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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 23.19% 19.30% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 57.14% 45.83% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 21
Median salary £32,500 £33,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
56 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 40.58% 42.11% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53 24 30
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £33,500
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 16 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bolton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 29 (55.77%) MS Excel
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) .NET
4 18 (34.62%) C#
5 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 12 (23.08%) SQL
7 12 (23.08%) ITIL
7 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 11 (21.15%) DHCP
8 11 (21.15%) DNS
8 11 (21.15%) Scrum
9 10 (19.23%) MVC
9 10 (19.23%) Kanban
10 9 (17.31%) Service Management
10 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
11 8 (15.38%) MCP
11 8 (15.38%) WinForms
11 8 (15.38%) NHibernate
11 8 (15.38%) SCCM
11 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 8 (15.38%) WPF
11 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (15.38%) Entity Framework
11 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
12 7 (13.46%) SCOrch

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 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.92%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (55.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.92%) Snagit
3 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) IaaS
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.77%) PaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) DHCP
1 11 (21.15%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) LAN
2 3 (5.77%) VLAN
2 3 (5.77%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.92%) MPLS
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.92%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) QlikView
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.46%) InstallShield
2 7 (13.46%) MSI
3 4 (7.69%) Moq
3 4 (7.69%) MSTest
3 4 (7.69%) NUnit
3 4 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.92%) Ant
5 1 (1.92%) Gradle
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (13.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (11.54%) Legal
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Head of Engineering
6 4 (7.69%) Head of Software Engineering
7 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) IT Support
8 2 (3.85%) Junior
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) SOA Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) .NET
2 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (15.38%) Entity Framework
3 8 (15.38%) NHibernate
3 8 (15.38%) WinForms
3 8 (15.38%) WPF
4 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (7.69%) Ninject
5 4 (7.69%) Spring.NET
5 4 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.77%) HTML
6 3 (5.77%) JSON
6 3 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (5.77%) REST
6 3 (5.77%) Web Services
7 2 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
1 7 (13.46%) NHS
2 4 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (7.69%) Tandem
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Blog
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) ITIL
3 11 (21.15%) Scrum
4 10 (19.23%) Kanban
4 10 (19.23%) MVC
5 9 (17.31%) Service Management
6 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.46%) Application Packaging
7 7 (13.46%) Application Virtualisation
7 7 (13.46%) OOP
8 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.54%) TDD
9 4 (7.69%) Coaching
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (7.69%) DevOps
9 4 (7.69%) Line Management
9 4 (7.69%) MVVM
10 3 (5.77%) Case Management
10 3 (5.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C#
2 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) VBA
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.38%) MCP
2 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.46%) BC Cleared
3 7 (13.46%) MCSE
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 2 (3.85%) ISEB
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Firmware
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 7 (13.46%) SCOrch
3 3 (5.77%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.92%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) VMware
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) Apiary
3 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
3 2 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) NetApp
3 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.92%) Apple
4 1 (1.92%) CommVault
4 1 (1.92%) Dell
4 1 (1.92%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Juniper
4 1 (1.92%) Lotus
4 1 (1.92%) Nimble Storage
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago