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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 26.32% 16.28% 41.86%
As % of the Vendors category 52.63% 43.75% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 17
Median salary £27,500 £22,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
UK excluding London median 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
19 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 50.00% 37.21% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 21
Median salary £25,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% -3.07%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (56.52%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
5 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
6 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
6 7 (30.43%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
6 7 (30.43%) C
6 7 (30.43%) C++
6 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
6 7 (30.43%) Games
6 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
7 6 (26.09%) SDLC
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 4 (17.39%) iPad
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
8 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) CSS
9 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 3 (13.04%) Ajax
9 3 (13.04%) Firewall
9 3 (13.04%) MVC
9 3 (13.04%) Node.js
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012

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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (30.43%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Games Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) C# Programmer
4 5 (21.74%) Programmer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Programmer
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
1 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) Ajax
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
2 7 (30.43%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) OWASP
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.35%) Market Research
6 1 (4.35%) Pay per click
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) C
3 7 (30.43%) C++
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) AppSense
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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