The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Harrogate region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 25 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 10.05% 13.07% 19.26%
As % of the Vendors category 33.06% 33.64% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 22
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% +115.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,100 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £70,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
124 110 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 30.39% 38.87% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 114 88 51
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £20,241
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
North Yorkshire

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 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 62 (82.67%) Windows
2 46 (61.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (45.33%) SQL
3 34 (45.33%) .NET
4 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 33 (44.00%) MS Excel
5 29 (38.67%) VMware
6 28 (37.33%) Active Directory
7 25 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 23 (30.67%) Cisco
8 23 (30.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (29.33%) Finance
9 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
9 22 (29.33%) C#
9 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (24.00%) ITIL
11 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
11 18 (24.00%) Citrix
11 18 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (22.67%) Firewall
13 16 (21.33%) Terminal Services
14 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
15 14 (18.67%) CSS
15 14 (18.67%) WPF
15 14 (18.67%) jQuery
15 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
1 18 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (17.33%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.33%) Lync
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) Firewall
2 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.67%) DDNS
3 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (8.00%) LAN
5 5 (6.67%) DNS
6 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.67%) ATM
8 1 (1.33%) Wireless
8 1 (1.33%) DHCP
8 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (30.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Technical Support
4 10 (13.33%) DBA
4 10 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 9 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Senior DBA
6 8 (10.67%) Senior SQL DBA
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.67%) CRM Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
9 5 (6.67%) Software Manager
9 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (5.33%) Wintel Support
10 4 (5.33%) Designer
10 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.33%) .NET
2 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.67%) CSS
3 14 (18.67%) WPF
3 14 (18.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) XHTML
4 1 (1.33%) Ajax
4 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
1 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (82.67%) Windows
2 46 (61.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.33%) Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.00%) ITIL
3 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing
4 13 (17.33%) CRM
5 12 (16.00%) Load Balancing
6 10 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 10 (13.33%) Time Management
6 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (13.33%) High Availability
6 10 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (9.33%) V-Model
8 6 (8.00%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) Scrum
9 5 (6.67%) Project Management
10 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.00%) Network Management
11 3 (4.00%) Service Management
12 2 (2.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) SQL
2 22 (29.33%) C#
3 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.33%) VBScript
5 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.33%) MCITP
3 12 (16.00%) MCSA
4 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.00%) MCSE
5 3 (4.00%) CCNA
5 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (37.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.33%) Terminal Services
4 10 (13.33%) LiteSpeed
4 10 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (6.67%) vSphere
5 5 (6.67%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) SCOM
2 10 (13.33%) Foglight
3 6 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) VMware
2 23 (30.67%) Cisco
3 18 (24.00%) Citrix
4 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 11 (14.67%) HP
6 6 (8.00%) McAfee
7 5 (6.67%) Brocade
7 5 (6.67%) F5
8 3 (4.00%) Mitel
9 2 (2.67%) TSYS
9 2 (2.67%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.67%) IBM
10 1 (1.33%) Dell
10 1 (1.33%) EMC
10 1 (1.33%) Juniper
10 1 (1.33%) NetApp
10 1 (1.33%) Novell
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.33%) Ektron
10 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
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