Period
to 12 November 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 November 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 172 183 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 28.20% 27.98% 13.51%
As % of the Vendors category 53.75% 54.79% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 152 163 72
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £22,675
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,400 £56,725
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Leicester.

All Vendors
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 320 334 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 52.46% 51.07% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 285 277 251
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,350 £28,008 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Leicester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Leicester.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Leicester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Leicester over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leicester

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 87 (50.58%) C#
1 87 (50.58%) .NET
2 77 (44.77%) SQL
3 76 (44.19%) Azure
4 59 (34.30%) JavaScript
5 55 (31.98%) SQL Server
6 54 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (30.23%) CSS
8 51 (29.65%) ASP.NET
9 46 (26.74%) Web Services
9 46 (26.74%) Ajax
10 42 (24.42%) Windows
11 41 (23.84%) .NET Framework
12 37 (21.51%) jQuery
13 35 (20.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (19.77%) WCF
14 34 (19.77%) Test Automation
15 33 (19.19%) SDLC
16 32 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 32 (18.60%) Active Directory
17 29 (16.86%) HTML
18 28 (16.28%) MVC
18 28 (16.28%) Scrum
19 27 (15.70%) Selenium
19 27 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
20 26 (15.12%) REST
20 26 (15.12%) XML
20 26 (15.12%) ITIL
21 25 (14.53%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.16%) CICS
2 2 (1.16%) Documentum
2 2 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (1.16%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (44.19%) Azure
2 24 (13.95%) Office 365
3 10 (5.81%) Serverless
4 8 (4.65%) AWS
4 8 (4.65%) SaaS
5 7 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (4.07%) PaaS
5 7 (4.07%) Power Platform
6 6 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.74%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.74%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.74%) IaaS
8 2 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.58%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.91%) Modbus
2 5 (2.91%) VLAN
3 4 (2.33%) VoIP
4 3 (1.74%) DNS
4 3 (1.74%) RS-485
4 3 (1.74%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.16%) DHCP
5 2 (1.16%) Firewall
5 2 (1.16%) PBX
5 2 (1.16%) Skype
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.58%) LAN
6 1 (0.58%) Network Security
6 1 (0.58%) Profibus
6 1 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.58%) WAN
6 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (31.98%) SQL Server
2 35 (20.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (12.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (11.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 20 (11.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 14 (8.14%) Relational Database
8 13 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (4.07%) MySQL
10 6 (3.49%) Power BI
11 5 (2.91%) Data Lake
11 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.16%) DB2
14 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (15.70%) Selenium
2 25 (14.53%) Visual Studio
3 23 (13.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (12.79%) SoapUI
5 16 (9.30%) Git (software)
6 14 (8.14%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.23%) JIRA
8 6 (3.49%) Subversion
9 4 (2.33%) eggPlant
10 3 (1.74%) Maven
10 3 (1.74%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.58%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.58%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (13.37%) Finance
2 6 (3.49%) French Language
2 6 (3.49%) Marketing
2 6 (3.49%) Retail
3 4 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.33%) Law
3 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) German Language
4 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (47.09%) Developer
2 24 (13.95%) C# Developer
3 23 (13.37%) .NET Developer
4 22 (12.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (11.05%) Applications Developer
6 17 (9.88%) Analyst
7 13 (7.56%) IT Engineer
7 13 (7.56%) IT Support
8 11 (6.40%) Analyst Developer
8 11 (6.40%) Developer Analyst
8 11 (6.40%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.65%) Architect
10 8 (4.65%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.07%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (4.07%) IT Support Technician
11 7 (4.07%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.07%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (50.58%) .NET
2 52 (30.23%) CSS
3 51 (29.65%) ASP.NET
4 46 (26.74%) Ajax
4 46 (26.74%) Web Services
5 41 (23.84%) .NET Framework
6 37 (21.51%) jQuery
7 34 (19.77%) WCF
8 29 (16.86%) HTML
9 27 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (15.12%) REST
10 26 (15.12%) XML
11 23 (13.37%) RESTful
12 21 (12.21%) AngularJS
13 19 (11.05%) Middleware
14 17 (9.88%) .NET Core
15 13 (7.56%) Entity Framework
15 13 (7.56%) LINQ
15 13 (7.56%) Spring
15 13 (7.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.79%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.33%) FMCG
3 4 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.74%) CAN bus
4 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.16%) EPoS
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.58%) CMDB
6 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.58%) Life Science
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.42%) Windows
2 25 (14.53%) Windows 10
3 24 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.56%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.23%) Android
6 9 (5.23%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.91%) Linux
7 5 (2.91%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.74%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (19.77%) Test Automation
4 33 (19.19%) SDLC
5 28 (16.28%) MVC
5 28 (16.28%) Scrum
6 26 (15.12%) ITIL
7 23 (13.37%) API Testing
8 22 (12.79%) Data Modelling
9 21 (12.21%) ETL
9 21 (12.21%) Innovative Thinking
9 21 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (11.63%) Project Management
11 17 (9.88%) DevOps
11 17 (9.88%) Web Development
12 15 (8.72%) OOP
13 13 (7.56%) Kimball Methodology
14 12 (6.98%) Dimensional Modelling
14 12 (6.98%) OO
Programming Languages
1 87 (50.58%) C#
2 77 (44.77%) SQL
3 59 (34.30%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.21%) T-SQL
5 20 (11.63%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.81%) Java
7 8 (4.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (4.07%) PHP
8 7 (4.07%) Python
9 5 (2.91%) C
10 3 (1.74%) C++
11 2 (1.16%) COBOL
11 2 (1.16%) JCL
11 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.16%) VBA
12 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.81%) Degree
2 6 (3.49%) MCSE
2 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.16%) ISEB
4 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.16%) GDPR
2 2 (1.16%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 32 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.74%) Firmware
3 3 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.58%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (1.16%) Puppet
2 2 (1.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (4.65%) Cisco
2 6 (3.49%) Oracle
2 6 (3.49%) VMware
3 5 (2.91%) Databricks
4 2 (1.16%) IBM
4 2 (1.16%) Siemens
5 1 (0.58%) Citrix
5 1 (0.58%) CommVault
5 1 (0.58%) Google
5 1 (0.58%) HP
5 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.58%) SAP
5 1 (0.58%) Twitter