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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 21.92% 2.67% 7.04%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 14.29% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 5
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,250 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,250 £45,000
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
48 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 65.75% 18.67% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 44 13 11
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,850 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Salford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (91.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) MS Office
3 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 11 (47.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (34.78%) CRM
5 8 (34.78%) VBA
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) VB
6 7 (30.43%) Back Office
6 7 (30.43%) E-Procurement
6 7 (30.43%) Law
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%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (26.09%) SYSPRO
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) XSL
7 6 (26.09%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
7 6 (26.09%) ERP
8 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 4 (17.39%) VB.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 21 (91.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) MS Office
3 11 (47.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.35%) AutoCAD
5 1 (4.35%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
1 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Law
2 7 (30.43%) Back Office
3 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Procurement Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Technician
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Sales Executive
6 1 (4.35%) Internal Sales Executive
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) XML
1 6 (26.09%) XSL
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) NHS
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) GIS
4 1 (4.35%) LLPG
4 1 (4.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (34.78%) CRM
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Time Management
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
3 7 (30.43%) E-Procurement
4 6 (26.09%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) VBA
3 7 (30.43%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) 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 6 (26.09%) SYSPRO
2 2 (8.70%) Cognos
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) NetApp
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Teradata
3 1 (4.35%) Autodesk
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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