The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Rochdale region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 54.72% 42.86% 25.61%
As % of the Vendors category 87.88% 75.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 21
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £46,900 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 62.26% 57.14% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 35
Average salary £45,000 £41,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% +94.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,950 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Manchester

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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 36 (92.31%) Internet
2 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
3 22 (56.41%) Web Services
4 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 20 (51.28%) SQL
6 19 (48.72%) VMware
6 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (46.15%) Marketing
7 18 (46.15%) .NET
7 18 (46.15%) C#
7 18 (46.15%) HTML
7 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 18 (46.15%) CSS
7 18 (46.15%) UML
8 17 (43.59%) vSphere
9 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
10 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 13 (33.33%) Windows
10 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (28.21%) vCloud
11 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (25.64%) Cisco
13 9 (23.08%) SLA
13 9 (23.08%) OOD
13 9 (23.08%) OO
13 9 (23.08%) SOAP
13 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
13 9 (23.08%) SAN
13 9 (23.08%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (12.82%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (12.82%) IIS
5 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.56%) Lync
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Office 365
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (92.31%) Internet
2 9 (23.08%) SAN
2 9 (23.08%) NAS
3 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) IPsec
4 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.26%) SNMP
5 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.13%) PBX
6 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) DSL
6 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.13%) SSL
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) DNS
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Selenium
1 9 (23.08%) MSTest
1 9 (23.08%) SpecFlow
2 7 (17.95%) NUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (46.15%) Marketing
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 5 (12.82%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Team Leader
4 5 (12.82%) IT Support
5 4 (10.26%) Web Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Web Development Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Engineering Manager
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) Web Services
2 18 (46.15%) HTML
2 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 18 (46.15%) CSS
3 9 (23.08%) SOAP
3 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 9 (23.08%) WCF
3 9 (23.08%) LINQ
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (23.08%) LINQ to SQL
3 9 (23.08%) REST
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Open Source
2 6 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) UML
2 9 (23.08%) OO
2 9 (23.08%) OOD
2 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 9 (23.08%) MVC
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) TDD
2 9 (23.08%) Pair Programming
2 9 (23.08%) Content Management
2 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 9 (23.08%) Business Development
2 9 (23.08%) Refactoring
2 9 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (23.08%) Time Management
2 9 (23.08%) OWASP
2 9 (23.08%) Software Architecture
2 9 (23.08%) BDD
2 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 7 (17.95%) Change Control
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
3 2 (5.13%) MCSD
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (43.59%) vSphere
3 11 (28.21%) vCloud
4 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 4 (10.26%) OpenNMS
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) VMware
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco
3 5 (12.82%) Dell
3 5 (12.82%) Veeam
4 4 (10.26%) Acronis
5 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.56%) Meraki
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
Rochdale, Lancashire
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: £19,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £51,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago