The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 20 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 9.91% 15.06% 17.43%
As % of the Vendors category 30.56% 32.89% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 36
Average salary £42,500 £20,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £17,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrogate region.

Vendors Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 76 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 32.43% 45.78% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 96 67 94
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (55.13%) Finance
2 41 (52.56%) Windows
3 37 (47.44%) MS Excel
4 33 (42.31%) MS Office
4 33 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (37.18%) Citrix
6 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
8 19 (24.36%) .NET
9 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 15 (19.23%) C#
9 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (19.23%) VMware
10 14 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
11 13 (16.67%) V-Model
11 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (14.10%) LAN
14 10 (12.82%) Cisco
15 9 (11.54%) Project Management
16 8 (10.26%) Legal
16 8 (10.26%) QA
16 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (10.26%) MCSE
16 8 (10.26%) ITIL
17 7 (8.97%) Fault Management
17 7 (8.97%) Google Apps
17 7 (8.97%) SaaS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.97%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.28%) Lync
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (47.44%) MS Excel
2 33 (42.31%) MS Office
3 3 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Google Apps
1 7 (8.97%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (14.10%) LAN
3 4 (5.13%) ATM
4 3 (3.85%) WAN
4 3 (3.85%) Intranet
4 3 (3.85%) Internet
5 2 (2.56%) Firewall
6 1 (1.28%) SMTP
6 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (55.13%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Legal
3 5 (6.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 14 (17.95%) Technical Support
4 13 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 13 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Designer
6 11 (14.10%) Wintel Support
7 9 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
8 8 (10.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 8 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (8.97%) Technical Support Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
10 6 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) Software Manager
10 6 (7.69%) Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (6.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.97%) CSS
4 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.69%) HTML
5 5 (6.41%) jQuery
5 5 (6.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (6.41%) WinForms
6 2 (2.56%) Ajax
7 1 (1.28%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.28%) Web Services
7 1 (1.28%) XML
7 1 (1.28%) XHTML
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Replication
1 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (1.28%) NHS
2 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (52.56%) Windows
2 33 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.97%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (16.67%) V-Model
3 9 (11.54%) Project Management
4 8 (10.26%) ITIL
5 7 (8.97%) Fault Management
5 7 (8.97%) Network Management
5 7 (8.97%) User Stories
5 7 (8.97%) Usability Testing
6 6 (7.69%) Scrum
6 6 (7.69%) MVC
6 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Online Marketing
8 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.56%) Analytics
9 2 (2.56%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.56%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) C#
2 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 5 (6.41%) VB
4 2 (2.56%) SQL
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.26%) MCSE
2 7 (8.97%) ACCA
2 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) CIMA
3 4 (5.13%) CCNA
4 3 (3.85%) PMP
4 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCTS
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) Citrix
2 15 (19.23%) VMware
3 10 (12.82%) Cisco
4 7 (8.97%) Google
5 5 (6.41%) F5
6 3 (3.85%) Sun
6 3 (3.85%) Symantec
6 3 (3.85%) Dell
6 3 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.28%) Percussion
7 1 (1.28%) Mitel
7 1 (1.28%) Ektron
7 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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