The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Halifax 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 2 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 40 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 17.17% 26.06% 7.92%
As % of the Vendors category 59.70% 56.92% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 15
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £46,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
67 65 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 28.76% 45.77% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 53 54 34
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 39 (38.61%) Windows
2 32 (31.68%) Cisco
3 27 (26.73%) Active Directory
4 24 (23.76%) MS Office
5 22 (21.78%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (19.80%) DNS
7 19 (18.81%) Symantec
7 19 (18.81%) MS Excel
7 19 (18.81%) Legal
8 18 (17.82%) DHCP
9 17 (16.83%) CheckPoint
9 17 (16.83%) ITIL
9 17 (16.83%) McAfee
9 17 (16.83%) Information Security
10 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
11 15 (14.85%) SQL
12 14 (13.86%) CCSA
12 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
12 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (13.86%) CCNA
13 13 (12.87%) Linux
13 13 (12.87%) SSCP
13 13 (12.87%) Service Delivery
14 12 (11.88%) Management Information System
14 12 (11.88%) UNIX
14 12 (11.88%) Banking
15 11 (10.89%) Degree
15 11 (10.89%) SCCM
15 11 (10.89%) Finance
16 10 (9.90%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.92%) IIS
3 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.98%) Lync
5 1 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (23.76%) MS Office
2 19 (18.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) DNS
2 18 (17.82%) DHCP
3 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.90%) SAN
5 9 (8.91%) Firewall
6 8 (7.92%) DEFINITY
7 6 (5.94%) VPN
8 4 (3.96%) Internet
9 2 (1.98%) OSPF
10 1 (0.99%) BGP
10 1 (0.99%) SCCP
10 1 (0.99%) MPLS
10 1 (0.99%) Wireless
10 1 (0.99%) VLAN
10 1 (0.99%) VPLS
10 1 (0.99%) Network Security
10 1 (0.99%) BT 21CN
10 1 (0.99%) Broadband
10 1 (0.99%) LAN
10 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
1 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.99%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.99%) Ranorex
General
1 19 (18.81%) Legal
2 12 (11.88%) Banking
3 11 (10.89%) Finance
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (34.65%) Analyst
2 18 (17.82%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Technical Support
3 16 (15.84%) Information Analyst
4 15 (14.85%) Security Analyst
4 15 (14.85%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) ETL Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Sales Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) IT Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Systems Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Systems Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.95%) IT Sales Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) .NET
2 7 (6.93%) HTML
3 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.94%) CSS
4 4 (3.96%) jQuery
5 3 (2.97%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.97%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.99%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.61%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) Linux
3 12 (11.88%) UNIX
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.96%) Solaris
5 4 (3.96%) AIX
6 3 (2.97%) HPUX
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) ITIL
1 17 (16.83%) Information Security
2 13 (12.87%) Service Delivery
3 10 (9.90%) ETL
4 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (8.91%) Business Continuity
5 8 (7.92%) Workflow
5 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.92%) Data Protection
6 6 (5.94%) Scrum
7 5 (4.95%) CRM
7 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.96%) Web Development
9 3 (2.97%) Waterfall
9 3 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.97%) Project Management
9 3 (2.97%) UML
10 2 (1.98%) Change Management
10 2 (1.98%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) SQL
2 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.94%) C#
4 4 (3.96%) Perl
5 3 (2.97%) VB6
5 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.97%) VB
6 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (13.86%) CCNA
2 14 (13.86%) CCSA
3 13 (12.87%) SSCP
4 11 (10.89%) Degree
5 9 (8.91%) MCSE
6 8 (7.92%) HNC
6 8 (7.92%) HND
6 8 (7.92%) Avaya Certification
7 5 (4.95%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (4.95%) MCP
8 4 (3.96%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.99%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (26.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) SCOM
3 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) Cisco
2 19 (18.81%) Symantec
3 17 (16.83%) McAfee
3 17 (16.83%) CheckPoint
4 10 (9.90%) VMware
5 8 (7.92%) Avaya
5 8 (7.92%) HP
6 5 (4.95%) NetApp
6 5 (4.95%) WatchGuard
6 5 (4.95%) SonicWALL
7 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.97%) EMC
8 3 (2.97%) Intel
8 3 (2.97%) IBM
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle
10 1 (0.99%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.99%) BT
Halifax
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Bonus and Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago