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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 18 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 31 26 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 10.00% 14.69% 20.72%
As % of the Vendors category 30.10% 32.91% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 44
Average salary £42,500 £20,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.50% -40.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £17,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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
103 79 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 33.23% 44.63% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 98 68 95
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 16 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 42 (57.53%) Finance
2 38 (52.05%) Windows
3 36 (49.32%) MS Excel
4 32 (43.84%) MS Office
5 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (32.88%) Citrix
7 23 (31.51%) Active Directory
8 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
9 18 (24.66%) .NET
10 17 (23.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
11 14 (19.18%) C#
12 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
13 12 (16.44%) VMware
14 11 (15.07%) V-Model
14 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (13.70%) LAN
16 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (12.33%) QA
16 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
16 9 (12.33%) Project Management
17 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (10.96%) ACCA
17 8 (10.96%) CIMA
17 8 (10.96%) MCSE
17 8 (10.96%) ITIL
17 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
17 8 (10.96%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (5.48%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Lync
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 36 (49.32%) MS Excel
2 32 (43.84%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) SaaS
1 8 (10.96%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) LAN
2 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) WAN
3 3 (4.11%) Intranet
3 3 (4.11%) Internet
4 2 (2.74%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) ATM
5 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.37%) SMTP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (57.53%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Legal
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Support Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Business Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Technical Support
5 10 (13.70%) Designer
6 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Wintel Support
7 7 (9.59%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Software Manager
8 6 (8.22%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Software Project Manager
8 6 (8.22%) Technical Support Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.85%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) .NET
2 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
4 6 (8.22%) CSS
5 5 (6.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (6.85%) WinForms
5 5 (6.85%) jQuery
5 5 (6.85%) HTML
6 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.11%) Replication
1 3 (4.11%) Statistics
1 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.37%) NHS
2 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.05%) Windows
2 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.59%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.07%) V-Model
4 9 (12.33%) Project Management
5 8 (10.96%) ITIL
5 8 (10.96%) Usability Testing
5 8 (10.96%) Fault Management
5 8 (10.96%) MVC
5 8 (10.96%) User Stories
6 6 (8.22%) Scrum
6 6 (8.22%) Integration Testing
6 6 (8.22%) Network Management
7 5 (6.85%) Online Marketing
8 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.74%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.74%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.74%) Service Management
9 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) C#
2 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.85%) VB
2 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.96%) ACCA
1 8 (10.96%) CIMA
1 8 (10.96%) MCSE
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) CCNA
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.11%) PMP
3 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCTS
4 1 (1.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (31.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.37%) vSphere
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Citrix
2 12 (16.44%) VMware
3 8 (10.96%) Google
4 7 (9.59%) Cisco
5 5 (6.85%) F5
6 3 (4.11%) Dell
6 3 (4.11%) Sun
6 3 (4.11%) Symantec
6 3 (4.11%) Veeam
7 1 (1.37%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.37%) Mitel
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