Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 165 86 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 26.32% 15.84% 19.28%
As % of the Vendors category 48.67% 37.39% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 167 84 127
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.79% +16.00%
10th Percentile £30,950 £20,672 £20,650
90th Percentile £58,300 £60,000 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,250 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.50% +6.67%

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 339 230 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 54.07% 42.36% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 307 212 326
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £27,805 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £58,625 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%

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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 96 (58.18%) SQL Server
2 93 (56.36%) SQL
3 90 (54.55%) C#
4 89 (53.94%) .NET
5 72 (43.64%) MVC
5 72 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (41.21%) HTML
7 66 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 63 (38.18%) CSS
9 62 (37.58%) T-SQL
10 60 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 57 (34.55%) jQuery
12 56 (33.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (33.33%) Web Services
13 55 (33.33%) Windows
14 52 (31.52%) Ajax
14 52 (31.52%) .NET Framework
15 51 (30.91%) WCF
15 51 (30.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 49 (29.70%) Entity Framework
17 48 (29.09%) Test Automation
18 45 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
18 45 (27.27%) Unit Testing
19 43 (26.06%) Sass
20 41 (24.85%) SOA
21 40 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
22 38 (23.03%) Mobile App
22 38 (23.03%) Mobile Application Development
22 38 (23.03%) Microservices
22 38 (23.03%) ASP.NET Core

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 17 (10.30%) Confluence
2 15 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.21%) SAS
4 2 (1.21%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.61%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 60 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (11.52%) Office 365
3 10 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (5.45%) PaaS
4 9 (5.45%) SaaS
5 5 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.82%) G Suite
6 3 (1.82%) IaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.61%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.45%) DHCP
2 9 (5.45%) DNS
3 7 (4.24%) LAN
3 7 (4.24%) WAN
4 6 (3.64%) Internet
5 5 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.82%) Wireless
7 2 (1.21%) Skype
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.61%) Firewall
8 1 (0.61%) Intranet
8 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.61%) Modbus
8 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (58.18%) SQL Server
2 51 (30.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (13.94%) Power BI
4 15 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.64%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (3.64%) QlikView
9 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.82%) OLAP
10 3 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (1.21%) Big Data
11 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (16.97%) JIRA
2 17 (10.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 17 (10.30%) Bitbucket
2 17 (10.30%) Octopus Deploy
2 17 (10.30%) TeamCity
3 12 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.24%) LoadRunner
5 7 (4.24%) NeoLoad
6 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.21%) VersionOne
6 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.61%) JUnit
7 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.61%) Selenium
7 1 (0.61%) TestRail
7 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (23.03%) Automotive
2 19 (11.52%) Retail
3 10 (6.06%) Advertising
3 10 (6.06%) Finance
4 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (40.61%) Developer
2 26 (15.76%) Analyst
3 16 (9.70%) Lead Developer
3 16 (9.70%) Software Developer
3 16 (9.70%) Software Engineer
4 13 (7.88%) Architect
4 13 (7.88%) C# Developer
5 10 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.24%) IT Support
7 7 (4.24%) Performance Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Performance Test Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Systems Architect
7 7 (4.24%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (53.94%) .NET
2 68 (41.21%) HTML
3 66 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 63 (38.18%) CSS
5 57 (34.55%) jQuery
6 56 (33.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (33.33%) Web Services
8 52 (31.52%) .NET Framework
8 52 (31.52%) Ajax
9 51 (30.91%) WCF
10 49 (29.70%) Entity Framework
11 45 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (26.06%) Sass
13 38 (23.03%) ASP.NET Core
14 16 (9.70%) AngularJS
14 16 (9.70%) HTML5
15 12 (7.27%) XML
16 9 (5.45%) LINQ
17 8 (4.85%) .NET Remoting
17 8 (4.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.03%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.85%) Social Network
4 7 (4.24%) Replication
4 7 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.42%) CMDB
6 3 (1.82%) FMCG
6 3 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.21%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Blog
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Fintech
8 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 55 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (10.30%) Windows Server
3 13 (7.88%) Windows 10
4 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.24%) Linux
6 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.64%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.82%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.21%) Unix
9 2 (1.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
1 72 (43.64%) MVC
2 48 (29.09%) Test Automation
3 45 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 41 (24.85%) SOA
5 40 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
6 38 (23.03%) Microservices
6 38 (23.03%) Mobile Application Development
7 30 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (14.55%) Software Engineering
9 20 (12.12%) Scrum
10 17 (10.30%) OO
11 15 (9.09%) Line Management
11 15 (9.09%) Project Management
12 14 (8.48%) Analytics
12 14 (8.48%) Business Analysis
13 13 (7.88%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.27%) DevOps
14 12 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 93 (56.36%) SQL
2 90 (54.55%) C#
3 62 (37.58%) T-SQL
4 33 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.85%) XAML
6 6 (3.64%) VBA
7 4 (2.42%) C++
7 4 (2.42%) Java
8 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.82%) VB
8 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.21%) C
9 2 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.21%) VB6
9 2 (1.21%) VBScript
10 1 (0.61%) Korn
10 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (11.52%) Degree
2 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.45%) MCSE
4 7 (4.24%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.82%) MCITP
5 3 (1.82%) MCTS
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCP
6 1 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) SLA
2 8 (4.85%) QA
3 2 (1.21%) GDPR
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (10.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.24%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.64%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) SCCM
2 6 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.82%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (4.24%) Cisco
2 5 (3.03%) Dell
3 4 (2.42%) Oracle
4 3 (1.82%) Cognos
4 3 (1.82%) HP
4 3 (1.82%) Veeam
4 3 (1.82%) VMware
5 2 (1.21%) Tableau
6 1 (0.61%) Apple
6 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.61%) RedGate
6 1 (0.61%) SAP
6 1 (0.61%) Siemens