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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 11.76% 6.90% 20.69%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 18.18% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £45,500 £31,784 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.15% +27.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £30,194 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,373 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
6 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 17.65% 37.93% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 13
Average salary £43,000 £33,770 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.33% +12.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 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 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) XML
1 5 (41.67%) Ajax
1 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
1 5 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EMV
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
1 1 (8.33%) APACS
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) VMware