The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wigan region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 32.88% 16.44% 17.54%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 44.44% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 20
Average salary £21,250 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £26,720 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £36,900 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 27 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 65.75% 36.99% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 23 53
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £26,860 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Manchester

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
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wigan

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (37.50%) MS Office
4 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) Benchmarking
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) Health Informatics
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (16.67%) Informatics
7 4 (16.67%) QlikView
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (8.33%) vSphere
8 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.33%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) DNN
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.67%) QlikView
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Business Development Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Help Desk Technician
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 3 (12.50%) IT Assistant
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) COM
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Informatics
1 4 (16.67%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.83%) Web Development
3 4 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) MOF
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.17%) BCP
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) EMC
1 2 (8.33%) Citrix
1 2 (8.33%) Symantec
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
2 1 (4.17%) CommVault
2 1 (4.17%) NetApp
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) HP
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