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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 6.76% 16.22% 17.02%
As % of the Vendors category 22.73% 48.65% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 23
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
22 37 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 29.73% 33.33% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 52
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) Marketing
6 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (20.00%) Google
6 3 (20.00%) New Media
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) Apache
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) New Media
3 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.67%) Telematics
4 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) AppSense
3 1 (6.67%) Brocade
3 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
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Recruitx
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago