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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 896 671 332
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.60% 21.87% 20.27%
As % of the Vendors category 60.13% 49.70% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 526 457 259
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,300 £26,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £32,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £43,308
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.64% +15.49%
75th Percentile £53,750 £51,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,125 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +11.11%

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 1,490 1,350 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 44.24% 44.00% 45.73%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1,009 591
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £30,914 £32,996 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,625 £58,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £73,600
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Leicestershire +5 309 £37,500 - 52
Nottinghamshire -3 230 £50,000 +17.65% 62
Derbyshire +1 173 £42,500 +8.97% 33
Northamptonshire 0 124 £50,000 +25.00% 27
Lincolnshire 0 28 £45,000 +20.00% 24
Rutland - 18 £28,500 - 2
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 387 (43.19%) Azure
2 332 (37.05%) Social Skills
3 252 (28.13%) Windows
4 240 (26.79%) SQL
5 238 (26.56%) Agile
6 203 (22.66%) SQL Server
7 201 (22.43%) .NET
8 198 (22.10%) Microsoft Office
9 184 (20.54%) C#
10 168 (18.75%) Microsoft 365
10 168 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
11 164 (18.30%) Active Directory
12 143 (15.96%) JavaScript
13 137 (15.29%) Finance
14 136 (15.18%) Manufacturing
15 133 (14.84%) Windows Server
16 129 (14.40%) DevOps
17 123 (13.73%) QA
18 115 (12.83%) AWS
19 109 (12.17%) Analytics
20 103 (11.50%) HTML
20 103 (11.50%) CSS
21 102 (11.38%) Salesforce.com
22 99 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
22 99 (11.05%) Self-Motivation
23 95 (10.60%) Microsoft Excel
23 95 (10.60%) ERP
24 94 (10.49%) Java
25 93 (10.38%) PowerShell
26 92 (10.27%) React

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 66 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.57%) ThingWorx
3 19 (2.12%) MS Project Server
4 17 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.56%) Confluence
6 13 (1.45%) IIS
7 9 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.89%) CMS
9 5 (0.56%) JBoss
9 5 (0.56%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.45%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.45%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.33%) Appian
11 3 (0.33%) Headless CMS
11 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 198 (22.10%) Microsoft Office
2 95 (10.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (3.79%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 15 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 387 (43.19%) Azure
2 168 (18.75%) Microsoft 365
3 115 (12.83%) AWS
4 81 (9.04%) SaaS
5 78 (8.71%) Power Platform
6 74 (8.26%) Serverless
7 63 (7.03%) Azure DevOps
8 60 (6.70%) Dynamics 365
9 54 (6.03%) GCP
10 42 (4.69%) Azure Functions
10 42 (4.69%) Azure Service Bus
11 29 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
12 25 (2.79%) OneDrive
13 21 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (2.01%) Azure Data Factory
15 14 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
17 11 (1.23%) PowerApps
18 10 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
18 10 (1.12%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 68 (7.59%) DNS
2 58 (6.47%) DHCP
3 57 (6.36%) WAN
4 47 (5.25%) LAN
5 46 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 42 (4.69%) Internet
7 36 (4.02%) SAN
8 29 (3.24%) Firewall
9 25 (2.79%) VPN
10 17 (1.90%) FTP
11 15 (1.67%) HTTP
12 13 (1.45%) PPP
12 13 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (1.45%) VoIP
13 12 (1.34%) Kerberos
14 10 (1.12%) SD-WAN
15 9 (1.00%) 5G
15 9 (1.00%) NAS
15 9 (1.00%) SMTP
15 9 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.92%) Power BI
3 41 (4.58%) Big Data
4 37 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (3.46%) NoSQL
6 29 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.45%) MySQL
12 11 (1.23%) Data Lake
12 11 (1.23%) Tableau
13 10 (1.12%) DynamoDB
13 10 (1.12%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (0.78%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 72 (8.04%) Git (software)
2 53 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (5.25%) JIRA
4 33 (3.68%) JMeter
5 28 (3.13%) Zephyr
6 27 (3.01%) Rational Quality Manager
7 17 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.67%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.23%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.00%) JUnit
11 9 (1.00%) Maven
11 9 (1.00%) Mockito
12 8 (0.89%) Gradle
13 7 (0.78%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.56%) Moq
14 5 (0.56%) Ranorex
15 4 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (0.45%) Subversion
16 3 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 332 (37.05%) Social Skills
2 137 (15.29%) Finance
3 136 (15.18%) Manufacturing
4 99 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (5.58%) Games
6 44 (4.91%) Retail
7 43 (4.80%) Law
8 33 (3.68%) Organisational Skills
9 32 (3.57%) Aerospace
10 31 (3.46%) Public Sector
11 30 (3.35%) Legal
12 22 (2.46%) Aviation
13 18 (2.01%) Marketing
13 18 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
14 17 (1.90%) Telecoms
15 15 (1.67%) Danish Language
15 15 (1.67%) Swedish Language
16 12 (1.34%) Influencing Skills
17 9 (1.00%) Local Government
18 6 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (22.77%) Developer
2 128 (14.29%) Analyst
3 52 (5.80%) IT Engineer
4 51 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 51 (5.69%) Software Developer
5 49 (5.47%) Sales Executive
6 47 (5.25%) .NET Developer
6 47 (5.25%) Support Engineer
7 42 (4.69%) IT Support
8 41 (4.58%) Senior Developer
9 38 (4.24%) Trainee
10 35 (3.91%) IT Manager
10 35 (3.91%) Project Manager
10 35 (3.91%) Support Analyst
11 31 (3.46%) Digital Executive
12 30 (3.35%) Graduate
13 28 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
14 27 (3.01%) QA Leader
15 26 (2.90%) IT Support Engineer
16 24 (2.68%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (22.43%) .NET
2 103 (11.50%) CSS
2 103 (11.50%) HTML
3 92 (10.27%) React
4 87 (9.71%) .NET Core
5 77 (8.59%) .NET Framework
6 74 (8.26%) ASP.NET
7 63 (7.03%) Entity Framework
7 63 (7.03%) jQuery
8 56 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 48 (5.36%) Spring
10 41 (4.58%) AngularJS
11 35 (3.91%) Web Services
12 34 (3.79%) REST
12 34 (3.79%) XML
13 28 (3.13%) RESTful
14 24 (2.68%) JSON
15 19 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (2.01%) EDI
16 18 (2.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 99 (11.05%) Self-Motivation
2 62 (6.92%) Social Media
3 53 (5.92%) Driving Licence
4 41 (4.58%) Algorithms
5 40 (4.46%) Data Centre
6 39 (4.35%) Virtual Team
7 27 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.79%) Clustering
9 23 (2.57%) Augmented Reality
9 23 (2.57%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 23 (2.57%) IoT
10 15 (1.67%) Video Editing
11 13 (1.45%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.34%) Cloud Native
12 12 (1.34%) Life Science
13 11 (1.23%) PKI
14 10 (1.12%) Housing Association
15 9 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (1.00%) Satnav
15 9 (1.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 252 (28.13%) Windows
2 133 (14.84%) Windows Server
3 92 (10.27%) Windows 10
4 56 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (5.92%) Android
5 53 (5.92%) Windows Server 2019
6 50 (5.58%) Windows Server 2016
7 49 (5.47%) Apple iOS
8 45 (5.02%) Linux
9 29 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.34%) Unix
11 11 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.12%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.00%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.67%) CentOS
16 5 (0.56%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.45%) AIX
18 3 (0.33%) SUSE
18 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (26.56%) Agile
2 168 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 129 (14.40%) DevOps
4 109 (12.17%) Analytics
5 95 (10.60%) ERP
6 87 (9.71%) ITIL
7 83 (9.26%) Mentoring
7 83 (9.26%) MVC
8 74 (8.26%) User Stories
9 72 (8.04%) Presales
10 66 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
11 64 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
12 63 (7.03%) Machine Learning
12 63 (7.03%) Test Automation
13 62 (6.92%) Service Delivery
14 59 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 57 (6.36%) Project Management
16 54 (6.03%) Microservices
16 54 (6.03%) Scrum
17 52 (5.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 240 (26.79%) SQL
2 184 (20.54%) C#
3 143 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 94 (10.49%) Java
5 93 (10.38%) PowerShell
6 71 (7.92%) Python
7 36 (4.02%) T-SQL
8 29 (3.24%) VB
9 28 (3.13%) C++
9 28 (3.13%) TypeScript
10 16 (1.79%) VB.NET
10 16 (1.79%) VBScript
11 15 (1.67%) C
12 10 (1.12%) Bash
13 7 (0.78%) Perl
13 7 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.56%) VBA
15 4 (0.45%) Groovy
15 4 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (9.15%) Degree
2 43 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.45%) HNC
5 13 (1.45%) MCSE
6 12 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (1.12%) AWS Certification
9 9 (1.00%) DBS Check
9 9 (1.00%) MCSA
10 8 (0.89%) MCP
11 7 (0.78%) A+ Certification
11 7 (0.78%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.67%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (13.73%) QA
2 58 (6.47%) SLA
3 16 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.56%) GDPR
5 12 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (1.00%) Accessibility
7 8 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.78%) PMO
9 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.45%) NIST
11 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.11%) GLP
12 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 164 (18.30%) Active Directory
2 68 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.34%) vSphere
5 20 (2.23%) Docker
6 16 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 8 (0.89%) XenApp
10 5 (0.56%) Postfix
10 5 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.33%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.22%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 58 (6.47%) Terraform
2 48 (5.36%) SCCM
3 32 (3.57%) Kubernetes
4 29 (3.24%) HP ALM
5 27 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
6 23 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (2.23%) Single Sign-On
8 18 (2.01%) Microsoft Clustering
9 15 (1.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 15 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 14 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (1.23%) Ansible
11 11 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (1.00%) vCenter Server
13 8 (0.89%) SCOM
13 8 (0.89%) WSUS
14 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
15 4 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
15 4 (0.45%) Grafana
Vendors
1 102 (11.38%) Salesforce.com
2 79 (8.82%) VMware
3 56 (6.25%) HP
4 54 (6.03%) Cisco
5 45 (5.02%) Google
5 45 (5.02%) IBM
6 42 (4.69%) Xamarin
7 40 (4.46%) Citrix
8 39 (4.35%) Oracle
9 34 (3.79%) SAP
10 30 (3.35%) Veeam
11 24 (2.68%) Dell
12 23 (2.57%) PTC
13 21 (2.34%) Apple
14 17 (1.90%) ServiceNow
15 15 (1.67%) Infor
15 15 (1.67%) Symantec
16 13 (1.45%) SYSPRO
17 12 (1.34%) Rackspace
17 12 (1.34%) Red Hat