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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 23.53% 11.54% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 44.44% 75.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 7
Average salary £30,750 £48,000 £39,246
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.93% +22.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £48,000 £32,181
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £48,000 £46,127
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
18 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 52.94% 15.38% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 11
Average salary £23,000 £48,000 £39,246
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.08% +22.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £48,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £46,127 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oldham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) DNS
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) DHCP
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) ERP
5 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) WLAN
6 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) MCP
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) MCSE
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) NAS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Agresso
1 1 (6.67%) MFGPRO
1 1 (6.67%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) WLAN
4 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) NAS
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) MPLS
7 1 (6.67%) Telnet
7 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 5 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) IT Support
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Compliance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Database Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) W3C
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (6.67%) APACS
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
3 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) OWASP
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCP
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) WCAG
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Mitel
2 1 (6.67%) Northgate
2 1 (6.67%) NETGEAR
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Avaya
2 1 (6.67%) Epicor
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Sage
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) Sophos
2 1 (6.67%) QAD
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