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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 6.45% 22.97% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 33.33% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 2
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
20 51 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 64.52% 68.92% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 9
Average salary £22,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Salford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Salford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salford 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salford 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Multicast
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Server Support
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) ISMS
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Product Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago