The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Altrincham region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 15 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 14.56% 18.44% 20.69%
As % of the Vendors category 35.71% 44.83% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 17
Average salary £27,250 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,400 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
42 58 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 40.78% 41.13% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 25
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,500 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Manchester

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 1 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
3 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
3 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) Firewall
5 8 (25.81%) VMware
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle
5 8 (25.81%) HP
6 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) Degree
6 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
7 6 (19.35%) WPF
7 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (19.35%) UNIX
7 6 (19.35%) MCSE
7 6 (19.35%) MS Office
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 5 (16.13%) Information Security
8 5 (16.13%) WinForms
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) VoIP
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (16.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Support
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Support
3 3 (9.68%) Graduate
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Sales Executive
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
1 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
2 6 (19.35%) WPF
3 5 (16.13%) WinForms
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) COM
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Copywriting
1 2 (6.45%) Social Media
1 2 (6.45%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) HPUX
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) OS/400
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.45%) zOS
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE
4 2 (6.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.13%) Information Security
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) OOD
3 5 (16.13%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.68%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Email Marketing
6 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) XAML
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) MCSE
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) vCloud
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) KVM
4 2 (6.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) VMware
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
1 8 (25.81%) HP
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) ProCurve
4 4 (12.90%) EMC
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.90%) Symantec
5 3 (9.68%) Avaya
5 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
6 2 (6.45%) BMC
6 2 (6.45%) CA
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (6.45%) Google
6 2 (6.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
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