The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 31.25% 17.24% 20.12%
As % of the Vendors category 68.97% 47.17% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 34
Average salary £27,750 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £23,600 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £55,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
29 53 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 45.31% 36.55% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 69
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 8 (28.57%) SQL
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) CRM
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
2 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (17.86%) .NET
4 5 (17.86%) MS Office
5 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 4 (14.29%) Yammer
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (10.71%) CMS
6 3 (10.71%) Aerospace
6 3 (10.71%) Automotive
6 3 (10.71%) Drupal
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 3 (10.71%) Drupal
3 2 (7.14%) WordPress
3 2 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Kentico
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Yammer
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) IPv4
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Intranet
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) OLAP
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Aerospace
2 3 (10.71%) Automotive
3 2 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) HTML5
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) CSS3
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) PhoneGap
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Photography
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) CRM
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Application Discovery
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) MCDST
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) GxP
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
1 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) XenServer
3 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 3 (10.71%) Citrix
2 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.14%) Apple
3 2 (7.14%) AppSense
3 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.57%) Telerik
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.57%) HP
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