Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 12 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 154 166 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 22.22% 25.70% 13.07%
As % of the Vendors category 52.56% 51.39% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 121 162 82
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +15.38% -8.24%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,725 £25,125
90th Percentile £56,500 £67,500 £60,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +5.00% +3.90%

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 293 323 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 42.28% 50.00% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 249 290 216
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.05% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,300 £27,500 £26,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,900 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.20% +2.25% -

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 16 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 61 (39.61%) C#
2 59 (38.31%) SQL
3 55 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 45 (29.22%) .NET
4 45 (29.22%) Windows
5 39 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (23.38%) Active Directory
7 32 (20.78%) Degree
8 31 (20.13%) Manufacturing
8 31 (20.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (20.13%) Windows Server
9 30 (19.48%) Visual Studio
10 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Office
11 28 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 24 (15.58%) Linux
12 24 (15.58%) Java
13 23 (14.94%) Web Services
14 22 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 22 (14.29%) Spring
15 21 (13.64%) Software Engineering
15 21 (13.64%) JavaScript
15 21 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (13.64%) Office 365
16 20 (12.99%) Android
16 20 (12.99%) Apple iOS
16 20 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (12.34%) ERP
17 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Excel
17 19 (12.34%) Firmware
17 19 (12.34%) Scrum

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 16 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.60%) Apache
2 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.60%) Movex
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (13.64%) Office 365
3 5 (3.25%) GitHub
3 5 (3.25%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 17 (11.04%) Modbus
2 17 (11.04%) RS-485
3 15 (9.74%) DHCP
3 15 (9.74%) DNS
4 5 (3.25%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.60%) Bluetooth
5 4 (2.60%) Firewall
6 3 (1.95%) Internet
6 3 (1.95%) LAN
6 3 (1.95%) WAN
7 2 (1.30%) MPLS
7 2 (1.30%) VLAN
7 2 (1.30%) VoIP
7 2 (1.30%) VPN
7 2 (1.30%) Wireless
8 1 (0.65%) 4G
8 1 (0.65%) Network Security
8 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.84%) Qlik Sense
4 9 (5.84%) QlikView
4 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.25%) Power BI
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.30%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.30%) OLAP
10 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (19.48%) Visual Studio
2 21 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (11.04%) Maven
3 17 (11.04%) Robot Framework
4 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.55%) Selenium
4 7 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.60%) eggPlant
6 4 (2.60%) Subversion
7 3 (1.95%) JIRA
8 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 1 (0.65%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.65%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.65%) TestRail
General
1 31 (20.13%) Manufacturing
2 12 (7.79%) Finance
3 10 (6.49%) Marketing
4 7 (4.55%) Retail
5 4 (2.60%) Electronics
6 2 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (27.92%) Developer
2 29 (18.83%) Analyst
3 19 (12.34%) Software Engineer
3 19 (12.34%) Support Analyst
4 18 (11.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (8.44%) .NET Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) IT Support
7 11 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Consultant
9 8 (5.19%) IT Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.22%) .NET
2 23 (14.94%) Web Services
3 22 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 22 (14.29%) Spring
4 19 (12.34%) .NET Framework
5 17 (11.04%) HTML
6 15 (9.74%) XML
7 14 (9.09%) CSS
8 12 (7.79%) COM
9 11 (7.14%) .NET Core
9 11 (7.14%) SOAP
10 9 (5.84%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.19%) JSON
12 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (4.55%) REST
13 6 (3.90%) HTML5
13 6 (3.90%) jQuery
13 6 (3.90%) RESTful
14 5 (3.25%) Ajax
14 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.04%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (8.44%) CAN bus
4 6 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.60%) CPLD
5 4 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.95%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.95%) FMCG
7 2 (1.30%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.30%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.65%) EPoS
8 1 (0.65%) Life Science
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.22%) Windows
2 31 (20.13%) Windows Server
3 24 (15.58%) Linux
4 20 (12.99%) Android
4 20 (12.99%) Apple iOS
5 18 (11.69%) Windows 10
6 16 (10.39%) Windows 7
7 13 (8.44%) FreeRTOS
8 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.65%) Unix
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 20 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (12.34%) ERP
4 19 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (12.34%) Scrum
5 16 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (10.39%) Process Improvement
6 15 (9.74%) DevOps
6 15 (9.74%) Time Management
7 14 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 13 (8.44%) Analytics
9 12 (7.79%) OO
10 11 (7.14%) Logistics
10 11 (7.14%) MVC
11 9 (5.84%) Computer Science
11 9 (5.84%) ITIL
11 9 (5.84%) Predictive Analytics
11 9 (5.84%) TDD
11 9 (5.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 61 (39.61%) C#
2 59 (38.31%) SQL
3 24 (15.58%) Java
4 21 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 18 (11.69%) C
6 14 (9.09%) C++
7 12 (7.79%) VBA
8 8 (5.19%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.30%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.30%) VB
12 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.65%) PHP
12 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.65%) Python
12 1 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (20.78%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.60%) ISEB
4 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) MCP
5 1 (0.65%) MCSA
5 1 (0.65%) MCSE
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) SLA
2 6 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.95%) GDPR
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 36 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.34%) Firmware
3 4 (2.60%) Docker
4 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (2.60%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.65%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (8.44%) Dell
2 12 (7.79%) VMware
3 8 (5.19%) McAfee
4 6 (3.90%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.25%) SAP
6 4 (2.60%) EMC
6 4 (2.60%) Infor
7 3 (1.95%) HP
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle
8 2 (1.30%) Cisco
8 2 (1.30%) Databricks
8 2 (1.30%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.65%) Adobe
9 1 (0.65%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.65%) Avaya
9 1 (0.65%) Cognos
9 1 (0.65%) CommVault
9 1 (0.65%) Samsung
9 1 (0.65%) Tableau
9 1 (0.65%) Twitter