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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 37 68 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 19.47% 28.33% 26.63%
As % of the Vendors category 39.78% 54.40% 66.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 54 43
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £19,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
93 125 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 48.95% 52.08% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 76 89 61
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,163 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,650
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 38 (52.05%) ITIL
2 30 (41.10%) Active Directory
3 28 (38.36%) VMware
4 26 (35.62%) Windows
5 24 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (28.77%) Symantec
7 19 (26.03%) Project Management
7 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (24.66%) Cisco
8 18 (24.66%) HP
8 18 (24.66%) MS Exchange
8 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
9 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
10 16 (21.92%) SQL
10 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (20.55%) EMC
12 14 (19.18%) NetBackup
12 14 (19.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (19.18%) MSMQ
12 14 (19.18%) Dell
12 14 (19.18%) SAN
12 14 (19.18%) Lync
12 14 (19.18%) Hyper-V
12 14 (19.18%) SCCM
12 14 (19.18%) SCOM
13 13 (17.81%) Degree
13 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
13 13 (17.81%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (24.66%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (19.18%) Lync
4 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) CMS
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) SAN
2 11 (15.07%) DEFINITY
3 10 (13.70%) Firewall
3 10 (13.70%) VPN
4 7 (9.59%) IPsec
5 6 (8.22%) Network Security
6 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.37%) DNS
7 1 (1.37%) VoIP
7 1 (1.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.74%) DTS
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Ranorex
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
1 7 (9.59%) Banking
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Analyst
2 17 (23.29%) Technical Analyst
3 16 (21.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 15 (20.55%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (17.81%) Support Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Operations Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Operations Support Analyst
7 10 (13.70%) DBA
8 8 (10.96%) SQL DBA
9 7 (9.59%) Administrator
9 7 (9.59%) Security Analyst
10 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) Network Security Analyst
10 6 (8.22%) IT Security Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) Network Analyst
11 5 (6.85%) Software Manager
11 5 (6.85%) Software Asset Manager
12 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) MSMQ
2 2 (2.74%) Ajax
2 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.74%) WCF
2 2 (2.74%) jQuery
2 2 (2.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) CSS
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.22%) Replication
3 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Windows
2 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.07%) UNIX
4 11 (15.07%) Linux
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) ITIL
2 19 (26.03%) Project Management
3 14 (19.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (15.07%) Workflow
4 11 (15.07%) Business Continuity
4 11 (15.07%) Data Protection
4 11 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.59%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.85%) Software Asset Management
6 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.48%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.11%) Product Management
8 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.11%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) X++
5 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.81%) MCSE
2 13 (17.81%) Degree
3 12 (16.44%) HND
4 11 (15.07%) HNC
4 11 (15.07%) Avaya Certification
4 11 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.85%) ISEB
6 1 (1.37%) CISSP
6 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 5 (6.85%) QA
System Software
1 30 (41.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.18%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.74%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.74%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) NetBackup
1 14 (19.18%) SCCM
1 14 (19.18%) SCOM
2 7 (9.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) VMware
2 21 (28.77%) Symantec
3 18 (24.66%) Cisco
3 18 (24.66%) HP
4 15 (20.55%) EMC
5 14 (19.18%) Dell
6 11 (15.07%) Avaya
7 10 (13.70%) Oracle
8 7 (9.59%) CheckPoint
8 7 (9.59%) McAfee
8 7 (9.59%) ScanSafe
9 6 (8.22%) Clearswift
10 5 (6.85%) SAP
10 5 (6.85%) IBM
11 3 (4.11%) Citrix
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