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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 18 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 10.00% 23.24% 7.25%
As % of the Vendors category 51.61% 55.93% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 14
Average salary £28,625 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £19,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
31 59 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 19.38% 41.55% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 37
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 27 (41.54%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) ITIL
3 19 (29.23%) MS Office
4 18 (27.69%) MS Exchange
4 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
5 17 (26.15%) DNS
6 16 (24.62%) Cisco
6 16 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (24.62%) Linux
6 16 (24.62%) UNIX
7 15 (23.08%) DHCP
7 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (21.54%) SAN
9 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (20.00%) Business Continuity
9 13 (20.00%) Degree
10 12 (18.46%) Data Protection
10 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
10 12 (18.46%) Workflow
10 12 (18.46%) Avaya
10 12 (18.46%) DEFINITY
10 12 (18.46%) Avaya Certification
10 12 (18.46%) MCSE
10 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
10 12 (18.46%) HNC
10 12 (18.46%) HND
11 10 (15.38%) Banking
12 9 (13.85%) Legal
13 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 18 (27.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) Lync
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Office
2 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.62%) MS Project
4 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) DNS
2 15 (23.08%) DHCP
2 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 14 (21.54%) SAN
4 12 (18.46%) DEFINITY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.54%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
General
1 10 (15.38%) Banking
2 9 (13.85%) Legal
3 7 (10.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) Technical Support
3 12 (18.46%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Operations Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Operations Support Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) ETL Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) SCCM Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Information Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) UNIX
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.15%) Solaris
4 4 (6.15%) AIX
5 3 (4.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 12 (18.46%) Workflow
3 12 (18.46%) Data Protection
4 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.69%) CRM
6 5 (7.69%) ETL
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) Information Security
7 4 (6.15%) Scrum
8 3 (4.62%) UML
8 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (3.08%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.08%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.15%) Perl
4 3 (4.62%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (20.00%) Degree
4 12 (18.46%) Avaya Certification
4 12 (18.46%) HNC
4 12 (18.46%) HND
4 12 (18.46%) MCSE
5 4 (6.15%) CCNA
5 4 (6.15%) SSCP
5 4 (6.15%) CCSA
6 2 (3.08%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (3.08%) MCP
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Cisco
2 12 (18.46%) Avaya
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.15%) Symantec
3 4 (6.15%) McAfee
4 3 (4.62%) VMware
4 3 (4.62%) HP
4 3 (4.62%) EMC
4 3 (4.62%) Intel
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) Remedy
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago