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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Skipton 14.89% 29.17% 44.44%
As % of the Vendors category 31.82% 87.50% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.69%
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
22 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Skipton 46.81% 33.33% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 4
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,750 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Skipton

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (35.29%) Coaching
4 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) MDX
6 3 (17.65%) SCCM
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 3 (17.65%) VB
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) OLAP
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) OO

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Skipton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) OLAP
2 3 (17.65%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior SQL Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) MDX
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) EMC Centera
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 6 (35.29%) Coaching
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) EMC
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Unisys
3 1 (5.88%) Nortel
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Epicor
3 1 (5.88%) Nokia
3 1 (5.88%) CODA
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) Sophos