Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 > Salford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 16.26% 15.48% 6.72%
As % of the Vendors category 35.71% 27.66% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 7
Salford median annual salary £25,000 £32,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +25.00% -18.75%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,400 £23,500
90th Percentile £44,225 £42,875 £60,000
Manchester median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% +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 Salford.

All Vendors
Salford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 56 47 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 45.53% 55.95% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 52 44 61
Salford median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £18,500 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £54,930 £50,000 £52,500
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 Salford

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Salford

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

1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.00%) Office 365
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) XenApp
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) VPN
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL
9 2 (10.00%) .NET
9 2 (10.00%) MySQL
9 2 (10.00%) VoIP
9 2 (10.00%) WLAN
9 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (10.00%) Linux

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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) Skype
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.00%) NuGet
1 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) 1st Line Support
1 7 (35.00%) IT Support
1 7 (35.00%) Support Officer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (10.00%) Debian
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.00%) CRM
2 1 (5.00%) DevOps
2 1 (5.00%) ETL
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) MVC
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Presales
2 1 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Release Automation
2 1 (5.00%) Release Management
2 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCENT
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cacti
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
1 2 (10.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore