The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Sale region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sale 10.53% 25.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £28,000 £22,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 Sale region.

Vendors Category
Sale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sale 31.58% 25.00% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 19
Median salary £28,500 £22,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.54% -30.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Sale

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Sale

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Sale

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Sale

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sale

For the 6 months to 9 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 Sale region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sale 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IPv6
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware