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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 99 59 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 35.87% 15.36% 10.47%
As % of the Vendors category 57.89% 45.38% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 87 54 39
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,300 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
171 130 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 61.96% 33.85% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 156 113 110
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 89 (55.28%) Windows
2 65 (40.37%) ITIL
3 57 (35.40%) Windows Server
4 52 (32.30%) Cisco
5 50 (31.06%) MS Excel
6 48 (29.81%) Active Directory
7 41 (25.47%) Finance
8 37 (22.98%) SQL Server
9 36 (22.36%) MS Office
10 34 (21.12%) VMware
11 33 (20.50%) .NET
12 32 (19.88%) SQL
13 30 (18.63%) Skype for Business
14 29 (18.01%) Citrix
15 27 (16.77%) SQL Server 2012
16 26 (16.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (14.29%) MS Exchange
18 23 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (13.66%) BroadSoft
19 22 (13.66%) Cisco Certification
20 21 (13.04%) NetApp
20 21 (13.04%) MPLS
21 20 (12.42%) TCP/IP
22 19 (11.80%) Project Management
23 18 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
23 18 (11.18%) SAN
23 18 (11.18%) C#
23 18 (11.18%) vSphere
24 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 30 (18.63%) Skype for Business
2 23 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.45%) IIS
4 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (31.06%) MS Excel
2 36 (22.36%) MS Office
3 13 (8.07%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.07%) SaaS
2 6 (3.73%) Office 365
3 5 (3.11%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.86%) IaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.04%) MPLS
2 20 (12.42%) TCP/IP
3 18 (11.18%) SAN
4 16 (9.94%) 4G
4 16 (9.94%) Internet
4 16 (9.94%) LTE
4 16 (9.94%) PBX
4 16 (9.94%) Unified Communications
5 15 (9.32%) LAN
5 15 (9.32%) WAN
6 11 (6.83%) NAS
7 10 (6.21%) DNS
7 10 (6.21%) VPN
8 9 (5.59%) Firewall
9 8 (4.97%) LDAP
10 5 (3.11%) BGP
10 5 (3.11%) IPv4
10 5 (3.11%) IPv6
10 5 (3.11%) OSPF
11 3 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.98%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (3.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.62%) NUnit
4 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (25.47%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.59%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.97%) Marketing
5 5 (3.11%) Electronics
5 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.24%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (31.68%) Analyst
2 31 (19.25%) Support Analyst
3 26 (16.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (14.91%) Windows Support Analyst
5 23 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (13.66%) Technical Support
7 19 (11.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 17 (10.56%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 17 (10.56%) Product Manager
9 15 (9.32%) Developer
10 14 (8.70%) Server Engineer
11 13 (8.07%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
11 13 (8.07%) Senior Manager
11 13 (8.07%) Technical Analyst
11 13 (8.07%) Technical Support Analyst
12 12 (7.45%) Senior Product Manager
13 11 (6.83%) .NET Developer
13 11 (6.83%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (6.83%) C# Developer
14 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.50%) .NET
2 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET
3 15 (9.32%) Ajax
3 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.48%) Web Services
6 2 (1.24%) CSS
6 2 (1.24%) HTML
7 1 (0.62%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (0.62%) COM
7 1 (0.62%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.62%) WCF
7 1 (0.62%) WPF
7 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.83%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (5.59%) Fintech
4 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.11%) Replication
6 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.48%) HP Storage
6 4 (2.48%) Social Media
7 3 (1.86%) Clustering
8 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 89 (55.28%) Windows
2 57 (35.40%) Windows Server
3 26 (16.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (9.32%) Windows 7
5 15 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.83%) Linux
7 7 (4.35%) Unix
7 7 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.11%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.86%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.37%) ITIL
2 19 (11.80%) Project Management
3 18 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.32%) MVC
5 13 (8.07%) Waterfall
6 12 (7.45%) Information Security
7 11 (6.83%) BCP
7 11 (6.83%) CRM
7 11 (6.83%) DevOps
8 10 (6.21%) Service Management
8 10 (6.21%) Web Development
9 9 (5.59%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.59%) Presales
10 7 (4.35%) Change Management
11 6 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.73%) ERP
11 6 (3.73%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (3.73%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.88%) SQL
2 18 (11.18%) C#
3 11 (6.83%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (13.66%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (8.07%) CCNA
5 6 (3.73%) Degree
5 6 (3.73%) MCSE
6 5 (3.11%) MCSA
6 5 (3.11%) VCP5
7 4 (2.48%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.48%) CCIP
7 4 (2.48%) CCNP
8 3 (1.86%) ACCA
8 3 (1.86%) CIMA
9 2 (1.24%) MCP
10 1 (0.62%) CCA
10 1 (0.62%) CCEE
10 1 (0.62%) CCIE
10 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) SLA
2 3 (1.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 48 (29.81%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.18%) vSphere
4 15 (9.32%) XenApp
5 13 (8.07%) XenDesktop
6 12 (7.45%) Terminal Services
7 11 (6.83%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (5.59%) vCloud
9 7 (4.35%) XenServer
10 6 (3.73%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.24%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.24%) Xen
12 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (7.45%) SCCM
1 12 (7.45%) SCOM
2 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.24%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.24%) OpenView
4 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (32.30%) Cisco
2 34 (21.12%) VMware
3 29 (18.01%) Citrix
4 22 (13.66%) BroadSoft
5 21 (13.04%) NetApp
6 17 (10.56%) Polycom
7 15 (9.32%) HP
8 10 (6.21%) SAP
9 6 (3.73%) Apple
9 6 (3.73%) Brocade
9 6 (3.73%) EMC
9 6 (3.73%) Oracle
10 5 (3.11%) Isilon
10 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.86%) Aruba
11 3 (1.86%) Infor
11 3 (1.86%) Veeam
11 3 (1.86%) Zerto
12 2 (1.24%) Draytek
12 2 (1.24%) WatchGuard
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