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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 22 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.29% 23.43% 17.24%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 51.90% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 42
Median salary £36,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
80 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 41.45% 45.14% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 84
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,000
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 4 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
4 5 (20.83%) MS Access
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (12.50%) MCDST
6 3 (12.50%) AppSense
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) SCCM
6 3 (12.50%) Time Management
6 3 (12.50%) Office 365
6 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (12.50%) Avaya
6 3 (12.50%) MS Office
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL

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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Skype
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (4.17%) Broadband
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) MS Access
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Ranorex
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Development Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer in Test
4 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Trainer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (8.33%) CSS3
3 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
3 2 (8.33%) Handlebars
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (8.33%) OAuth2
3 2 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Content Development
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) Time Management
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (8.33%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) Database Security
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) MVVM
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.17%) BCP
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) VBA
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCDST
3 1 (4.17%) CCA
3 1 (4.17%) CCIE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe
1 3 (12.50%) AppSense
1 3 (12.50%) Avaya
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Veeam
3 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
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