The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 4 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 28.57% 23.91% 14.58%
As % of the Vendors category 64.71% 52.38% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 5
Average salary £62,500 £22,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+184.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
34 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 44.16% 45.65% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 7
Average salary £62,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +2 3 £62,500 +78.57%
Millom - 3 £18,000 -
Wigton - 3 - -
Carlisle - 2 £62,500 -
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
1 26 (76.47%) VMware
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 19 (55.88%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (50.00%) Cisco
6 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
7 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
8 14 (41.18%) SharePoint
9 12 (35.29%) Citrix
10 11 (32.35%) SQL
10 11 (32.35%) Oracle
11 10 (29.41%) HP
12 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (26.47%) Migration
12 9 (26.47%) Load Balancing
12 9 (26.47%) SCCM
12 9 (26.47%) VLAN
12 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
13 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
13 7 (20.59%) Data Security
13 7 (20.59%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
13 7 (20.59%) Dell
13 7 (20.59%) EMC
13 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
13 7 (20.59%) CCA
13 7 (20.59%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (20.59%) CCEA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 14 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 7 (20.59%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) IIS
4 4 (11.76%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) VLAN
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) FTP
4 3 (8.82%) PABX
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
General
1 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Architect
1 13 (38.24%) Technical Architect
2 8 (23.53%) IT Manager
3 7 (20.59%) Support Technician
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (2.94%) IT Technician
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) AIX
2 7 (20.59%) Solaris
2 7 (20.59%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (26.47%) Load Balancing
2 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.59%) Data Security
3 7 (20.59%) ERP
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
6 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.76%) Business Development
6 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (20.59%) MCSD
3 7 (20.59%) MCSE
3 7 (20.59%) CCA
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (20.59%) CCEA
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 3 (8.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco
3 12 (35.29%) Citrix
4 11 (32.35%) Oracle
5 10 (29.41%) HP
6 7 (20.59%) Dell
6 7 (20.59%) EMC
7 3 (8.82%) SAP
7 3 (8.82%) Symantec
7 3 (8.82%) Polycom
7 3 (8.82%) Veeam
7 3 (8.82%) NEC
8 2 (5.88%) McAfee
9 1 (2.94%) Hyland
9 1 (2.94%) Capita
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
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