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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 16 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 15.58% 26.45% 22.88%
As % of the Vendors category 61.54% 56.14% 68.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 26
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,900 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
39 57 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 25.32% 47.11% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 40
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +56.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £45,000 £42,500
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 27 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bolton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 17 (51.52%) SQL
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (33.33%) C#
7 9 (27.27%) DHCP
7 9 (27.27%) DNS
7 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 7 (21.21%) MVC
8 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (18.18%) MS Office
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (15.15%) SCCM
11 4 (12.12%) Legal
11 4 (12.12%) VMware
11 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.12%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
12 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 3 (9.09%) LAN
12 3 (9.09%) WAN

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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DHCP
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Intranet
3 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) OLAP
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.03%) Power BI
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (12.12%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Business Developer
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Junior
5 4 (12.12%) Junior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Junior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.03%) iPad
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) CentOS
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MVC
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Kanban
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) OOP
5 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Case Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (3.03%) ETL
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) SOLID
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 11 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCDST
2 2 (6.06%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) Dell
2 1 (3.03%) Draytek
2 1 (3.03%) EMC
2 1 (3.03%) NetApp
2 1 (3.03%) NETGEAR
2 1 (3.03%) Tableau
2 1 (3.03%) Veeam
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago