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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 12.50% 23.94% 11.32%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 53.13% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 6
Median salary £28,000 £37,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +32.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £65,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
20 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 31.25% 45.07% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 18
Median salary £35,000 £62,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +78.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,564
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,142 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

The demand trend of job ads across the Cumbria region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cumbria

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cumbria region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SAN
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Solaris
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) SLA
4 6 (35.29%) EMC
4 6 (35.29%) Unix
4 6 (35.29%) CLARiiON
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) NetBackup
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (35.29%) Brocade
4 6 (35.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (35.29%) Celerra
4 6 (35.29%) NAS
4 6 (35.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 6 (35.29%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (35.29%) EMC VNX
4 6 (35.29%) Storage Virtualisation
5 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.88%) ArcSDE
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) GIS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Process Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) GIS Assistant
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Celerra
1 6 (35.29%) CLARiiON
1 6 (35.29%) EMC VNX
1 6 (35.29%) VCE vBlock
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Solaris
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
1 6 (35.29%) Storage Virtualisation
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) BPMN
3 2 (11.76%) Cartography
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) DBS Check
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) MCSA
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) MCTS
5 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
2 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (35.29%) NetBackup
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Brocade
2 6 (35.29%) EMC
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix