Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Altrincham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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.

Microsoft
Manchester > Altrincham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 12.90% 11.57% 10.69%
As % of the Vendors category 48.00% 42.42% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 16
Altrincham median annual salary £32,250 £32,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.53% -6.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £20,500 £18,575 £18,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £37,750 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.93% +9.33% +7.14%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Altrincham.

All Vendors
Altrincham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 50 33 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Altrincham 26.88% 27.27% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 52
Altrincham median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -18.92% +23.33%
10th Percentile £23,375 £21,850 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Altrincham

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Altrincham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Altrincham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Altrincham.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Altrincham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Altrincham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Altrincham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Altrincham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
4 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) Service Management
6 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle
6 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Ticket Management
7 4 (16.67%) Master's Degree
7 4 (16.67%) MCSE
7 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) MCSD
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) Web Development

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Altrincham 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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) Skype
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) ADSL
2 1 (4.17%) Broadband
2 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Back Office
1 2 (8.33%) Billing
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) IT Support
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) DBA
3 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Production DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) NancyFx
2 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Ticket Management
3 4 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Database Security
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (16.67%) Master's Degree
3 4 (16.67%) MCPD
3 4 (16.67%) MCSD
3 4 (16.67%) MCSE
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vCloud
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Pegasus
4 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless