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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 70.00% 71.43% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 77.78% 100.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +72.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,900 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £26,650
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
9 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 90.00% 71.43% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +110.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 8 (53.33%) NUnit
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) WinForms
4 8 (53.33%) WCF
4 8 (53.33%) WPF
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Kanban
4 8 (53.33%) Spring.NET
4 8 (53.33%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (53.33%) MSTest
4 8 (53.33%) MVVM
4 8 (53.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (53.33%) Moq
4 8 (53.33%) Castle Windsor
4 8 (53.33%) Ninject
4 8 (53.33%) Razor View Engine
4 8 (53.33%) Web Application Development
4 8 (53.33%) Unity DI Container
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) NUnit
1 8 (53.33%) MSTest
1 8 (53.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (53.33%) Moq
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (26.67%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) WinForms
2 8 (53.33%) WCF
2 8 (53.33%) WPF
2 8 (53.33%) Spring.NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Castle Windsor
2 8 (53.33%) Ninject
2 8 (53.33%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (53.33%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (53.33%) MVVM
2 8 (53.33%) Web Application Development
2 8 (53.33%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) Kanban
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Red Gate
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix