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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 29.17% 42.86% 41.67%
As % of the Vendors category 46.67% 75.00% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
45 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 62.50% 57.14% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 43 28 12
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £39,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) TDD
3 20 (46.51%) NUnit
3 20 (46.51%) Lucene
3 20 (46.51%) NHibernate
3 20 (46.51%) Selenium
3 20 (46.51%) WCF
3 20 (46.51%) LINQ
3 20 (46.51%) Kanban
3 20 (46.51%) Advertising
3 20 (46.51%) Scrum
3 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (46.51%) Rhino Mocks
3 20 (46.51%) Cucumber
3 20 (46.51%) BDD
3 20 (46.51%) Castle Windsor
3 20 (46.51%) Scrum-ban
3 20 (46.51%) Web Application Development
3 20 (46.51%) .NET
3 20 (46.51%) C#
3 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) OO
3 20 (46.51%) MVC
3 20 (46.51%) Lucene.Net
4 19 (44.19%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (44.19%) VMware
5 17 (39.53%) Windows
6 16 (37.21%) Internet
7 12 (27.91%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (44.19%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon EMR
2 8 (18.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Internet
2 11 (25.58%) Ethernet
3 9 (20.93%) SAN
4 7 (16.28%) DNS
5 6 (13.95%) DMZ
5 6 (13.95%) NAS
6 4 (9.30%) DSL
7 3 (6.98%) WAN
7 3 (6.98%) Broadband
8 2 (4.65%) PBX
8 2 (4.65%) Firewall
8 2 (4.65%) IPsec
8 2 (4.65%) VPN
8 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.33%) MPLS
9 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (2.33%) IPv6
9 1 (2.33%) VoIP
9 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) NUnit
1 20 (46.51%) Selenium
1 20 (46.51%) Rhino Mocks
1 20 (46.51%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (46.51%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
1 20 (46.51%) .NET Developer
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server DBA
2 6 (13.95%) DBA
2 6 (13.95%) SQL DBA
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Systems Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Senior DBA
4 2 (4.65%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 2 (4.65%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) .NET
1 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
1 20 (46.51%) Lucene
1 20 (46.51%) NHibernate
1 20 (46.51%) WCF
1 20 (46.51%) LINQ
1 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC
1 20 (46.51%) Castle Windsor
1 20 (46.51%) Lucene.Net
2 12 (27.91%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Replication
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Tandem
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) TDD
2 20 (46.51%) Scrum
2 20 (46.51%) OO
2 20 (46.51%) MVC
2 20 (46.51%) BDD
2 20 (46.51%) Scrum-ban
2 20 (46.51%) Web Application Development
2 20 (46.51%) Kanban
3 8 (18.60%) Data Migration
3 8 (18.60%) MapReduce
3 8 (18.60%) Identity Management
3 8 (18.60%) Migration
3 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.30%) Change Control
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C#
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) CCA
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.30%) vCloud
4 4 (9.30%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
6 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Avaya
3 2 (4.65%) Juniper
3 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
3 2 (4.65%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard
4 1 (2.33%) Actuate
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