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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 23.53% 37.50% 32.84%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 60.00% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 20
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £24,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 35.29% 62.50% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,000 £65,000
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 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (84.62%) SharePoint
1 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
1 11 (84.62%) Internet
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) SLA
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (53.85%) Change Control
4 7 (53.85%) MCSE
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) Service Management
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) vSphere
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) NAS
7 3 (23.08%) Veeam
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (23.08%) Dell
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (84.62%) SharePoint
1 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (7.69%) Lync
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) NAS
2 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Change Control
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Development
3 2 (15.38%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) MCSE
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) vCloud
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) OpenNMS
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Veeam
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Acronis
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
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