The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Salford 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 11.54% 10.17% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 46.15% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £23,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% +71.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £42,500 £35,125
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,122
% change year-on-year
- +3.81%
Vendors Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 26.92% 22.03% 63.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 33
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £25,625
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Manchester

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
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Salford region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Salford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (33.33%) User Stories
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (13.33%) Information Security

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows CE
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
1 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Business Development
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
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