The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 3.33% 11.11% 14.61%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 22.58% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 13
Median salary £42,500 £25,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.16%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 Salford region.

Vendors Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 43.33% 49.21% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 23
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Salford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Salford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Multicast
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Raytheon
Posted: 12 days ago