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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 61.54% 47.50% 41.18%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 73.08% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,400 £36,000
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
32 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 82.05% 65.00% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 10
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +17.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (55.81%) Windows
1 24 (55.81%) VMware
2 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) Kanban
4 18 (41.86%) .NET
4 18 (41.86%) Scrum
5 16 (37.21%) Advertising
5 16 (37.21%) MVC
5 16 (37.21%) C#
5 16 (37.21%) OO
5 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
5 16 (37.21%) Selenium
5 16 (37.21%) WCF
5 16 (37.21%) NHibernate
5 16 (37.21%) TDD
5 16 (37.21%) NUnit
5 16 (37.21%) Lucene
5 16 (37.21%) LINQ
5 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (37.21%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (37.21%) Cucumber
5 16 (37.21%) BDD
5 16 (37.21%) Castle Windsor
5 16 (37.21%) Scrum-ban
5 16 (37.21%) Web Application Development
5 16 (37.21%) Lucene.Net
6 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.30%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Internet
1 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
2 9 (20.93%) Firewall
3 8 (18.60%) ADSL
3 8 (18.60%) Broadband
3 8 (18.60%) IP Telephony
4 6 (13.95%) DNS
4 6 (13.95%) SAN
5 4 (9.30%) DSL
5 4 (9.30%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) IPv6
5 4 (9.30%) VoIP
6 2 (4.65%) NAS
6 2 (4.65%) DMZ
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless
7 1 (2.33%) WAN
7 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.33%) LAN
7 1 (2.33%) MPLS
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Selenium
1 16 (37.21%) NUnit
1 16 (37.21%) Rhino Mocks
1 16 (37.21%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (37.21%) Advertising
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
1 16 (37.21%) .NET Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Field Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Customer Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Server Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
2 16 (37.21%) WCF
2 16 (37.21%) NHibernate
2 16 (37.21%) Lucene
2 16 (37.21%) LINQ
2 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (37.21%) Castle Windsor
2 16 (37.21%) Lucene.Net
3 6 (13.95%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (18.60%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Kanban
2 18 (41.86%) Scrum
3 16 (37.21%) MVC
3 16 (37.21%) OO
3 16 (37.21%) TDD
3 16 (37.21%) BDD
3 16 (37.21%) Scrum-ban
3 16 (37.21%) Web Application Development
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.30%) Information Security
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Coaching
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) MapReduce
6 2 (4.65%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) CCA
1 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) vCloud
3 4 (9.30%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
6 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) VMware
2 10 (23.26%) Citrix
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
4 8 (18.60%) WatchGuard
5 2 (4.65%) Zerto
6 1 (2.33%) HP
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