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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 17.78% 38.10% 16.33%
As % of the Vendors category 47.06% 80.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 7
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -22.15%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
17 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 37.78% 47.62% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 9
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £39,246
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,811 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oldham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) DHCP
3 13 (61.90%) DNS
4 12 (57.14%) LAN
4 12 (57.14%) WAN
5 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
5 11 (52.38%) ERP
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
6 10 (47.62%) Windows 8
6 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
6 10 (47.62%) WLAN
6 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
6 10 (47.62%) VPN
6 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco
8 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 5 (23.81%) NetApp
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
10 4 (19.05%) Change Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
1 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) DHCP
1 13 (61.90%) DNS
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) WLAN
3 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 10 (47.62%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) NAS
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) DMZ
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) InterBase
General
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) IT Support
3 10 (47.62%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (42.86%) Technical Support
4 9 (42.86%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 8
2 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 4 (19.05%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ERP
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) MCP
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) NetApp
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
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