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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 59 42 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 15.36% 10.47% 12.07%
As % of the Vendors category 45.38% 34.71% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 27
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £29,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £65,000 £70,000
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
130 121 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 33.85% 30.17% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 113 111 85
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 54 (53.47%) MS Excel
2 32 (31.68%) .NET
3 30 (29.70%) Finance
4 26 (25.74%) SQL
5 24 (23.76%) MS Office
6 20 (19.80%) Degree
7 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (16.83%) HTML
8 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
8 16 (15.84%) C#
8 16 (15.84%) CSS
9 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
10 13 (12.87%) Scrum
10 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
10 13 (12.87%) Software Delivery
10 13 (12.87%) Retail
11 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
11 12 (11.88%) jQuery
11 12 (11.88%) Cisco
11 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
11 12 (11.88%) Project Management
12 11 (10.89%) VMware
12 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.89%) ERP
12 11 (10.89%) PHP
12 11 (10.89%) Java
12 11 (10.89%) VB.NET
12 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
12 11 (10.89%) Web Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (6.93%) IIS
2 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.99%) Lync
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 54 (53.47%) MS Excel
2 24 (23.76%) MS Office
3 7 (6.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) LAN
2 8 (7.92%) WAN
3 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.96%) SAN
4 4 (3.96%) VoIP
5 3 (2.97%) xDSL
5 3 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.97%) Firewall
5 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.97%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.97%) ADSL
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.99%) Internet
6 1 (0.99%) MPLS
6 1 (0.99%) OSPF
6 1 (0.99%) BGP
6 1 (0.99%) VPN
6 1 (0.99%) IPv4
6 1 (0.99%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.98%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.98%) DB2
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.99%) MS Access
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (29.70%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Retail
3 5 (4.95%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Analyst
2 17 (16.83%) Junior
3 16 (15.84%) Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Web Developer
5 13 (12.87%) Support Analyst
6 12 (11.88%) Business Analyst
6 12 (11.88%) Project Manager
7 11 (10.89%) Software Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Applications Support
7 11 (10.89%) Junior Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Junior Web Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Junior Software Developer
8 10 (9.90%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (8.91%) Network Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) Business Systems Analyst
10 8 (7.92%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (7.92%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (5.94%) Test Analyst
12 5 (4.95%) Consultant
12 5 (4.95%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.68%) .NET
2 17 (16.83%) HTML
3 16 (15.84%) CSS
4 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.88%) jQuery
6 11 (10.89%) HTML5
6 11 (10.89%) Ajax
7 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.99%) XML
7 1 (0.99%) Middleware
7 1 (0.99%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.97%) CCTV
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) FMCG
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
5 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.99%) Statistics
5 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000
2 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.99%) UNIX
5 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.87%) Scrum
2 13 (12.87%) Software Delivery
3 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
3 12 (11.88%) Project Management
4 11 (10.89%) ERP
4 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (10.89%) Web Development
5 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
5 9 (8.91%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.94%) Line Management
6 6 (5.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.95%) Test Planning
7 5 (4.95%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.95%) ITIL
7 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.95%) Release Management
8 4 (3.96%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (3.96%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) SQL
2 16 (15.84%) C#
2 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.89%) PHP
3 11 (10.89%) Java
3 11 (10.89%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.98%) VBA
5 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) ACCA
2 4 (3.96%) CIMA
2 4 (3.96%) MCSE
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.97%) HNC
3 3 (2.97%) HND
3 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.98%) MCP
4 2 (1.98%) ISEB
4 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) PMP
5 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.99%) CCIE
5 1 (0.99%) CCNP
5 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.94%) vSphere
3 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Cisco
2 11 (10.89%) VMware
3 9 (8.91%) Infor
4 6 (5.94%) HP
5 4 (3.96%) VocaLink
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.97%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.98%) SAP
7 2 (1.98%) Cognos
7 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 2 (1.98%) Google
7 2 (1.98%) Brocade
8 1 (0.99%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle
8 1 (0.99%) Sun
8 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.99%) Citrix
8 1 (0.99%) Juniper
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