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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 12.93% 15.48% 19.01%
As % of the Vendors category 35.85% 48.15% 60.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 22
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,396 £22,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
53 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 36.05% 32.14% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 34
Median salary £37,000 £33,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,700 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bolton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 29 (64.44%) MS Excel
2 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) C#
4 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
4 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.89%) .NET
6 12 (26.67%) Windows
6 12 (26.67%) MVC
7 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
8 8 (17.78%) NHibernate
8 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
9 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
9 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
9 7 (15.56%) OOP
9 7 (15.56%) DNS
9 7 (15.56%) DHCP
9 7 (15.56%) NHS
9 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
9 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 7 (15.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (13.33%) VMware
10 6 (13.33%) ITIL
10 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.33%) Kanban

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (64.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) Camtasia
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) Snagit
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DHCP
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (8.89%) LAN
3 4 (8.89%) WAN
4 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.67%) VLAN
5 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.22%) Intranet
6 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.22%) MPLS
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
6 1 (2.22%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) Wireless
6 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) MS Access
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) QlikView
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.44%) MSI
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Junior
4 5 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Head of Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Head of Software Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Junior C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
2 8 (17.78%) NHibernate
3 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
4 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (8.89%) WinForms
5 4 (8.89%) WPF
6 3 (6.67%) CSS
6 3 (6.67%) HTML
6 3 (6.67%) JSON
6 3 (6.67%) REST
6 3 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.44%) jQuery
7 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (4.44%) OAuth
7 2 (4.44%) Swagger
7 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
1 7 (15.56%) NHS
2 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) MVC
3 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
4 7 (15.56%) OOP
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Kanban
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) Coaching
6 4 (8.89%) Line Management
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
8 2 (4.44%) BDD
8 2 (4.44%) CQRS
8 2 (4.44%) Service Management
8 2 (4.44%) SOA
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) VB
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) MCP
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Firmware
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) WSUS
2 2 (4.44%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) VMware
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco
2 3 (6.67%) NetApp
3 2 (4.44%) Apiary
3 2 (4.44%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) CommVault
4 1 (2.22%) Dell
4 1 (2.22%) Draytek
4 1 (2.22%) EMC
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Juniper
4 1 (2.22%) Lotus
4 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
4 1 (2.22%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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