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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 60 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.63% 25.64% 19.14%
As % of the Vendors category 26.98% 57.69% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 44
Median salary £35,000 £27,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -26.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
63 104 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.38% 44.44% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 75
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £24,100 £25,381
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (28.13%) MS Office
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) MVC
5 7 (21.88%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) Firewall
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
6 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
7 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
7 5 (15.63%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
8 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 4 (12.50%) DHCP
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 2 (6.25%) Skype
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MS Access
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Ranorex
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium
1 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
1 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) IT Support
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Technician
6 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Malware Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) HTML5
3 3 (9.38%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (6.25%) Ember.js
4 2 (6.25%) Handlebars
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) OAuth2
4 2 (6.25%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) iPad
1 2 (6.25%) PMI
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 2 (6.25%) BDD
4 2 (6.25%) Database Security
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) MVVM
4 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
4 2 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.25%) TDD
4 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.13%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.13%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCDST
3 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) AppSense
3 3 (9.38%) Avaya
3 3 (9.38%) GFI Software
3 3 (9.38%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter
5 1 (3.13%) Veeam
5 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Generous bens
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Comp Bens package
Posted: 11 days ago