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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 21.88% 7.89% 43.64%
As % of the Vendors category 70.00% 27.27% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 23
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,800 £29,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £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
10 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 31.25% 28.95% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 32
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £37,550 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (75.00%) Internet
2 14 (58.33%) Coaching
3 12 (50.00%) Web Services
3 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco
4 11 (45.83%) VMware
5 10 (41.67%) Marketing
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (41.67%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) C#
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) .NET
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 9 (37.50%) Firewall
6 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (33.33%) Time Management
7 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (33.33%) MSTest
7 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 8 (33.33%) Line Management
7 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 8 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) TDD
7 8 (33.33%) NUnit
7 8 (33.33%) Billing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Internet
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) ADSL
3 5 (20.83%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.33%) PBX
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) IPsec
4 2 (8.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) NUnit
1 8 (33.33%) MSTest
2 6 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 6 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 10 (41.67%) Marketing
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Web Development Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Web Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 6 (25.00%) REST
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (25.00%) SOAP
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (25.00%) WCF
4 6 (25.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Coaching
2 8 (33.33%) Line Management
2 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 8 (33.33%) UML
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) OOD
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) TDD
2 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 8 (33.33%) Time Management
3 6 (25.00%) OWASP
3 6 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) vSphere
2 6 (25.00%) vCloud
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) WatchGuard
4 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
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