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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 32.50% 13.33% 27.69%
As % of the Vendors category 81.25% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 17
Average salary £26,250 £24,500 £33,373
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £30,581
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £26,000 £42,500
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
16 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 40.00% 26.67% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 28
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -8.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £29,957
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oldham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (55.17%) Cisco
1 16 (55.17%) Change Management
2 15 (51.72%) MS Office
3 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
4 13 (44.83%) Problem Management
5 11 (37.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) Citrix
6 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
7 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
7 8 (27.59%) Sun
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) ERP
8 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
8 7 (24.14%) LAN
8 7 (24.14%) WAN
8 7 (24.14%) VMware
8 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (20.69%) DHCP
9 6 (20.69%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) WLAN
10 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
10 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.24%) VPN
10 5 (17.24%) NetApp

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Office
2 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) WAN
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 5 (17.24%) WLAN
4 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.90%) DMZ
7 1 (3.45%) MPLS
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) InterBase
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Technical Team Leader
1 7 (24.14%) Team Leader
1 7 (24.14%) IT Support
1 7 (24.14%) Operations Team Leader
2 5 (17.24%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) EDI
2 1 (3.45%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Change Management
2 13 (44.83%) Problem Management
3 11 (37.93%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) ERP
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) People Management
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Line Management
7 2 (6.90%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.45%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) NCDA
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 8 (27.59%) Sun
4 7 (24.14%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 5 (17.24%) NetApp
7 3 (10.34%) CA
8 2 (6.90%) Juniper
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