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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 19 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 10.86% 12.12% 14.49%
As % of the Vendors category 28.33% 21.05% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 26
Average salary £42,500 £22,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.18% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £17,100 £14,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
120 114 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 38.34% 57.58% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 102 107 89
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 49 (63.64%) Windows
2 38 (49.35%) Finance
3 37 (48.05%) MS Excel
3 37 (48.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (38.96%) MS Office
5 28 (36.36%) Citrix
6 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
6 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
7 21 (27.27%) .NET
8 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (22.08%) C#
9 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.08%) VMware
10 16 (20.78%) Windows 7
11 15 (19.48%) ITIL
12 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
14 12 (15.58%) LAN
14 12 (15.58%) Cisco
15 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (14.29%) V-Model
15 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (12.99%) SQL
17 9 (11.69%) Project Management
18 8 (10.39%) CSS
18 8 (10.39%) Legal
18 8 (10.39%) Scrum
19 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
19 7 (9.09%) MCSE
19 7 (9.09%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.30%) Lync
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (48.05%) MS Excel
2 30 (38.96%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
1 4 (5.19%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.58%) LAN
3 4 (5.19%) Firewall
3 4 (5.19%) ATM
4 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.90%) Intranet
4 3 (3.90%) Internet
5 2 (2.60%) WAN
6 1 (1.30%) SMTP
6 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (49.35%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Legal
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Support Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 11 (14.29%) Wintel Support
5 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
5 9 (11.69%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Designer
6 8 (10.39%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Software Manager
7 7 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
7 7 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
7 7 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) DBA
9 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) .NET
2 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.39%) CSS
4 7 (9.09%) jQuery
5 4 (5.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.19%) HTML
5 4 (5.19%) WPF
6 3 (3.90%) WinForms
6 3 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.30%) Ajax
7 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.30%) Web Services
7 1 (1.30%) XML
7 1 (1.30%) XHTML
7 1 (1.30%) WCF
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.60%) Replication
1 2 (2.60%) Statistics
2 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (63.64%) Windows
2 37 (48.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (20.78%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.29%) V-Model
3 9 (11.69%) Project Management
4 8 (10.39%) Scrum
5 7 (9.09%) Network Management
6 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.19%) MVC
8 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.19%) Fault Management
8 4 (5.19%) Usability Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.19%) High Availability
8 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.19%) Time Management
8 4 (5.19%) User Stories
8 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.19%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) C#
2 10 (12.99%) SQL
3 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.90%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (9.09%) MCSE
2 4 (5.19%) CCNA
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) ACCA
2 4 (5.19%) CIMA
3 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.60%) PMP
4 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.30%) MCTS
5 1 (1.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) vSphere
4 4 (5.19%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Foglight
2 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Citrix
2 17 (22.08%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) Cisco
4 4 (5.19%) HP
4 4 (5.19%) Google
5 3 (3.90%) Dell
5 3 (3.90%) Mitel
5 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.90%) F5
6 2 (2.60%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.60%) Symantec
6 2 (2.60%) Sun
6 2 (2.60%) Veeam
7 1 (1.30%) Ektron
7 1 (1.30%) TSYS
7 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Percussion
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