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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 44 34 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 32.59% 20.00% 16.97%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 43.04% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 52
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
66 79 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 48.89% 46.47% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54 59 87
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 35 (37.63%) IIS
1 35 (37.63%) ITIL
2 31 (33.33%) SQL
3 28 (30.11%) Windows
4 24 (25.81%) VMware
4 24 (25.81%) WCF
5 23 (24.73%) SolarWinds
5 23 (24.73%) SoapUI
5 23 (24.73%) AppDynamics
5 23 (24.73%) SOAP
5 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
6 21 (22.58%) SharePoint
6 21 (22.58%) PowerShell
7 18 (19.35%) SCCM
8 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
9 15 (16.13%) MCP
9 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
10 14 (15.05%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (15.05%) CCNA
10 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
10 14 (15.05%) OpenView
10 14 (15.05%) Nagios
11 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
12 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (12.90%) Firewall
12 12 (12.90%) Oracle
13 11 (11.83%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 35 (37.63%) IIS
2 21 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.75%) MS Exchange
4 8 (8.60%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.30%) SAS
6 4 (4.30%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.08%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) IaaS
2 3 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) Firewall
2 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.38%) Internet
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
5 3 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) LAN
6 1 (1.08%) VoIP
6 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.68%) DTS
5 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.08%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (9.68%) Banking
1 9 (9.68%) Retail
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (37.63%) Analyst
2 19 (20.43%) Developer
3 14 (15.05%) Automation Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) Monitoring Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) DBA
4 13 (13.98%) SQL DBA
5 10 (10.75%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Administrator
6 9 (9.68%) Monitoring Specialist
6 9 (9.68%) Network Monitoring Specialist
6 9 (9.68%) Network Specialist
6 9 (9.68%) Performance Specialist
6 9 (9.68%) Senior Systems Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Systems Developer
7 7 (7.53%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (6.45%) ETL Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) WCF
2 23 (24.73%) SOAP
3 9 (9.68%) Web Services
4 4 (4.30%) .NET
4 4 (4.30%) MSMQ
4 4 (4.30%) XML
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.15%) HTML
6 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.08%) CSS
6 1 (1.08%) CSS3
6 1 (1.08%) HTML5
6 1 (1.08%) jQuery
6 1 (1.08%) RESTful
6 1 (1.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Online Banking
2 5 (5.38%) Replication
3 4 (4.30%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.68%) 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
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) ITIL
2 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.68%) Database Tuning
4 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.53%) Project Management
6 6 (6.45%) ETL
6 6 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.38%) Database Security
7 5 (5.38%) ERP
8 4 (4.30%) Web Development
9 3 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.23%) Line Management
9 3 (3.23%) Security Patching
10 2 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.15%) Product Management
10 2 (2.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) SQL
2 21 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.83%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.30%) Perl
4 4 (4.30%) VB
5 2 (2.15%) C#
5 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) MCP
2 14 (15.05%) CCNA
2 14 (15.05%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.68%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) SCCM
2 14 (15.05%) Nagios
2 14 (15.05%) OpenView
3 9 (9.68%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.30%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.30%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.30%) SCOM
5 2 (2.15%) WSUS
6 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) VMware
2 23 (24.73%) AppDynamics
2 23 (24.73%) SolarWinds
3 12 (12.90%) Oracle
4 10 (10.75%) Cisco
5 7 (7.53%) HP
6 5 (5.38%) Symantec
7 4 (4.30%) Dell
7 4 (4.30%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (4.30%) EMC
7 4 (4.30%) IBM
8 3 (3.23%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.15%) Veritas
10 1 (1.08%) Sage
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