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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 23.61% 17.24% 14.90%
As % of the Vendors category 64.15% 38.83% 62.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 28
Median salary £30,000 £26,750 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +9.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £38,250 £44,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
53 103 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 36.81% 44.40% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 43 80 40
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £28,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (41.77%) IIS
2 30 (37.97%) ITIL
3 26 (32.91%) SharePoint
4 25 (31.65%) SQL
5 23 (29.11%) Windows
6 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
7 21 (26.58%) Cisco
8 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (22.78%) WCF
9 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
9 18 (22.78%) Oracle
10 17 (21.52%) Firewall
10 17 (21.52%) VMware
10 17 (21.52%) SolarWinds
11 16 (20.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (18.99%) Database Tuning
12 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
13 14 (17.72%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
13 14 (17.72%) DTS
14 13 (16.46%) SOAP
14 13 (16.46%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (16.46%) SCCM
14 13 (16.46%) SoapUI
15 12 (15.19%) AppDynamics
16 11 (13.92%) MCP
16 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (12.66%) Web Services
17 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
17 10 (12.66%) SolarWinds Orion

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 33 (41.77%) IIS
2 26 (32.91%) SharePoint
3 14 (17.72%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.06%) SAS
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) IaaS
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) Firewall
2 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.06%) SAN
4 3 (3.80%) DNS
4 3 (3.80%) Internet
5 2 (2.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (17.72%) DTS
4 3 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) SoapUI
2 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.53%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Legal
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Analyst
2 17 (21.52%) Administrator
3 16 (20.25%) DBA
3 16 (20.25%) SQL DBA
4 10 (12.66%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Monitoring Specialist
6 8 (10.13%) Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Monitoring Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.86%) Automation Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Support
8 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) WCF
2 13 (16.46%) SOAP
3 10 (12.66%) Web Services
4 8 (10.13%) HTML
5 5 (6.33%) .NET
5 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.33%) CSS
6 3 (3.80%) Ajax
6 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (3.80%) jQuery
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.53%) CSS3
7 2 (2.53%) HTML5
7 2 (2.53%) RESTful
7 2 (2.53%) WinForms
8 1 (1.27%) COM
8 1 (1.27%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.80%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Windows
2 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Android
5 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) ITIL
2 15 (18.99%) Database Tuning
3 13 (16.46%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.86%) ERP
4 7 (8.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.33%) MVC
6 5 (6.33%) TDD
7 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.80%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.80%) Line Management
8 3 (3.80%) OO
8 3 (3.80%) Security Patching
8 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.53%) Project Management
9 2 (2.53%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.33%) C#
4 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) Perl
5 1 (1.27%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) MCP
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) CCNA
2 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 3 (3.80%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.80%) MCSE
6 2 (2.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.59%) Terminal Services
3 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) SCCM
2 10 (12.66%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (10.13%) OpenView
4 7 (8.86%) Nagios
5 4 (5.06%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.53%) WSUS
7 1 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Cisco
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle
3 17 (21.52%) SolarWinds
3 17 (21.52%) VMware
4 12 (15.19%) AppDynamics
5 5 (6.33%) HP
6 4 (5.06%) IBM
7 3 (3.80%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.53%) Symantec
8 2 (2.53%) Veritas
9 1 (1.27%) CA
9 1 (1.27%) Dell
9 1 (1.27%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.27%) EMC
9 1 (1.27%) F5
9 1 (1.27%) Facebook
9 1 (1.27%) Sage
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