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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.42% 20.63% 13.16%
As % of the Vendors category 37.84% 66.00% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 18
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,250 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £42,500 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
37 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 48.68% 31.25% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 50
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bolton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Legal
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) WPF
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (14.29%) HL7
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Coaching

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
2 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) OLAP
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
1 4 (19.05%) Support Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Junior
3 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Junior SQL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
1 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) WCF
3 4 (19.05%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) WPF
4 3 (14.29%) XSLT
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.76%) LAMP
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Coaching
4 3 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) HL7
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
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