The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 15.00% 14.71% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 26.09% 34.09% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 1
Average salary £22,913 £27,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.68% +52.77%
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 Wigan region.

Vendors Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23 44 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 57.50% 43.14% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 4
Average salary £23,913 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -47.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,624 £27,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Wigan

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) iPhone
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) iPad
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Android
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (14.29%) Email Filtering
7 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
2 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) VPLS
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (35.71%) iPad
2 5 (35.71%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Email Filtering
2 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Case Management
3 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-business
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Brocade
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
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