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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 15 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 9.46% 12.50% 23.44%
As % of the Vendors category 22.58% 52.63% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 15
Average salary £26,500 £28,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.19% -19.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
31 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 41.89% 23.75% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 41
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) jQuery
5 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (38.89%) User Stories
6 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
6 7 (38.89%) TDD
6 7 (38.89%) C#
6 7 (38.89%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (33.33%) XML
7 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 5 (27.78%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 5 (27.78%) Degree
9 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
9 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (22.22%) XSL
9 4 (22.22%) VBScript
9 4 (22.22%) VB
9 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
9 4 (22.22%) VBA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VPLS
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
1 1 (5.56%) Broadband
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 6 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
5 4 (22.22%) XSL
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) XHTML
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) User Stories
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) VBScript
5 4 (22.22%) VB
5 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 4 (22.22%) VBA
6 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cacti
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SYSPRO
2 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
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