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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 7 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 22.67% 10.94% 22.86%
As % of the Vendors category 62.96% 29.17% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 31
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £58,000 £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
54 24 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 36.00% 37.50% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 47 22 53
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 £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £41,500 £54,100
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 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 50 (70.42%) .NET
2 47 (66.20%) SQL
3 41 (57.75%) JavaScript
4 37 (52.11%) HTML
5 36 (50.70%) CSS
5 36 (50.70%) Resource Management
6 35 (49.30%) HTML5
6 35 (49.30%) PhoneGap
6 35 (49.30%) User Experience
7 33 (46.48%) Xamarin
7 33 (46.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 33 (46.48%) Telerik
7 33 (46.48%) Subversion
7 33 (46.48%) Objective-C
8 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
9 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
11 13 (18.31%) C#
12 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
12 12 (16.90%) TDD
12 12 (16.90%) WCF
13 10 (14.08%) MS Office
14 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
14 8 (11.27%) Windows
14 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (9.86%) OO
15 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
16 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
16 6 (8.45%) Pharmaceutical

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (46.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) DNS
1 3 (4.23%) DHCP
2 2 (2.82%) FTP
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) NAS
3 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.04%) MySQL
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.82%) OLAP
7 2 (2.82%) MS Access
7 2 (2.82%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.41%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (46.48%) Subversion
2 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) NUnit
3 4 (5.63%) Selenium
3 4 (5.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.63%) Advertising
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Automotive
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Development Manager
2 27 (38.03%) Software Development Manager
2 27 (38.03%) Software Manager
3 9 (12.68%) Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Technical Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Architect
5 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Junior
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (1.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Head of Software Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (70.42%) .NET
2 37 (52.11%) HTML
3 36 (50.70%) CSS
4 35 (49.30%) HTML5
4 35 (49.30%) PhoneGap
5 12 (16.90%) WCF
6 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.04%) WPF
8 5 (7.04%) ADO.NET
9 4 (5.63%) MSMQ
9 4 (5.63%) SOAP
9 4 (5.63%) Symfony
9 4 (5.63%) LINQ
9 4 (5.63%) JSON
9 4 (5.63%) NHibernate
9 4 (5.63%) Lucene
9 4 (5.63%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (5.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (49.30%) User Experience
2 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.82%) Statistics
3 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Xbox
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Resource Management
2 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) TDD
4 7 (9.86%) OO
5 6 (8.45%) MVC
5 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (7.04%) BDD
6 5 (7.04%) Scrum
6 5 (7.04%) Project Management
7 4 (5.63%) CRM
7 4 (5.63%) SOA
7 4 (5.63%) Workflow
7 4 (5.63%) Kanban
7 4 (5.63%) Scrum-ban
7 4 (5.63%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.23%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.23%) Computer Security
9 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.82%) ETL
9 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (66.20%) SQL
2 41 (57.75%) JavaScript
3 33 (46.48%) Objective-C
4 13 (18.31%) C#
5 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.04%) PHP
7 4 (5.63%) VB
7 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.63%) VBA
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) CCNA
2 2 (2.82%) VCP4
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.41%) MCSA
3 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) XenApp
2 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (46.48%) Xamarin
1 33 (46.48%) Telerik
2 5 (7.04%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) Symantec
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