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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 3 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 7.41% 29.07% 16.00%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 42.37% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 11
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -5.00%
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
14 59 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 25.93% 68.60% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 56 19
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £45,000 £48,000
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 27 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wigan

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (61.54%) Line Management
3 7 (53.85%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) XSLT
4 6 (46.15%) E-business
4 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 6 (46.15%) QA
4 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Time Management
4 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) ERP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) VLAN
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (23.08%) WMI
7 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
7 3 (23.08%) WSUS
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) Replication
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
1 3 (23.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) MPLS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Junior
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Junior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate
4 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Project Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) XSLT
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
2 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Line Management
2 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Time Management
2 6 (46.15%) E-business
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Server Patching
4 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Document Management
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) WMI
1 3 (23.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) WatchGuard
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) Avaya
2 3 (23.08%) Sophos
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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