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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 27 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 11.64% 12.43% 9.49%
As % of the Vendors category 55.00% 27.71% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 15
Median salary £40,000 £28,000 £28,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £24,250 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
40 83 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 21.16% 44.86% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33 55 28
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 24 (45.28%) SharePoint
2 22 (41.51%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
3 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
4 18 (33.96%) Cisco
4 18 (33.96%) IIS
4 18 (33.96%) ITIL
5 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (26.42%) Database Tuning
6 14 (26.42%) Windows
6 14 (26.42%) Oracle
6 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (20.75%) DTS
7 11 (20.75%) Finance
7 11 (20.75%) Firewall
7 11 (20.75%) VMware
7 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
8 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
8 9 (16.98%) .NET
8 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
9 8 (15.09%) C#
9 8 (15.09%) HTML
10 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
11 6 (11.32%) ERP

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 24 (45.28%) SharePoint
2 18 (33.96%) IIS
3 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (20.75%) DTS
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) DBA
1 14 (26.42%) SQL DBA
2 13 (24.53%) Administrator
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Technical Support
4 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
3 6 (11.32%) WCF
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.43%) CSS
4 5 (9.43%) Web Services
5 3 (5.66%) Ajax
5 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (5.66%) jQuery
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.77%) CSS3
6 2 (3.77%) HTML5
6 2 (3.77%) RESTful
6 2 (3.77%) WinForms
7 1 (1.89%) COM
7 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 14 (26.42%) Database Tuning
3 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.32%) ERP
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.43%) MVC
5 5 (9.43%) TDD
6 4 (7.55%) SDLC
7 3 (5.66%) Database Security
7 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) OO
8 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.77%) ETL
8 2 (3.77%) Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) SOLID
8 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) C#
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.55%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) Python
5 4 (7.55%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.66%) MCP
2 3 (5.66%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
2 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.77%) WSUS
5 1 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Cisco
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) VMware
4 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas
7 1 (1.89%) CA
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) Facebook
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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