The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheadle 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 23 April 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 / Cheadle
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheadle 42.55% 18.42% 23.26%
As % of the Vendors category 71.43% 28.00% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 10
Median salary £27,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.88% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33%  

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 Cheadle.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheadle
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 28 25 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheadle 59.57% 65.79% 65.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 21
Median salary £21,000 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.15% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheadle

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheadle 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 Cheadle

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cheadle

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Cheadle

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cheadle

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cheadle over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Cheadle region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
3 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) CMDB
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 7 (26.92%) SLA
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco
5 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
5 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Service Management
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (23.08%) Terminal Server
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (23.08%) ISEB
6 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 6 (23.08%) JIRA
6 6 (23.08%) QA
6 6 (23.08%) Test Management
6 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
7 5 (19.23%) Product Management
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheadle 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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) Datazen
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (19.23%) Tester
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) QA Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) QA Tester
2 4 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (7.69%) MDX
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) LINQ
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) CMDB
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.69%) Tandem
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 6 (23.08%) Service Management
4 6 (23.08%) Test Management
5 5 (19.23%) Product Management
5 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) VB
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
2 6 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Terminal Server
3 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Wonderware
Cheadle, Cheshire
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