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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 12.80% 2.17% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 30.77% 12.50% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 23
Average salary £28,500 £20,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.50% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £20,000 £39,500
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
52 8 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 41.60% 17.39% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 65
Average salary £29,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.76% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wigan

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) DHCP
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (40.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (30.00%) vSphere
5 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Replication
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (25.00%) EMC
6 5 (25.00%) MPLS
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (20.00%) Office 365

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) LAN
1 8 (40.00%) DHCP
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.00%) QlikView
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Junior
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XHTML
2 2 (10.00%) WinForms
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) WPF
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) FMCG
4 2 (10.00%) NHS
4 2 (10.00%) CLARiiON
4 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 2 (10.00%) Informatics
4 2 (10.00%) Health Informatics
4 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (15.00%) Validation
1 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
1 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.00%) Line Management
2 2 (10.00%) People Management
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Web Development
2 2 (10.00%) ERP
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) CNA
2 2 (10.00%) Novell Certification
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) WMI
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) EMC
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) WatchGuard
4 3 (15.00%) Sophos
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Avaya
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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