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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 26.53% 12.07% 18.37%
As % of the Vendors category 61.90% 30.43% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 6
Average salary £52,500 £21,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+144.18% -22.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,157 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,000 £30,000
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
42 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 42.86% 39.66% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 9
Average salary £62,500 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,788 £21,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £30,000 £37,142
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +7 3 £62,500 +78.57% 5
Millom - 2 £32,500 - 1
Wigton - 1 - -
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 25 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (60.00%) VMware
2 24 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (57.50%) Windows
4 19 (47.50%) Technical Architecture
5 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
6 17 (42.50%) Cisco
7 16 (40.00%) SCCM
8 15 (37.50%) SharePoint
9 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
10 13 (32.50%) Citrix
11 12 (30.00%) Oracle
11 12 (30.00%) SQL
12 11 (27.50%) HP
13 10 (25.00%) Migration
13 10 (25.00%) VLAN
13 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
14 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 8 (20.00%) EMC
14 8 (20.00%) InstallShield
14 8 (20.00%) UNIX
14 8 (20.00%) MCSD
14 8 (20.00%) AIX
14 8 (20.00%) Solaris
14 8 (20.00%) MCSE
14 8 (20.00%) CCA
14 8 (20.00%) Citrix Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 15 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (10.00%) IIS
5 4 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) VLAN
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) FTP
4 3 (7.50%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.00%) NUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Architect
1 14 (35.00%) Technical Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 7 (17.50%) Support Technician
4 6 (15.00%) IT Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
1 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (5.00%) WCF
2 2 (5.00%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) AIX
2 8 (20.00%) Solaris
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (25.00%) Migration
2 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.00%) Data Security
3 6 (15.00%) ERP
4 5 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Business Development
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) MVC
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (20.00%) MCSD
3 8 (20.00%) MCSE
3 8 (20.00%) CCA
3 8 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (20.00%) CCEA
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (7.50%) SCOM
3 3 (7.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) VMware
2 17 (42.50%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix
4 12 (30.00%) Oracle
5 11 (27.50%) HP
6 8 (20.00%) EMC
7 6 (15.00%) Dell
8 3 (7.50%) Veeam
8 3 (7.50%) Polycom
8 3 (7.50%) SAP
8 3 (7.50%) Symantec
8 3 (7.50%) NEC
9 2 (5.00%) McAfee
10 1 (2.50%) Capita
10 1 (2.50%) Hyland
Millom
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £300 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Carlisle
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + car allowance, pension and training
Posted: 13 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0. - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago