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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 54 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 30.17% 20.20% 28.77%
As % of the Vendors category 64.29% 37.27% 57.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 48
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £24,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
84 110 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 46.93% 54.19% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 50 95 77
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,120 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Halifax

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 29 (37.66%) ITIL
2 28 (36.36%) Windows
3 26 (33.77%) VMware
4 22 (28.57%) IIS
5 21 (27.27%) SQL
6 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
6 17 (22.08%) SCCM
7 16 (20.78%) WCF
7 16 (20.78%) SolarWinds
7 16 (20.78%) SoapUI
7 16 (20.78%) AppDynamics
7 16 (20.78%) SOAP
8 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
8 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
9 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
10 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 11 (14.29%) MCP
11 11 (14.29%) MS Office
11 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (12.99%) Project Management
12 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
13 9 (11.69%) Skype for Business
13 9 (11.69%) SCOM
13 9 (11.69%) EMC VNX
13 9 (11.69%) Dell Compellent

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 22 (28.57%) IIS
2 9 (11.69%) Skype for Business
3 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.30%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Office
2 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.90%) DTS
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.30%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
1 9 (11.69%) Legal
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
2 8 (10.39%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Analyst
2 17 (22.08%) Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Automation Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Monitoring Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Systems Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Systems Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Technical Support
6 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Monitoring Specialist
6 7 (9.09%) Network Specialist
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) SOAP
1 16 (20.78%) WCF
2 9 (11.69%) MSMQ
3 7 (9.09%) Web Services
4 4 (5.19%) XML
5 3 (3.90%) .NET
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.30%) HTML
6 1 (1.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) EMC VNX
3 5 (6.49%) Device Driver
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.19%) Online Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Replication
5 2 (2.60%) Telematics
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (12.99%) Project Management
4 9 (11.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.79%) ETL
7 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Database Security
8 4 (5.19%) Web Development
9 3 (3.90%) Database Tuning
9 3 (3.90%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Test Scripting
10 2 (2.60%) BPMN
10 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.60%) ERP
10 2 (2.60%) Scrum
10 2 (2.60%) UML
10 2 (2.60%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
3 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.19%) Perl
4 4 (5.19%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.29%) MCP
3 9 (11.69%) CCNA
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.19%) MCSE
5 3 (3.90%) ISEB
6 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.30%) MCDST
7 1 (1.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 5 (6.49%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.69%) Terminal Services
4 7 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (22.08%) SCCM
2 9 (11.69%) Nagios
2 9 (11.69%) OpenView
2 9 (11.69%) SCOM
3 7 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) VMware
2 16 (20.78%) AppDynamics
2 16 (20.78%) SolarWinds
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco
3 9 (11.69%) Dell
3 9 (11.69%) Dell Compellent
3 9 (11.69%) EMC
3 9 (11.69%) HP
4 7 (9.09%) Symantec
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
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