The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 22.35% 19.23% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 30.16% 66.67% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 4
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +38.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £32,100 £15,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 Rochdale region.

Vendors Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
63 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 74.12% 28.85% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 61 15 13
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -32.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

The demand trend of job ads across the Rochdale region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Rochdale region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Rochdale

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Rochdale region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 30 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 28 (80.00%) Windows
3 26 (74.29%) VMware
4 25 (71.43%) Windows Server
5 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (54.29%) Office 365
6 19 (54.29%) SCCM
7 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
8 16 (45.71%) vSphere
9 15 (42.86%) Puppet
9 15 (42.86%) vCloud
9 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
9 15 (42.86%) IIS
9 15 (42.86%) Firewall
9 15 (42.86%) Internet
9 15 (42.86%) Configuration Management
10 14 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (40.00%) Cisco
10 14 (40.00%) Veeam
10 14 (40.00%) Zerto
11 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
11 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (31.43%) Shell Script
13 11 (31.43%) Web Services
13 11 (31.43%) Python
13 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (31.43%) Ansible

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale 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 15 (42.86%) IIS
2 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 6 (17.14%) Apache
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) Office 365
2 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
3 4 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (11.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (11.43%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Firewall
1 15 (42.86%) Internet
2 10 (28.57%) SAN
3 6 (17.14%) IPsec
3 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.29%) DNS
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
5 4 (11.43%) ADSL
5 4 (11.43%) DHCP
5 4 (11.43%) IP Telephony
6 3 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
6 3 (8.57%) SNMP
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (5.71%) LAN
7 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.86%) WAN
8 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.71%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) AWS Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) CRM Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Systems Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) IT Manager
7 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) LAMP
3 3 (8.57%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) PKI
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 14 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (31.43%) Coaching
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Web Development
6 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.29%) Document Management
7 4 (11.43%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
8 3 (8.57%) Network Management
9 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
9 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 11 (31.43%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (28.57%) MCSE
3 4 (11.43%) MCP
3 4 (11.43%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCA
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (45.71%) vSphere
3 15 (42.86%) vCloud
4 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
5 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
7 4 (11.43%) XenApp
8 3 (8.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (54.29%) SCCM
2 15 (42.86%) Puppet
3 11 (31.43%) Ansible
3 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (31.43%) vMotion
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (14.29%) SCDPM
5 4 (11.43%) PowerCLI
5 4 (11.43%) RANCID
5 4 (11.43%) vRealize
6 3 (8.57%) Nagios
6 3 (8.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) Veeam
2 14 (40.00%) Zerto
3 8 (22.86%) Citrix
4 5 (14.29%) Apple
4 5 (14.29%) EqualLogic
4 5 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (11.43%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) WatchGuard
6 3 (8.57%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package + training
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago