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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 17 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 8.05% 15.91% 24.24%
As % of the Vendors category 19.44% 51.85% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 16
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
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
36 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 41.38% 30.68% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,997 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 17 (85.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (70.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (45.00%) C#
6 8 (40.00%) jQuery
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (40.00%) Windows
6 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (35.00%) User Stories
7 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) TDD
8 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (30.00%) XML
8 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
10 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (20.00%) ERP
10 4 (20.00%) XSL
10 4 (20.00%) VBScript
10 4 (20.00%) VB
10 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (20.00%) VBA
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (85.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Broadband
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) MPLS
1 1 (5.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (30.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) XSL
5 2 (10.00%) XSLT
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) TDD
1 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (35.00%) User Stories
2 4 (20.00%) ERP
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Development
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (20.00%) VBScript
5 4 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) SYSPRO
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
2 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
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