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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 26.47% 14.71% 48.98%
As % of the Vendors category 81.82% 45.45% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 23
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £30,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
11 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 32.35% 32.35% 63.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 30
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% +45.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) ADSL
3 7 (53.85%) IP Telephony
3 7 (53.85%) WatchGuard
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Line Management
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) OOD
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
6 3 (23.08%) Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Billing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) ADSL
2 7 (53.85%) IP Telephony
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) NUnit
1 3 (23.08%) MSTest
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
1 3 (23.08%) Billing
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Field Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Trainee
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 3 (23.08%) Line Management
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) OOD
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) WatchGuard
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