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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 44.83% 23.53% 34.00%
As % of the Vendors category 83.87% 85.71% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 17
Median salary £31,250 £29,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.93% -22.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £32,500 £42,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
31 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 53.45% 27.45% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 22
Median salary £32,500 £23,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -39.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £32,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

The demand trend of job ads across the Oldham region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oldham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Oldham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 36 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 19 (37.25%) VMware
3 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (29.41%) Windows
4 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 15 (29.41%) Firewall
5 14 (27.45%) Java
5 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
5 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (23.53%) Office 365
7 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 12 (23.53%) ITIL
8 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
8 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
9 10 (19.61%) Cisco
9 10 (19.61%) MS Office
10 9 (17.65%) Perl
10 9 (17.65%) Nagios
10 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
11 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (15.69%) NCDA
11 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
11 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (15.69%) Change Management
11 8 (15.69%) ITSM
11 8 (15.69%) NetApp
11 8 (15.69%) CCNA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham 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 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) SAS
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.61%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) SPSS
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (13.73%) DNS
3 7 (13.73%) LAN
3 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.73%) WAN
4 6 (11.76%) DHCP
4 6 (11.76%) VoIP
5 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.92%) SAN
7 1 (1.96%) Extranet
7 1 (1.96%) Internet
7 1 (1.96%) Intranet
7 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.88%) Power BI
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 7 (13.73%) Games
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Server Support
4 10 (19.61%) Server Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Server Support Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (15.69%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Wintel Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 6 (11.76%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Java Server Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) CSS
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
1 4 (7.84%) HTML5
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.88%) JSON
2 3 (5.88%) Servlets
3 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.96%) COM
4 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.96%) WCF
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) APACS
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) EMV
4 1 (1.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
3 8 (15.69%) Change Management
3 8 (15.69%) ITSM
3 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (11.76%) DevOps
4 6 (11.76%) Line Management
5 5 (9.80%) Load Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.88%) MVC
6 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) Information Security
7 2 (3.92%) Security Management
7 2 (3.92%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) Service Management
8 1 (1.96%) Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Java
2 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.65%) Perl
4 4 (7.84%) C
5 3 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.69%) CCNA
2 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.69%) NCDA
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PA-DSS
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) VMware
2 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
3 10 (19.61%) Cisco
4 8 (15.69%) Juniper
4 8 (15.69%) NetApp
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
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