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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 31 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 17.22% 19.89% 21.32%
As % of the Vendors category 51.67% 51.47% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 42
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,600 £46,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
60 68 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 33.33% 38.64% 53.81%
Number of salaries quoted 55 67 79
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 37 (67.27%) .NET
2 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
3 30 (54.55%) C#
3 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (52.73%) SQL
5 24 (43.64%) WCF
6 22 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 20 (36.36%) Windows
7 20 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (36.36%) LINQ
8 18 (32.73%) Web Services
8 18 (32.73%) Visual Studio
9 16 (29.09%) XML
9 16 (29.09%) VBA
9 16 (29.09%) SOAP
9 16 (29.09%) WPF
10 15 (27.27%) REST
10 15 (27.27%) MSMQ
11 14 (25.45%) UML
12 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
13 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
13 12 (21.82%) TDD
14 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (16.36%) MVC
16 8 (14.55%) Scrum
16 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
17 7 (12.73%) HTML
17 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
17 7 (12.73%) Advertising

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
3 5 (9.09%) MS Project
4 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DHCP
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 20 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) MS Access
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) DTS
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.91%) NUnit
2 6 (10.91%) Selenium
2 6 (10.91%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
1 7 (12.73%) Advertising
2 2 (3.64%) Automotive
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) French Language
3 1 (1.82%) German Language
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Developer
2 23 (41.82%) .NET Developer
3 21 (38.18%) Analyst
4 15 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 15 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (21.82%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Software Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Technical Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (67.27%) .NET
2 24 (43.64%) WCF
3 20 (36.36%) LINQ
4 18 (32.73%) Web Services
5 16 (29.09%) XML
5 16 (29.09%) WPF
5 16 (29.09%) SOAP
6 15 (27.27%) REST
6 15 (27.27%) MSMQ
7 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
8 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (12.73%) HTML
11 6 (10.91%) Lucene
11 6 (10.91%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (10.91%) Lucene.Net
11 6 (10.91%) NHibernate
12 4 (7.27%) CSS
13 3 (5.45%) jQuery
13 3 (5.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.64%) EPoS
2 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.82%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) AIX
2 1 (1.82%) HPUX
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) OS/400
2 1 (1.82%) zOS
2 1 (1.82%) SUSE
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) UML
3 12 (21.82%) TDD
4 9 (16.36%) MVC
5 8 (14.55%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) BDD
7 6 (10.91%) Scrum-ban
7 6 (10.91%) Web Application Development
7 6 (10.91%) Kanban
8 5 (9.09%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.45%) Test Planning
10 3 (5.45%) OO
10 3 (5.45%) CRM
10 3 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) C#
2 29 (52.73%) SQL
3 22 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 16 (29.09%) VBA
5 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) VB
6 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Google
2 1 (1.82%) Brocade
2 1 (1.82%) Sencha
2 1 (1.82%) Facebook
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco
2 1 (1.82%) IBM
2 1 (1.82%) HP
2 1 (1.82%) EMC
2 1 (1.82%) Avaya
2 1 (1.82%) Juniper
2 1 (1.82%) BMC
2 1 (1.82%) CA
2 1 (1.82%) NetApp
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.82%) Symantec
2 1 (1.82%) VMware
2 1 (1.82%) Yahoo!
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