The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Skipton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Skipton 24.24% 20.45% 35.29%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 39.13% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 10
Average salary £31,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.21% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £32,350 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £38,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Skipton region.

Vendors Category
Skipton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
36 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Skipton 36.36% 52.27% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 10
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Skipton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Skipton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Skipton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Skipton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Skipton region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Skipton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Skipton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Skipton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Skipton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Skipton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Skipton 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 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 21 (55.26%) SharePoint
3 19 (50.00%) ITIL
3 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
5 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
6 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (28.95%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) MCSE
7 11 (28.95%) Migration
8 10 (26.32%) SCOM
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (23.68%) VMware
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (23.68%) IIS
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (21.05%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (21.05%) PerformancePoint
10 8 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (18.42%) SCCM
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco
12 6 (15.79%) .NET
12 6 (15.79%) Sophos
12 6 (15.79%) Lync
12 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Skipton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Skipton 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 21 (55.26%) SharePoint
2 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
3 9 (23.68%) IIS
4 6 (15.79%) Lync
5 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) FTP
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.05%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Applications Specialist
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Head of IT
5 3 (7.89%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Head of Development
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) MDX
3 1 (2.63%) WCF
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) IVR
3 1 (2.63%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.05%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Time Management
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) Coaching
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) BCP
8 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
8 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.26%) ITSM
8 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.95%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) MCSA
4 3 (7.89%) MCP
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) UAG
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCOM
2 7 (18.42%) SCCM
3 3 (7.89%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.26%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) VMware
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) Sophos
4 5 (13.16%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) Cognos
5 2 (5.26%) Epicor
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) CODA
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Veeam
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia
6 1 (2.63%) Lotus
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) Nortel
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix