The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 14 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 16.22% 20.69% 25.95%
As % of the Vendors category 64.86% 57.14% 69.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 32
Median salary £32,500 £33,250 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,250 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £48,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,025 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +2.66%
Microsoft
Manchester

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

Vendors Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
37 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 25.00% 36.21% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 48
Median salary £33,750 £37,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.78% +43.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bolton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bolton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 25 (69.44%) MS Excel
2 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
3 14 (38.89%) Windows
4 13 (36.11%) C#
5 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
7 9 (25.00%) MVC
7 9 (25.00%) DHCP
7 9 (25.00%) DNS
7 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (22.22%) .NET
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (16.67%) MS Office
10 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (13.89%) NHibernate
11 5 (13.89%) SCCM
11 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
11 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
12 4 (11.11%) Legal
12 4 (11.11%) Scrum
12 4 (11.11%) VMware
12 4 (11.11%) LAN
12 4 (11.11%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (69.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.78%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DHCP
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) Intranet
5 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) OLAP
4 1 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.78%) Power BI
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Business Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Junior
4 5 (13.89%) Junior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Head of Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) Head of Software Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
8 1 (2.78%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (13.89%) NHibernate
3 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.56%) WinForms
4 2 (5.56%) WPF
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) CentOS
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.00%) MVC
2 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.11%) Kanban
3 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.11%) OOP
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.56%) Coaching
5 2 (5.56%) Line Management
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) Case Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) MCDST
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Simpana
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) CommVault
2 1 (2.78%) Dell
2 1 (2.78%) Draytek
2 1 (2.78%) EMC
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Lotus
2 1 (2.78%) NetApp
2 1 (2.78%) NETGEAR
2 1 (2.78%) Tableau
2 1 (2.78%) Veeam
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