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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 11.11% 14.81% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 22.58% 46.15% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 6
Average salary £25,500 £46,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.16% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £49,000 £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
31 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 49.21% 32.10% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £49,000
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 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Salford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (86.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 11 (47.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (43.48%) MS Office
5 8 (34.78%) Back Office
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (34.78%) CRM
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Law
6 7 (30.43%) E-Procurement
6 7 (30.43%) NHS
6 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 7 (30.43%) Time Management
6 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
7 6 (26.09%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
8 5 (21.74%) VBA
8 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (17.39%) VB
9 4 (17.39%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) XSL
9 4 (17.39%) ERP
9 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (86.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (47.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (43.48%) MS Office
4 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) NUnit
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Moq
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Back Office
3 7 (30.43%) Law
4 2 (8.70%) Billing
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Procurement Manager
3 6 (26.09%) IT Support
4 5 (21.74%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) XSL
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) NHS
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) CRM
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) E-Procurement
2 7 (30.43%) Time Management
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) ERP
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Security Hardening
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) VBA
3 4 (17.39%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCTS
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SYSPRO
2 2 (8.70%) BT
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
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