The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Cumbria 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 16.00% 19.70% 6.35%
As % of the Vendors category 27.59% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
29 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 58.00% 39.39% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 9
Average salary £31,627 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.32% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Cumbria

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cumbria

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cumbria

Microsoft
Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 £35,000 -
Carlisle - 2 £27,000 -
Workington 0 1 - -
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (37.50%) MCP
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) SAP
5 4 (25.00%) DSDM
5 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (25.00%) ERP
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) SAP ERP
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Data Security
5 4 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Designer
3 4 (25.00%) Designer
3 4 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Information Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
1 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) DSDM
3 4 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) ETL
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Data Security
3 4 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCP
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) DO-178B
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Sage
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