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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 14.52% 11.54% 7.46%
As % of the Vendors category 24.32% 47.37% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,500 £42,500
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
37 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 59.68% 24.36% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 10
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Salford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (86.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) VBA
3 8 (36.36%) CRM
3 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) NHS
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
4 7 (31.82%) ERP
4 7 (31.82%) VB
4 7 (31.82%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (31.82%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) XSL
4 7 (31.82%) Law
4 7 (31.82%) Back Office
4 7 (31.82%) E-Procurement
4 7 (31.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (31.82%) Time Management
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Management
4 7 (31.82%) SYSPRO
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 4 (18.18%) VBScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
1 7 (31.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (86.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) NUnit
1 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Moq
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Law
2 7 (31.82%) Back Office
3 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Procurement Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Technician
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) XML
1 7 (31.82%) XSL
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) CRM
2 7 (31.82%) ERP
2 7 (31.82%) E-Procurement
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Time Management
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
1 8 (36.36%) VBA
2 7 (31.82%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) SYSPRO
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Dell
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) NetApp
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
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