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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 19 2
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 9.52% 4.69% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 12.50% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 25
Median salary £32,000 £30,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £30,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
6 24 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 28.57% 37.50% 67.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 52
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

The demand trend of job ads across the Wigan region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wigan region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) iPhone
4 5 (50.00%) iPad
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (20.00%) Case Management
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Law
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) Replication
6 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (10.00%) Visualfiles
6 1 (10.00%) Brocade
6 1 (10.00%) VPLS
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPLS
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Case Management Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (50.00%) iPad
2 5 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Brocade
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
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