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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 16.44% 19.53% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 46.15% 45.83% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 35
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £35,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
52 72 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 35.62% 42.60% 50.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 70 71
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (71.43%) .NET
2 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
3 30 (61.22%) C#
4 25 (51.02%) SQL
5 23 (46.94%) Windows
6 22 (44.90%) WCF
7 21 (42.86%) LINQ
8 20 (40.82%) Web Services
9 19 (38.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (36.73%) XML
10 18 (36.73%) Visual Studio
10 18 (36.73%) SOAP
11 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
12 15 (30.61%) VBA
12 15 (30.61%) UML
12 15 (30.61%) MSMQ
12 15 (30.61%) WPF
12 15 (30.61%) REST
13 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
14 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
15 8 (16.33%) TDD
15 8 (16.33%) MVC
15 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
15 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (14.29%) Advertising
17 6 (12.24%) NUnit
17 6 (12.24%) Scrum
17 6 (12.24%) NHibernate
17 6 (12.24%) Lucene

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DHCP
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) DB2
5 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.24%) NUnit
2 6 (12.24%) Selenium
2 6 (12.24%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.29%) Advertising
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
4 1 (2.04%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) .NET Developer
3 20 (40.82%) Analyst
4 18 (36.73%) C# Developer
4 18 (36.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (26.53%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Architect
7 4 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Head of Development
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Head of Software Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (71.43%) .NET
2 22 (44.90%) WCF
3 21 (42.86%) LINQ
4 20 (40.82%) Web Services
5 18 (36.73%) XML
5 18 (36.73%) SOAP
6 15 (30.61%) WPF
6 15 (30.61%) MSMQ
6 15 (30.61%) REST
7 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
8 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
9 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.24%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (12.24%) Lucene.Net
10 6 (12.24%) NHibernate
10 6 (12.24%) Lucene
11 5 (10.20%) HTML
11 5 (10.20%) jQuery
12 3 (6.12%) CSS
12 3 (6.12%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (4.08%) EPoS
2 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.04%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) AIX
2 2 (4.08%) HPUX
2 2 (4.08%) Solaris
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) OS/400
2 2 (4.08%) zOS
2 2 (4.08%) SUSE
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) UML
3 8 (16.33%) TDD
3 8 (16.33%) MVC
4 6 (12.24%) Scrum
4 6 (12.24%) Kanban
4 6 (12.24%) BDD
4 6 (12.24%) Scrum-ban
4 6 (12.24%) Web Application Development
5 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.12%) System Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Business Development
8 2 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) C#
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
4 15 (30.61%) VBA
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.24%) VB
5 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
1 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.04%) MCITP
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Sencha
2 2 (4.08%) Symantec
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) Brocade
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
2 2 (4.08%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) EMC
2 2 (4.08%) Juniper
2 2 (4.08%) BMC
2 2 (4.08%) CA
2 2 (4.08%) NetApp
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Avaya
3 1 (2.04%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.04%) Facebook
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