The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Daresbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Daresbury 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Daresbury 66.67% 33.33% 66.67%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 80.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £24,250 £25,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.82% +28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Daresbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Daresbury 66.67% 41.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £26,500 £29,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.16% +47.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Daresbury

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Daresbury

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Daresbury

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Daresbury

Microsoft
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Daresbury

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Daresbury 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) LiveLink
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Daresbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Daresbury 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) LiveLink
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) SAP