The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Southport region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 11.11% 7.14% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 18.18% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £22,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Southport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 55.56% 39.29% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £23,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.21% -43.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Southport

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Southport

Microsoft
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Southport

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southport 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southport 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe