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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 16 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 8.25% 7.32% 18.69%
As % of the Vendors category 21.62% 30.00% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 19
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £42,700 £38,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
37 10 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 38.14% 24.39% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 50
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,175 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wigan

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Logistics
4 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) vSphere
5 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 3 (21.43%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (21.43%) Office 365
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) EMC
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) IIS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (14.29%) QlikView
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) CLARiiON
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Health Informatics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 2 (14.29%) Informatics
3 2 (14.29%) FMCG
3 2 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Logistics
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) BCP
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) CNA
4 1 (7.14%) Novell Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
1 3 (21.43%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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