The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MSF 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
MSF
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4893 5606 6014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.68% 87.54% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4129 4455 4844
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MSF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MSF
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSF across the North West region.

MSF Salary Trend in the North West

MSF
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing MSF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MSF.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware