The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank - 21 12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham - 6.38% 15.83%
As % of the Vendors category - 18.75% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 19
Median salary - £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Microsoft
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region.

Vendors Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 22.22% 34.04% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 41
Median salary £25,000 £38,500 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.06% +10.79%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

The demand trend of job ads across the Altrincham region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Altrincham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Altrincham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) MCSE
4 5 (26.32%) MCSA
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) MCP
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
4 5 (26.32%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 10

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham 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 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Ranorex
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) IT Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) IT Support
1 5 (26.32%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Tester
3 3 (15.79%) QA Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Agile Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Senior QA Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) LINQ
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) Fluent NHibernate
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) Lucene
4 2 (10.53%) Lucene.Net
4 2 (10.53%) NHibernate
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) COM
5 1 (5.26%) XSD
5 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum-ban
5 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCP
1 5 (26.32%) MCSA
1 5 (26.32%) MCSE
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) NetApp
1 4 (21.05%) Nimble Storage
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Telerik
3 1 (5.26%) Draytek
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec