Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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 20 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 > Bolton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 39 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 20.74% 15.30% 18.66%
As % of the Vendors category 35.78% 49.43% 55.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 49
Bolton median annual salary £40,250 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +16.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £19,500 £23,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £38,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.32% +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 Bolton.

All Vendors
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 109 87 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 57.98% 30.96% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 98 69 63
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,350 £20,563 £24,450
90th Percentile £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Bolton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Bolton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bolton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bolton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 14 (35.90%) SQL
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (30.77%) .NET
4 8 (20.51%) Finance
4 8 (20.51%) Legal
5 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
5 7 (17.95%) C#
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
7 5 (12.82%) Resource Management
7 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
7 5 (12.82%) MVC
7 5 (12.82%) HTML
7 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.82%) User Stories
7 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) Coaching
8 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
8 4 (10.26%) CSS
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (10.26%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) Intranet
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) OSPF
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
1 8 (20.51%) Legal
2 3 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Developer
3 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Head of Development
5 5 (12.82%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
3 4 (10.26%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) MDX
4 3 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.13%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.56%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.56%) WinForms
6 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
1 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.38%) Project Management
2 6 (15.38%) TDD
3 5 (12.82%) MVC
3 5 (12.82%) Resource Management
3 5 (12.82%) User Stories
4 4 (10.26%) Coaching
4 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.26%) OO
4 4 (10.26%) SOA
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) CRM
5 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.69%) ERP
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
1 2 (5.13%) WSUS
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Nessus
2 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Tableau
1 3 (7.69%) VMware
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Juniper
2 2 (5.13%) NetApp
2 2 (5.13%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (2.56%) Qualys