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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 19.70% 12.68% 17.07%
As % of the Vendors category 30.95% 64.29% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 4
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £36,500 £42,050
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
42 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 63.64% 19.72% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,550 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,400 £35,000
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
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Salford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Salford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (60.00%) VBA
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (55.00%) MS Office
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) VB
6 9 (45.00%) Degree
7 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (40.00%) VBScript
7 8 (40.00%) VB.NET
7 8 (40.00%) .NET
7 8 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (40.00%) XML
7 8 (40.00%) XSL
7 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (40.00%) ERP
7 8 (40.00%) Manufacturing
7 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (40.00%) SYSPRO
7 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (55.00%) MS Office
3 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
5 1 (5.00%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
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%) MPLS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
1 1 (5.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Sales Executive
4 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Internal Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) XML
1 8 (40.00%) XSL
1 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) LLPG
3 1 (5.00%) PDA
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) E-Procurement
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) VBA
3 9 (45.00%) VB
4 8 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (40.00%) VBScript
5 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) SYSPRO
2 2 (10.00%) Teradata
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Autodesk
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
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