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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 17.33% 19.61% 9.20%
As % of the Vendors category 41.94% 45.45% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 7
Average salary £34,000 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.93% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £24,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £45,000 £42,000
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
31 44 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 41.33% 43.14% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 27
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +22.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,250 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Altrincham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (45.71%) Windows
1 16 (45.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (37.14%) Degree
3 11 (31.43%) MS Office
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
4 10 (28.57%) Firewall
5 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
5 9 (25.71%) Citrix
5 9 (25.71%) Project Management
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) Information Security
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.29%) .NET
9 5 (14.29%) C#
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 5 (14.29%) UNIX
9 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.29%) Line Management
10 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
10 4 (11.43%) MCSE
10 4 (11.43%) DHCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) WordPress
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (45.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (31.43%) MS Office
3 3 (8.57%) MS Project
4 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) Intranet
4 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) NUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (14.29%) Developer
1 5 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
2 3 (8.57%) Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Sales Executive
2 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
3 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
3 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) WCF
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) LINQ
4 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) OAuth
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.86%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.86%) Blog
2 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.86%) New Media
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 5 (14.29%) UNIX
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Information Security
4 5 (14.29%) Line Management
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) Telemarketing
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) B2B
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) ERD
7 2 (5.71%) UML
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) SOA
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.43%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) MCITP
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) vCloud
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) WSUS
3 2 (5.71%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Citrix
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
4 2 (5.71%) ProCurve
4 2 (5.71%) EMC
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.86%) Draytek
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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