The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oldham region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 16.67% 21.82% 36.84%
As % of the Vendors category 80.00% 57.14% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 14
Average salary £27,000 £40,498 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +52.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,175 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £46,127 £31,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 20.83% 38.18% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 17
Average salary £27,000 £40,498 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +52.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £22,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,300 £46,127
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Manchester

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 31 July 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
1 11 (57.89%) C#
1 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
1 11 (57.89%) XML
1 11 (57.89%) MVC
1 11 (57.89%) Ajax
1 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (57.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (42.11%) MCP
3 8 (42.11%) MCSE
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (42.11%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) APACS
4 7 (36.84%) MS Office
4 7 (36.84%) EMV
5 4 (21.05%) Silverlight
5 4 (21.05%) W3C
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
1 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
1 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
1 11 (57.89%) XML
1 11 (57.89%) Ajax
1 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
1 11 (57.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) HTML5
3 4 (21.05%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) APACS
1 7 (36.84%) EMV
2 4 (21.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.26%) MOF
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) MCP
2 8 (42.11%) MCSE
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) EMC
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix
1 1 (5.26%) CommVault
1 1 (5.26%) NetApp
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec
1 1 (5.26%) VMware
1 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
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