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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 12 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 16.79% 13.70% 15.70%
As % of the Vendors category 40.74% 32.26% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 20
Median salary £35,000 £23,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.17% -42.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,700 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 54 31 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 41.22% 42.47% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 39
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% -5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bolton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
3 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
4 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
5 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
6 12 (27.27%) ITIL
6 12 (27.27%) C#
7 11 (25.00%) .NET
8 10 (22.73%) DHCP
8 10 (22.73%) DNS
8 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (22.73%) Service Management
9 9 (20.45%) MCP
9 9 (20.45%) SQL
9 9 (20.45%) Tandem
9 9 (20.45%) SCCM
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
10 8 (18.18%) SCOrch
10 8 (18.18%) BC Cleared
10 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 8 (18.18%) Application Packaging
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (18.18%) MCSE
10 8 (18.18%) MSI
10 8 (18.18%) InstallShield
11 6 (13.64%) Scrum
11 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related 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 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) IaaS
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.09%) PaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) DHCP
1 10 (22.73%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) VLAN
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) MS Access
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) InstallShield
1 8 (18.18%) MSI
2 5 (11.36%) Moq
2 5 (11.36%) MSTest
2 5 (11.36%) NUnit
2 5 (11.36%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.27%) Ant
5 1 (2.27%) Gradle
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (11.36%) Ninject
2 5 (11.36%) Spring.NET
2 5 (11.36%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (11.36%) WinForms
2 5 (11.36%) WPF
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Tandem
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) Service Management
4 8 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 8 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
5 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.64%) Kanban
5 6 (13.64%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (11.36%) DevOps
6 5 (11.36%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (11.36%) MVVM
6 5 (11.36%) TDD
7 3 (6.82%) Case Management
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
8 2 (4.55%) Release Management
8 2 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 12 (27.27%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.45%) MCP
3 8 (18.18%) BC Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) MCSE
3 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
2 8 (18.18%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) VMware
2 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.27%) Apple
3 1 (2.27%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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