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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 7 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 20.90% 10.14% 21.71%
As % of the Vendors category 48.28% 24.14% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 29
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £19,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%

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
58 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 43.28% 42.03% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 29 46
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bolton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 23 (46.00%) Windows
1 23 (46.00%) MS Excel
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) .NET
4 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (32.00%) C#
5 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
6 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (24.00%) ITIL
8 11 (22.00%) DNS
8 11 (22.00%) DHCP
9 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (20.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) Service Management
9 10 (20.00%) Scrum
10 9 (18.00%) MCP
10 9 (18.00%) Kanban
10 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (16.00%) SCCM
11 8 (16.00%) BC Cleared
11 8 (16.00%) SCOrch
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
11 8 (16.00%) MCSE
11 8 (16.00%) MSI
11 8 (16.00%) InstallShield
11 8 (16.00%) Tandem
11 8 (16.00%) Application Packaging
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (14.00%) WinForms

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 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (46.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) IaaS
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) DHCP
1 11 (22.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) VLAN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) InstallShield
1 8 (16.00%) MSI
2 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.00%) Moq
3 5 (10.00%) MSTest
3 5 (10.00%) NUnit
3 5 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.00%) Ant
5 1 (2.00%) Gradle
5 1 (2.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
1 5 (10.00%) Legal
1 5 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Head of Software Engineering
7 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) WinForms
2 7 (14.00%) WPF
3 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.00%) Entity Framework
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 5 (10.00%) Ninject
4 5 (10.00%) Spring.NET
4 5 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (6.00%) JSON
5 3 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (6.00%) REST
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) CSS
6 2 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Tandem
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) NHS
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Blog
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) Scrum
3 10 (20.00%) Service Management
4 9 (18.00%) Kanban
5 8 (16.00%) Application Packaging
5 8 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
6 7 (14.00%) TDD
7 6 (12.00%) MVC
8 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps
8 5 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (10.00%) MVVM
8 5 (10.00%) OOP
9 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.00%) Case Management
10 3 (6.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) C#
2 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.00%) MCP
2 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) BC Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) MCSE
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) ISEB
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
1 8 (16.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Cisco
1 3 (6.00%) VMware
2 2 (4.00%) Apiary
2 2 (4.00%) AppDynamics
2 2 (4.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) NetApp
2 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.00%) Apple
3 1 (2.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.00%) Juniper
3 1 (2.00%) Nimble Storage
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