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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 27 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 18.12% 8.72% 13.14%
As % of the Vendors category 47.37% 28.30% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 27
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
57 53 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 38.26% 30.81% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 82
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £65,000 £54,000
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 10 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) .NET
3 17 (36.96%) C#
4 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
5 14 (30.43%) SQL
5 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.91%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) HTML
7 11 (23.91%) Web Development
8 10 (21.74%) QA
8 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (21.74%) HTML5
8 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 10 (21.74%) XML
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
9 9 (19.57%) VMware
9 9 (19.57%) XSL
9 9 (19.57%) MS Office
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
10 8 (17.39%) Mobile Development
10 8 (17.39%) HL7
10 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
10 8 (17.39%) VBScript
10 8 (17.39%) VB
10 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
10 8 (17.39%) VB6
11 7 (15.22%) Firewall

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 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.17%) Camtasia
4 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Firewall
1 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.52%) Wireless
4 2 (4.35%) FTP
4 2 (4.35%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.17%) Intranet
5 1 (2.17%) ISDN
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) SNMP
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.87%) Data Mining
3 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (8.70%) Power BI
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Front Office
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Software Developer
4 9 (19.57%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (19.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (19.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (19.57%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Database Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support
7 3 (6.52%) Malware Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Web Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) .NET
2 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (23.91%) HTML
4 10 (21.74%) HTML5
4 10 (21.74%) XML
5 9 (19.57%) XSL
6 4 (8.70%) SOAP
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.52%) REST
7 3 (6.52%) WCF
7 3 (6.52%) Web Services
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.35%) CSS
8 2 (4.35%) jQuery
8 2 (4.35%) Middleware
8 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.17%) ADO
9 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.52%) Fintech
3 2 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.17%) Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Scrum
2 11 (23.91%) Web Development
3 8 (17.39%) Mobile Development
4 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.87%) ETL
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) MVC
5 5 (10.87%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) TDD
5 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.52%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.52%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) C#
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) VB
4 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 8 (17.39%) VB6
4 8 (17.39%) VBScript
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) CCA
1 1 (2.17%) CCNA
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.17%) MCSA
1 1 (2.17%) MCSE
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) QA
2 8 (17.39%) HL7
3 6 (13.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) NDS
5 1 (2.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) VMware
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco
2 6 (13.04%) Teradata
3 5 (10.87%) Avaya
4 3 (6.52%) GFI Software
4 3 (6.52%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Dell
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) GUPTA
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: circa £35K
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago