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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 34.29% 36.59% 15.56%
As % of the Vendors category 92.31% 88.24% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 7
Average salary £24,000 £30,250 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.66% +23.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
13 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 37.14% 41.46% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 15
Average salary £24,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (46.43%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) OWASP
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (28.57%) SDLC
4 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) XML
4 8 (28.57%) Subversion
4 8 (28.57%) Ajax
4 8 (28.57%) Web Development
5 7 (25.00%) MS Office
6 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) C++
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) C
6 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) OO
6 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 6 (21.43%) Games

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Line 500
1 2 (7.14%) MFGPRO
1 2 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) MPLS
2 2 (7.14%) NAS
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) SMTP
2 2 (7.14%) Telnet
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Subversion
2 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
4 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Games
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 6 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Games Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Ajax
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) HTML5
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) GWT
5 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.71%) Java EE
5 3 (10.71%) JSP
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
5 3 (10.71%) Struts
5 3 (10.71%) XSLT
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) APACS
1 4 (14.29%) EMV
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
1 4 (14.29%) W3C
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.14%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) OWASP
1 8 (28.57%) SDLC
1 8 (28.57%) Web Development
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 6 (21.43%) OO
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Line Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.57%) MVC
7 1 (3.57%) MVVM
7 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
7 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) C
4 6 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) MCP
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) WCAG
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) Apple
2 2 (7.14%) Avaya
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) Epicor
2 2 (7.14%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Mitel
2 2 (7.14%) NETGEAR
2 2 (7.14%) QAD
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy
2 2 (7.14%) Sage
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.14%) Sophos
2 2 (7.14%) Symantec
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Northgate
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