The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham 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 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.

Microsoft
Manchester / Oldham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 1 5
Rank change year-on-year -22 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 15.79% 59.26% 18.60%
As % of the Vendors category 72.00% 84.21% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 6
Median salary £22,000 £24,500 £30,528
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.20% -19.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 Oldham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 25 19 14
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 21.93% 70.37% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 11
Median salary £30,750 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £23,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,500 £30,984
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oldham 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 Oldham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Oldham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Oldham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Oldham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Oldham

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oldham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
3 17 (41.46%) SQL
4 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (36.59%) .NET
5 15 (36.59%) C#
5 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
5 15 (36.59%) MVC
5 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
6 14 (34.15%) Degree
6 14 (34.15%) Internet
6 14 (34.15%) T-SQL
7 13 (31.71%) HTML
7 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) CSS
7 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
7 13 (31.71%) Validation
7 13 (31.71%) Web Development
7 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
7 13 (31.71%) jQuery
7 13 (31.71%) Google Maps API
7 13 (31.71%) Google
7 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 13 (31.71%) SignalR
7 13 (31.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (31.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
7 13 (31.71%) Dapper ORM
7 13 (31.71%) User Experience

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oldham 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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (29.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Internet
2 10 (24.39%) Firewall
3 7 (17.07%) DNS
3 7 (17.07%) LAN
3 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.07%) WAN
4 6 (14.63%) DHCP
4 6 (14.63%) VoIP
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.44%) Extranet
6 1 (2.44%) Intranet
6 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (7.32%) Games
1 3 (7.32%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Law
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Web Developer
3 7 (17.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Support Technician
5 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Server Support
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Server Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Help Desk Adviser
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) .NET
1 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
1 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
2 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 13 (31.71%) CSS
2 13 (31.71%) Dapper ORM
2 13 (31.71%) Google Maps API
2 13 (31.71%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) jQuery
2 13 (31.71%) SignalR
2 13 (31.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (29.27%) ADO.NET
4 8 (19.51%) Web Services
5 6 (14.63%) Ajax
5 6 (14.63%) CSS3
5 6 (14.63%) HTML5
5 6 (14.63%) JSON
5 6 (14.63%) React
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
2 13 (31.71%) User Experience
3 6 (14.63%) Animation
4 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
1 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) MVC
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
3 13 (31.71%) Validation
3 13 (31.71%) Web Development
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) CRM
5 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.76%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.32%) ITSM
6 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Load Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
8 1 (2.44%) Case Management
8 1 (2.44%) Compliance Management
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.44%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) T-SQL
4 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) C
6 2 (4.88%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.32%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Google
2 10 (24.39%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Juniper
4 3 (7.32%) NetApp
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Wyse
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