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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 29.46% 19.54% 13.11%
As % of the Vendors category 63.46% 45.95% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 35
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,850 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
52 74 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 46.43% 42.53% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47 59 57
Median salary £38,000 £28,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £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 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 36 (38.71%) ITIL
2 35 (37.63%) IIS
3 28 (30.11%) SQL
4 26 (27.96%) Windows
4 26 (27.96%) WCF
5 24 (25.81%) VMware
6 23 (24.73%) SOAP
6 23 (24.73%) SharePoint
6 23 (24.73%) SolarWinds
6 23 (24.73%) SoapUI
6 23 (24.73%) AppDynamics
7 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
8 21 (22.58%) PowerShell
9 19 (20.43%) SCCM
10 16 (17.20%) MCP
11 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
11 14 (15.05%) Oracle
11 14 (15.05%) Nagios
11 14 (15.05%) Cisco
11 14 (15.05%) OpenView
11 14 (15.05%) CCNA
11 14 (15.05%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (15.05%) Firewall
11 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
12 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
13 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (12.90%) Windows 7

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 35 (37.63%) IIS
2 23 (24.73%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.75%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (10.75%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.30%) SAS
6 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.08%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.68%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) IaaS
2 3 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) Firewall
2 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.38%) Internet
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
5 3 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (11.83%) DTS
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.30%) 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 8 (8.60%) 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 12 (12.90%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Administrator
7 10 (10.75%) Support Analyst
8 9 (9.68%) Monitoring Specialist
8 9 (9.68%) Network Monitoring Specialist
8 9 (9.68%) Network Specialist
8 9 (9.68%) Performance Specialist
8 9 (9.68%) Senior Systems Developer
8 9 (9.68%) Systems Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (5.38%) Technical Project Manager
11 5 (5.38%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.96%) WCF
2 23 (24.73%) SOAP
3 9 (9.68%) Web Services
4 5 (5.38%) .NET
5 4 (4.30%) XML
6 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.23%) CSS
6 3 (3.23%) HTML
6 3 (3.23%) MSMQ
7 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.15%) CSS3
7 2 (2.15%) HTML5
7 2 (2.15%) RESTful
7 2 (2.15%) WinForms
8 1 (1.08%) Ajax
8 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (1.08%) COM
8 1 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.23%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.23%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
5 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.96%) Windows
2 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.60%) 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) ITIL
2 12 (12.90%) 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 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.45%) Project Management
7 5 (5.38%) ERP
7 5 (5.38%) ETL
8 4 (4.30%) Web Development
9 3 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.23%) Database Security
9 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.23%) Line Management
9 3 (3.23%) MVC
9 3 (3.23%) Security Patching
9 3 (3.23%) TDD
10 2 (2.15%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) SQL
2 21 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.30%) Perl
4 4 (4.30%) VB
5 3 (3.23%) C#
5 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) MCP
2 14 (15.05%) CCNA
2 14 (15.05%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (2.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.08%) ISEB
7 1 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.68%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (20.43%) SCCM
2 14 (15.05%) Nagios
2 14 (15.05%) OpenView
3 9 (9.68%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.30%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.23%) SCOM
6 2 (2.15%) WSUS
7 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) VMware
2 23 (24.73%) AppDynamics
2 23 (24.73%) SolarWinds
3 14 (15.05%) Cisco
3 14 (15.05%) Oracle
4 6 (6.45%) HP
5 4 (4.30%) IBM
5 4 (4.30%) Symantec
6 3 (3.23%) Dell
6 3 (3.23%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (3.23%) EMC
6 3 (3.23%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.15%) Veritas
8 1 (1.08%) Facebook
8 1 (1.08%) Sage
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