Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,100 983 1,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.72% 16.67% 19.61%
As % of the Vendors category 44.93% 41.41% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 975 843 1,062
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,500 £58,400
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 2,448 2,374 3,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 46.12% 40.26% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,038 1,791 2,285
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23,925 £22,750 £22,550
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 +6 344 £40,000 -5.88% 84
Leicestershire +3 257 £40,000 - 73
Northamptonshire +2 250 £40,000 +11.89% 66
Derbyshire -3 181 £40,000 - 45
Lincolnshire -7 40 £30,000 -29.41% 24
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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.

1 464 (42.18%) SQL
2 405 (36.82%) SQL Server
3 394 (35.82%) Windows
4 339 (30.82%) .NET
5 292 (26.55%) C#
6 265 (24.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 237 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
8 234 (21.27%) Active Directory
9 224 (20.36%) Windows Server
10 190 (17.27%) ITIL
11 181 (16.45%) JavaScript
12 180 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
13 176 (16.00%) HTML
14 172 (15.64%) Office 365
15 159 (14.45%) CSS
16 158 (14.36%) VMware
17 147 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 141 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
19 136 (12.36%) MVC
20 133 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
21 131 (11.91%) SharePoint
22 128 (11.64%) ASP.NET
22 128 (11.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 113 (10.27%) Retail
24 111 (10.09%) Finance
25 108 (9.82%) jQuery
26 106 (9.64%) Windows 10
27 104 (9.45%) SCCM
28 103 (9.36%) Dynamics AX
29 102 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration 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
1 131 (11.91%) SharePoint
2 77 (7.00%) MS Exchange
3 46 (4.18%) Skype for Business
4 42 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 35 (3.18%) IIS
6 26 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
8 20 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (1.73%) K2 blackpearl
10 17 (1.55%) MQSeries
11 14 (1.27%) Confluence
12 13 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (0.91%) SAS
14 9 (0.82%) CMS
15 8 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.73%) NServiceBus
15 8 (0.73%) Sitefinity
16 7 (0.64%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.55%) Apache Spark
17 6 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 180 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.73%) InDesign
9 6 (0.55%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.091%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 103 (9.36%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (2.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 28 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
5 16 (1.45%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.27%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics SL
7 2 (0.18%) Magento
8 1 (0.091%) Maximo
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.091%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.091%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.091%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.091%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 265 (24.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (15.64%) Office 365
3 90 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (5.27%) Dynamics 365
5 25 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (1.91%) GitHub
7 18 (1.64%) SaaS
8 17 (1.55%) PaaS
9 15 (1.36%) IaaS
10 13 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.82%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.45%) Bluemix
13 5 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.18%) Boomi
15 1 (0.091%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.091%) FinancialForce
15 1 (0.091%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.82%) DNS
2 74 (6.73%) Firewall
3 57 (5.18%) DHCP
4 48 (4.36%) TCP/IP
5 45 (4.09%) LAN
6 43 (3.91%) WAN
7 38 (3.45%) SAN
8 26 (2.36%) Skype
9 25 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
10 22 (2.00%) Wireless
11 19 (1.73%) Network Security
11 19 (1.73%) VoIP
12 15 (1.36%) VPN
13 14 (1.27%) VLAN
14 13 (1.18%) WLAN
15 12 (1.09%) Internet
16 10 (0.91%) NAS
17 8 (0.73%) Unified Communications
18 6 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
19 5 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (36.82%) SQL Server
2 128 (11.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 102 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (5.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 53 (4.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 46 (4.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 44 (4.00%) Power BI
9 29 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (2.36%) Big Data
12 18 (1.64%) SSDT
13 17 (1.55%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.45%) MySQL
15 15 (1.36%) Relational Database
16 14 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.27%) Hadoop
17 12 (1.09%) MongoDB
18 9 (0.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 79 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (5.09%) Visual Studio
3 48 (4.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 24 (2.18%) Git (software)
5 22 (2.00%) Selenium
6 18 (1.64%) JIRA
7 17 (1.55%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.36%) Bitbucket
9 14 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.82%) MSTest
11 9 (0.82%) NUnit
12 5 (0.45%) MorphX
12 5 (0.45%) ReSharper
12 5 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.36%) Subversion
14 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 2 (0.18%) Fiddler
16 1 (0.091%) Mercurial
General
1 113 (10.27%) Retail
2 111 (10.09%) Finance
3 79 (7.18%) Manufacturing
4 70 (6.36%) Advertising
5 32 (2.91%) Games
6 25 (2.27%) Law
7 24 (2.18%) Marketing
8 10 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.73%) Automotive
9 8 (0.73%) Banking
9 8 (0.73%) Legal
10 7 (0.64%) Back Office
11 5 (0.45%) Electronics
11 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.18%) Billing
12 2 (0.18%) French Language
12 2 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.091%) German Language
13 1 (0.091%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 328 (29.82%) Developer
2 191 (17.36%) Analyst
3 122 (11.09%) .NET Developer
4 89 (8.09%) Support Analyst
5 74 (6.73%) Consultant
6 70 (6.36%) C# Developer
6 70 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 68 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 67 (6.09%) Support Engineer
9 61 (5.55%) IT Support
10 55 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 50 (4.55%) Architect
12 45 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
12 45 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
13 44 (4.00%) Software Developer
14 43 (3.91%) SQL Developer
15 41 (3.73%) DBA
16 40 (3.64%) Applications Developer
17 37 (3.36%) SQL DBA
18 35 (3.18%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (30.82%) .NET
2 176 (16.00%) HTML
3 159 (14.45%) CSS
4 128 (11.64%) ASP.NET
5 108 (9.82%) jQuery
6 97 (8.82%) Web Services
7 78 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 67 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 66 (6.00%) WCF
10 58 (5.27%) AngularJS
11 56 (5.09%) .NET Framework
11 56 (5.09%) Entity Framework
12 53 (4.82%) XML
13 51 (4.64%) Ajax
14 49 (4.45%) HTML5
15 41 (3.73%) WinForms
16 37 (3.36%) JSON
17 28 (2.55%) WPF
18 24 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 21 (1.91%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 133 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (4.09%) Data Centre
4 34 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 31 (2.82%) Replication
6 30 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.09%) Clustering
9 21 (1.91%) User Experience
10 17 (1.55%) NHS
11 12 (1.09%) EPoS
12 10 (0.91%) Private Cloud
13 9 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
13 9 (0.82%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (0.64%) PKI
14 7 (0.64%) PMI
15 6 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 394 (35.82%) Windows
2 224 (20.36%) Windows Server
3 106 (9.64%) Windows 10
4 99 (9.00%) Windows 7
5 84 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (5.09%) Linux
7 56 (5.09%) Windows 8
8 23 (2.09%) Unix
9 18 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.45%) Android
11 11 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.45%) VMS
15 3 (0.27%) AIX
15 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (17.27%) ITIL
3 141 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
4 136 (12.36%) MVC
5 96 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (8.00%) ERP
7 77 (7.00%) Test Automation
8 56 (5.09%) Project Management
9 53 (4.82%) Time Management
10 51 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (4.64%) Logistics
11 50 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 46 (4.18%) OO
12 46 (4.18%) Scrum
12 46 (4.18%) Web Development
13 45 (4.09%) SOA
14 43 (3.91%) DevOps
14 43 (3.91%) Microservices
15 41 (3.73%) CRM
15 41 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 464 (42.18%) SQL
2 292 (26.55%) C#
3 181 (16.45%) JavaScript
4 100 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 99 (9.00%) PowerShell
6 42 (3.82%) PL/SQL
7 39 (3.55%) VB.NET
8 37 (3.36%) X++
9 36 (3.27%) Java
10 32 (2.91%) C++
11 26 (2.36%) VB
12 13 (1.18%) Python
13 11 (1.00%) PHP
14 9 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.73%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.73%) VB6
16 7 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (0.55%) OpenEdge ABL
17 6 (0.55%) VBA
17 6 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 147 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (7.00%) Degree
3 66 (6.00%) MCSE
4 60 (5.45%) MCSA
5 56 (5.09%) MCP
6 34 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 32 (2.91%) SC Cleared
8 30 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (2.36%) MCPD
10 21 (1.91%) CCNA
11 18 (1.64%) CISSP
11 18 (1.64%) ISTQB
11 18 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (1.55%) CCNP
13 16 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.91%) MCITP
17 7 (0.64%) PMI Certification
17 7 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.27%) SLA
2 28 (2.55%) PMO
3 17 (1.55%) QA
4 12 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.64%) GDPR
8 5 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.27%) TickIT
10 2 (0.18%) COBIT
10 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.091%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 234 (21.27%) Active Directory
2 95 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (7.36%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.09%) Docker
5 21 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (1.82%) vSphere
7 19 (1.73%) XenApp
8 12 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.64%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.64%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.55%) Firmware
12 5 (0.45%) XenServer
13 4 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.27%) Xen
15 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 104 (9.45%) SCCM
2 35 (3.18%) SCOM
3 26 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 21 (1.91%) SCOrch
5 19 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.27%) SCSM
6 14 (1.27%) WSUS
7 12 (1.09%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.91%) Ansible
8 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (0.91%) Puppet
8 10 (0.91%) Terraform
9 7 (0.64%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.45%) Rancher
11 5 (0.45%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.45%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 158 (14.36%) VMware
2 81 (7.36%) Citrix
3 67 (6.09%) Oracle
4 64 (5.82%) Cisco
5 60 (5.45%) SAP
6 43 (3.91%) Google
7 34 (3.09%) Dell
8 28 (2.55%) Remedy
8 28 (2.55%) Xamarin
9 26 (2.36%) HP
9 26 (2.36%) JD Edwards
10 23 (2.09%) Veeam
11 22 (2.00%) NetApp
12 20 (1.82%) Sitecore
13 19 (1.73%) Apple
14 17 (1.55%) Sage
15 16 (1.45%) Tableau
16 12 (1.09%) Adobe
16 12 (1.09%) Epicor
17 11 (1.00%) EMC