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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 19.78% 20.14% 28.43%
As % of the Vendors category 51.43% 49.15% 82.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 29
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £23,491
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
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
35 59 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 38.46% 40.97% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 35
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +6.15%
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 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 18 (50.00%) C#
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 16 (44.44%) Windows
4 16 (44.44%) HP
4 16 (44.44%) VMware
5 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (36.11%) OO
7 12 (33.33%) MCSE
7 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco
7 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 12 (33.33%) WPF
8 11 (30.56%) ProCurve
8 11 (30.56%) Firewall
8 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
8 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
9 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (27.78%) Avaya
9 10 (27.78%) OOP
9 10 (27.78%) CCNA
9 10 (27.78%) VoIP
9 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
9 10 (27.78%) TDD
9 10 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (27.78%) Office 365
9 10 (27.78%) Software Deployment
10 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) VoIP
3 3 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) DB2
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) MS Access
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
1 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Systems Support
1 10 (27.78%) Administrator
1 10 (27.78%) Windows Administrator
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Support
1 10 (27.78%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 10 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Graduate
4 3 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 12 (33.33%) WPF
3 9 (25.00%) WinForms
4 7 (19.44%) XML
5 4 (11.11%) Web Services
6 3 (8.33%) jQuery
6 3 (8.33%) REST
6 3 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (8.33%) XSLT
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) CSS
7 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (5.56%) Middleware
8 1 (2.78%) XHTML
8 1 (2.78%) DHTML
8 1 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Open Source
1 3 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (5.56%) Social Media
2 2 (5.56%) Copywriting
2 2 (5.56%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) HPUX
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) OS/400
3 2 (5.56%) zOS
3 2 (5.56%) SUSE
4 1 (2.78%) Debian
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) OO
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) TDD
2 10 (27.78%) OOP
2 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 10 (27.78%) Software Deployment
3 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (25.00%) OOD
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.11%) User Stories
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) MVVM
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.56%) Pay per click
7 2 (5.56%) Email Marketing
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) XAML
3 3 (8.33%) XPath
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) MCSE
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNA
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) KVM
5 1 (2.78%) Squid
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.56%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) HP
1 16 (44.44%) VMware
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco
3 11 (30.56%) ProCurve
4 10 (27.78%) Avaya
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
7 3 (8.33%) SAP
7 3 (8.33%) Symantec
7 3 (8.33%) EMC
7 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.56%) Google
8 2 (5.56%) Brocade
8 2 (5.56%) Juniper
8 2 (5.56%) BMC
8 2 (5.56%) CA
8 2 (5.56%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) Citrix
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