Period
to 22 September 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 22 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 285 169 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 30.61% 18.19% 18.50%
As % of the Vendors category 54.70% 37.72% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 274 138 217
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,775 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,275 £60,000
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 521 448 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 55.96% 48.22% 48.86%
Number of salaries quoted 469 378 565
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +1 166 £42,500 +13.33% 19
Loughborough +7 11 £37,000 +55.79% 4
Hinckley -2 4 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Market Harborough - 3 £40,000 - 11
Melton Mowbray - 2 £32,500 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +1 1 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 162 (56.84%) SQL Server
2 140 (49.12%) SQL
3 133 (46.67%) C#
4 131 (45.96%) .NET
5 94 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (31.93%) Windows
7 90 (31.58%) HTML
8 86 (30.18%) MVC
9 84 (29.47%) CSS
10 83 (29.12%) Microsoft Azure
11 81 (28.42%) T-SQL
12 80 (28.07%) ASP.NET
13 68 (23.86%) jQuery
14 64 (22.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 62 (21.75%) Ajax
15 62 (21.75%) Web Services
15 62 (21.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (20.70%) .NET Framework
17 56 (19.65%) WCF
17 56 (19.65%) JavaScript
18 50 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
19 49 (17.19%) Entity Framework
19 49 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
20 48 (16.84%) Test Automation
21 46 (16.14%) Unit Testing
22 45 (15.79%) Active Directory
23 44 (15.44%) AngularJS
23 44 (15.44%) Sass
24 42 (14.74%) TCP/IP
25 41 (14.39%) SOA

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 27 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.96%) Confluence
3 6 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.40%) IIS
6 3 (1.05%) SAS
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 36 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (9.47%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (3.16%) NetSuite
4 6 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 83 (29.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (11.23%) Office 365
3 17 (5.96%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (3.86%) SaaS
5 10 (3.51%) PaaS
6 8 (2.81%) G Suite
7 7 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.40%) IaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.35%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 42 (14.74%) TCP/IP
2 29 (10.18%) DNS
3 28 (9.82%) DHCP
4 20 (7.02%) LAN
5 19 (6.67%) WAN
6 10 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (2.46%) Internet
8 6 (2.11%) SAN
8 6 (2.11%) Wireless
9 5 (1.75%) WLAN
10 4 (1.40%) Firewall
11 3 (1.05%) Intranet
12 2 (0.70%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.70%) NAS
12 2 (0.70%) Skype
12 2 (0.70%) VoIP
13 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.35%) Modbus
13 1 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (56.84%) SQL Server
2 64 (22.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (10.53%) Power BI
4 26 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (4.91%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.21%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (2.81%) OLAP
9 8 (2.81%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.11%) Qlik Sense
10 6 (2.11%) QlikView
10 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.05%) Big Data
13 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (10.18%) JIRA
2 22 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.02%) Visual Studio
4 17 (5.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (5.96%) Bitbucket
4 17 (5.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (5.96%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.46%) LoadRunner
5 7 (2.46%) NeoLoad
6 5 (1.75%) Xcode
7 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.70%) JUnit
7 2 (0.70%) VersionOne
7 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.35%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.35%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.35%) Selenium
8 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (14.04%) Automotive
2 25 (8.77%) Retail
3 23 (8.07%) Finance
4 19 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.96%) Advertising
6 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (41.05%) Developer
2 45 (15.79%) Analyst
3 40 (14.04%) C# Developer
4 36 (12.63%) .NET Developer
5 30 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (9.82%) Software Developer
7 25 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (7.37%) Software Engineer
9 18 (6.32%) Consultant
10 16 (5.61%) Lead Developer
11 15 (5.26%) Architect
11 15 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 15 (5.26%) Team Leader
12 14 (4.91%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 13 (4.56%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.21%) C# Software Developer
14 12 (4.21%) Support Analyst
15 11 (3.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (3.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (3.86%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (45.96%) .NET
2 90 (31.58%) HTML
3 84 (29.47%) CSS
4 80 (28.07%) ASP.NET
5 68 (23.86%) jQuery
6 62 (21.75%) Ajax
6 62 (21.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (21.75%) Web Services
7 59 (20.70%) .NET Framework
8 56 (19.65%) WCF
9 49 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (17.19%) Entity Framework
10 44 (15.44%) AngularJS
10 44 (15.44%) Sass
11 38 (13.33%) ASP.NET Core
12 33 (11.58%) HTML5
13 17 (5.96%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (5.61%) XML
15 13 (4.56%) WinForms
16 12 (4.21%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.68%) Mobile App
2 19 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.56%) Replication
4 9 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.81%) Social Network
6 6 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.40%) CMDB
7 4 (1.40%) LIMS
7 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.05%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.05%) FMCG
9 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.35%) Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.35%) Fintech
10 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (31.93%) Windows
2 41 (14.39%) Windows Server
3 26 (9.12%) Windows 10
4 22 (7.72%) Windows 7
5 15 (5.26%) Linux
6 13 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.81%) Mac OS
8 8 (2.81%) Unix
9 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.11%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (30.18%) MVC
3 50 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (16.84%) Test Automation
5 46 (16.14%) Unit Testing
6 41 (14.39%) Performance Tuning
6 41 (14.39%) SOA
7 38 (13.33%) Microservices
7 38 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 32 (11.23%) Software Engineering
9 31 (10.88%) Scrum
10 29 (10.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (9.12%) ERP
11 26 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (8.42%) Business Analysis
13 22 (7.72%) OO
14 19 (6.67%) Analytics
14 19 (6.67%) CRM
15 17 (5.96%) Migration
15 17 (5.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (49.12%) SQL
2 133 (46.67%) C#
3 81 (28.42%) T-SQL
4 56 (19.65%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.86%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.16%) VBA
7 8 (2.81%) XAML
8 6 (2.11%) Java
8 6 (2.11%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.75%) C++
9 5 (1.75%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.40%) Python
11 3 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.05%) VB
12 2 (0.70%) C
12 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.70%) VB6
12 2 (0.70%) VBScript
12 2 (0.70%) X++
13 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (7.02%) Degree
3 10 (3.51%) MCSE
4 7 (2.46%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.05%) MCITP
5 3 (1.05%) MCTS
6 2 (0.70%) ACCA
6 2 (0.70%) CIMA
6 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.70%) MCP
7 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.35%) MCSA
7 1 (0.35%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.67%) SLA
2 10 (3.51%) QA
3 3 (1.05%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 45 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.56%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.11%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (8.07%) SCCM
2 14 (4.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.05%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (5.61%) Cisco
1 16 (5.61%) Dell
2 14 (4.91%) VMware
3 12 (4.21%) Xamarin
4 11 (3.86%) JD Edwards
4 11 (3.86%) Oracle
5 8 (2.81%) Cognos
5 8 (2.81%) Veeam
6 5 (1.75%) SAP
7 3 (1.05%) Citrix
7 3 (1.05%) Epicor
7 3 (1.05%) HP
7 3 (1.05%) Infor
7 3 (1.05%) Tableau
8 2 (0.70%) Apple
8 2 (0.70%) Google
8 2 (0.70%) Sage
8 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.35%) Siemens
9 1 (0.35%) Sophos