The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 June 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 / Salford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 12.16% 3.13% 10.45%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 6.67% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Median salary £36,250 £42,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.70% +66.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £42,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,125 £42,500 £25,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Salford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Salford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 36 15 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 48.65% 46.88% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 25
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,205 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 Salford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Salford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Salford

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

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Salford

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

1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) LAN
4 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) C#
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) VoIP
5 8 (34.78%) Replication
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (30.43%) .NET
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) NetApp
8 5 (21.74%) CCNA
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (21.74%) MCSE
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 5 (21.74%) QA
8 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
8 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
8 5 (21.74%) Office 365
8 5 (21.74%) Skype
9 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (17.39%) Mentoring

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
3 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) IaaS
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) LAN
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 8 (34.78%) VoIP
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) Skype
6 4 (17.39%) Broadband
6 4 (17.39%) WLAN
7 3 (13.04%) Network Security
8 2 (8.70%) DNS
8 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
9 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Billing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Junior
3 4 (17.39%) Database Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Junior Database Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) CentOS
3 2 (8.70%) Debian
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) CRM
1 4 (17.39%) Database Theory
1 4 (17.39%) Document Management
1 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
1 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
2 3 (13.04%) Task Automation
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C#
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCSE
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) MCITP
4 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 3 (13.04%) NCDA
4 3 (13.04%) NCIE
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) VCAP
5 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cacti
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) NetApp
3 3 (13.04%) Avaya
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) CommVault
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) ForgeRock
5 1 (4.35%) Meraki
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
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