The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cumbria with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
North West / Cumbria
Rank 2 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 25.00% 17.31% 30.14%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 56.25% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 18
Median salary £32,250 £35,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.85% -44.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £27,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £45,937 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cumbria.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cumbria
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 4 16 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 50.00% 30.77% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 29
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -44.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £27,500 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £44,304
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cumbria citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Cumbria

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Cumbria

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cumbria

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cumbria over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cumbria

Microsoft
Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sedbergh - 1 £22,000 -
Ulverston - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cumbria region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 4 (66.67%) Draytek
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Veeam
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Security Patching

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Avionics
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Military
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) IT Support
2 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) IT Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
4 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Draytek
1 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) SonicWALL
1 4 (66.67%) Veeam
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
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