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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 36.96% 50.00% 19.23%
As % of the Vendors category 58.62% 70.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 15
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 £35,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £45,500 £40,900
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
29 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 63.04% 71.43% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 30
Average salary £48,000 £35,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.21% +22.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £29,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £32,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (97.44%) Internet
2 31 (79.49%) Coaching
3 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 23 (58.97%) MS Excel
5 22 (56.41%) Web Services
6 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 21 (53.85%) CSS
6 21 (53.85%) .NET
6 21 (53.85%) C#
6 21 (53.85%) HTML
6 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 21 (53.85%) Marketing
7 20 (51.28%) SQL
8 19 (48.72%) UML
9 17 (43.59%) VMware
9 17 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (43.59%) vSphere
10 12 (30.77%) Finance
10 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (30.77%) TDD
10 12 (30.77%) OO
10 12 (30.77%) OOD
10 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (30.77%) MSTest
10 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (30.77%) Line Management
10 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
10 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
10 12 (30.77%) vCloud
10 12 (30.77%) Time Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.82%) IIS
3 5 (12.82%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (58.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 5 (12.82%) Office 365
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 38 (97.44%) Internet
2 9 (23.08%) SAN
2 9 (23.08%) NAS
3 6 (15.38%) IPsec
3 6 (15.38%) Firewall
4 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
4 4 (10.26%) SNMP
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) DSL
5 2 (5.13%) SSL
5 2 (5.13%) PBX
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) 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 12 (30.77%) MSTest
2 10 (25.64%) Selenium
2 10 (25.64%) SpecFlow
2 10 (25.64%) NUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (53.85%) Marketing
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Lead Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 5 (12.82%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Team Leader
3 5 (12.82%) IT Support
4 4 (10.26%) Web Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Web Development Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Development Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) Web Services
2 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 21 (53.85%) CSS
2 21 (53.85%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) HTML
3 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (25.64%) WCF
4 10 (25.64%) LINQ
4 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
4 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (25.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (25.64%) LINQ to SQL
4 10 (25.64%) REST
4 10 (25.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Open Source
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Coaching
2 19 (48.72%) UML
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) TDD
3 12 (30.77%) OO
3 12 (30.77%) OOD
3 12 (30.77%) Line Management
3 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 12 (30.77%) Time Management
3 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Refactoring
4 10 (25.64%) OWASP
4 10 (25.64%) BDD
4 10 (25.64%) Pair Programming
4 10 (25.64%) Configuration Management
5 9 (23.08%) MVC
5 9 (23.08%) Software Architecture
5 9 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (23.08%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) C#
1 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.13%) MCP
1 2 (5.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (43.59%) vSphere
2 12 (30.77%) vCloud
3 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
3 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) OpenNMS
2 4 (10.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Acronis
3 4 (10.26%) Veeam
3 4 (10.26%) Dell
4 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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