The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 21 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.86% 19.17% 12.61%
As % of the Vendors category 24.14% 48.05% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 26
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
Microsoft
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
29 77 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.43% 39.90% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 67 61
Average salary £30,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.23% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Chester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Chester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) Adobe
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Avaya
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (19.35%) Adobe Captivate
5 5 (16.13%) Multimedia
5 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.90%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
6 4 (12.90%) LAN
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) MPLS
6 4 (12.90%) DHCP
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Time Management
6 4 (12.90%) XenApp

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) Adobe Captivate
2 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Route 53
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
1 6 (19.35%) VPN
2 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 4 (12.90%) MPLS
3 4 (12.90%) Skype
3 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) Broadband
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) SMTP
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MS Access
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Ranorex
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Multimedia
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.23%) French Language
4 1 (3.23%) German Language
4 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.23%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.23%) Russian Language
4 1 (3.23%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Trainer
4 4 (12.90%) Development Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Author
6 2 (6.45%) CRM Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Time Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) High Availability
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Information Management
5 2 (6.45%) Line Management
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C#
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VBA
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.45%) PMP
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Adobe
1 6 (19.35%) Avaya
1 6 (19.35%) Citrix
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Google
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