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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 18 6
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 29.46% 10.19% 26.83%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 44.00% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 30
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 55 25 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 49.11% 23.15% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 54
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% +9.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
3 14 (26.42%) .NET
3 14 (26.42%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) Windows
4 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (20.75%) SQL
5 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (18.87%) Project Management
6 10 (18.87%) Degree
7 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
7 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Tandem
7 9 (16.98%) Legal
7 9 (16.98%) PRINCE
7 9 (16.98%) Change Management
7 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
7 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
7 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
7 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (16.98%) Business Change Management
8 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
8 8 (15.09%) TDD
8 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (13.21%) Scrum

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 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.89%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) IaaS
2 3 (5.66%) PaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DHCP
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
2 4 (7.55%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) MPLS
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) OSPF
4 1 (1.89%) Skype
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.89%) Power BI
9 1 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Moq
1 5 (9.43%) MSTest
1 5 (9.43%) NUnit
1 5 (9.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (5.66%) InstallShield
2 3 (5.66%) MSI
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (16.98%) Legal
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Head of Development
8 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Business Process Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Process Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) VMware Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.43%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (9.43%) Ninject
2 5 (9.43%) Spring.NET
2 5 (9.43%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (9.43%) WinForms
2 5 (9.43%) WPF
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Tandem
3 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.66%) Replication
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (18.87%) Project Management
4 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
4 9 (16.98%) Business Change Management
4 9 (16.98%) Change Management
4 9 (16.98%) PRINCE
4 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.21%) Kanban
6 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 6 (11.32%) CRM
7 6 (11.32%) ITIL
8 5 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (9.43%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (9.43%) MVVM
8 5 (9.43%) Resource Management
8 5 (9.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) C#
2 11 (20.75%) SQL
3 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
4 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) BC Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) MCP
2 3 (5.66%) MCSE
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) SCOrch
2 3 (5.66%) vCenter Server
2 3 (5.66%) WSUS
3 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.89%) Ansible
4 1 (1.89%) Nessus
4 1 (1.89%) SCOM
4 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) VMware
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco
2 3 (5.66%) HP
2 3 (5.66%) Juniper
2 3 (5.66%) NetApp
2 3 (5.66%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (3.77%) Facebook
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter
4 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.89%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.89%) Qualys
4 1 (1.89%) Sage
4 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.89%) Tableau
Bolton
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago