The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 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 Harrogate 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 15 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 37 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 11.42% 12.36% 15.42%
As % of the Vendors category 30.08% 22.45% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 29
Average salary £42,500 £21,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.38% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £17,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
123 98 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 37.96% 55.06% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 106 90 92
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £20,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Harrogate region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Harrogate

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 47 (59.49%) Windows
2 40 (50.63%) Finance
3 38 (48.10%) MS Excel
4 36 (45.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (40.51%) MS Office
6 28 (35.44%) Citrix
7 27 (34.18%) Active Directory
7 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
8 22 (27.85%) .NET
9 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
9 18 (22.78%) C#
10 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (21.52%) VMware
11 16 (20.25%) Windows 7
12 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
13 13 (16.46%) LAN
14 12 (15.19%) ITIL
14 12 (15.19%) Cisco
14 12 (15.19%) V-Model
14 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (11.39%) Project Management
16 9 (11.39%) CSS
16 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (10.13%) jQuery
17 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
17 8 (10.13%) MCSE
17 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (10.13%) Legal

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.80%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.27%) Lync
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (48.10%) MS Excel
2 32 (40.51%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) SaaS
1 6 (7.59%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
1 13 (16.46%) LAN
2 4 (5.06%) ATM
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
3 3 (3.80%) Intranet
3 3 (3.80%) Internet
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
3 3 (3.80%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.27%) SMTP
4 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (50.63%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Legal
3 5 (6.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Analyst
2 15 (18.99%) Support Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Technical Support
4 11 (13.92%) Wintel Support
5 10 (12.66%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Project Manager
6 9 (11.39%) Business Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Designer
7 8 (10.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Technical Support Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Software Project Manager
8 7 (8.86%) Agile Project Manager
8 7 (8.86%) Software Manager
9 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
10 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.33%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) .NET
2 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.39%) CSS
4 8 (10.13%) jQuery
5 6 (7.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.59%) HTML
6 5 (6.33%) WinForms
6 5 (6.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.80%) WPF
8 1 (1.27%) Ajax
8 1 (1.27%) XHTML
8 1 (1.27%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.27%) Web Services
8 1 (1.27%) XML
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.27%) WCF
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.80%) Replication
1 3 (3.80%) Statistics
2 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (59.49%) Windows
2 36 (45.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (20.25%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.86%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) ITIL
1 12 (15.19%) V-Model
2 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.39%) Project Management
3 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (10.13%) Scrum
5 7 (8.86%) Network Management
6 6 (7.59%) User Stories
6 6 (7.59%) Usability Testing
6 6 (7.59%) Fault Management
6 6 (7.59%) MVC
7 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.33%) Online Marketing
8 3 (3.80%) Service Management
8 3 (3.80%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.80%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.53%) Analytics
9 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) C#
2 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.86%) SQL
4 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.33%) VB
6 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) MCSE
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
3 6 (7.59%) ACCA
3 6 (7.59%) CIMA
4 4 (5.06%) CCNA
5 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.53%) PMP
6 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.27%) MCTS
7 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (34.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) vSphere
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.53%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.53%) Foglight
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Citrix
2 17 (21.52%) VMware
3 12 (15.19%) Cisco
4 6 (7.59%) Google
5 5 (6.33%) F5
6 3 (3.80%) Mitel
6 3 (3.80%) Symantec
6 3 (3.80%) Dell
6 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.80%) Veeam
7 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.53%) Sun
7 2 (2.53%) HP
8 1 (1.27%) Percussion
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.27%) Ektron
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