The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 52.27% 44.23% 42.11%
As % of the Vendors category 62.16% 79.31% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £46,600 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale region.

Vendors Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
37 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 84.09% 55.77% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 9
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Rochdale

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Rochdale region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (54.55%) VMware
4 21 (47.73%) Scrum
4 21 (47.73%) Kanban
4 21 (47.73%) .NET
5 20 (45.45%) Windows
5 20 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (43.18%) Rhino Mocks
6 19 (43.18%) Cucumber
6 19 (43.18%) BDD
6 19 (43.18%) Castle Windsor
6 19 (43.18%) Scrum-ban
6 19 (43.18%) Selenium
6 19 (43.18%) WCF
6 19 (43.18%) NHibernate
6 19 (43.18%) LINQ
6 19 (43.18%) Advertising
6 19 (43.18%) TDD
6 19 (43.18%) NUnit
6 19 (43.18%) Lucene
6 19 (43.18%) OO
6 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
6 19 (43.18%) C#
6 19 (43.18%) MVC
6 19 (43.18%) Web Application Development
6 19 (43.18%) Lucene.Net
7 14 (31.82%) Ethernet
7 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.27%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon S3
2 6 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Ethernet
2 12 (27.27%) Internet
3 10 (22.73%) SAN
4 8 (18.18%) DNS
4 8 (18.18%) Broadband
5 6 (13.64%) DSL
6 4 (9.09%) IPv6
6 4 (9.09%) DMZ
6 4 (9.09%) VoIP
6 4 (9.09%) VPN
6 4 (9.09%) NAS
7 3 (6.82%) WAN
7 3 (6.82%) Firewall
8 2 (4.55%) IPsec
8 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.55%) ADSL
8 2 (4.55%) PBX
8 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.27%) MPLS
9 1 (2.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) NUnit
1 19 (43.18%) Selenium
1 19 (43.18%) Rhino Mocks
1 19 (43.18%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (43.18%) Advertising
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
1 19 (43.18%) .NET Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Senior DBA
4 2 (4.55%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 2 (4.55%) Server Administrator
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (4.55%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (4.55%) Architect
4 2 (4.55%) Systems Manager
4 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
4 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
2 19 (43.18%) Lucene
2 19 (43.18%) NHibernate
2 19 (43.18%) WCF
2 19 (43.18%) LINQ
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (43.18%) Castle Windsor
2 19 (43.18%) Lucene.Net
3 10 (22.73%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Replication
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) Kanban
2 21 (47.73%) Scrum
3 19 (43.18%) MVC
3 19 (43.18%) OO
3 19 (43.18%) TDD
3 19 (43.18%) BDD
3 19 (43.18%) Scrum-ban
3 19 (43.18%) Web Application Development
4 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Open Source
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security
6 4 (9.09%) MapReduce
6 4 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) C#
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) CCA
1 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) vCloud
3 6 (13.64%) vSphere
4 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Avaya
4 2 (4.55%) Juniper
4 2 (4.55%) Apple
4 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.55%) WatchGuard
4 2 (4.55%) Zerto
5 1 (2.27%) HP
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago