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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 11.46% 19.15% 21.88%
As % of the Vendors category 25.58% 62.79% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 32
Average salary £25,000 £38,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,750 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
43 43 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 44.79% 30.50% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 71
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £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 28 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 26 (56.52%) SQL
3 24 (52.17%) Resource Management
3 24 (52.17%) PhoneGap
3 24 (52.17%) User Experience
4 23 (50.00%) HTML
4 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (50.00%) CSS
5 22 (47.83%) Objective-C
5 22 (47.83%) Apple Swift
5 22 (47.83%) Xamarin
5 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (47.83%) HTML5
5 22 (47.83%) Telerik
5 22 (47.83%) Subversion
6 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
7 10 (21.74%) MS Office
8 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.39%) Project Management
10 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 4 (8.70%) C#
11 4 (8.70%) Windows
11 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
11 4 (8.70%) VMware
12 3 (6.52%) Scrum
12 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (6.52%) WCF
12 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (6.52%) Data Extraction
12 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DHCP
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.52%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.52%) OLAP
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.35%) NUnit
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Development Manager
2 15 (32.61%) Software Development Manager
2 15 (32.61%) Software Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Junior
5 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Network Support
7 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Head of Software Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 24 (52.17%) PhoneGap
3 23 (50.00%) HTML
3 23 (50.00%) CSS
4 22 (47.83%) HTML5
5 3 (6.52%) WCF
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.35%) Lucene.Net
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.35%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (4.35%) Lucene
6 2 (4.35%) LINQ
6 2 (4.35%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.17%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Data Extraction
2 3 (6.52%) Statistics
2 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Photography
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Resource Management
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Scrum
4 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
4 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.52%) SDLC
4 3 (6.52%) MVC
4 3 (6.52%) ETL
4 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.35%) OO
5 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.35%) Kanban
5 2 (4.35%) BDD
5 2 (4.35%) Scrum-ban
5 2 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (2.17%) Time Management
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Security
6 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (47.83%) Objective-C
3 22 (47.83%) Apple Swift
4 4 (8.70%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) VBA
6 2 (4.35%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) CCNA
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Xamarin
1 22 (47.83%) Telerik
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Ashfield Healthcare Communications
Salary: Competative salary and benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago