Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 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 24 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 > Rochdale
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 10.91% 21.02% 27.42%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 30.28% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 34
Rochdale median annual salary £36,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £32,575 £23,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £51,000 £60,000
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £40,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.11% +7.33% +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 Rochdale.

All Vendors
Rochdale
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 48 109 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 43.64% 69.43% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 47 107 62
Rochdale median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,000 £26,300
90th Percentile £57,000 £60,000 £64,500
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 Rochdale

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Rochdale

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Rochdale

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Rochdale over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 24 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Office 365
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
5 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (33.33%) Power BI
5 4 (33.33%) Data Strategy
5 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) CRM
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Internet
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) VMware

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rochdale 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Office 365
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) PBX
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) Power BI
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Database Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) BYOD
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
1 4 (33.33%) Coaching
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 4 (33.33%) Data Strategy
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (16.67%) Web Filtering
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) Apple