The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bury 16.67% 16.00% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 42.11% 30.77% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £27,500 £20,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £28,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 Bury region.

Vendors Category
Bury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bury 39.58% 52.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 8
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bury

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bury region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bury

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bury region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bury

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bury 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) CRM
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (33.33%) WPF
5 4 (26.67%) Silverlight
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) MVVM
5 4 (26.67%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (26.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) SOAP
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) WinForms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bury by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bury 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) WPF
3 4 (26.67%) Silverlight
3 4 (26.67%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (26.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 4 (26.67%) SOAP
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows CE
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Workflow
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) MVVM
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) Xamarin