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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 15.28% 9.38% 15.89%
As % of the Vendors category 30.56% 26.47% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 23
Average salary £27,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.54% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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
36 34 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 50.00% 35.42% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 56
Average salary £39,250 £41,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.84% +21.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) .NET
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 7 (26.92%) MS Office
5 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (26.92%) Firewall
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
7 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
7 5 (19.23%) WAN
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 4 (15.38%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.54%) VLAN
9 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
9 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (11.54%) Draytek
9 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
9 3 (11.54%) Symantec

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) VLAN
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) Intranet
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) IT Support
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
2 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) OAuth
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.85%) React
3 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.85%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) N-Tier
4 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) OO
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
3 3 (11.54%) SOA
3 3 (11.54%) UML
4 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.85%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.85%) Kanban
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Draytek
2 3 (11.54%) Symantec
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) HP