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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 16.96% 19.05% 23.81%
As % of the Vendors category 47.50% 48.28% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 18
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
40 58 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 35.71% 39.46% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 28
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
3 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
3 10 (34.48%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle
4 9 (31.03%) Citrix
4 9 (31.03%) Degree
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (27.59%) UNIX
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (24.14%) MS Office
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (24.14%) Project Management
6 7 (24.14%) Information Security
7 6 (20.69%) HP
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) VMware
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Symantec
9 4 (13.79%) MCSE
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) EMC
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (13.79%) SAN
9 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
9 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (24.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Graduate
2 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) IT Support
4 1 (3.45%) C# Programmer
4 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Change and Release Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Release Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) WinForms
2 2 (6.90%) COM
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) WPF
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) LINQ
3 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Copywriting
1 2 (6.90%) Social Media
1 2 (6.90%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.90%) OS/400
4 2 (6.90%) zOS
4 2 (6.90%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) HPUX
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) SUSE
4 2 (6.90%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) Information Security
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.90%) SEO
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) OOD
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Pay per click
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Content Management
5 2 (6.90%) Document Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (13.79%) MCSE
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.45%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) Squid
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.90%) vCloud
3 2 (6.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.34%) WSUS
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
1 9 (31.03%) Citrix
2 6 (20.69%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) EMC
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) ProCurve
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) BMC
6 2 (6.90%) CA
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (6.90%) Google
6 2 (6.90%) Brocade
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
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