Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 June 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 286 204 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 29.15% 16.52% 20.28%
As % of the Vendors category 54.37% 39.16% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 276 151 222
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,240 £20,050
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £63,625
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 Leicestershire.

All Vendors
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 526 521 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 53.62% 42.19% 48.79%
Number of salaries quoted 476 383 517
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £21,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +5 154 £45,000 +15.38% 23
Loughborough +5 10 £32,000 +33.33% 6
Hinckley -2 5 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Market Harborough -4 2 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Wigston 0 1 £27,948 -42.78% 1
Lutterworth -7 1 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 142 (49.65%) SQL Server
2 141 (49.30%) SQL
3 124 (43.36%) .NET
4 121 (42.31%) C#
5 116 (40.56%) Windows
6 87 (30.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 83 (29.02%) HTML
8 78 (27.27%) CSS
9 76 (26.57%) MVC
10 72 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (24.83%) ASP.NET
11 71 (24.83%) Microsoft Office
11 71 (24.83%) Windows Server
12 63 (22.03%) Web Services
12 63 (22.03%) Windows 10
13 60 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 58 (20.28%) T-SQL
15 56 (19.58%) jQuery
16 55 (19.23%) Windows 7
16 55 (19.23%) WCF
17 51 (17.83%) Active Directory
18 50 (17.48%) TCP/IP
19 49 (17.13%) JavaScript
20 44 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 44 (15.38%) Ajax
21 42 (14.69%) .NET Framework
22 40 (13.99%) Unit Testing
22 40 (13.99%) Entity Framework
23 36 (12.59%) Mobile App
24 35 (12.24%) Sass

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 21 (7.34%) Confluence
2 19 (6.64%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.24%) Skype for Business
4 14 (4.90%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.40%) IIS
5 4 (1.40%) SAS
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.35%) Kentico
7 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 71 (24.83%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (7.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (5.59%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.05%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 87 (30.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.74%) Office 365
3 20 (6.99%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.80%) PaaS
5 8 (2.80%) SaaS
6 3 (1.05%) G Suite
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (17.48%) TCP/IP
2 34 (11.89%) DNS
3 32 (11.19%) DHCP
4 22 (7.69%) LAN
5 21 (7.34%) WAN
6 13 (4.55%) WLAN
7 10 (3.50%) Internet
7 10 (3.50%) VoIP
8 8 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (2.45%) SAN
9 7 (2.45%) Wireless
10 4 (1.40%) Firewall
11 3 (1.05%) VPN
12 2 (0.70%) Intranet
12 2 (0.70%) NAS
12 2 (0.70%) Skype
13 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.35%) Network Security
13 1 (0.35%) VLAN
13 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (49.65%) SQL Server
2 44 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (8.39%) Power BI
4 19 (6.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.05%) Big Data
10 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.35%) MS Access
12 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (10.49%) JIRA
2 21 (7.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 21 (7.34%) Bitbucket
2 21 (7.34%) Octopus Deploy
2 21 (7.34%) TeamCity
3 12 (4.20%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.15%) MSTest
5 9 (3.15%) NUnit
6 4 (1.40%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.05%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.05%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.70%) Xcode
9 1 (0.35%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.35%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.35%) Subversion
9 1 (0.35%) TestRail
General
1 23 (8.04%) Automotive
2 20 (6.99%) Advertising
2 20 (6.99%) Retail
3 19 (6.64%) Finance
3 19 (6.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.10%) Marketing
5 4 (1.40%) Games
5 4 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (36.71%) Developer
2 56 (19.58%) .NET Developer
3 52 (18.18%) Analyst
4 44 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 41 (14.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (11.54%) Support Analyst
8 30 (10.49%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (9.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 27 (9.44%) Team Leader
11 26 (9.09%) Senior Developer
12 25 (8.74%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 23 (8.04%) SQL Analyst
14 21 (7.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 21 (7.34%) Consultant
14 21 (7.34%) SQL Support Analyst
15 20 (6.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (6.99%) Software Developer
16 17 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (5.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (43.36%) .NET
2 83 (29.02%) HTML
3 78 (27.27%) CSS
4 71 (24.83%) ASP.NET
5 63 (22.03%) Web Services
6 60 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (19.58%) jQuery
8 55 (19.23%) WCF
9 44 (15.38%) Ajax
10 42 (14.69%) .NET Framework
11 40 (13.99%) Entity Framework
12 35 (12.24%) Sass
13 34 (11.89%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (11.54%) AngularJS
15 30 (10.49%) ASP.NET Core
16 27 (9.44%) XML
17 20 (6.99%) Angular 2
18 19 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 17 (5.94%) HTML5
19 17 (5.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.59%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.80%) Social Network
5 7 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.45%) Replication
6 5 (1.75%) EPoS
7 4 (1.40%) CMDB
8 3 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.05%) iPhone
8 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.05%) User Experience
9 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.35%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.35%) LIMS
10 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 116 (40.56%) Windows
2 71 (24.83%) Windows Server
3 63 (22.03%) Windows 10
4 55 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 29 (10.14%) Windows 8
6 28 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.15%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.10%) Android
9 6 (2.10%) Linux
10 5 (1.75%) Unix
11 3 (1.05%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.57%) MVC
2 72 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (13.99%) Unit Testing
4 33 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 32 (11.19%) Microservices
5 32 (11.19%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (11.19%) Software Engineering
6 30 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (10.49%) Mobile Application Development
6 30 (10.49%) SOA
7 24 (8.39%) OO
8 23 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (7.69%) CRM
9 22 (7.69%) ITIL
10 21 (7.34%) Manual Testing
11 19 (6.64%) B2C
11 19 (6.64%) Line Management
12 17 (5.94%) Project Management
13 15 (5.24%) ERP
13 15 (5.24%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 141 (49.30%) SQL
2 121 (42.31%) C#
3 58 (20.28%) T-SQL
4 49 (17.13%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.59%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.55%) C++
7 12 (4.20%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.80%) XAML
9 3 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.05%) Java
10 2 (0.70%) C
10 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.70%) PHP
10 2 (0.70%) VBA
10 2 (0.70%) X++
11 1 (0.35%) Korn
11 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge ABL
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
11 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.94%) Degree
3 11 (3.85%) MCSE
4 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.05%) MCITP
5 2 (0.70%) ACCA
5 2 (0.70%) CCNA
5 2 (0.70%) CCNP
5 2 (0.70%) CIMA
5 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.70%) MCP
5 2 (0.70%) MCTS
6 1 (0.35%) CISM
6 1 (0.35%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.35%) SSCP
6 1 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.29%) SLA
2 6 (2.10%) QA
3 4 (1.40%) GDPR
4 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.70%) PMO
6 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 51 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.24%) Hyper-V
2 15 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.80%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.05%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (11.89%) SCCM
2 20 (6.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (9.09%) Dell
2 22 (7.69%) VMware
3 20 (6.99%) Cisco
4 19 (6.64%) Xamarin
5 12 (4.20%) Google
6 6 (2.10%) SAP
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle
7 5 (1.75%) Tableau
8 4 (1.40%) Epicor
8 4 (1.40%) Infor
8 4 (1.40%) Sage
9 3 (1.05%) Apple
9 3 (1.05%) Citrix
9 3 (1.05%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.05%) Sophos
9 3 (1.05%) Veeam
10 2 (0.70%) Juniper
10 2 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.70%) Remedy