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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 19 20 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 30 18 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 9.26% 10.53% 28.39%
As % of the Vendors category 31.91% 26.47% 54.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 57
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +49.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,850 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £65,000
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
94 68 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 29.01% 39.77% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 89 60 96
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £37,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 36 (54.55%) Finance
3 30 (45.45%) Windows
4 29 (43.94%) MS Office
5 22 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
8 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.73%) Google
10 15 (22.73%) Degree
10 15 (22.73%) Citrix
11 14 (21.21%) .NET
11 14 (21.21%) QA
12 13 (19.70%) Fault Management
12 13 (19.70%) Usability Testing
12 13 (19.70%) ACCA
12 13 (19.70%) CIMA
12 13 (19.70%) SaaS
12 13 (19.70%) Google Apps
12 13 (19.70%) User Stories
13 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 11 (16.67%) C#
13 11 (16.67%) LAN
13 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 11 (16.67%) VMware
14 9 (13.64%) V-Model
14 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 29 (43.94%) MS Office
3 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) SaaS
1 13 (19.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) LAN
2 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) WAN
3 3 (4.55%) Internet
3 3 (4.55%) Wireless
3 3 (4.55%) PABX
4 2 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.52%) SMTP
5 1 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Analyst
2 19 (28.79%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Designer
5 7 (10.61%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Wintel Support
5 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.58%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Developer
7 5 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
4 6 (9.09%) WinForms
5 5 (7.58%) jQuery
5 5 (7.58%) CSS
5 5 (7.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (7.58%) HTML
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.55%) Ajax
7 1 (1.52%) XML
7 1 (1.52%) XSL
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.58%) Statistics
3 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Replication
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.70%) Usability Testing
3 13 (19.70%) Fault Management
3 13 (19.70%) User Stories
4 9 (13.64%) V-Model
5 8 (12.12%) MVC
6 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Online Marketing
7 5 (7.58%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) Network Management
9 3 (4.55%) ITIL
9 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.03%) Scrum
10 2 (3.03%) Web Marketing
10 2 (3.03%) Pay per click
10 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.03%) Analytics
11 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.52%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) C#
2 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) VB
3 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 13 (19.70%) ACCA
2 13 (19.70%) CIMA
3 5 (7.58%) MCSE
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.06%) MCP
5 3 (4.55%) HNC
5 3 (4.55%) HND
5 3 (4.55%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.55%) PMP
5 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.03%) CCNA
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Citrix
1 15 (22.73%) Google
2 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco
4 5 (7.58%) F5
5 3 (4.55%) Sun
5 3 (4.55%) Symantec
5 3 (4.55%) Veeam
6 2 (3.03%) Yahoo!
6 2 (3.03%) Dell
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