Office 365
6 222 (27.17%) C#
7 217 (26.56%) SQL Server
8 211 (25.83%) Active Directory
9 140 (17.14%) JavaScript
9 140 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 139 (17.01%) Windows 10
10 139 (17.01%) Windows Server
11 135 (16.52%) VMware
12 126 (15.42%) ASP.NET
13 112 (13.71%) ITIL
14 107 (13.10%) CSS
15 106 (12.97%) SCCM
16 102 (12.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 99 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 97 (11.87%) Cisco
19 94 (11.51%) SharePoint
20 92 (11.26%) MVC
21 91 (11.14%) Hyper-V
22 90 (11.02%) PowerShell
22 90 (11.02%) Microsoft Office
22 90 (11.02%) .NET Framework
23 87 (10.65%) HTML
24 81 (9.91%) AWS
25 79 (9.67%) Firewall
26 78 (9.55%) T-SQL

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 94 (11.51%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 30 (3.67%) Skype for Business
4 17 (2.08%) IIS
5 14 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.86%) Confluence
8 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.61%) Apache
9 5 (0.61%) CICS
10 3 (0.37%) Documentum
11 2 (0.24%) CMS
11 2 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.12%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 90 (11.02%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 12 (1.47%) NetSuite
2 8 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.98%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.73%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.73%) Sage 500
4 3 (0.37%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.24%) Lawson
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 315 (38.56%) Azure
2 227 (27.78%) Office 365
3 81 (9.91%) AWS
4 56 (6.85%) SaaS
5 51 (6.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 32 (3.92%) Power Platform
7 31 (3.79%) PaaS
8 29 (3.55%) IaaS
9 18 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
10 15 (1.84%) Serverless
11 10 (1.22%) GCP
12 9 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.86%) G Suite
14 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Flow
14 7 (0.86%) PowerApps
15 6 (0.73%) ShareGate
16 4 (0.49%) Smartsheet
17 3 (0.37%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 79 (9.67%) Firewall
2 69 (8.45%) SAN
3 47 (5.75%) DNS
4 43 (5.26%) WAN
5 40 (4.90%) DHCP
6 31 (3.79%) TCP/IP
7 28 (3.43%) VoIP
8 27 (3.30%) LAN
9 24 (2.94%) NAS
9 24 (2.94%) VLAN
10 19 (2.33%) Internet
11 18 (2.20%) ADSL
12 16 (1.96%) VPN
13 14 (1.71%) Broadband
13 14 (1.71%) Ethernet
14 13 (1.59%) iSCSI
14 13 (1.59%) Unified Communications
15 12 (1.47%) ISDN
15 12 (1.47%) PSTN
15 12 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 74 (9.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (3.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 31 (3.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 24 (2.94%) Power BI
7 21 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (2.33%) MySQL
9 17 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (1.96%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.59%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.22%) Big Data
14 8 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.61%) UniData
Development Applications
1 58 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 33 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 24 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 23 (2.82%) Selenium
6 21 (2.57%) SoapUI
7 20 (2.45%) JIRA
8 12 (1.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 5 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.61%) Subversion
10 3 (0.37%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.24%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.24%) git-flow
11 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.24%) Redmine
11 2 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 71 (8.69%) Retail
2 70 (8.57%) Finance
3 44 (5.39%) Public Sector
4 36 (4.41%) Marketing
5 24 (2.94%) Law
6 18 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.59%) Legal
8 10 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.86%) French Language
10 6 (0.73%) Housing Association
10 6 (0.73%) Social Housing
11 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.49%) Local Government
13 3 (0.37%) Games
13 3 (0.37%) Police
14 2 (0.24%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 219 (26.81%) Developer
2 99 (12.12%) Analyst
3 93 (11.38%) .NET Developer
4 81 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 51 (6.24%) C# Developer
6 46 (5.63%) IT Engineer
7 40 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (4.65%) Architect
8 38 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
9 36 (4.41%) IT Support
10 35 (4.28%) Senior Developer
11 34 (4.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 34 (4.16%) Software Developer
12 32 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
13 31 (3.79%) Support Analyst
14 30 (3.67%) Software Engineer
15 29 (3.55%) Support Engineer
16 27 (3.30%) Consultant
17 26 (3.18%) Applications Developer
18 24 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (28.03%) .NET
2 126 (15.42%) ASP.NET
3 107 (13.10%) CSS
4 90 (11.02%) .NET Framework
5 87 (10.65%) HTML
6 77 (9.42%) jQuery
7 75 (9.18%) Web Services
8 65 (7.96%) AngularJS
9 48 (5.88%) WCF
10 41 (5.02%) Ajax
10 41 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (5.02%) RESTful
10 41 (5.02%) XML
11 35 (4.28%) REST
12 34 (4.16%) .NET Core
13 32 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 32 (3.92%) HTML5
14 29 (3.55%) CSS3
15 26 (3.18%) WinForms
16 25 (3.06%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.55%) Data Centre
2 70 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (3.18%) Public Cloud
5 24 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (2.33%) Fat Client
7 19 (2.33%) Thin Client
8 14 (1.71%) Replication
9 13 (1.59%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.35%) User Experience
11 10 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.10%) Smartphone
12 9 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.98%) NHS
14 7 (0.86%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
14 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 308 (37.70%) Windows
2 139 (17.01%) Windows 10
2 139 (17.01%) Windows Server
3 67 (8.20%) Windows 7
4 53 (6.49%) Linux
5 49 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (4.90%) Windows 8
8 18 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.71%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.10%) AIX
11 9 (1.10%) Unix
12 7 (0.86%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.73%) Android
14 5 (0.61%) HPUX
15 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (13.71%) ITIL
3 102 (12.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 92 (11.26%) MVC
5 71 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (8.20%) Service Management
8 66 (8.08%) Scrum
8 66 (8.08%) Software Engineering
9 58 (7.10%) Project Delivery
10 56 (6.85%) SDLC
11 54 (6.61%) Mentoring
11 54 (6.61%) Project Management
12 53 (6.49%) DevOps
13 51 (6.24%) Change Management
14 48 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
15 46 (5.63%) Migration
16 41 (5.02%) Service Delivery
17 39 (4.77%) Test Automation
18 36 (4.41%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 259 (31.70%) SQL
2 222 (27.17%) C#
3 140 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 90 (11.02%) PowerShell
5 78 (9.55%) T-SQL
6 22 (2.69%) VB.NET
7 17 (2.08%) Java
7 17 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 13 (1.59%) C++
8 13 (1.59%) Python
9 12 (1.47%) PHP
10 10 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.73%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.61%) C
13 5 (0.61%) COBOL
13 5 (0.61%) JCL
13 5 (0.61%) Perl
14 2 (0.24%) VBA
15 1 (0.12%) VC++
Qualifications
1 99 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (6.73%) Degree
3 46 (5.63%) MCSE
4 39 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (3.55%) MCSA
6 24 (2.94%) CCNA
7 23 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (2.33%) CCNP
9 12 (1.47%) MCSD
10 10 (1.22%) MCP
11 9 (1.10%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.49%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.37%) ACCA
14 3 (0.37%) CCA
14 3 (0.37%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 3 (0.37%) NVQ Level 3
14 3 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.00%) SLA
2 12 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.35%) PMO
4 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) GDPR
7 2 (0.24%) HL7
7 2 (0.24%) QA
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 211 (25.83%) Active Directory
2 91 (11.14%) Hyper-V
3 74 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (5.14%) XenApp
5 35 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (2.69%) Firmware
7 15 (1.84%) Terminal Services
8 13 (1.59%) Docker
8 13 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (1.59%) vSphere
9 12 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (1.10%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.73%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.49%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.49%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 106 (12.97%) SCCM
2 56 (6.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 30 (3.67%) SCOM
4 22 (2.69%) WSUS
5 16 (1.96%) SCVMM
6 14 (1.71%) Kubernetes
7 13 (1.59%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.22%) Puppet
8 10 (1.22%) ZABBIX
9 9 (1.10%) Ansible
10 8 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.86%) Terraform
12 6 (0.73%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.73%) Rancher
13 4 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.49%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
15 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
15 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 135 (16.52%) VMware
2 97 (11.87%) Cisco
3 77 (9.42%) Citrix
4 46 (5.63%) HP
5 45 (5.51%) SAP
6 41 (5.02%) Google
7 40 (4.90%) Oracle
8 37 (4.53%) NetApp
9 30 (3.67%) Avaya
10 19 (2.33%) EMC
10 19 (2.33%) Samsung
11 17 (2.08%) Dell
12 15 (1.84%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.59%) arcserve
13 13 (1.59%) Remedy
13 13 (1.59%) Veeam
14 12 (1.47%) BT
14 12 (1.47%) IBM
14 12 (1.47%) NEC
15 11 (1.35%) Apple