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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 22 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 5.56% 17.02% 17.95%
As % of the Vendors category 19.05% 44.44% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 21
Average salary £35,000 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £21,400 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,250 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
21 18 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 29.17% 38.30% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 48
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £25,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £42,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wigan

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) Smart Meter
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (18.75%) Replication
6 3 (18.75%) Office 365
6 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
6 3 (18.75%) vSphere
6 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) EMC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Assistant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
1 5 (31.25%) Smart Meter
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) CLARiiON
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Health Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
6 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
7 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 2 (12.50%) BCP
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
8 1 (6.25%) System Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
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