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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 42.86% 41.67% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 76.92% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 16
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
28 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 57.14% 54.17% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 33
Average salary £48,000 £35,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.21% +65.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £29,600 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £32,500 £45,500
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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (95.24%) Internet
2 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
3 24 (57.14%) Web Services
3 24 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 22 (52.38%) SQL
5 21 (50.00%) .NET
5 21 (50.00%) C#
5 21 (50.00%) HTML
5 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (50.00%) CSS
5 21 (50.00%) Marketing
6 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (47.62%) VMware
7 19 (45.24%) UML
8 18 (42.86%) vSphere
9 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (30.95%) Windows
10 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
11 12 (28.57%) OOD
11 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
11 12 (28.57%) OO
11 12 (28.57%) Finance
11 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (28.57%) MSTest
11 12 (28.57%) Test Strategy
11 12 (28.57%) vCloud
11 12 (28.57%) Time Management
11 12 (28.57%) Refactoring
11 12 (28.57%) Software Testing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.90%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Lync
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 40 (95.24%) Internet
2 9 (21.43%) SAN
2 9 (21.43%) NAS
3 7 (16.67%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) IPsec
5 5 (11.90%) iSCSI
6 4 (9.52%) SNMP
6 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.76%) PBX
7 2 (4.76%) WAN
7 2 (4.76%) DSL
7 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.76%) SSL
8 1 (2.38%) DHCP
8 1 (2.38%) DNS
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MSTest
2 10 (23.81%) SpecFlow
2 10 (23.81%) NUnit
2 10 (23.81%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (50.00%) Marketing
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 5 (11.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) .NET Team Leader
4 5 (11.90%) IT Support
5 4 (9.52%) Web Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Web Development Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Systems Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Systems Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Engineering Manager
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) Web Services
2 21 (50.00%) HTML
2 21 (50.00%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (50.00%) CSS
3 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (23.81%) LINQ to SQL
4 10 (23.81%) REST
4 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (23.81%) SOAP
4 10 (23.81%) .NET Framework
4 10 (23.81%) WCF
4 10 (23.81%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Open Source
2 6 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) UML
2 12 (28.57%) OO
2 12 (28.57%) OOD
2 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) TDD
2 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 12 (28.57%) Refactoring
2 12 (28.57%) Time Management
2 12 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 10 (23.81%) BDD
3 10 (23.81%) OWASP
3 10 (23.81%) Pair Programming
3 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.43%) MVC
4 9 (21.43%) Content Management
4 9 (21.43%) Software Architecture
4 9 (21.43%) Business Development
4 9 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (16.67%) Change Control
6 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 21 (50.00%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.76%) MCP
2 2 (4.76%) MCSD
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (42.86%) vSphere
3 12 (28.57%) vCloud
4 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) SCOM
2 4 (9.52%) OpenNMS
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) VMware
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco
3 5 (11.90%) Dell
3 5 (11.90%) Veeam
4 4 (9.52%) Acronis
5 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.38%) Meraki
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
Rochdale
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