Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 960 1,004 1,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.42% 16.55% 18.33%
As % of the Vendors category 42.07% 39.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 844 838 1,105
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 2,282 2,560 3,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.78% 42.21% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,913 1,881 2,389
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £23,050 £22,912 £21,725
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,924 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +4.28% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +1 314 £40,000 - 69
Northamptonshire +3 211 £38,500 -3.75% 61
Derbyshire -2 180 £40,000 - 57
Leicestershire +1 175 £37,500 -6.25% 58
Lincolnshire -6 50 £27,500 -26.67% 14
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 364 (37.92%) SQL Server
2 339 (35.31%) SQL
3 337 (35.10%) Windows
4 265 (27.60%) .NET
5 257 (26.77%) C#
6 218 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
7 196 (20.42%) Active Directory
8 191 (19.90%) Windows Server
9 184 (19.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 172 (17.92%) ITIL
11 162 (16.88%) Microsoft Office
12 157 (16.35%) JavaScript
13 154 (16.04%) HTML
14 147 (15.31%) Office 365
15 136 (14.17%) VMware
16 132 (13.75%) CSS
17 129 (13.44%) MVC
18 103 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
19 100 (10.42%) ASP.NET
20 98 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
20 98 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 96 (10.00%) Retail
21 96 (10.00%) Windows 7
22 94 (9.79%) Finance
23 91 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
24 87 (9.06%) jQuery
24 87 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
25 86 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
25 86 (8.96%) SharePoint
25 86 (8.96%) Web 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 86 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 65 (6.77%) IIS
3 62 (6.46%) MS Exchange
4 59 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
5 40 (4.17%) Skype for Business
6 19 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (1.67%) NServiceBus
7 16 (1.67%) Sitefinity
8 15 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (1.25%) Apache
9 12 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.04%) CMS
12 9 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.94%) JBoss
12 9 (0.94%) MQSeries
12 9 (0.94%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.73%) K2 blackpearl
13 7 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 162 (16.88%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (6.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.83%) InDesign
7 7 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (0.63%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.10%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 82 (8.54%) Dynamics AX
2 38 (3.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 30 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (1.77%) NetSuite
5 11 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.31%) LabWindows
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.31%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.21%) Magento
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 184 (19.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 147 (15.31%) Office 365
3 69 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (4.58%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (1.25%) IaaS
7 11 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.15%) SaaS
8 9 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.63%) PaaS
10 5 (0.52%) GitHub
11 3 (0.31%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.10%) AdWords
12 1 (0.10%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.10%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce
12 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 73 (7.60%) DNS
2 58 (6.04%) Firewall
3 50 (5.21%) DHCP
4 47 (4.90%) TCP/IP
5 41 (4.27%) SAN
6 36 (3.75%) LAN
7 31 (3.23%) WAN
8 28 (2.92%) Skype
9 19 (1.98%) NAS
9 19 (1.98%) Network Security
10 18 (1.88%) Internet
11 15 (1.56%) VLAN
12 14 (1.46%) Intranet
12 14 (1.46%) MPLS
13 13 (1.35%) Wireless
14 12 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (1.04%) VPN
16 8 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (0.73%) SSL
18 6 (0.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (37.92%) SQL Server
2 98 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (8.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 73 (7.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (2.50%) Power BI
10 16 (1.67%) Big Data
10 16 (1.67%) QlikView
11 13 (1.35%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.94%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.94%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.83%) MySQL
15 6 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 7
15 6 (0.63%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 86 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 59 (6.15%) Visual Studio
3 21 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.25%) Selenium
6 7 (0.73%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.73%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.52%) MorphX
7 5 (0.52%) NUnit
8 4 (0.42%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.42%) Subversion
9 3 (0.31%) JIRA
9 3 (0.31%) MSTest
9 3 (0.31%) NuGet
10 2 (0.21%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.10%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.10%) FishEye
11 1 (0.10%) GCC
General
1 96 (10.00%) Retail
2 94 (9.79%) Finance
3 46 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 43 (4.48%) Advertising
5 19 (1.98%) Marketing
6 14 (1.46%) Games
7 12 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.04%) Law
8 10 (1.04%) Local Government
9 9 (0.94%) Legal
10 6 (0.63%) Back Office
11 5 (0.52%) Banking
11 5 (0.52%) Electronics
11 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.10%) Automotive
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 262 (27.29%) Developer
2 179 (18.65%) Analyst
3 92 (9.58%) .NET Developer
4 84 (8.75%) Support Analyst
5 61 (6.35%) Applications Support
6 60 (6.25%) Consultant
6 60 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 53 (5.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 49 (5.10%) C# Developer
9 48 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 47 (4.90%) IT Support
11 41 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 39 (4.06%) Applications Developer
13 32 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
13 32 (3.33%) Architect
13 32 (3.33%) IT Analyst
14 30 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
14 30 (3.13%) DBA
15 29 (3.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 29 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (27.60%) .NET
2 154 (16.04%) HTML
3 132 (13.75%) CSS
4 100 (10.42%) ASP.NET
5 87 (9.06%) jQuery
6 86 (8.96%) Web Services
7 80 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 63 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 61 (6.35%) WCF
10 53 (5.52%) XML
11 50 (5.21%) .NET Framework
12 47 (4.90%) Ajax
13 46 (4.79%) HTML5
14 40 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (3.13%) AngularJS
16 21 (2.19%) JSON
16 21 (2.19%) WPF
17 20 (2.08%) WinForms
18 19 (1.98%) CSS3
19 18 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 103 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 33 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.33%) Clustering
5 24 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (2.40%) Replication
6 23 (2.40%) User Experience
7 20 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.46%) NHS
9 12 (1.25%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.25%) EPoS
10 9 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
11 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.73%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (0.42%) iPad
14 4 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 337 (35.10%) Windows
2 191 (19.90%) Windows Server
3 96 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 91 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 83 (8.65%) Windows 10
7 55 (5.73%) Linux
8 53 (5.52%) Windows 8
9 24 (2.50%) Unix
10 15 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 14 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.35%) Android
13 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.42%) AIX
15 4 (0.42%) CentOS
15 4 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.42%) VMS
16 3 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (17.92%) ITIL
3 129 (13.44%) MVC
4 85 (8.85%) ERP
5 80 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (6.88%) Project Management
7 57 (5.94%) Problem Management
8 52 (5.42%) Web Development
9 51 (5.31%) ITIL V3
9 51 (5.31%) SOA
10 49 (5.10%) SDLC
11 48 (5.00%) Test Automation
12 47 (4.90%) Document Management
13 45 (4.69%) ITSM
14 40 (4.17%) Scrum
14 40 (4.17%) Time Management
15 38 (3.96%) Service Design
16 37 (3.85%) Mentoring
17 36 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (3.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 339 (35.31%) SQL
2 257 (26.77%) C#
3 157 (16.35%) JavaScript
4 70 (7.29%) T-SQL
5 64 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 33 (3.44%) VB
7 30 (3.13%) X++
8 23 (2.40%) VB.NET
8 23 (2.40%) VBScript
9 22 (2.29%) Java
10 21 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 19 (1.98%) C++
12 16 (1.67%) C
13 13 (1.35%) PHP
14 12 (1.25%) Python
15 9 (0.94%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.94%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.73%) Perl
17 6 (0.63%) OpenEdge ABL
17 6 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 98 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (8.33%) Degree
3 72 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 69 (7.19%) SC Cleared
5 44 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (4.58%) MCP
6 42 (4.38%) MCSE
7 39 (4.06%) MCSA
8 27 (2.81%) CCNA
9 20 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (1.67%) MCPD
11 14 (1.46%) A+ Certification
11 14 (1.46%) MCITP
12 13 (1.35%) CCENT
12 13 (1.35%) CISSP
12 13 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
13 12 (1.25%) ISTQB
13 12 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.02%) SLA
2 16 (1.67%) QA
3 11 (1.15%) PMO
4 9 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.42%) GDPR
7 4 (0.42%) WCAG
8 3 (0.31%) COBIT
8 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.21%) TickIT
10 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 196 (20.42%) Active Directory
2 85 (8.85%) Hyper-V
3 81 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (1.77%) Docker
5 17 (1.77%) XenApp
6 14 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (1.04%) vSphere
9 7 (0.73%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.63%) XenServer
11 5 (0.52%) Firmware
12 4 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.42%) Xen
13 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 68 (7.08%) SCCM
2 13 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
3 12 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.25%) SCOM
4 10 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (0.73%) SCOrch
5 7 (0.73%) WSUS
6 6 (0.63%) Ansible
6 6 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.52%) Rancher
8 4 (0.42%) PaperCut
8 4 (0.42%) Puppet
8 4 (0.42%) SmoothWall
9 3 (0.31%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 136 (14.17%) VMware
2 75 (7.81%) Cisco
3 61 (6.35%) Oracle
4 47 (4.90%) Citrix
5 46 (4.79%) Remedy
6 44 (4.58%) Sitecore
7 37 (3.85%) SAP
8 28 (2.92%) NetApp
9 26 (2.71%) JD Edwards
10 25 (2.60%) HP
11 24 (2.50%) Google
12 22 (2.29%) Dell
13 19 (1.98%) Xamarin
14 18 (1.88%) IBM
15 15 (1.56%) Apple
15 15 (1.56%) Veeam
16 13 (1.35%) Adobe
17 12 (1.25%) BMC
17 12 (1.25%) Nimsoft
18 11 (1.15%) Tableau