The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 17.65% 34.29% 6.52%
As % of the Vendors category 36.00% 66.67% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £35,000 £33,300
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 Cheadle region.

Vendors Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 49.02% 51.43% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 3
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £23,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,300 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cheadle region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cheadle

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cheadle region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Cheadle

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 20 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 14 (53.85%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) Wyse
3 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 8
4 13 (50.00%) SAN
5 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
5 11 (42.31%) .NET
6 10 (38.46%) OO
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (23.08%) Back Office
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (23.08%) OOP
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) C#
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) HP
8 5 (19.23%) MCSE
8 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
8 5 (19.23%) Symantec
8 5 (19.23%) MVC
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 (42.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
4 4 (15.38%) Node.js
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (76.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Back Office
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Technician
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) Server Technician
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) RESTful
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (15.38%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
2 14 (53.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) OO
2 6 (23.08%) OOP
3 5 (19.23%) MVC
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCSE
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) CheckPoint
1 14 (53.85%) Wyse
2 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
2 5 (19.23%) Symantec
2 5 (19.23%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
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