The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 15 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 23.44% 7.59% 5.36%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 42.86% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 2
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Salford region.

Vendors Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
45 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 70.31% 17.72% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £48,900 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Salford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 24 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 16 (61.54%) MS Office
3 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (46.15%) VBA
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) .NET
6 9 (34.62%) VB
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (30.77%) SYSPRO
7 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
7 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
7 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 8 (30.77%) VBScript
7 8 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (30.77%) XML
7 8 (30.77%) XSL
7 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 8 (30.77%) ERP
7 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
8 7 (26.92%) CRM
9 6 (23.08%) Project Management
9 6 (23.08%) NHS
9 6 (23.08%) Law

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 16 (61.54%) MS Office
3 10 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.85%) Revit
5 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) VPLS
1 1 (3.85%) Broadband
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) MPLS
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 8 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (3.85%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 6 (23.08%) Law
3 6 (23.08%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Support Technician
2 6 (23.08%) Procurement Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Internal Sales Executive
6 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Sales Executive
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 8 (30.77%) XML
2 8 (30.77%) XSL
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) PDA
4 1 (3.85%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (30.77%) ERP
3 7 (26.92%) CRM
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) E-Procurement
4 6 (23.08%) Time Management
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) VBA
3 9 (34.62%) VB
4 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 8 (30.77%) VBScript
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cacti
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) SYSPRO
2 2 (7.69%) Teradata
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
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