The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oldham region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 15 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 26.79% 17.02% 32.26%
As % of the Vendors category 71.43% 61.54% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 20
Average salary £32,500 £38,289 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.11% +44.48%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 37.50% 27.66% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 32
Average salary £32,500 £33,373 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.61% +25.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Manchester

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 April 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 17 (73.91%) C#
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2008
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 14 (60.87%) Degree
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (47.83%) Ajax
4 11 (47.83%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
5 10 (43.48%) MVC
5 10 (43.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (34.78%) MCP
7 8 (34.78%) Scrum
7 8 (34.78%) MCSE
7 8 (34.78%) HTML5
8 7 (30.43%) APACS
8 7 (30.43%) Web Development
8 7 (30.43%) EMV
9 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2008
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Database Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Junior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Project Officer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) Ajax
4 11 (47.83%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
5 10 (43.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (34.78%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) APACS
1 7 (30.43%) EMV
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) MVC
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Web Development
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.35%) MOF
8 1 (4.35%) Data Management
8 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (4.35%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C#
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (34.78%) MCP
3 8 (34.78%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) NCIE
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) EMC
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix
1 1 (4.35%) CommVault
1 1 (4.35%) NetApp
1 1 (4.35%) Symantec
1 1 (4.35%) VMware
1 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
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