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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 18.57% 18.05% 20.47%
As % of the Vendors category 40.63% 51.06% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 32
Average salary £26,500 £40,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +36.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,900
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
32 47 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 45.71% 35.34% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 70
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) MS Office
3 8 (29.63%) Project Management
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
5 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 4 (14.81%) DNS
7 4 (14.81%) CRM
7 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (11.11%) HTML
8 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.11%) CSS
8 3 (11.11%) ETL
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.11%) DHCP
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Yammer
2 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) IPv4
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) Intranet
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) OLAP
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Law
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Junior
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) PhoneGap
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Statistics
2 2 (7.41%) Photography
2 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) CRM
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Application Discovery
5 1 (3.70%) Database Security
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GxP
1 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenServer
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Apple
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 2 (7.41%) AppSense
4 2 (7.41%) Telerik
4 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.70%) DevExpress
5 1 (3.70%) HP
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