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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 24.85% 9.71% 23.60%
As % of the Vendors category 55.41% 29.41% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 41 10 37
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,250 £43,300
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
74 34 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 44.85% 33.01% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 68 29 67
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 52 (75.36%) .NET
2 45 (65.22%) SQL
3 40 (57.97%) JavaScript
4 36 (52.17%) HTML
5 35 (50.72%) Resource Management
5 35 (50.72%) HTML5
6 34 (49.28%) CSS
7 33 (47.83%) PhoneGap
7 33 (47.83%) User Experience
8 31 (44.93%) Xamarin
8 31 (44.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (44.93%) Objective-C
8 31 (44.93%) Telerik
8 31 (44.93%) Subversion
9 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
10 15 (21.74%) C#
10 15 (21.74%) TDD
11 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
12 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
12 13 (18.84%) WCF
13 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
14 9 (13.04%) MS Office
14 9 (13.04%) MVC
14 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (11.59%) OO
16 7 (10.14%) Windows
16 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (10.14%) Scrum
16 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.04%) MS Office
3 3 (4.35%) MS Project
4 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (44.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) VoIP
1 1 (1.45%) DHCP
1 1 (1.45%) DNS
1 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.25%) MySQL
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.90%) MS Access
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.45%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.45%) OLAP
7 1 (1.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 31 (44.93%) Subversion
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.25%) NUnit
3 5 (7.25%) Selenium
3 5 (7.25%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.25%) Advertising
3 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Development Manager
2 25 (36.23%) Software Development Manager
2 25 (36.23%) Software Manager
3 9 (13.04%) Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Lead Technical Architect
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.90%) IT Support
9 1 (1.45%) Head of Software Development
9 1 (1.45%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (75.36%) .NET
2 36 (52.17%) HTML
3 35 (50.72%) HTML5
4 34 (49.28%) CSS
5 33 (47.83%) PhoneGap
6 13 (18.84%) WCF
7 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
8 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.25%) Lucene
10 5 (7.25%) ADO.NET
10 5 (7.25%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (7.25%) Lucene.Net
10 5 (7.25%) WPF
10 5 (7.25%) NHibernate
10 5 (7.25%) LINQ
11 4 (5.80%) Symfony
11 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (5.80%) Doctrine
11 4 (5.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (47.83%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.45%) Xbox
4 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Resource Management
2 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) TDD
4 9 (13.04%) MVC
5 8 (11.59%) OO
6 7 (10.14%) Scrum
6 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (8.70%) BDD
8 5 (7.25%) Scrum-ban
8 5 (7.25%) Kanban
8 5 (7.25%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.80%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.80%) CRM
9 4 (5.80%) SOA
9 4 (5.80%) Workflow
10 3 (4.35%) Software Architecture
10 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.35%) Computer Security
10 3 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) SQL
2 40 (57.97%) JavaScript
3 31 (44.93%) Objective-C
4 15 (21.74%) C#
5 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.25%) VB
6 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.25%) PHP
7 3 (4.35%) VBA
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) Java
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) XenApp
2 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) Telerik
1 31 (44.93%) Xamarin
2 3 (4.35%) Citrix
2 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (1.45%) Avaya
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