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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 20.25% 26.32% 17.54%
As % of the Vendors category 43.24% 55.56% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 20
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +22.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
37 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 46.84% 47.37% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36 43 44
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Altrincham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Altrincham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
2 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
3 10 (33.33%) Degree
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) C#
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
7 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (16.67%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
8 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.67%) Citrix
8 5 (16.67%) Symantec
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle
9 4 (13.33%) Firewall
9 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (10.00%) Draytek
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
10 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.00%) Change Management
10 3 (10.00%) VLAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) WordPress
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
2 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (3.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) VLAN
2 3 (10.00%) Intranet
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Sales Executive
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Database Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) OAuth
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (3.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.33%) New Media
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) B2B
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.00%) UML
3 3 (10.00%) OO
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) SOA
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Telemarketing
3 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Time Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Citrix
1 5 (16.67%) Symantec
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Draytek
4 2 (6.67%) ProCurve
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter
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