Period
to 22 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 319 259 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 27.48% 25.57% 14.81%
As % of the Vendors category 58.64% 48.78% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 184 269 155
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,900 £25,000 £21,550
90th Percentile £53,225 £57,500 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 544 531 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 46.86% 52.42% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 347 476 388
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £58,750
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 22 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +10 209 £40,000 -12.09% 7
Loughborough +1 13 £52,500 +101.92% 6
Hinckley +2 12 £36,250 +3.57%
Market Harborough +4 6 £47,500 +26.67% 8
Coalville +1 3 £29,125 +40.97%
Lutterworth +2 2 £50,000 +53.85%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 144 (45.14%) SQL
2 143 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 133 (41.69%) C#
4 132 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (33.86%) Visual Studio
6 95 (29.78%) Manufacturing
7 93 (29.15%) Degree
8 85 (26.65%) Windows
9 79 (24.76%) Linux
10 78 (24.45%) Java
11 74 (23.20%) Marketing
12 72 (22.57%) .NET
12 72 (22.57%) Scrum
13 71 (22.26%) Business Intelligence
14 69 (21.63%) Spring
14 69 (21.63%) Software Engineering
15 67 (21.00%) Maven
15 67 (21.00%) Firmware
15 67 (21.00%) Time Management
15 67 (21.00%) Android
15 67 (21.00%) Apple iOS
16 65 (20.38%) Robot Framework
17 61 (19.12%) Data Warehouse
18 60 (18.81%) T-SQL
19 59 (18.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 59 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
20 58 (18.18%) TCP/IP
21 57 (17.87%) C
22 56 (17.55%) C++
23 53 (16.61%) Team Foundation 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 31 (9.72%) SAS
2 25 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 24 (7.52%) Apache
4 8 (2.51%) CICS
4 8 (2.51%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.88%) WordPress
6 4 (1.25%) IIS
6 4 (1.25%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.63%) nginx
7 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (13.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.88%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (8.46%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.82%) Movex
3 5 (1.57%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.31%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 50 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (11.29%) Office 365
3 33 (10.34%) GitHub
4 9 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.88%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.88%) MailChimp
6 5 (1.57%) SaaS
7 3 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.94%) IaaS
7 3 (0.94%) NuGet
8 2 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.63%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.63%) PaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 51 (15.99%) Modbus
2 51 (15.99%) RS-485
3 14 (4.39%) DNS
4 13 (4.08%) DHCP
5 9 (2.82%) Ethernet
5 9 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (2.51%) Bluetooth
7 5 (1.57%) Firewall
7 5 (1.57%) Internet
8 4 (1.25%) LAN
9 3 (0.94%) SAN
9 3 (0.94%) VoIP
9 3 (0.94%) WAN
10 2 (0.63%) MPLS
10 2 (0.63%) Skype
10 2 (0.63%) SSL
10 2 (0.63%) VLAN
10 2 (0.63%) VPN
10 2 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 61 (19.12%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (18.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (15.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 48 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (10.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 26 (8.15%) Power BI
7 22 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (5.96%) Hadoop
8 19 (5.96%) Relational Database
8 19 (5.96%) SAS EBI
9 17 (5.33%) Big Data
9 17 (5.33%) Qlik Sense
9 17 (5.33%) QlikView
10 13 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
13 10 (3.13%) Redis
14 9 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 108 (33.86%) Visual Studio
2 67 (21.00%) Maven
3 65 (20.38%) Robot Framework
4 53 (16.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (13.48%) Jenkins
6 29 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 24 (7.52%) Subversion
8 15 (4.70%) TeamCity
9 11 (3.45%) CppUnit
10 10 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (2.19%) JIRA
12 6 (1.88%) Visual Studio Code
13 4 (1.25%) Bazaar
14 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.63%) Selenium
14 2 (0.63%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.63%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.63%) TestRail
14 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 95 (29.78%) Manufacturing
2 74 (23.20%) Marketing
3 34 (10.66%) Retail
4 14 (4.39%) Finance
5 11 (3.45%) Automotive
6 8 (2.51%) Electronics
7 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (37.62%) Developer
2 65 (20.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 58 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 48 (15.05%) Analyst
5 38 (11.91%) Senior Developer
6 29 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 28 (8.78%) Embedded Engineer
7 28 (8.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 25 (7.84%) Lead Software Engineer
9 22 (6.90%) Support Analyst
10 20 (6.27%) C# Developer
11 19 (5.96%) .NET Developer
11 19 (5.96%) Software Developer
12 17 (5.33%) SSRS Developer
12 17 (5.33%) Test Engineer
13 16 (5.02%) Lead Developer
13 16 (5.02%) Senior Software Engineer
14 15 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Lead
15 14 (4.39%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (22.57%) .NET
2 69 (21.63%) Spring
3 50 (15.67%) HTML
4 36 (11.29%) .NET Framework
4 36 (11.29%) ASP.NET
4 36 (11.29%) MDX
5 33 (10.34%) COM
5 33 (10.34%) CSS
6 29 (9.09%) JSON
7 27 (8.46%) HTML5
8 26 (8.15%) RESTful
9 22 (6.90%) Web Services
10 20 (6.27%) XML
11 18 (5.64%) .NET Core
12 17 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (5.02%) jQuery
14 15 (4.70%) REST
14 15 (4.70%) SOAP
15 11 (3.45%) Node.js
16 10 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (15.67%) Embedded Systems
3 43 (13.48%) CAN bus
4 28 (8.78%) Device Driver
5 16 (5.02%) Social Media
6 14 (4.39%) User Experience
7 8 (2.51%) CPLD
7 8 (2.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.88%) Blog
8 6 (1.88%) FMCG
9 5 (1.57%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.25%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.94%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.94%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.63%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 85 (26.65%) Windows
2 79 (24.76%) Linux
3 67 (21.00%) Android
3 67 (21.00%) Apple iOS
4 49 (15.36%) Windows Server
5 43 (13.48%) FreeRTOS
6 14 (4.39%) Windows 10
7 13 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.63%) Unix
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.31%) VMS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (22.57%) Scrum
3 71 (22.26%) Business Intelligence
4 69 (21.63%) Software Engineering
5 67 (21.00%) Time Management
6 48 (15.05%) Visualisation
7 44 (13.79%) Unit Testing
8 42 (13.17%) ETL
9 41 (12.85%) Business Analysis
10 39 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (11.91%) ERP
12 37 (11.60%) DevOps
13 32 (10.03%) MVC
14 31 (9.72%) Analytics
15 30 (9.40%) Cybersecurity
16 29 (9.09%) OO
16 29 (9.09%) TDD
16 29 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
17 28 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (7.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 144 (45.14%) SQL
2 133 (41.69%) C#
3 78 (24.45%) Java
4 60 (18.81%) T-SQL
5 57 (17.87%) C
6 56 (17.55%) C++
7 52 (16.30%) JavaScript
8 33 (10.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 19 (5.96%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.96%) VBA
10 14 (4.39%) R
11 11 (3.45%) Embedded C
11 11 (3.45%) Python
11 11 (3.45%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.82%) Perl
12 9 (2.82%) Ruby
12 9 (2.82%) VB
13 8 (2.51%) COBOL
13 8 (2.51%) JCL
13 8 (2.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 93 (29.15%) Degree
2 15 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.94%) ISEB
5 2 (0.63%) MCP
5 2 (0.63%) MCSE
5 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) MCSA
6 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.40%) GDPR
2 13 (4.08%) SLA
3 11 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.45%) QA
4 9 (2.82%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (21.00%) Firmware
2 39 (12.23%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.88%) Docker
3 6 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.39%) SCCM
2 4 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.63%) SCOM
3 2 (0.63%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.31%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (10.34%) Tableau
2 22 (6.90%) VMware
3 14 (4.39%) Dell
3 14 (4.39%) JD Edwards
4 11 (3.45%) McAfee
5 9 (2.82%) Infor
6 8 (2.51%) EMC
6 8 (2.51%) IBM
7 6 (1.88%) Adobe
7 6 (1.88%) Google
7 6 (1.88%) Oracle
7 6 (1.88%) SAP
7 6 (1.88%) Twitter
7 6 (1.88%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.57%) Cisco
8 5 (1.57%) Cognos
8 5 (1.57%) HP
9 3 (0.94%) NetApp
9 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.63%) Avaya