The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Manchester / Cheadle
Rank 2 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 33.33% 22.39% 29.51%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 75.00% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 16
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £34,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £55,000 £39,500
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 Cheadle region.

Vendors Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 33.33% 29.85% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 21
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheadle region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cheadle

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Cheadle

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cheadle region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Process
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Wonderware
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) RUP
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Process
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Wonderware