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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 26.36% 19.33% 15.79%
As % of the Vendors category 56.67% 63.04% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 21
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
60 46 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 46.51% 30.67% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 56
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -21.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bolton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 33 (53.23%) Windows
2 27 (43.55%) MS Excel
3 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
4 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (27.42%) .NET
6 16 (25.81%) SQL
7 15 (24.19%) C#
8 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
9 13 (20.97%) MS Office
9 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
9 13 (20.97%) MVC
9 13 (20.97%) Scrum
10 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 11 (17.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (16.13%) VMware
12 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (14.52%) Office 365
13 9 (14.52%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (12.90%) NHS
14 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
14 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
15 7 (11.29%) MS Project
15 7 (11.29%) HTML
15 7 (11.29%) Blackberry
15 7 (11.29%) MSI
15 7 (11.29%) MOM
15 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
15 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
15 7 (11.29%) HTML5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (43.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.97%) MS Office
3 7 (11.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MSI
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) C# Developer
3 10 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (9.68%) Web Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (8.06%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Software Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Junior
10 2 (3.23%) Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) .NET
2 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.29%) HTML
3 7 (11.29%) HTML5
4 6 (9.68%) jQuery
4 6 (9.68%) Flash
5 5 (8.06%) Ajax
5 5 (8.06%) WCF
5 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.06%) Entity Framework
5 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (6.45%) LINQ
7 3 (4.84%) CSS
8 2 (3.23%) CSS3
8 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) NHS
2 7 (11.29%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) CMDB
6 1 (1.61%) FMCG
6 1 (1.61%) iSeries
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.61%) UNIX
6 1 (1.61%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) MVC
2 13 (20.97%) Scrum
3 9 (14.52%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
5 7 (11.29%) Patch Management
6 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
6 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (9.68%) OO
6 6 (9.68%) Web Development
7 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.06%) ITIL
8 4 (6.45%) Kanban
8 4 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (6.45%) TDD
8 4 (6.45%) OOP
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
9 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) C#
3 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) APMP
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) PMP
2 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) MCP
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) ISO 9000
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) HL7
3 1 (1.61%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (11.29%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) MOM
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) VMware
2 5 (8.06%) Citrix
3 4 (6.45%) Facebook
3 4 (6.45%) Twitter
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) Lotus
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec
6 1 (1.61%) InterSystems
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