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 3 months to 28 April 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 125 124 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 17.15% 18.48% 23.11%
As % of the Vendors category 40.06% 38.87% 57.53%
Number of salaries quoted 72 92 132
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £21,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

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 Leicestershire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 312 319 292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 42.80% 47.54% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 195 239 235
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -5 53 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Hinckley - 5 £42,500 - 2
Loughborough - 4 £27,500 - 1
Market Harborough - 1 £20,000 -
Wigston - 1 £48,840 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 79 (38.92%) SQL
2 65 (32.02%) .NET
2 65 (32.02%) SQL Server
3 60 (29.56%) C#
4 53 (26.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 50 (24.63%) Windows
6 48 (23.65%) ASP.NET
7 38 (18.72%) HTML
8 35 (17.24%) MVC
9 32 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
9 32 (15.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (15.27%) Retail
11 30 (14.78%) Project Management
12 29 (14.29%) XML
13 28 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (13.79%) Marketing
14 27 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (12.81%) VMware
15 26 (12.81%) ERP
16 25 (12.32%) Active Directory
17 24 (11.82%) Visual Studio
18 22 (10.84%) AngularJS
19 21 (10.34%) Degree
19 21 (10.34%) CSS
19 21 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (9.85%) JavaScript
20 20 (9.85%) E-Commerce
20 20 (9.85%) Migration
20 20 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (9.36%) Windows Server

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 18 (8.87%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.88%) CMS
3 11 (5.42%) IIS
4 8 (3.94%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.96%) SAS
7 3 (1.48%) CICS
7 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (26.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (7.39%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.97%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) Lawson
4 1 (0.49%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.94%) Office 365
3 4 (1.97%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.97%) IaaS
3 4 (1.97%) PaaS
4 3 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.48%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.48%) SaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) Wireless
2 9 (4.43%) LAN
3 7 (3.45%) WAN
4 6 (2.96%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.97%) DHCP
5 4 (1.97%) DNS
5 4 (1.97%) Firewall
5 4 (1.97%) SAN
5 4 (1.97%) VoIP
6 3 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.99%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.99%) LDAP
7 2 (0.99%) Skype
7 2 (0.99%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.49%) Internet
8 1 (0.49%) Intranet
8 1 (0.49%) MPLS
8 1 (0.49%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (32.02%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.96%) DB2
6 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.48%) DTS
10 1 (0.49%) Adabas
10 1 (0.49%) MS Access
10 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.49%) Power BI
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (11.82%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.40%) Selenium
3 8 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 31 (15.27%) Retail
2 28 (13.79%) Marketing
3 18 (8.87%) Finance
4 11 (5.42%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.46%) Advertising
5 5 (2.46%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.46%) Publishing
6 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.48%) French Language
7 3 (1.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (28.08%) Analyst
2 54 (26.60%) Developer
3 32 (15.76%) .NET Developer
4 26 (12.81%) SQL Developer
5 24 (11.82%) C# Developer
6 22 (10.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (8.37%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (8.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (8.37%) Senior Developer
7 17 (8.37%) Support Analyst
8 15 (7.39%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (7.39%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 15 (7.39%) Senior C# Developer
8 15 (7.39%) Senior SQL Developer
9 14 (6.90%) IT Support
9 14 (6.90%) Software Developer
10 13 (6.40%) Content Editor
10 13 (6.40%) Test Analyst
10 13 (6.40%) Web Content Editor
10 13 (6.40%) Website Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (32.02%) .NET
2 48 (23.65%) ASP.NET
3 38 (18.72%) HTML
4 32 (15.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (14.29%) XML
6 22 (10.84%) AngularJS
7 21 (10.34%) CSS
8 15 (7.39%) jQuery
9 11 (5.42%) HTML5
10 10 (4.93%) .NET Framework
10 10 (4.93%) WPF
11 9 (4.43%) Web Services
12 7 (3.45%) Ajax
12 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (3.45%) MSMQ
12 7 (3.45%) Node.js
12 7 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (3.45%) RESTful
12 7 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.40%) Virtual Team
4 10 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.96%) User Experience
7 4 (1.97%) Clustering
8 3 (1.48%) EPoS
8 3 (1.48%) iPad
9 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.99%) iSeries
9 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.49%) CCTV
10 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.63%) Windows
2 19 (9.36%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.43%) Unix
4 9 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.46%) Linux
6 4 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.48%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.24%) MVC
2 30 (14.78%) Project Management
3 28 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (12.81%) ERP
6 20 (9.85%) E-Commerce
6 20 (9.85%) Migration
7 17 (8.37%) ITIL
8 16 (7.88%) Online Marketing
8 16 (7.88%) Regression Testing
8 16 (7.88%) SDLC
9 15 (7.39%) Business Analysis
10 14 (6.90%) CRM
11 13 (6.40%) Automation Testing
11 13 (6.40%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 13 (6.40%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.91%) Process Improvement
13 11 (5.42%) Analytics
14 9 (4.43%) Data Modelling
14 9 (4.43%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (38.92%) SQL
2 60 (29.56%) C#
3 20 (9.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.39%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.93%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.94%) C
6 8 (3.94%) VB
7 7 (3.45%) F#
7 7 (3.45%) Ruby
8 6 (2.96%) VBScript
9 5 (2.46%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.97%) C++
11 3 (1.48%) COBOL
11 3 (1.48%) Java
11 3 (1.48%) JCL
11 3 (1.48%) XAML
12 2 (0.99%) VB6
13 1 (0.49%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.49%) Python
13 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (10.34%) Degree
1 21 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (4.93%) MCSE
4 5 (2.46%) A+ Certification
4 5 (2.46%) MCTS
4 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.99%) ISEB
6 1 (0.49%) CCNA
6 1 (0.49%) CCNP
6 1 (0.49%) MCITP
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.87%) QA
2 16 (7.88%) SLA
3 8 (3.94%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.99%) PMO
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.48%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.99%) vSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) SCCM
2 9 (4.43%) WSUS
3 7 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (3.45%) Kibana
4 5 (2.46%) SCOM
5 3 (1.48%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (12.81%) VMware
2 14 (6.90%) NetApp
3 12 (5.91%) Xamarin
4 9 (4.43%) JD Edwards
5 8 (3.94%) IBM
5 8 (3.94%) Oracle
6 7 (3.45%) Citrix
6 7 (3.45%) HP
7 6 (2.96%) Cognos
7 6 (2.96%) Dell
7 6 (2.96%) SAP
8 5 (2.46%) Tableau
9 4 (1.97%) Brio
9 4 (1.97%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.97%) Coremetrics
9 4 (1.97%) Google
9 4 (1.97%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.97%) Omniture
10 3 (1.48%) Altiris
10 3 (1.48%) Telerik
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