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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 8.45% 7.78% 16.48%
As % of the Vendors category 15.79% 19.44% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 10
Average salary £55,000 £26,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+107.54% -7.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £26,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
38 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 53.52% 40.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Salford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Product Management
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Moq
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSL
2 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
2 1 (7.69%) YAML
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Service Management
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
1 2 (15.38%) CRM
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) Use Case
1 2 (15.38%) Release Management
1 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Product Management
1 2 (15.38%) Line Management
1 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Online Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) BT
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) SYSPRO
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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