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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 25 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 20.66% 18.39% 23.03%
As % of the Vendors category 54.35% 48.48% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 35
Average salary £50,000 £39,250 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.38% +37.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £47,500
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
46 33 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 38.02% 37.93% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 61
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
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 1 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 42 (68.85%) .NET
2 39 (63.93%) SQL
3 36 (59.02%) JavaScript
3 36 (59.02%) Resource Management
3 36 (59.02%) PhoneGap
3 36 (59.02%) User Experience
4 35 (57.38%) HTML
4 35 (57.38%) CSS
5 34 (55.74%) Objective-C
5 34 (55.74%) Telerik
5 34 (55.74%) Subversion
5 34 (55.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (55.74%) HTML5
5 34 (55.74%) Xamarin
6 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
7 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.75%) MS Office
9 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
10 7 (11.48%) Windows
11 6 (9.84%) C#
11 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
11 6 (9.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (9.84%) WCF
12 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
12 5 (8.20%) SLA
12 5 (8.20%) VMware
12 5 (8.20%) TDD
13 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
13 4 (6.56%) VB
13 4 (6.56%) VB.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (55.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DHCP
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) FTP
2 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.92%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (4.92%) OLAP
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (55.74%) Subversion
2 4 (6.56%) Selenium
2 4 (6.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.56%) NUnit
3 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (6.56%) Advertising
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Development Manager
2 27 (44.26%) Software Manager
2 27 (44.26%) Software Development Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (4.92%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (68.85%) .NET
2 36 (59.02%) PhoneGap
3 35 (57.38%) HTML
3 35 (57.38%) CSS
4 34 (55.74%) HTML5
5 6 (9.84%) WCF
6 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.56%) LINQ
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.56%) Lucene
7 4 (6.56%) NHibernate
7 4 (6.56%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (6.56%) Lucene.Net
8 1 (1.64%) Doctrine
8 1 (1.64%) REST
8 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.64%) JSON
8 1 (1.64%) Ajax
8 1 (1.64%) WPF
8 1 (1.64%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 36 (59.02%) User Experience
2 3 (4.92%) Statistics
2 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Xbox
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Resource Management
2 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.20%) TDD
4 4 (6.56%) Kanban
4 4 (6.56%) BDD
4 4 (6.56%) OO
4 4 (6.56%) Project Management
4 4 (6.56%) MVC
4 4 (6.56%) Scrum-ban
4 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
4 4 (6.56%) Scrum
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.92%) ETL
5 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
5 3 (4.92%) Computer Security
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.64%) Network Management
6 1 (1.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (63.93%) SQL
2 36 (59.02%) JavaScript
3 34 (55.74%) Objective-C
4 6 (9.84%) C#
5 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.56%) VB
5 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.92%) VBA
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) Java
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) CCNA
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.92%) XenApp
2 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) Telerik
1 34 (55.74%) Xamarin
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 3 (4.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec
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