Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan 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 22 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 > Wigan
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 15 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 10.08% 16.81% 22.13%
As % of the Vendors category 34.29% 41.30% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 26
Wigan median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +50.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £25,500 £19,525 £18,500
90th Percentile £40,500 £52,500 £41,250
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 Wigan.

All Vendors
Wigan
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 35 46 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 29.41% 40.71% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 59
Wigan median annual salary £33,750 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £25,050 £20,750 £19,700
90th Percentile £44,500 £59,250 £45,000
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Wigan

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Wigan

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Wigan

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Wigan over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Wigan

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wigan region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (25.00%) NuGet
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Ansible
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (16.67%) MVC

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) NuGet
3 1 (8.33%) gulp
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Release Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SEO Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) Laravel
3 1 (8.33%) LESS
3 1 (8.33%) Meteor
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) React
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (8.33%) Infographics
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) HP