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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 January 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 20 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.61% 6.56% 16.84%
As % of the Vendors category 38.89% 22.86% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 27
Median salary £32,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,150 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
36 35 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.27% 28.69% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 68
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

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

1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (43.24%) .NET
3 15 (40.54%) C#
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
5 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
7 11 (29.73%) Scrum
7 11 (29.73%) QA
8 10 (27.03%) Web Development
8 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (27.03%) HTML
8 10 (27.03%) XML
9 9 (24.32%) XSL
9 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 9 (24.32%) Finance
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (24.32%) HTML5
10 8 (21.62%) HL7
10 8 (21.62%) Mobile Development
10 8 (21.62%) VB6
10 8 (21.62%) VBScript
10 8 (21.62%) VB
10 8 (21.62%) VB.NET
10 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
11 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
12 6 (16.22%) ETL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) GroupWise
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.70%) Camtasia
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) VLAN
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) HTTP
4 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) ISDN
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) OSPF
4 1 (2.70%) SNMP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.51%) Data Mining
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.81%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (10.81%) Power BI
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Front Office
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) C# Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Software Developer
4 8 (21.62%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (21.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (21.62%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Database Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.03%) HTML
3 10 (27.03%) XML
4 9 (24.32%) HTML5
4 9 (24.32%) XSL
5 4 (10.81%) SOAP
6 3 (8.11%) REST
6 3 (8.11%) WCF
7 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.41%) Middleware
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) jQuery
8 1 (2.70%) JSON
8 1 (2.70%) RESTful
8 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
1 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
1 3 (8.11%) Fintech
2 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Scrum
3 10 (27.03%) Web Development
4 8 (21.62%) Mobile Development
5 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
6 6 (16.22%) ETL
7 5 (13.51%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
9 3 (8.11%) Analytics
9 3 (8.11%) ITIL
9 3 (8.11%) MVC
9 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.11%) SDLC
9 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.11%) Time Management
10 2 (5.41%) SOA
10 2 (5.41%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) VB
4 8 (21.62%) VB.NET
4 8 (21.62%) VB6
4 8 (21.62%) VBScript
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CCA
1 1 (2.70%) CCNA
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.70%) MCSA
1 1 (2.70%) MCSE
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
2 8 (21.62%) HL7
3 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.70%) EMIR
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) NDS
5 1 (2.70%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Teradata
1 6 (16.22%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Avaya
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.41%) EMC
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) GUPTA
5 1 (2.70%) HP
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