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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 459 637 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.42% 19.68% 17.35%
As % of the Vendors category 42.90% 42.84% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 379 524 523
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £38,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -3.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1070 1487 1541
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.61% 45.94% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1116 1209
Median salary £41,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.79% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,075 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -2 138 £45,000 +28.57% 22
Leicestershire -1 104 £40,000 - 10
Northamptonshire -7 87 £42,500 +26.86% 14
Derbyshire -3 65 £40,000 +10.34% 15
Lincolnshire -5 25 £31,500 -10.00% 9
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 355 (37.65%) SQL Server
2 344 (36.48%) SQL
2 344 (36.48%) Windows
3 223 (23.65%) Active Directory
4 212 (22.48%) C#
5 205 (21.74%) .NET
6 166 (17.60%) Windows Server
7 163 (17.29%) VMware
8 156 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 155 (16.44%) ITIL
10 150 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
11 137 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
12 129 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
13 124 (13.15%) ASP.NET
13 124 (13.15%) Microsoft Excel
14 115 (12.20%) Degree
15 113 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
16 107 (11.35%) HTML
17 99 (10.50%) Office 365
18 98 (10.39%) JavaScript
18 98 (10.39%) MCSE
18 98 (10.39%) MVC
19 97 (10.29%) MS Exchange
20 94 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
21 91 (9.65%) SCCM
22 87 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 87 (9.23%) Hyper-V
23 86 (9.12%) SAN
23 86 (9.12%) NetApp
24 85 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 97 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 58 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 48 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (4.35%) IIS
5 31 (3.29%) CMS
6 30 (3.18%) Skype for Business
7 18 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (1.70%) Apache
9 15 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.38%) Umbraco
11 12 (1.27%) EPiServer
11 12 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.17%) K2 blackpearl
13 7 (0.74%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.64%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.64%) SAS
15 4 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 150 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 124 (13.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (3.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.21%) Mathcad
7 2 (0.21%) Simulink
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (6.04%) Dynamics AX
2 32 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.42%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.21%) Lawson
5 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 113 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (10.50%) Office 365
3 47 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (2.01%) IaaS
6 14 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.38%) PaaS
8 11 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (0.95%) SaaS
10 8 (0.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 7 (0.74%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.21%) GitHub
13 2 (0.21%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 86 (9.12%) SAN
2 58 (6.15%) Firewall
3 42 (4.45%) LAN
4 36 (3.82%) WAN
5 30 (3.18%) DNS
6 26 (2.76%) Internet
7 24 (2.55%) Skype
8 22 (2.33%) Unified Communications
9 20 (2.12%) Wireless
10 18 (1.91%) DHCP
11 16 (1.70%) VoIP
12 13 (1.38%) TCP/IP
13 12 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (1.17%) IP Telephony
15 9 (0.95%) VPN
16 8 (0.85%) NAS
16 8 (0.85%) VLAN
16 8 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (0.53%) Intranet
17 5 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (37.65%) SQL Server
2 94 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (6.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 48 (5.09%) Big Data
9 42 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
11 30 (3.18%) Power BI
12 23 (2.44%) MongoDB
13 19 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (1.80%) Relational Database
15 16 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (1.70%) MySQL
16 15 (1.59%) NoSQL
17 14 (1.48%) OLAP
18 11 (1.17%) OLAP Cube
19 10 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 57 (6.04%) Visual Studio
2 41 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.12%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.80%) Selenium
5 12 (1.27%) Subversion
6 6 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.42%) JIRA
9 3 (0.32%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.32%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.32%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.32%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.21%) GCC
10 2 (0.21%) Maven
10 2 (0.21%) NuGet
10 2 (0.21%) NUnit
10 2 (0.21%) PVCS
10 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.11%) MSI
General
1 83 (8.80%) Finance
2 59 (6.26%) Retail
3 50 (5.30%) Marketing
4 48 (5.09%) Advertising
5 41 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 32 (3.39%) Legal
7 30 (3.18%) Law
8 19 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 8 (0.85%) Back Office
10 6 (0.64%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.64%) Publishing
10 6 (0.64%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.53%) Automotive
11 5 (0.53%) Games
12 4 (0.42%) Billing
12 4 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
12 4 (0.42%) Welsh Language
13 3 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 217 (23.01%) Developer
2 212 (22.48%) Analyst
3 91 (9.65%) .NET Developer
4 74 (7.85%) Support Analyst
5 71 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 69 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 63 (6.68%) IT Support
8 50 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 48 (5.09%) Architect
10 46 (4.88%) IT Analyst
11 44 (4.67%) IT Support Analyst
12 42 (4.45%) Consultant
13 38 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
14 34 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
14 34 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 33 (3.50%) Applications Support
15 33 (3.50%) SQL Developer
16 32 (3.39%) Senior Developer
17 31 (3.29%) Software Developer
18 30 (3.18%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (21.74%) .NET
2 124 (13.15%) ASP.NET
3 107 (11.35%) HTML
4 70 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 65 (6.89%) CSS
6 57 (6.04%) jQuery
7 55 (5.83%) .NET Framework
8 52 (5.51%) AngularJS
9 50 (5.30%) Web Services
10 46 (4.88%) XML
11 31 (3.29%) HTML5
12 27 (2.86%) WCF
13 24 (2.55%) Node.js
14 20 (2.12%) WPF
15 19 (2.01%) CSS3
15 19 (2.01%) React
16 18 (1.91%) Ajax
16 18 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
18 14 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 30 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 29 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 27 (2.86%) Clustering
6 27 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.91%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.48%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (0.85%) e-Learning
11 8 (0.85%) iPad
11 8 (0.85%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.74%) Replication
13 6 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.42%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 344 (36.48%) Windows
2 166 (17.60%) Windows Server
3 62 (6.57%) Windows 7
4 60 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (5.30%) Linux
7 48 (5.09%) Windows 10
8 19 (2.01%) Windows 8
9 15 (1.59%) Unix
10 10 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
10 10 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.74%) Android
12 4 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.32%) CentOS
13 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (16.44%) ITIL
2 137 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
3 129 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (10.39%) MVC
5 62 (6.57%) CRM
6 55 (5.83%) Project Management
7 51 (5.41%) Analytics
7 51 (5.41%) ERP
8 48 (5.09%) ETL
9 47 (4.98%) Migration
10 43 (4.56%) TDD
11 42 (4.45%) Web Development
12 37 (3.92%) High Availability
13 35 (3.71%) Scrum
14 34 (3.61%) Mentoring
14 34 (3.61%) SDLC
15 33 (3.50%) Test Automation
16 32 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
17 31 (3.29%) Data Strategy
18 28 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 344 (36.48%) SQL
2 212 (22.48%) C#
3 98 (10.39%) JavaScript
4 55 (5.83%) PowerShell
4 55 (5.83%) T-SQL
5 29 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 27 (2.86%) C
7 17 (1.80%) Java
8 12 (1.27%) Python
8 12 (1.27%) VB
9 11 (1.17%) C++
10 9 (0.95%) R
10 9 (0.95%) Ruby
10 9 (0.95%) VBScript
11 6 (0.64%) VBA
12 5 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (0.53%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.42%) X++
14 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.32%) JCL
Qualifications
1 156 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (12.20%) Degree
3 98 (10.39%) MCSE
4 69 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 56 (5.94%) MCITP
6 51 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 42 (4.45%) MCSA
8 33 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (2.44%) CCNA
12 17 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (1.48%) Master's Degree
14 12 (1.27%) CCNP
14 12 (1.27%) MCP
15 8 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
15 8 (0.85%) Security+ Certification
16 7 (0.74%) CISSP
16 7 (0.74%) ISEB
17 5 (0.53%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.36%) SLA
2 32 (3.39%) QA
3 14 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.27%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.42%) PMO
7 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.21%) JTAG
7 2 (0.21%) MISRA
8 1 (0.11%) COSHH
8 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 223 (23.65%) Active Directory
2 87 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 73 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (6.04%) vSphere
5 14 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.17%) XenApp
6 11 (1.17%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.85%) Xen
8 6 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.53%) vCloud
10 4 (0.42%) Docker
11 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.21%) Snort
12 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 91 (9.65%) SCCM
2 48 (5.09%) SCOM
3 27 (2.86%) SCSM
4 11 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 10 (1.06%) WSUS
6 9 (0.95%) Ansible
7 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.53%) Puppet
10 5 (0.53%) ThinApp
11 4 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.42%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 163 (17.29%) VMware
2 86 (9.12%) NetApp
3 78 (8.27%) Citrix
4 52 (5.51%) Cisco
5 35 (3.71%) HP
5 35 (3.71%) Oracle
6 25 (2.65%) SAP
7 24 (2.55%) SonicWALL
8 22 (2.33%) JD Edwards
9 19 (2.01%) Bomgar
9 19 (2.01%) Tableau
10 18 (1.91%) IBM
11 15 (1.59%) Xamarin
12 11 (1.17%) Cognos
12 11 (1.17%) EMC
12 11 (1.17%) ProCurve
13 10 (1.06%) iManage
13 10 (1.06%) Sage
14 9 (0.95%) Apple
15 8 (0.85%) Juniper
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