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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 25.00% 5.48% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 39.13% 18.18% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 9
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -22.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,452 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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 Wigan region.

Vendors Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 63.89% 30.14% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43 16 20
Average salary £31,750 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.30% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wigan

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (40.91%) MS Office
2 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) WCF
5 4 (18.18%) MonoRail
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) NUnit
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Tandem
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
6 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) MS Project
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Office
2 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (13.64%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) NUnit
1 4 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Trainer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) WCF
2 4 (18.18%) MonoRail
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
2 4 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
2 6 (27.27%) Time Management
3 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) E-business
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
1 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) HP
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