Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 18 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 91 97 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 15.66% 11.96% 22.53%
As % of the Vendors category 31.93% 31.60% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 117 90 248
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +4.36%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,240 £22,425
90th Percentile £56,000 £52,500 £70,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -

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 285 307 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 49.05% 37.85% 46.31%
Number of salaries quoted 267 271 303
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,700 £55,000 £62,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -8.24% +10.39% -0.71%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (35.16%) SQL
1 32 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 27 (29.67%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (27.47%) .NET
4 24 (26.37%) HTML
4 24 (26.37%) Windows
5 23 (25.27%) CSS
6 21 (23.08%) C#
7 17 (18.68%) ITIL
8 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
8 15 (16.48%) Retail
9 14 (15.38%) VMware
9 14 (15.38%) XML
10 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (13.19%) HTML5
12 11 (12.09%) NetApp
12 11 (12.09%) Web Services
12 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (10.99%) ERP
13 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
13 10 (10.99%) PL/SQL
13 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (10.99%) Windows Server
14 9 (9.89%) Apple iOS
14 9 (9.89%) Android
14 9 (9.89%) MVC
14 9 (9.89%) SAP
14 9 (9.89%) MCSE
15 8 (8.79%) Oracle

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 (10.99%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.59%) OpenEdge
3 4 (4.40%) CMS
3 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.20%) Apache
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) Moodle
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Office 365
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Internet
2 7 (7.69%) LAN
2 7 (7.69%) WAN
3 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.49%) Wireless
4 4 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.40%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (4.40%) Firewall
4 4 (4.40%) MPLS
4 4 (4.40%) SAN
4 4 (4.40%) WLAN
5 3 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.30%) MySQL
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.30%) MSTest
2 3 (3.30%) NUnit
2 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 15 (16.48%) Retail
2 6 (6.59%) Marketing
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Advertising
5 3 (3.30%) Finance
5 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Games
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) Analyst
3 13 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 12 (13.19%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.79%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Junior
6 8 (8.79%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Junior Developer
6 8 (8.79%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) SAP Support
8 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Mobile Web Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) .NET
2 24 (26.37%) HTML
3 23 (25.27%) CSS
4 14 (15.38%) XML
5 12 (13.19%) HTML5
6 11 (12.09%) Web Services
7 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.59%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (6.59%) Laravel
9 6 (6.59%) NativeScript
10 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (4.40%) CSS3
10 4 (4.40%) jQuery
10 4 (4.40%) WPF
11 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.30%) LINQ
11 3 (3.30%) Silverlight
11 3 (3.30%) WCF
11 3 (3.30%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) EPoS
3 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.49%) User Experience
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.20%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) FMCG
5 1 (1.10%) iPhone
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.89%) Android
3 9 (9.89%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.30%) Unix
7 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.20%) Linux
9 1 (1.10%) CentOS
9 1 (1.10%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.68%) ITIL
2 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.99%) ERP
5 9 (9.89%) MVC
6 8 (8.79%) Web Development
7 7 (7.69%) Data Entry
7 7 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.59%) MVVM
9 5 (5.49%) Change Management
9 5 (5.49%) Project Management
9 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.40%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.40%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.40%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (4.40%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) SQL
2 21 (23.08%) C#
3 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.99%) PL/SQL
5 8 (8.79%) PHP
5 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.59%) OpenEdge ABL
7 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.40%) C++
9 3 (3.30%) C
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) Python
10 1 (1.10%) VB
10 1 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.89%) MCSE
3 8 (8.79%) MCITP
4 7 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (5.49%) CCNA
6 5 (5.49%) CCNP
6 5 (5.49%) Degree
7 4 (4.40%) CCDE
7 4 (4.40%) CCDP
7 4 (4.40%) CCIE
7 4 (4.40%) HP APS
7 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.10%) CCENT
9 1 (1.10%) ISEB
9 1 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.30%) QA
4 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) XenApp
4 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) SCCM
2 5 (5.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.40%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) VMware
2 11 (12.09%) NetApp
3 9 (9.89%) SAP
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco
6 6 (6.59%) HP
6 6 (6.59%) Progress
6 6 (6.59%) Telerik
6 6 (6.59%) Workday
7 4 (4.40%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (4.40%) ProCurve
7 4 (4.40%) Tableau
8 3 (3.30%) Adobe
8 3 (3.30%) Google
9 2 (2.20%) Blackboard
9 2 (2.20%) Citrix
9 2 (2.20%) Remedy
10 1 (1.10%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.10%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.10%) Xamarin