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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 97 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 24.31% 11.36% 11.89%
As % of the Vendors category 52.43% 30.00% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 90 33 18
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +102.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
185 120 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 46.37% 37.85% 55.14%
Number of salaries quoted 172 103 94
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 80 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 66 (40.00%) .NET
3 64 (38.79%) Finance
4 61 (36.97%) SQL
4 61 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (29.09%) MS Office
6 47 (28.48%) Scrum
7 44 (26.67%) Windows
8 42 (25.45%) Active Directory
9 36 (21.82%) Project Management
10 35 (21.21%) SaaS
11 32 (19.39%) VMware
12 31 (18.79%) Software Delivery
13 29 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (16.36%) Citrix
15 21 (12.73%) ITIL
15 21 (12.73%) Social Media
16 19 (11.52%) XenApp
16 19 (11.52%) XenServer
17 18 (10.91%) NetScaler
18 17 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (10.30%) Linux
19 16 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
20 15 (9.09%) HTML
20 15 (9.09%) SQL Server
20 15 (9.09%) LAN
20 15 (9.09%) TCP/IP
20 15 (9.09%) DNS
21 14 (8.48%) MS Exchange
21 14 (8.48%) CCNA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (8.48%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.88%) IIS
3 10 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 80 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 48 (29.09%) MS Office
3 10 (6.06%) MS Project
4 9 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.21%) SaaS
2 4 (2.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) NetScaler
2 15 (9.09%) LAN
2 15 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.09%) DNS
3 12 (7.27%) WAN
4 9 (5.45%) SAN
5 8 (4.85%) DHCP
6 6 (3.64%) NAS
7 5 (3.03%) LDAP
8 4 (2.42%) Internet
9 3 (1.82%) Firewall
9 3 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.82%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.82%) ADSL
9 3 (1.82%) xDSL
9 3 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.21%) IPv4
10 2 (1.21%) IPv6
10 2 (1.21%) VPN
10 2 (1.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.85%) RDBMS
2 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.61%) DB2
5 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) MS Access
General
1 64 (38.79%) Finance
2 5 (3.03%) Retail
2 5 (3.03%) Marketing
3 4 (2.42%) Billing
4 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (43.64%) Analyst
2 36 (21.82%) Project Manager
3 34 (20.61%) Business Analyst
4 31 (18.79%) Business Systems Analyst
4 31 (18.79%) Systems Analyst
5 30 (18.18%) Agile Project Manager
6 25 (15.15%) Support Analyst
7 19 (11.52%) Technical Support
7 19 (11.52%) Agile Business Analyst
8 17 (10.30%) Technical Analyst
9 16 (9.70%) Technical Support Analyst
10 15 (9.09%) Developer
11 14 (8.48%) Web Developer
12 9 (5.45%) Software Project Manager
12 9 (5.45%) Software Manager
12 9 (5.45%) ScrumMaster
13 8 (4.85%) Junior
13 8 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (4.85%) Service Analyst
14 7 (4.24%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (40.00%) .NET
2 15 (9.09%) HTML
3 14 (8.48%) ASP.NET
4 13 (7.88%) CSS
5 8 (4.85%) Ajax
5 8 (4.85%) jQuery
6 7 (4.24%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.24%) HTML5
7 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Social Media
2 13 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.82%) CCTV
6 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.67%) Windows
2 17 (10.30%) Linux
3 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.85%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.64%) UNIX
7 5 (3.03%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (28.48%) Scrum
3 36 (21.82%) Project Management
4 31 (18.79%) Software Delivery
5 29 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (12.73%) ITIL
7 11 (6.67%) ERP
8 10 (6.06%) CRM
8 10 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 8 (4.85%) People Management
9 8 (4.85%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.85%) Project Planning
10 7 (4.24%) Web Development
10 7 (4.24%) B2B
10 7 (4.24%) Test Scripting
11 6 (3.64%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.64%) Business Continuity Planning
11 6 (3.64%) SEO
12 5 (3.03%) Practice Management
12 5 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.97%) SQL
2 14 (8.48%) C#
2 14 (8.48%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.85%) PHP
4 7 (4.24%) Java
4 7 (4.24%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.61%) VBA
5 1 (0.61%) PHP5
5 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.48%) CCNA
2 14 (8.48%) ACCA
2 14 (8.48%) CIMA
3 8 (4.85%) Degree
4 3 (1.82%) MCP
4 3 (1.82%) HNC
4 3 (1.82%) HND
5 2 (1.21%) MCSE
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.61%) CCIE
6 1 (0.61%) CCNP
6 1 (0.61%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) SLA
1 7 (4.24%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (25.45%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.52%) XenApp
2 19 (11.52%) XenServer
3 17 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.67%) vSphere
5 8 (4.85%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.03%) vCloud
7 5 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (19.39%) VMware
2 27 (16.36%) Citrix
3 9 (5.45%) HP
4 7 (4.24%) Cisco
5 5 (3.03%) EMC
5 5 (3.03%) Veeam
5 5 (3.03%) Isilon
5 5 (3.03%) Nimsoft
5 5 (3.03%) Zerto
5 5 (3.03%) NetApp
6 4 (2.42%) Google
7 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.21%) Brocade
8 2 (1.21%) Infor
8 2 (1.21%) IBM
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle
9 1 (0.61%) SAP
9 1 (0.61%) Cognos
9 1 (0.61%) Juniper
9 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
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