The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 30.00% 16.51% 15.75%
As % of the Vendors category 65.45% 37.63% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 36
Median salary £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,700 £44,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 93 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 45.83% 43.87% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 45 74 58
Median salary £33,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Halifax

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 37 (39.78%) ITIL
2 36 (38.71%) IIS
3 30 (32.26%) SQL
4 28 (30.11%) SharePoint
5 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
6 24 (25.81%) Windows
7 23 (24.73%) WCF
8 21 (22.58%) Cisco
9 20 (21.51%) VMware
9 20 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (20.43%) SolarWinds
10 19 (20.43%) SoapUI
10 19 (20.43%) Oracle
10 19 (20.43%) SOAP
11 18 (19.35%) Firewall
11 18 (19.35%) AppDynamics
12 17 (18.28%) SCCM
12 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
13 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
14 15 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (16.13%) DTS
14 15 (16.13%) MCP
14 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
15 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
15 14 (15.05%) Database Tuning
16 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
17 12 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
18 11 (11.83%) CCNA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 36 (38.71%) IIS
2 28 (30.11%) SharePoint
3 15 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.30%) SAS
6 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) IaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) Firewall
2 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.38%) Internet
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
5 3 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (16.13%) DTS
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) SoapUI
2 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Banking
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (37.63%) Analyst
2 17 (18.28%) Administrator
2 17 (18.28%) DBA
2 17 (18.28%) SQL DBA
3 15 (16.13%) Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Automation Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Monitoring Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (8.60%) Monitoring Specialist
9 7 (7.53%) Network Monitoring Specialist
9 7 (7.53%) Network Specialist
9 7 (7.53%) Performance Specialist
9 7 (7.53%) Technical Support
10 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Technical Support
10 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) WCF
2 19 (20.43%) SOAP
3 8 (8.60%) Web Services
4 7 (7.53%) .NET
4 7 (7.53%) HTML
5 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.38%) CSS
6 3 (3.23%) Ajax
6 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (3.23%) jQuery
6 3 (3.23%) MSMQ
7 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.15%) CSS3
7 2 (2.15%) HTML5
7 2 (2.15%) RESTful
7 2 (2.15%) WinForms
8 1 (1.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.23%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.15%) Android
6 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) ITIL
2 14 (15.05%) Database Tuning
3 12 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (7.53%) ERP
7 6 (6.45%) Project Management
8 5 (5.38%) MVC
8 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.38%) TDD
9 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (3.23%) ETL
10 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.23%) Line Management
10 3 (3.23%) OO
10 3 (3.23%) Security Patching
11 2 (2.15%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) SQL
2 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) MCP
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.83%) CCNA
3 11 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.23%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.23%) Degree
5 3 (3.23%) MCSE
6 2 (2.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) Terminal Services
3 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) SCCM
2 11 (11.83%) Nagios
2 11 (11.83%) OpenView
3 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.30%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.23%) SCOM
6 2 (2.15%) WSUS
7 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Cisco
2 20 (21.51%) VMware
3 19 (20.43%) Oracle
3 19 (20.43%) SolarWinds
4 18 (19.35%) AppDynamics
5 6 (6.45%) HP
6 4 (4.30%) IBM
6 4 (4.30%) Symantec
7 3 (3.23%) Dell
7 3 (3.23%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (3.23%) EMC
7 3 (3.23%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.15%) Veritas
9 1 (1.08%) Facebook
9 1 (1.08%) Sage
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