The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 20.00% 8.20% 17.50%
As % of the Vendors category 57.14% 17.65% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 33
Average salary £37,500 £22,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £20,200 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crewe region.

Vendors Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
35 85 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 35.00% 46.45% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 53 68
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Crewe

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Crewe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Crewe region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Crewe

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
3 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
4 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (29.73%) .NET
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (27.03%) C#
6 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
6 9 (24.32%) WCF
6 9 (24.32%) LINQ
7 8 (21.62%) IIS
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
8 7 (18.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
9 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (16.22%) Project Management
10 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
10 5 (13.51%) Cisco
10 5 (13.51%) VMware
10 5 (13.51%) MS Project
10 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Windows
10 5 (13.51%) Network Security
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 8 (21.62%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Network Security
2 4 (10.81%) Wireless
3 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.70%) OLAP
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
3 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Developer
3 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) WCF
2 9 (24.32%) LINQ
3 7 (18.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.81%) Web Services
6 2 (5.41%) WPF
7 1 (2.70%) HTML
7 1 (2.70%) Flash
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.70%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Project Management
1 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.11%) OO
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.11%) Scrum
3 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.41%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (5.41%) Software Licensing
4 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) MVC
4 2 (5.41%) SOA
4 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) R
5 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) CCNP
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 3 (8.11%) EMC
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee
4 1 (2.70%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.70%) Trend Micro
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) HP