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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 37.50% 32.50% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 86.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
3 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 37.50% 37.50% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) OOD
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) MSMQ
4 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) XAML
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Infragistics
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) WF
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (20.00%) Programmer
5 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (40.00%) WF
4 4 (40.00%) MSMQ
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) COM
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OOD
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) XAML
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Infragistics
2 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
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