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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 21 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 31 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 9.54% 12.02% 21.01%
As % of the Vendors category 27.36% 27.43% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 37
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
106 113 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 34.87% 43.80% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 101 107 82
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 30 (50.00%) Finance
3 24 (40.00%) MS Office
4 22 (36.67%) Windows
5 19 (31.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (30.00%) Degree
7 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
8 14 (23.33%) Google
8 14 (23.33%) VMware
9 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
10 12 (20.00%) QA
10 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.33%) Usability Testing
11 11 (18.33%) Fault Management
11 11 (18.33%) User Stories
11 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (18.33%) ACCA
11 11 (18.33%) CIMA
11 11 (18.33%) SaaS
11 11 (18.33%) Google Apps
12 10 (16.67%) Marketing
12 10 (16.67%) LAN
12 10 (16.67%) .NET
12 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 10 (16.67%) C#
13 8 (13.33%) MVC
13 8 (13.33%) Citrix
13 8 (13.33%) Cisco
13 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
14 7 (11.67%) Mathematics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.67%) Lync
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 24 (40.00%) MS Office
3 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) SaaS
1 11 (18.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) LAN
2 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.33%) WAN
4 3 (5.00%) Wireless
4 3 (5.00%) PABX
5 2 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (1.67%) SMTP
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) Internet
6 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Analyst
2 16 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Designer
4 5 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
1 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (10.00%) jQuery
3 6 (10.00%) CSS
3 6 (10.00%) WinForms
3 6 (10.00%) HTML
4 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (6.67%) Ajax
6 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.67%) HTML5
7 1 (1.67%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) XSL
7 1 (1.67%) Middleware
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.00%) Statistics
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.67%) Solaris
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) UNIX
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.33%) Usability Testing
3 11 (18.33%) Fault Management
3 11 (18.33%) User Stories
4 8 (13.33%) MVC
5 5 (8.33%) V-Model
5 5 (8.33%) Online Marketing
5 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.00%) Pay per click
7 3 (5.00%) Web Marketing
7 3 (5.00%) Analytics
8 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.33%) SEO
9 1 (1.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) C#
2 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (8.33%) VB
5 2 (3.33%) SQL
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) ACCA
2 11 (18.33%) CIMA
3 6 (10.00%) MCSE
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.67%) PMP
4 4 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 4 (6.67%) MCP
5 3 (5.00%) HNC
5 3 (5.00%) HND
5 3 (5.00%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.67%) CCNP
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) VMware
1 14 (23.33%) Google
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco
2 8 (13.33%) Citrix
3 5 (8.33%) F5
4 4 (6.67%) Sun
5 3 (5.00%) Symantec
5 3 (5.00%) Yahoo!
5 3 (5.00%) Veeam
6 1 (1.67%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.67%) Brocade
6 1 (1.67%) Infor
6 1 (1.67%) HP
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