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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 27.54% 31.91% 12.24%
As % of the Vendors category 55.88% 53.57% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 4
Average salary £30,157 £25,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.11% +3.00%
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 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 49.28% 59.57% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 8
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 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 4 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
Millom - 5 £18,000 -
Wigton - 3 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 £62,500 -
Carlisle - 2 £62,500 -
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 4 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%) VMware
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
4 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
5 16 (47.06%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
7 14 (41.18%) SharePoint
8 12 (35.29%) Cisco
8 12 (35.29%) Citrix
9 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
10 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (26.47%) SCCM
10 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
10 9 (26.47%) Migration
11 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
11 7 (20.59%) Data Security
11 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
11 7 (20.59%) Dell
11 7 (20.59%) CCA
11 7 (20.59%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (20.59%) CCEA
11 7 (20.59%) MCSD
11 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
11 7 (20.59%) UNIX
11 7 (20.59%) ERP
11 7 (20.59%) AIX
11 7 (20.59%) Solaris
11 7 (20.59%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Apache
4 4 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) VLAN
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) FTP
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 3 (8.82%) PABX
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) 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
2 10 (29.41%) Technical Architect
3 8 (23.53%) IT Manager
4 7 (20.59%) Support Technician
4 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Design Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) IT Technician
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%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) AIX
2 7 (20.59%) Solaris
3 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Technical Architecture
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
4 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
6 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Business Development
6 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (20.59%) CCA
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (20.59%) CCEA
3 7 (20.59%) MCSD
3 7 (20.59%) MCSE
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) 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 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) Dell
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) HP
6 3 (8.82%) Polycom
6 3 (8.82%) Symantec
6 3 (8.82%) NEC
6 3 (8.82%) SAP
6 3 (8.82%) Veeam
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) McAfee
8 1 (2.94%) Capita
8 1 (2.94%) Hyland
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago