Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,204 877 1,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 25.23% 17.25% 18.03%
As % of the Vendors category 49.43% 41.21% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,033 738 961
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,600
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 2,436 2,128 2,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 51.04% 41.87% 44.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,919 1,723 2,132
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,912
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +10 389 £42,500 - 92
Northamptonshire +4 312 £40,000 +6.67% 48
Leicestershire +8 285 £42,000 +9.80% 58
Derbyshire +5 159 £40,000 - 36
Lincolnshire +8 50 £28,000 - 20
Rutland - 1 - - 2
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 493 (40.95%) SQL Server
2 488 (40.53%) SQL
3 418 (34.72%) .NET
4 395 (32.81%) C#
5 376 (31.23%) Windows
6 305 (25.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 267 (22.18%) JavaScript
8 266 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
9 259 (21.51%) HTML
9 259 (21.51%) Active Directory
10 224 (18.60%) CSS
11 216 (17.94%) MVC
12 194 (16.11%) ASP.NET
13 190 (15.78%) Windows Server
14 180 (14.95%) Finance
15 175 (14.53%) Microsoft Office
16 174 (14.45%) Office 365
17 160 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 158 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
19 157 (13.04%) ITIL
19 157 (13.04%) VMware
20 153 (12.71%) .NET Framework
21 151 (12.54%) jQuery
22 148 (12.29%) T-SQL
23 147 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
24 144 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
25 141 (11.71%) SharePoint
26 138 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 133 (11.05%) Retail
28 128 (10.63%) SCCM

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
1 141 (11.71%) SharePoint
2 91 (7.56%) MS Exchange
3 45 (3.74%) SharePoint Server
4 42 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 38 (3.16%) Skype for Business
6 30 (2.49%) IIS
6 30 (2.49%) K2 blackpearl
7 19 (1.58%) Confluence
7 19 (1.58%) SAS
8 15 (1.25%) CMS
9 14 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (1.08%) NServiceBus
10 13 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (1.08%) Sitefinity
11 9 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.66%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.66%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 175 (14.53%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.41%) SPSS
5 14 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.083%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 105 (8.72%) Dynamics AX
2 38 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (1.41%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.50%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.17%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.083%) assyst
8 1 (0.083%) Line 50
8 1 (0.083%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.083%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle iSupplier
8 1 (0.083%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 305 (25.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 174 (14.45%) Office 365
3 92 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (5.48%) Dynamics 365
5 45 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (1.91%) SaaS
7 20 (1.66%) GitHub
7 20 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.25%) PaaS
10 10 (0.83%) G Suite
11 8 (0.66%) IaaS
12 7 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.50%) Serverless
14 4 (0.33%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.33%) Boomi
15 3 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 126 (10.47%) DNS
2 107 (8.89%) DHCP
3 80 (6.64%) TCP/IP
4 62 (5.15%) SAN
5 60 (4.98%) WAN
6 57 (4.73%) LAN
7 51 (4.24%) Firewall
8 43 (3.57%) VLAN
9 25 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
10 24 (1.99%) VoIP
11 23 (1.91%) Skype
12 22 (1.83%) Internet
13 20 (1.66%) Wireless
14 19 (1.58%) Intranet
15 16 (1.33%) NAS
16 14 (1.16%) VPN
17 13 (1.08%) IPsec
18 12 (1.00%) WLAN
19 8 (0.66%) Kerberos
19 8 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 493 (40.95%) SQL Server
2 160 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 138 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
5 74 (6.15%) Power BI
6 69 (5.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (2.66%) MySQL
7 32 (2.66%) SQL Server 2016
8 31 (2.57%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (2.16%) NoSQL
10 26 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (1.91%) SSDT
13 20 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (1.33%) OLAP
16 15 (1.25%) OLAP Cube
17 13 (1.08%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 101 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 68 (5.65%) Visual Studio
4 49 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
5 37 (3.07%) JIRA
6 18 (1.50%) Selenium
7 17 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 17 (1.41%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (0.66%) gulp
9 8 (0.66%) LoadRunner
9 8 (0.66%) webpack
10 7 (0.58%) NeoLoad
11 5 (0.42%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.42%) NUnit
11 5 (0.42%) ReSharper
11 5 (0.42%) Subversion
11 5 (0.42%) Xcode
General
1 180 (14.95%) Finance
2 133 (11.05%) Retail
3 58 (4.82%) Advertising
4 52 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 42 (3.49%) Automotive
6 34 (2.82%) Law
7 26 (2.16%) Games
8 24 (1.99%) Legal
9 18 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.16%) Marketing
11 12 (1.00%) Banking
12 9 (0.75%) Electronics
13 5 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.33%) Local Government
14 4 (0.33%) Publishing
15 3 (0.25%) Back Office
15 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.17%) Billing
17 1 (0.083%) German Language
Job Titles
1 440 (36.54%) Developer
2 181 (15.03%) Analyst
3 155 (12.87%) .NET Developer
4 112 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 87 (7.23%) Software Developer
6 82 (6.81%) Support Engineer
7 77 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 73 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 72 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 72 (5.98%) Senior Developer
10 66 (5.48%) Consultant
11 64 (5.32%) IT Support
12 57 (4.73%) Architect
13 54 (4.49%) SharePoint Developer
14 52 (4.32%) Administrator
15 50 (4.15%) .NET Software Developer
16 46 (3.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 41 (3.41%) C# Software Developer
18 38 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
18 38 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (34.72%) .NET
2 259 (21.51%) HTML
3 224 (18.60%) CSS
4 194 (16.11%) ASP.NET
5 153 (12.71%) .NET Framework
6 151 (12.54%) jQuery
7 126 (10.47%) AngularJS
8 121 (10.05%) Web Services
9 116 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 93 (7.72%) HTML5
11 85 (7.06%) Ajax
11 85 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 85 (7.06%) WCF
12 83 (6.89%) Entity Framework
13 53 (4.40%) Sass
14 49 (4.07%) JSON
15 44 (3.65%) WinForms
16 39 (3.24%) ASP.NET Core
17 37 (3.07%) React
18 36 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 34 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (2.33%) Driving Licence
7 26 (2.16%) Clustering
8 25 (2.08%) Replication
9 24 (1.99%) Computer Science
10 23 (1.91%) Data Centre
11 19 (1.58%) User Experience
12 16 (1.33%) PKI
13 15 (1.25%) EPoS
14 14 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.08%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.08%) Fat Client
15 13 (1.08%) Thin Client
16 10 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
17 8 (0.66%) Fintech
17 8 (0.66%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 376 (31.23%) Windows
2 190 (15.78%) Windows Server
3 98 (8.14%) Windows 10
4 92 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 87 (7.23%) Windows 7
6 63 (5.23%) Linux
7 62 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.99%) Unix
9 22 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (1.58%) Apple iOS
11 17 (1.41%) Windows 8
12 16 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.08%) Mac OS
14 12 (1.00%) Android
15 7 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.50%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.25%) CentOS
19 2 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (17.94%) MVC
3 158 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
4 157 (13.04%) ITIL
5 147 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
6 116 (9.63%) Test Automation
7 94 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 91 (7.56%) Scrum
9 80 (6.64%) ERP
10 79 (6.56%) Software Engineering
11 71 (5.90%) Business Analysis
12 68 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
13 67 (5.56%) Unit Testing
14 66 (5.48%) Analytics
15 65 (5.40%) Microservices
16 62 (5.15%) Incident Management
17 59 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
18 58 (4.82%) Change Management
19 57 (4.73%) Web Development
20 47 (3.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 488 (40.53%) SQL
2 395 (32.81%) C#
3 267 (22.18%) JavaScript
4 148 (12.29%) T-SQL
5 99 (8.22%) PowerShell
6 42 (3.49%) VB.NET
7 31 (2.57%) Java
8 27 (2.24%) C++
8 27 (2.24%) X++
9 26 (2.16%) VB
10 18 (1.50%) Python
10 18 (1.50%) VBScript
11 16 (1.33%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.25%) TypeScript
13 14 (1.16%) C
14 13 (1.08%) VBA
15 10 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 8 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.66%) XAML
17 7 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 144 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (7.06%) Degree
3 54 (4.49%) MCSE
4 52 (4.32%) MCP
5 38 (3.16%) MCSA
5 38 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 31 (2.57%) MCPD
7 23 (1.91%) DBS Check
8 18 (1.50%) BC Cleared
8 18 (1.50%) SC Cleared
9 14 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.00%) CCNA
10 12 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.00%) MCITP
11 11 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.83%) ACCA
12 10 (0.83%) CIMA
12 10 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.73%) SLA
2 40 (3.32%) QA
3 12 (1.00%) PMO
4 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.42%) GDPR
5 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.25%) TickIT
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.083%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 259 (21.51%) Active Directory
2 110 (9.14%) Hyper-V
3 98 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (1.58%) vSphere
6 18 (1.50%) Terminal Services
7 15 (1.25%) Docker
8 13 (1.08%) BitLocker
9 9 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.66%) Firmware
11 6 (0.50%) XenApp
12 5 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.42%) XenServer
13 4 (0.33%) Snort
13 4 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.25%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.17%) KVM
15 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 128 (10.63%) SCCM
2 23 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 20 (1.66%) SCOM
4 19 (1.58%) Puppet
5 15 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.16%) Ansible
7 10 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (0.83%) SCOrch
8 8 (0.66%) SCSM
9 7 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.58%) vCenter Server
9 7 (0.58%) WSUS
10 6 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.42%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.42%) Terraform
12 4 (0.33%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.33%) Snorby
12 4 (0.33%) Suricata
Vendors
1 157 (13.04%) VMware
2 92 (7.64%) Cisco
3 75 (6.23%) Citrix
4 64 (5.32%) Oracle
5 40 (3.32%) HP
6 38 (3.16%) Dell
7 36 (2.99%) Google
8 35 (2.91%) SAP
9 32 (2.66%) Tableau
10 29 (2.41%) Xamarin
11 27 (2.24%) Veeam
12 26 (2.16%) JD Edwards
13 20 (1.66%) NetApp
14 18 (1.50%) Red Hat
15 17 (1.41%) Sage
16 16 (1.33%) Infor
17 15 (1.25%) iManage
17 15 (1.25%) McAfee
18 11 (0.91%) IBM
18 11 (0.91%) Sophos