Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 93 154 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 14.37% 20.92% 25.24%
As % of the Vendors category 37.65% 41.18% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 86 114 207
Leicester median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £23,375 £20,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
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 vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 247 374 389
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 38.18% 50.82% 45.87%
Number of salaries quoted 212 285 313
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,775 £22,700 £22,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,500 £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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 44 (47.31%) SQL Server
2 41 (44.09%) .NET
3 40 (43.01%) C#
4 38 (40.86%) SQL
5 32 (34.41%) ASP.NET
6 28 (30.11%) MVC
7 24 (25.81%) Windows
8 23 (24.73%) VMware
8 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (18.28%) HTML
12 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (17.20%) NetApp
12 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (17.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
13 15 (16.13%) Mobile App
13 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (15.05%) Xamarin
14 14 (15.05%) CRM
15 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.98%) Project Management
16 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (11.83%) MCSE
16 11 (11.83%) ERP
17 10 (10.75%) MS Exchange
17 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
17 10 (10.75%) SLA
17 10 (10.75%) Analytics

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 10 (10.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (4.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (4.30%) IaaS
2 4 (4.30%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
1 2 (2.15%) LAN
1 2 (2.15%) WAN
1 2 (2.15%) Wireless
2 1 (1.08%) PBX
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.08%) MySQL
7 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (6.45%) Advertising
2 5 (5.38%) Marketing
3 4 (4.30%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Games
3 4 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Publishing
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) Developer
2 21 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.28%) Software Developer
3 17 (18.28%) SQL Developer
4 16 (17.20%) .NET Software Developer
4 16 (17.20%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.20%) Senior .NET Developer
4 16 (17.20%) Senior Developer
5 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 15 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Angular Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Senior SQL Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Senior Xamarin Developer
6 14 (15.05%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (44.09%) .NET
2 32 (34.41%) ASP.NET
3 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (18.28%) HTML
5 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.53%) CSS
6 7 (7.53%) jQuery
7 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (5.38%) Web Services
9 4 (4.30%) XML
10 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.08%) Ajax
11 1 (1.08%) CSS3
11 1 (1.08%) HTML5
11 1 (1.08%) Node.js
11 1 (1.08%) React
11 1 (1.08%) WCF
11 1 (1.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) iSeries
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.23%) Linux
4 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) Unix
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) MVC
2 21 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.05%) CRM
5 13 (13.98%) Project Management
6 11 (11.83%) ERP
7 10 (10.75%) Analytics
8 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.60%) Process Improvement
10 7 (7.53%) Data Analysis
10 7 (7.53%) ETL
10 7 (7.53%) Migration
10 7 (7.53%) SDLC
11 6 (6.45%) Web Development
12 5 (5.38%) Change Management
12 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.38%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (4.30%) Front End Development
13 4 (4.30%) Line Management
13 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) C#
2 38 (40.86%) SQL
3 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.53%) VB
5 6 (6.45%) C
6 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.15%) C++
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (17.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (11.83%) MCSE
3 8 (8.60%) Degree
4 5 (5.38%) MCTS
4 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.08%) MCP
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) QA
3 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) SCCM
2 4 (4.30%) SCOM
2 4 (4.30%) WSUS
3 1 (1.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) VMware
2 16 (17.20%) NetApp
3 14 (15.05%) Xamarin
4 7 (7.53%) Cognos
5 5 (5.38%) Tableau
6 4 (4.30%) Brio
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco
6 4 (4.30%) Cognizant
6 4 (4.30%) Coremetrics
6 4 (4.30%) Kaspersky
6 4 (4.30%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (4.30%) Omniture
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle
7 3 (3.23%) IBM
8 2 (2.15%) Citrix
8 2 (2.15%) SAP
9 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.08%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
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