The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Rochester region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 33.33% 65.22% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 2
Average salary £36,000 £25,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Rochester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 33.33% 65.22% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 3
Average salary £36,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 April 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (28.57%) MCITP
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
6 3 (21.43%) PMI
6 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) MS Visio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
3 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCEA
5 1 (7.14%) MCTS
5 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.14%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL