The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 21.43% 15.70% 22.60%
As % of the Vendors category 58.33% 55.88% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 30
Average salary £32,500 £37,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% +17.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,950 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,750 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Huddersfield region.

Vendors Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
36 34 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 36.73% 28.10% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 54
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £33,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Huddersfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Huddersfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Huddersfield region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Huddersfield

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Huddersfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Huddersfield region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Huddersfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
4 12 (33.33%) MS Office
4 12 (33.33%) ERP
5 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (27.78%) Finance
7 9 (25.00%) QA
8 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 7 (19.44%) Project Management
9 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
9 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 6 (16.67%) SOA
11 5 (13.89%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (13.89%) Middleware
11 5 (13.89%) ETL
11 5 (13.89%) C#
11 5 (13.89%) Business Objects
11 5 (13.89%) .NET
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
11 5 (13.89%) Validation
12 4 (11.11%) VMware
12 4 (11.11%) CRM
12 4 (11.11%) Citrix
12 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
13 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (2.78%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.56%) DBA
7 2 (5.56%) Server Support
7 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) CSS3
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ERP
2 7 (19.44%) Project Management
2 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (16.67%) SOA
4 5 (13.89%) ETL
4 5 (13.89%) Validation
5 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (5.56%) Database Security
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) Database Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.78%) Web Design
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.89%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) PHP5
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) CCA
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Business Objects
1 5 (13.89%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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