The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sale 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 30 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 / Sale
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 5 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sale 28.57% 15.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 75.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Median salary £27,500 £22,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.59% -  
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 Sale.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sale
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sale 38.10% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Median salary £27,500 £22,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Sale

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sale 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 Sale

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Sale

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Sale

For the 6 months to 30 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 Sale region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) iPad
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sale 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) IPv6
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Junior
1 6 (75.00%) Junior .NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Junior .NET Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Junior C# Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Junior Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Junior Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
1 6 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SDLC
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) VMware