The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 18.87% 30.00% 19.57%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 75.00% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 7
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -15.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Oldham region.

Vendors Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 37.74% 40.00% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 9
Average salary £33,556 £32,500 £33,373
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.24% -2.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,722 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Oldham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Oldham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Oldham region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oldham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) Change Management
3 13 (40.63%) DHCP
3 13 (40.63%) DNS
3 13 (40.63%) MS Office
4 12 (37.50%) ERP
4 12 (37.50%) LAN
4 12 (37.50%) WAN
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
5 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
5 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
6 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
6 10 (31.25%) WLAN
6 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 10 (31.25%) VPN
6 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
7 9 (28.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (28.13%) Citrix
7 9 (28.13%) ITIL
8 8 (25.00%) VMware
8 8 (25.00%) Incident Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
1 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) DHCP
1 13 (40.63%) DNS
2 12 (37.50%) LAN
2 12 (37.50%) WAN
3 10 (31.25%) WLAN
3 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 10 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (15.63%) Firewall
5 4 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.25%) NAS
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) DMZ
7 1 (3.13%) MPLS
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) InterBase
General
1 2 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) IT Support
3 10 (31.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Desktop Support
4 9 (28.13%) Technical Support
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (15.63%) Operations Team Leader
5 5 (15.63%) Team Leader
6 4 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) IT Technician
8 2 (6.25%) Senior IT Technician
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Technician
9 1 (3.13%) Operations Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
2 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Change Management
2 12 (37.50%) ERP
3 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL
4 9 (28.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.38%) People Management
7 2 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.13%) Data Management
8 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) NCDA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Sun
5 5 (15.63%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Juniper
7 2 (6.25%) CA
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