Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 7 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 79 163 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leicester 21.53% 24.66% 24.63%
As % of the Vendors category 50.64% 60.82% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 76 121 175
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £67,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +5.00%

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 156 268 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 42.51% 40.54% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 129 213 262
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,714
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Leicester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leicester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Leicester.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Leicester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Leicester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Leicester over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.04%) .NET
3 31 (39.24%) C#
4 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
4 23 (29.11%) SQL
4 23 (29.11%) AWS
5 22 (27.85%) Scrum
6 21 (26.58%) .NET Framework
6 21 (26.58%) DevOps
7 19 (24.05%) Azure
8 18 (22.78%) AngularJS
9 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
9 17 (21.52%) Visual Studio
9 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET
9 17 (21.52%) CSS
9 17 (21.52%) ITIL
10 16 (20.25%) jQuery
11 15 (18.99%) RESTful
11 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
11 15 (18.99%) CCNA
11 15 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (18.99%) MVC
12 14 (17.72%) Back Office
12 14 (17.72%) Law
12 14 (17.72%) Cisco
12 14 (17.72%) Web Services
12 14 (17.72%) Linux
12 14 (17.72%) ITIL V3
12 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
12 14 (17.72%) DV Cleared

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 3 (3.80%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) CICS
2 1 (1.27%) Documentum
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) AWS
2 19 (24.05%) Azure
3 11 (13.92%) Office 365
4 7 (8.86%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (8.86%) SaaS
4 7 (8.86%) Serverless
5 4 (5.06%) PaaS
5 4 (5.06%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.80%) Smartsheet
7 2 (2.53%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
1 2 (2.53%) VLAN
1 2 (2.53%) WAN
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Modbus
2 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) MySQL
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.80%) Power BI
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) DB2
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.06%) JIRA
6 3 (3.80%) Selenium
6 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (17.72%) Back Office
1 14 (17.72%) Law
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Games
4 3 (3.80%) Police
5 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Developer
2 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Full Stack Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Technical Support
5 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.86%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Support Officer
5 7 (8.86%) Technical Support Officer
6 5 (6.33%) Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Development Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Software Development Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.06%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.04%) .NET
2 21 (26.58%) .NET Framework
3 18 (22.78%) AngularJS
4 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET
4 17 (21.52%) CSS
5 16 (20.25%) jQuery
6 15 (18.99%) RESTful
7 14 (17.72%) Web Services
8 13 (16.46%) HTML
9 11 (13.92%) Ajax
9 11 (13.92%) REST
10 8 (10.13%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.86%) Node.js
11 7 (8.86%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (8.86%) SignalR
11 7 (8.86%) SOAP
11 7 (8.86%) Spring
12 4 (5.06%) Silverlight
12 4 (5.06%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Cybercrime
2 7 (8.86%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (8.86%) User Experience
3 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) CMDB
4 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.27%) EPoS
5 1 (1.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) Scrum
3 21 (26.58%) DevOps
4 17 (21.52%) ITIL
5 15 (18.99%) MVC
6 14 (17.72%) ITIL V3
6 14 (17.72%) Strategic Roadmap
7 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (13.92%) Mentoring
9 10 (12.66%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (10.13%) CRUD
10 8 (10.13%) Kanban
10 8 (10.13%) SDLC
11 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.86%) Use Case
12 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (7.59%) Project Management
13 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) C#
2 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
2 23 (29.11%) SQL
3 12 (15.19%) PHP
4 10 (12.66%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.86%) Python
6 4 (5.06%) Java
7 3 (3.80%) C++
7 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.27%) COBOL
9 1 (1.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.99%) CCNA
2 15 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (17.72%) DV Cleared
3 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.33%) Degree
6 4 (5.06%) MCSE
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PMO
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.53%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Cisco
2 5 (6.33%) SAP
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) Remedy
3 4 (5.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) GoCardless
4 1 (1.27%) Google
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) Siemens