The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Rochester 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 1 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 70.00% 33.33% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 75.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochester region.

Vendors Category
Rochester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 70.00% 44.44% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Average salary £31,500 £23,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -41.87%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Rochester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Rochester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Rochester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Rochester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Rochester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rochester 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) MSMQ
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) XAML
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Infragistics
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) WPF
2 4 (57.14%) WF
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rochester 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) MSMQ
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) WPF
1 4 (57.14%) WF
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) UML
1 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) XAML
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Infragistics
2 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) VMware