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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 493 622 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.83% 19.57% 19.54%
As % of the Vendors category 43.44% 40.87% 44.39%
Number of salaries quoted 381 458 531
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 1135 1522 1489
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 38.75% 47.88% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1130 1185
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -4 129 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Derbyshire 0 114 £34,500 -8.00% 13
Northamptonshire +1 109 £35,000 -7.89% 21
Leicestershire -10 98 £42,500 +21.42% 20
Lincolnshire -3 29 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 364 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 348 (34.77%) MS Excel
3 334 (33.37%) SQL
4 314 (31.37%) Windows
5 274 (27.37%) C#
6 272 (27.17%) .NET
7 209 (20.88%) Active Directory
8 168 (16.78%) ITIL
9 162 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
10 161 (16.08%) MS Office
11 159 (15.88%) VMware
12 149 (14.89%) Windows Server
13 142 (14.19%) ASP.NET
13 142 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
14 138 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 133 (13.29%) MVC
16 111 (11.09%) Microsoft Azure
17 104 (10.39%) Security Cleared
18 103 (10.29%) SCCM
19 102 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 100 (9.99%) Degree
21 92 (9.19%) Hyper-V
22 89 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
22 89 (8.89%) SAN
23 88 (8.79%) HTML
23 88 (8.79%) JavaScript
24 86 (8.59%) SharePoint
24 86 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
25 85 (8.49%) Finance
26 84 (8.39%) NetApp

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 (8.59%) SharePoint
2 75 (7.49%) MS Exchange
3 59 (5.89%) IIS
4 38 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
5 37 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (3.20%) Skype for Business
7 30 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (2.10%) CMS
9 17 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
10 15 (1.50%) Apache
11 13 (1.30%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.20%) K2 blackpearl
12 12 (1.20%) SAS
12 12 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.00%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.80%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.70%) Apache Spark
16 7 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 348 (34.77%) MS Excel
2 161 (16.08%) MS Office
3 38 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (2.80%) MS Project
5 11 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.10%) Simulink
6 10 (1.00%) SPSS
7 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.60%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.20%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.100%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.100%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 32 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.40%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.30%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.20%) assyst
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.20%) Lawson
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.20%) SAP VC
6 2 (0.20%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.100%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.100%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.100%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.100%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 111 (11.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (8.39%) Office 365
3 39 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.00%) SaaS
7 9 (0.90%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.60%) IaaS
10 4 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.40%) PaaS
11 3 (0.30%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.100%) GitHub
13 1 (0.100%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 89 (8.89%) SAN
2 58 (5.79%) Firewall
3 33 (3.30%) DNS
4 30 (3.00%) LAN
5 29 (2.90%) WAN
5 29 (2.90%) Wireless
6 24 (2.40%) Skype
6 24 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 20 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
8 16 (1.60%) DHCP
9 15 (1.50%) Network Security
9 15 (1.50%) Unified Communications
10 13 (1.30%) Internet
10 13 (1.30%) VoIP
11 12 (1.20%) IPv6
12 9 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.80%) SSL
13 8 (0.80%) VLAN
14 6 (0.60%) LDAP
15 5 (0.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 102 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 86 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 82 (8.19%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (3.30%) Big Data
8 31 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
11 26 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
12 22 (2.20%) Power BI
13 18 (1.80%) MongoDB
14 15 (1.50%) DTS
15 12 (1.20%) NoSQL
16 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (1.10%) MySQL
16 11 (1.10%) Relational Database
17 10 (1.00%) OLAP
18 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (5.89%) Visual Studio
2 51 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.60%) Selenium
6 14 (1.40%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.10%) Subversion
8 9 (0.90%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.90%) NUnit
9 7 (0.70%) MSTest
9 7 (0.70%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.50%) JIRA
11 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Blend
11 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.30%) GCC
12 3 (0.30%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.30%) PVCS
12 3 (0.30%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 85 (8.49%) Finance
2 49 (4.90%) Retail
3 45 (4.50%) Advertising
4 39 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 35 (3.50%) Legal
6 33 (3.30%) Marketing
7 18 (1.80%) Law
8 17 (1.70%) Publishing
9 16 (1.60%) Automotive
9 16 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.30%) Aerospace
11 10 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.70%) Billing
13 5 (0.50%) Games
13 5 (0.50%) Local Government
14 4 (0.40%) Banking
15 3 (0.30%) French Language
15 3 (0.30%) Welsh Language
16 2 (0.20%) Polish Language
16 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 248 (24.78%) Developer
2 218 (21.78%) Analyst
3 116 (11.59%) .NET Developer
4 89 (8.89%) C# Developer
5 66 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 64 (6.39%) Consultant
7 63 (6.29%) Support Analyst
8 61 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 61 (6.09%) IT Support
9 50 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 47 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 45 (4.50%) IT Analyst
12 44 (4.40%) IT Support Analyst
13 43 (4.30%) Architect
14 37 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 37 (3.70%) Service Analyst
14 37 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
15 36 (3.60%) Software Developer
15 36 (3.60%) SQL Developer
16 34 (3.40%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (27.17%) .NET
2 142 (14.19%) ASP.NET
3 89 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 88 (8.79%) HTML
5 80 (7.99%) CSS
6 70 (6.99%) .NET Framework
7 55 (5.49%) XML
8 51 (5.09%) jQuery
9 44 (4.40%) AngularJS
10 40 (4.00%) WCF
10 40 (4.00%) Web Services
11 30 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 27 (2.70%) WPF
13 25 (2.50%) HTML5
14 23 (2.30%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (2.30%) Node.js
15 22 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (1.80%) Ajax
17 18 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 36 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.10%) Data Centre
5 28 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.40%) Clustering
7 13 (1.30%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 9 (0.90%) Driving Licence
10 8 (0.80%) CMDB
10 8 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.70%) Replication
11 7 (0.70%) User Experience
12 6 (0.60%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.50%) EPoS
13 5 (0.50%) IBM XIV
13 5 (0.50%) iPad
13 5 (0.50%) Social Media
14 4 (0.40%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 314 (31.37%) Windows
2 149 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 65 (6.49%) Linux
3 65 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 36 (3.60%) Windows 10
7 17 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (1.60%) Unix
8 16 (1.60%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.40%) Android
10 12 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
12 7 (0.70%) AIX
13 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.40%) Solaris
15 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.20%) CentOS
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (16.78%) ITIL
2 162 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
4 133 (13.29%) MVC
5 70 (6.99%) TDD
6 62 (6.19%) CRM
7 57 (5.69%) Project Management
8 55 (5.49%) Scrum
9 53 (5.29%) Web Development
10 51 (5.09%) SDLC
11 49 (4.90%) Analytics
12 47 (4.70%) ERP
13 42 (4.20%) Service Delivery
14 41 (4.10%) ETL
15 40 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 39 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
17 37 (3.70%) Mentoring
18 35 (3.50%) BDD
18 35 (3.50%) SOA
18 35 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (33.37%) SQL
2 274 (27.37%) C#
3 88 (8.79%) JavaScript
4 68 (6.79%) T-SQL
5 54 (5.39%) PowerShell
6 41 (4.10%) C
7 39 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 29 (2.90%) Python
9 25 (2.50%) Ruby
10 24 (2.40%) Java
11 22 (2.20%) C++
12 20 (2.00%) VB
13 16 (1.60%) VBA
14 14 (1.40%) Perl
15 13 (1.30%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.30%) VB6
16 12 (1.20%) Embedded C
16 12 (1.20%) Embedded C++
16 12 (1.20%) Groovy
17 11 (1.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 138 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 100 (9.99%) Degree
4 80 (7.99%) MCSE
5 71 (7.09%) SC Cleared
6 51 (5.09%) MCSA
7 37 (3.70%) MCITP
8 24 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (1.80%) CCNA
12 14 (1.40%) MCP
13 13 (1.30%) CCNP
14 12 (1.20%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.00%) CISSP
15 10 (1.00%) ISEB
16 8 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
16 8 (0.80%) LPIC
16 8 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.69%) SLA
2 17 (1.70%) QA
3 14 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.20%) JTAG
6 10 (1.00%) MISRA
7 8 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.60%) PMO
10 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.100%) ISO27002
System Software
1 209 (20.88%) Active Directory
2 92 (9.19%) Hyper-V
3 64 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (4.90%) vSphere
5 16 (1.60%) XenApp
6 11 (1.10%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.80%) Firmware
8 8 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (0.70%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.70%) Xen
10 6 (0.60%) XenServer
11 5 (0.50%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.30%) Docker
13 3 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.20%) NFS
14 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.100%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 103 (10.29%) SCCM
2 50 (5.00%) SCOM
3 16 (1.60%) SCSM
4 15 (1.50%) Backup Exec
4 15 (1.50%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.20%) Ansible
7 11 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 10 (1.00%) WSUS
9 8 (0.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 8 (0.80%) Kibana
10 7 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (0.70%) Puppet
10 7 (0.70%) SCDPM
11 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 159 (15.88%) VMware
2 84 (8.39%) NetApp
3 79 (7.89%) Citrix
4 60 (5.99%) Cisco
5 54 (5.39%) Oracle
6 46 (4.60%) SAP
7 45 (4.50%) HP
8 38 (3.80%) IBM
9 36 (3.60%) Tableau
10 27 (2.70%) Bomgar
11 21 (2.10%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.80%) Google
13 17 (1.70%) EMC
14 15 (1.50%) Dell
15 14 (1.40%) JD Edwards
15 14 (1.40%) SonicWALL
16 13 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
16 13 (1.30%) Sage
17 12 (1.20%) Apple
18 11 (1.10%) Veeam
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