Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,260 947 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.46% 16.91% 19.41%
As % of the Vendors category 48.82% 42.05% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,080 802 1,014
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 2,581 2,252 3,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 50.10% 40.22% 46.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,083 1,752 2,251
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +10 413 £42,500 -4.49% 60
Leicestershire +4 306 £42,000 +5.00% 43
Northamptonshire +3 292 £40,000 +31.15% 52
Derbyshire -2 175 £40,000 +8.47% 26
Lincolnshire +7 63 £30,000 -4.76% 8
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 524 (41.59%) SQL
2 498 (39.52%) SQL Server
3 426 (33.81%) Windows
4 423 (33.57%) .NET
5 367 (29.13%) C#
6 327 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 285 (22.62%) Active Directory
8 269 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
9 243 (19.29%) JavaScript
10 236 (18.73%) HTML
11 224 (17.78%) Windows Server
12 210 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
12 210 (16.67%) CSS
13 198 (15.71%) ITIL
14 191 (15.16%) Office 365
15 179 (14.21%) Finance
16 176 (13.97%) MVC
17 172 (13.65%) VMware
18 169 (13.41%) SharePoint
19 167 (13.25%) ASP.NET
20 166 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
21 164 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
22 160 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 143 (11.35%) jQuery
24 141 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
25 139 (11.03%) SCCM
26 130 (10.32%) T-SQL
26 130 (10.32%) Web Services
27 122 (9.68%) PowerShell
28 121 (9.60%) AngularJS

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
1 169 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 98 (7.78%) MS Exchange
3 50 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 50 (3.97%) Skype for Business
4 47 (3.73%) SharePoint Server
5 28 (2.22%) IIS
5 28 (2.22%) K2 blackpearl
6 24 (1.90%) Confluence
7 20 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (1.27%) CMS
8 16 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.95%) MQSeries
10 12 (0.95%) SAS
11 9 (0.71%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.48%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.48%) Sitefinity
14 4 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 210 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.40%) SPSS
7 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.079%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 117 (9.29%) Dynamics AX
2 48 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (1.19%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.32%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics SL
7 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.079%) assyst
8 1 (0.079%) Line 50
8 1 (0.079%) Maximo
8 1 (0.079%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 327 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 191 (15.16%) Office 365
3 106 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (6.27%) Dynamics 365
5 40 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (2.14%) GitHub
7 19 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.51%) PaaS
8 16 (1.27%) SaaS
9 13 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
11 9 (0.71%) IaaS
11 9 (0.71%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.40%) G Suite
13 4 (0.32%) Serverless
14 3 (0.24%) Boomi
15 2 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
16 1 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.079%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 121 (9.60%) DNS
2 95 (7.54%) DHCP
3 71 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 68 (5.40%) Firewall
5 65 (5.16%) SAN
6 63 (5.00%) LAN
7 62 (4.92%) WAN
8 38 (3.02%) VoIP
9 31 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
9 31 (2.46%) VLAN
10 30 (2.38%) Skype
10 30 (2.38%) Wireless
11 19 (1.51%) Intranet
11 19 (1.51%) WLAN
12 18 (1.43%) Internet
12 18 (1.43%) NAS
13 16 (1.27%) VPN
14 14 (1.11%) IPsec
15 12 (0.95%) Unified Communications
16 9 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 498 (39.52%) SQL Server
2 160 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 119 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
4 69 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 66 (5.24%) Power BI
6 45 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 40 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (2.78%) MySQL
9 29 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 28 (2.22%) SSDT
11 25 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
11 25 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (1.59%) Big Data
14 18 (1.43%) Hadoop
15 17 (1.35%) Relational Database
16 16 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
17 15 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 12 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 83 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 56 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 56 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 41 (3.25%) JIRA
5 25 (1.98%) Selenium
6 24 (1.90%) Bitbucket
6 24 (1.90%) TeamCity
7 23 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (1.11%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.87%) NUnit
10 8 (0.63%) gulp
11 7 (0.56%) MSTest
11 7 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (0.56%) webpack
12 6 (0.48%) Subversion
13 5 (0.40%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.40%) ReSharper
13 5 (0.40%) Xcode
14 4 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 179 (14.21%) Finance
2 112 (8.89%) Retail
3 77 (6.11%) Manufacturing
4 76 (6.03%) Advertising
5 37 (2.94%) Games
6 36 (2.86%) Law
7 28 (2.22%) Automotive
8 23 (1.83%) Marketing
9 22 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.67%) Legal
11 11 (0.87%) Banking
11 11 (0.87%) Electronics
12 7 (0.56%) Back Office
13 6 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.32%) Local Government
15 4 (0.32%) Publishing
16 2 (0.16%) Billing
17 1 (0.079%) Dutch Language
17 1 (0.079%) French Language
Job Titles
1 423 (33.57%) Developer
2 193 (15.32%) Analyst
3 160 (12.70%) .NET Developer
4 107 (8.49%) C# Developer
5 91 (7.22%) IT Support
6 88 (6.98%) Support Analyst
7 83 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 82 (6.51%) Consultant
8 82 (6.51%) Senior Developer
9 77 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 71 (5.63%) Support Engineer
11 60 (4.76%) Architect
12 59 (4.68%) Software Developer
13 56 (4.44%) Administrator
14 55 (4.37%) SharePoint Developer
15 52 (4.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 50 (3.97%) SQL Developer
17 46 (3.65%) IT Analyst
18 39 (3.10%) .NET Software Developer
18 39 (3.10%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (33.57%) .NET
2 236 (18.73%) HTML
3 210 (16.67%) CSS
4 167 (13.25%) ASP.NET
5 143 (11.35%) jQuery
6 130 (10.32%) Web Services
7 121 (9.60%) AngularJS
8 109 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 99 (7.86%) .NET Framework
10 89 (7.06%) WCF
11 81 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 75 (5.95%) Ajax
12 75 (5.95%) HTML5
13 67 (5.32%) Entity Framework
14 48 (3.81%) WinForms
15 45 (3.57%) JSON
16 44 (3.49%) Sass
17 38 (3.02%) XML
18 36 (2.86%) React
19 35 (2.78%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 41 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 34 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (2.30%) User Experience
7 28 (2.22%) Driving Licence
7 28 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.75%) Replication
9 20 (1.59%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.27%) EPoS
11 15 (1.19%) Clustering
11 15 (1.19%) NHS
12 13 (1.03%) Fat Client
12 13 (1.03%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.95%) PKI
14 11 (0.87%) Private Cloud
15 10 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
16 8 (0.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 426 (33.81%) Windows
2 224 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 116 (9.21%) Windows 10
4 98 (7.78%) Windows 7
5 88 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (4.76%) Linux
8 38 (3.02%) Windows 8
9 23 (1.83%) Unix
10 16 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.87%) Android
14 10 (0.79%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.48%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.48%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (15.71%) ITIL
3 176 (13.97%) MVC
4 166 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
5 141 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
6 111 (8.81%) Test Automation
7 84 (6.67%) ERP
7 84 (6.67%) Scrum
8 66 (5.24%) Software Engineering
9 63 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 63 (5.00%) Microservices
10 60 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
11 59 (4.68%) CRM
11 59 (4.68%) Unit Testing
12 57 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 52 (4.13%) Incident Management
13 52 (4.13%) Logistics
14 50 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (3.89%) Service Management
15 49 (3.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 524 (41.59%) SQL
2 367 (29.13%) C#
3 243 (19.29%) JavaScript
4 130 (10.32%) T-SQL
5 122 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 39 (3.10%) Java
7 38 (3.02%) C++
7 38 (3.02%) VB.NET
7 38 (3.02%) X++
8 31 (2.46%) PL/SQL
9 27 (2.14%) VB
10 18 (1.43%) TypeScript
11 16 (1.27%) VBScript
12 14 (1.11%) Python
13 13 (1.03%) C
14 12 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 12 (0.95%) VBA
15 8 (0.63%) XAML
16 7 (0.56%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 164 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (6.67%) Degree
3 75 (5.95%) MCSE
4 59 (4.68%) MCSA
5 56 (4.44%) MCP
6 32 (2.54%) Security Cleared
7 31 (2.46%) MCPD
8 20 (1.59%) DBS Check
9 19 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (1.43%) SC Cleared
11 17 (1.35%) ISTQB
12 15 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.19%) MCITP
13 14 (1.11%) CCNP
14 13 (1.03%) CCNA
14 13 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
15 12 (0.95%) BC Cleared
15 12 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (0.79%) ACCA
16 10 (0.79%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.56%) SLA
2 25 (1.98%) PMO
3 23 (1.83%) QA
4 11 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.40%) GDPR
6 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.24%) TickIT
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.079%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.079%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 285 (22.62%) Active Directory
2 116 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.46%) vSphere
5 25 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (1.75%) Docker
7 18 (1.43%) XenApp
8 16 (1.27%) BitLocker
8 16 (1.27%) Terminal Services
9 15 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.95%) Firmware
11 10 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.63%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.40%) Snort
14 5 (0.40%) XenServer
15 3 (0.24%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.079%) Xen
Systems Management
1 139 (11.03%) SCCM
2 37 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 34 (2.70%) SCOM
4 22 (1.75%) SCOrch
5 19 (1.51%) WSUS
6 18 (1.43%) SCSM
7 16 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.95%) Ansible
8 12 (0.95%) Puppet
9 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (0.79%) Kubernetes
11 8 (0.63%) SCVMM
11 8 (0.63%) Terraform
12 7 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (0.40%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.40%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.40%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 172 (13.65%) VMware
2 99 (7.86%) Citrix
3 89 (7.06%) Cisco
4 68 (5.40%) Oracle
5 50 (3.97%) SAP
6 44 (3.49%) Dell
7 41 (3.25%) Google
8 40 (3.17%) HP
9 31 (2.46%) Veeam
10 29 (2.30%) Xamarin
11 24 (1.90%) JD Edwards
12 22 (1.75%) NetApp
13 19 (1.51%) Sage
13 19 (1.51%) Tableau
14 16 (1.27%) Avaya
15 15 (1.19%) Apple
15 15 (1.19%) iManage
15 15 (1.19%) Red Hat
15 15 (1.19%) Remedy
16 13 (1.03%) McAfee