Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 902 1,099 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.36% 25.09% 17.85%
As % of the Vendors category 47.98% 50.23% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 785 861 812
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,880 2,188 2,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 48.68% 49.95% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,581 1,611 1,934
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 0 289 £40,000 -8.05% 88
Leicestershire -3 245 £40,000 - 52
Northamptonshire +1 226 £45,000 +18.42% 51
Derbyshire -7 82 £35,000 -12.50% 41
Lincolnshire +6 44 £27,500 +5.77% 21
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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.

1 343 (38.03%) Azure
2 341 (37.80%) Windows
3 297 (32.93%) SQL
4 257 (28.49%) SQL Server
5 254 (28.16%) .NET
6 253 (28.05%) C#
7 241 (26.72%) Office 365
8 229 (25.39%) Active Directory
9 177 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
10 171 (18.96%) ITIL
11 160 (17.74%) JavaScript
12 157 (17.41%) Windows Server
13 153 (16.96%) Windows 10
14 150 (16.63%) VMware
15 134 (14.86%) ASP.NET
16 133 (14.75%) CSS
17 129 (14.30%) Hyper-V
18 125 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
19 110 (12.20%) HTML
20 104 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 103 (11.42%) .NET Framework
22 102 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
23 101 (11.20%) AWS
23 101 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
24 99 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 97 (10.75%) MVC
26 95 (10.53%) Cisco
26 95 (10.53%) SCCM
27 93 (10.31%) SharePoint
28 91 (10.09%) 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 93 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 56 (6.21%) MS Exchange
3 35 (3.88%) Skype for Business
4 23 (2.55%) IIS
5 14 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.00%) Apache
8 7 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.67%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.55%) CICS
11 2 (0.22%) Documentum
11 2 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
12 1 (0.11%) Confluence
12 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.11%) SAS
12 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 125 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.67%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 9 (1.00%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.22%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 343 (38.03%) Azure
2 241 (26.72%) Office 365
3 101 (11.20%) AWS
4 49 (5.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 31 (3.44%) SaaS
6 28 (3.10%) PaaS
7 25 (2.77%) IaaS
8 24 (2.66%) Power Platform
9 21 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (2.00%) GCP
11 17 (1.88%) Serverless
12 8 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.78%) G Suite
14 5 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.44%) Azure Functions
15 4 (0.44%) GitHub
16 3 (0.33%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.33%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 91 (10.09%) Firewall
2 62 (6.87%) WAN
3 56 (6.21%) DNS
4 50 (5.54%) DHCP
4 50 (5.54%) SAN
5 41 (4.55%) VoIP
6 37 (4.10%) LAN
7 34 (3.77%) VPN
8 32 (3.55%) Internet
9 29 (3.22%) TCP/IP
9 29 (3.22%) VLAN
10 26 (2.88%) NAS
11 16 (1.77%) ADSL
11 16 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (1.55%) Broadband
12 14 (1.55%) Ethernet
12 14 (1.55%) Intranet
13 13 (1.44%) ISDN
14 12 (1.33%) PSTN
14 12 (1.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (28.49%) SQL Server
2 77 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (6.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (3.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 34 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 31 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (2.66%) MySQL
9 23 (2.55%) Relational Database
9 23 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (2.22%) Power BI
11 14 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.44%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.22%) Big Data
14 9 (1.00%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.67%) OLAP
15 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 43 (4.77%) Git (software)
4 37 (4.10%) Selenium
5 26 (2.88%) SoapUI
6 22 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.11%) JIRA
8 10 (1.11%) Subversion
9 7 (0.78%) git-flow
9 7 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 7 (0.78%) webpack
10 6 (0.67%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.44%) eggPlant
11 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.33%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.33%) gulp
12 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (9.65%) Finance
2 86 (9.53%) Retail
3 48 (5.32%) Public Sector
4 23 (2.55%) Marketing
5 22 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.11%) Law
8 9 (1.00%) Legal
9 7 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.78%) French Language
10 3 (0.33%) Games
11 2 (0.22%) Automotive
11 2 (0.22%) Back Office
11 2 (0.22%) German Language
11 2 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 239 (26.50%) Developer
2 100 (11.09%) .NET Developer
3 97 (10.75%) Analyst
4 86 (9.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 66 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 58 (6.43%) IT Engineer
7 49 (5.43%) IT Support
8 48 (5.32%) Support Engineer
9 46 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 40 (4.43%) Software Developer
11 37 (4.10%) Senior Developer
12 36 (3.99%) Architect
13 35 (3.88%) Administrator
13 35 (3.88%) Consultant
14 34 (3.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 33 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
16 32 (3.55%) Applications Developer
16 32 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
17 28 (3.10%) Support Analyst
18 26 (2.88%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (28.16%) .NET
2 134 (14.86%) ASP.NET
3 133 (14.75%) CSS
4 110 (12.20%) HTML
5 103 (11.42%) .NET Framework
6 91 (10.09%) Web Services
7 84 (9.31%) jQuery
8 62 (6.87%) AngularJS
9 59 (6.54%) WCF
10 55 (6.10%) Ajax
11 50 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (5.43%) HTML5
13 47 (5.21%) XML
14 46 (5.10%) .NET Core
15 43 (4.77%) RESTful
16 40 (4.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 36 (3.99%) REST
18 32 (3.55%) CSS3
19 31 (3.44%) Node.js
20 29 (3.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 71 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.10%) Public Cloud
6 23 (2.55%) Driving Licence
7 18 (2.00%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.77%) Replication
9 15 (1.66%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.55%) Fat Client
10 14 (1.55%) Thin Client
11 13 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.44%) User Experience
12 12 (1.33%) EPoS
13 11 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.00%) iPhone
14 9 (1.00%) NHS
15 8 (0.89%) CMDB
16 7 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 341 (37.80%) Windows
2 157 (17.41%) Windows Server
3 153 (16.96%) Windows 10
4 69 (7.65%) Linux
5 65 (7.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (7.10%) Windows 7
7 56 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (4.77%) Windows 8
9 21 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (2.00%) Apple iOS
11 16 (1.77%) AIX
11 16 (1.77%) Android
12 14 (1.55%) Unix
13 11 (1.22%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.00%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.67%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.55%) HPUX
16 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (18.96%) ITIL
3 101 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
4 99 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 97 (10.75%) MVC
6 85 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
7 72 (7.98%) Service Management
8 71 (7.87%) Scrum
9 67 (7.43%) SDLC
10 61 (6.76%) Change Management
11 60 (6.65%) Project Management
12 56 (6.21%) Test Automation
13 52 (5.76%) Project Delivery
14 51 (5.65%) DevOps
14 51 (5.65%) Mentoring
15 48 (5.32%) ITSM
16 47 (5.21%) Presales
17 46 (5.10%) Migration
18 45 (4.99%) Web Development
19 42 (4.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 297 (32.93%) SQL
2 253 (28.05%) C#
3 160 (17.74%) JavaScript
4 90 (9.98%) PowerShell
5 88 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 31 (3.44%) VB.NET
7 21 (2.33%) Java
8 18 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 16 (1.77%) Python
10 14 (1.55%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.22%) C
11 11 (1.22%) C++
11 11 (1.22%) VBScript
12 10 (1.11%) VB
13 9 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 9 (1.00%) PHP
13 9 (1.00%) VBA
14 6 (0.67%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.67%) Perl
15 5 (0.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 102 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (8.43%) Degree
3 57 (6.32%) MCSE
4 40 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (4.32%) MCSA
6 30 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 25 (2.77%) CCNA
8 17 (1.88%) MCP
9 13 (1.44%) ISEB
9 13 (1.44%) Master's Degree
9 13 (1.44%) Security Cleared
9 13 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (1.33%) CCNP
11 10 (1.11%) CISM
11 10 (1.11%) CISSP
12 9 (1.00%) CISA
12 9 (1.00%) CRISC
13 7 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (0.67%) CCA
14 6 (0.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.54%) SLA
2 14 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.33%) GDPR
4 12 (1.33%) QA
5 10 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.00%) COBIT
7 8 (0.89%) PMO
8 2 (0.22%) HL7
8 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.11%) NCSC
9 1 (0.11%) NIST
9 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 229 (25.39%) Active Directory
2 129 (14.30%) Hyper-V
3 104 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (4.32%) XenApp
5 36 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.22%) Docker
8 18 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (1.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 15 (1.66%) Firmware
10 13 (1.44%) vSphere
11 10 (1.11%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.00%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.89%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.44%) BitLocker
16 3 (0.33%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 95 (10.53%) SCCM
2 46 (5.10%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (2.88%) SCOM
4 21 (2.33%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.66%) SCVMM
6 12 (1.33%) WSUS
7 9 (1.00%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.89%) Puppet
9 7 (0.78%) Ansible
9 7 (0.78%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.55%) Terraform
12 4 (0.44%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.33%) Rancher
13 3 (0.33%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 150 (16.63%) VMware
2 95 (10.53%) Cisco
3 80 (8.87%) Citrix
4 43 (4.77%) Oracle
5 27 (2.99%) Avaya
5 27 (2.99%) HP
6 26 (2.88%) Google
7 23 (2.55%) IBM
8 20 (2.22%) NetApp
9 17 (1.88%) Mitel
10 16 (1.77%) Dell
11 15 (1.66%) Samsung
11 15 (1.66%) Veeam
12 14 (1.55%) SAP
13 12 (1.33%) Apple
13 12 (1.33%) BT
13 12 (1.33%) NEC
14 11 (1.22%) ForgeRock
15 8 (0.89%) Adobe
15 8 (0.89%) EMC