The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 27 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 20.77% 24.79% 17.46%
As % of the Vendors category 49.09% 50.00% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 10
Average salary £34,000 £35,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.22% +13.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 58 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 42.31% 49.57% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 15
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Wilmslow

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wilmslow region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 58 (78.38%) Finance
2 44 (59.46%) MS Excel
3 39 (52.70%) .NET
4 38 (51.35%) C#
5 36 (48.65%) Windows
6 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (39.19%) CSS
7 29 (39.19%) HTML
7 29 (39.19%) jQuery
7 29 (39.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 28 (37.84%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
8 28 (37.84%) Scrum
9 27 (36.49%) AngularJS
9 27 (36.49%) HTML5
9 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (35.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (35.14%) TDD
10 26 (35.14%) ASP.NET
11 25 (33.78%) Visual Studio
11 25 (33.78%) NHibernate
12 24 (32.43%) WCF
12 24 (32.43%) MVC
12 24 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (32.43%) SpecFlow
13 23 (31.08%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (29.73%) Selenium
14 22 (29.73%) NServiceBus
14 22 (29.73%) Castle Windsor
14 22 (29.73%) CSS3

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 22 (29.73%) NServiceBus
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (59.46%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) RoboHelp
3 1 (1.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) LAN
1 19 (25.68%) WAN
2 18 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (6.76%) HTTP
4 4 (5.41%) Internet
5 3 (4.05%) SAN
6 2 (2.70%) DNS
6 2 (2.70%) DHCP
7 1 (1.35%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.35%) NAS
7 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (31.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (35.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (33.78%) Visual Studio
3 24 (32.43%) SpecFlow
4 22 (29.73%) Selenium
5 3 (4.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (4.05%) JIRA
6 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 58 (78.38%) Finance
2 16 (21.62%) Back Office
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Analyst
2 20 (27.03%) Analyst Programmer
2 20 (27.03%) Programmer
2 20 (27.03%) Administrator
3 19 (25.68%) Developer
4 18 (24.32%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 18 (24.32%) .NET Programmer
5 17 (22.97%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.76%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Lead Analyst Programmer
7 5 (6.76%) Lead Programmer
7 5 (6.76%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.41%) Product Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.05%) C# Analyst Programmer
9 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (4.05%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (52.70%) .NET
2 29 (39.19%) CSS
2 29 (39.19%) HTML
2 29 (39.19%) jQuery
2 29 (39.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 27 (36.49%) AngularJS
3 27 (36.49%) HTML5
4 26 (35.14%) ASP.NET
5 25 (33.78%) NHibernate
6 24 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (32.43%) WCF
7 22 (29.73%) Castle Windsor
7 22 (29.73%) CSS3
7 22 (29.73%) JSON
8 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.41%) XML
10 3 (4.05%) XSLT
11 2 (2.70%) WF
11 2 (2.70%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.70%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.84%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) PMI
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Windows
2 14 (18.92%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.05%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Scrum
3 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (35.14%) TDD
5 24 (32.43%) MVC
6 22 (29.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.46%) OO
8 6 (8.11%) ITIL
8 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.76%) Web Usability
10 4 (5.41%) Time Management
10 4 (5.41%) Competitive Intelligence
10 4 (5.41%) Project Management
10 4 (5.41%) ERP
10 4 (5.41%) Document Management
10 4 (5.41%) Product Management
11 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.05%) CRM
11 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) C#
2 10 (13.51%) SQL
3 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.35%) XPath
5 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.05%) MCSE
2 3 (4.05%) CCNA
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.05%) VCP4
3 2 (2.70%) MCP
3 2 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) RHCE
4 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Samba
3 1 (1.35%) vSphere
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.35%) WSUS
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) VMware
2 3 (4.05%) Open Text
3 2 (2.70%) IBM
3 2 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (1.35%) EMC
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix
4 1 (1.35%) CommVault
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.35%) Symantec
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) ProCurve
4 1 (1.35%) Red Gate
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