Period
to 18 January 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 18 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 174 203 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.67% 14.95% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 37.26% 35.80% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 181 176 320
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £21,780
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £70,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 467 567 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 50.11% 41.75% 47.49%
Number of salaries quoted 415 474 485
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +10.39% -
10th Percentile £26,100 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,750
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% -4.40%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +3 90 £40,000 -5.88% 31
Market Harborough -5 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Loughborough +3 3 £25,000 -50.00% 3
Coalville +3 3 £20,661 -40.97% 1
Lutterworth 0 1 £32,500 +58.54%
Hinckley -1 1 - - 4
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 70 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 58 (33.33%) SQL
3 55 (31.61%) Windows
4 45 (25.86%) .NET
5 43 (24.71%) C#
6 38 (21.84%) Microsoft Office
6 38 (21.84%) Windows Server
7 34 (19.54%) HTML
7 34 (19.54%) CSS
8 32 (18.39%) Retail
8 32 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (17.82%) JavaScript
10 29 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 28 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (14.94%) Windows 7
13 24 (13.79%) MVC
14 22 (12.64%) TCP/IP
14 22 (12.64%) Active Directory
15 20 (11.49%) Dynamics AX
16 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (10.92%) ITIL
17 18 (10.34%) XML
17 18 (10.34%) ERP
17 18 (10.34%) HTML5
17 18 (10.34%) SCCM
18 17 (9.77%) VMware
18 17 (9.77%) T-SQL
19 16 (9.20%) DNS
19 16 (9.20%) Dell

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 12 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.02%) CMS
4 6 (3.45%) OpenEdge
5 4 (2.30%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.30%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.72%) IIS
6 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.15%) Apache
7 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.15%) Moodle
Applications
1 38 (21.84%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (11.49%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.15%) Magento
4 2 (1.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.32%) Office 365
3 9 (5.17%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.64%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.20%) DNS
3 15 (8.62%) DHCP
4 10 (5.75%) LAN
4 10 (5.75%) WAN
5 8 (4.60%) Internet
6 7 (4.02%) Firewall
7 5 (2.87%) Wireless
8 4 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.30%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (2.30%) MPLS
8 4 (2.30%) SAN
8 4 (2.30%) VPN
8 4 (2.30%) WLAN
9 3 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.15%) Network Security
10 2 (1.15%) SSL
10 2 (1.15%) VLAN
11 1 (0.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.72%) MySQL
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.57%) GIS
7 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.57%) Power BI
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.60%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.72%) MSTest
3 3 (1.72%) NUnit
4 1 (0.57%) Selenium
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (18.39%) Retail
2 13 (7.47%) Advertising
3 12 (6.90%) Finance
4 8 (4.60%) Marketing
5 7 (4.02%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.87%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) French Language
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (30.46%) Developer
2 39 (22.41%) Analyst
3 24 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 20 (11.49%) .NET Developer
4 20 (11.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 18 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 16 (9.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (9.20%) Consultant
7 13 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.47%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
8 12 (6.90%) SQL Support Analyst
9 11 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 11 (6.32%) Applications Developer
9 11 (6.32%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Web Developer
10 10 (5.75%) Applications Support
10 10 (5.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.86%) .NET
2 34 (19.54%) CSS
2 34 (19.54%) HTML
3 18 (10.34%) HTML5
3 18 (10.34%) XML
4 16 (9.20%) jQuery
5 15 (8.62%) ASP.NET
6 13 (7.47%) .NET Framework
6 13 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (6.32%) Web Services
8 10 (5.75%) CSS3
9 9 (5.17%) JSON
9 9 (5.17%) LINQ
10 7 (4.02%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
11 6 (3.45%) Laravel
11 6 (3.45%) NativeScript
12 5 (2.87%) Entity Framework
12 5 (2.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.60%) EPoS
3 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.87%) User Experience
4 4 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.72%) Clustering
5 3 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.15%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.15%) PKI
6 2 (1.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.61%) Windows
2 38 (21.84%) Windows Server
3 29 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 26 (14.94%) Windows 7
5 19 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.17%) Android
7 9 (5.17%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.60%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.30%) Linux
10 3 (1.72%) Unix
10 3 (1.72%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.57%) CentOS
12 1 (0.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.79%) MVC
3 19 (10.92%) ITIL
4 18 (10.34%) ERP
5 13 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (7.47%) SDLC
6 11 (6.32%) E-Commerce
6 11 (6.32%) OO
7 9 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (4.60%) Manual Testing
8 8 (4.60%) Web Development
9 7 (4.02%) Data Entry
9 7 (4.02%) Project Management
10 6 (3.45%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.45%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (3.45%) Logistics
10 6 (3.45%) MVVM
10 6 (3.45%) Unit Testing
11 5 (2.87%) Content Management
11 5 (2.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (33.33%) SQL
2 43 (24.71%) C#
3 31 (17.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.77%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.75%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.60%) PHP
7 7 (4.02%) C++
8 6 (3.45%) OpenEdge ABL
8 6 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.30%) C
9 4 (2.30%) X++
10 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.57%) Python
10 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.57%) VB
10 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (6.90%) Degree
1 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.75%) MCSE
3 8 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.60%) MCITP
4 7 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.45%) CCNA
5 6 (3.45%) CCNP
5 6 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.30%) CCDE
6 4 (2.30%) CCDP
6 4 (2.30%) CCIE
6 4 (2.30%) HP APS
6 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.15%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.15%) CISM
7 2 (1.15%) CISSP
7 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.45%) QA
1 6 (3.45%) SLA
2 4 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.15%) GDPR
4 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.15%) PMO
5 1 (0.57%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.02%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.57%) Firmware
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) XenApp
4 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (10.34%) SCCM
2 7 (4.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.30%) SmoothWall
4 2 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (9.77%) VMware
2 16 (9.20%) Dell
3 14 (8.05%) SAP
4 13 (7.47%) Oracle
5 12 (6.90%) Cisco
5 12 (6.90%) NetApp
6 7 (4.02%) JD Edwards
6 7 (4.02%) Telerik
7 6 (3.45%) Progress
7 6 (3.45%) Workday
7 6 (3.45%) Xamarin
8 5 (2.87%) HP
8 5 (2.87%) Sage
9 4 (2.30%) Citrix
9 4 (2.30%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.30%) ProCurve
9 4 (2.30%) Tableau
10 3 (1.72%) Adobe
10 3 (1.72%) Google
11 2 (1.15%) Epicor