The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Rochester 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Kent / Rochester
Rank - 1 2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochester - 62.50% 66.67%
As % of the Vendors category - 83.33% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 8
Median salary - £26,583 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -37.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

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 Rochester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Rochester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2 6 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rochester 50.00% 75.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 9
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -29.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Rochester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rochester 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 Rochester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Rochester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Rochester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Rochester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL