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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 11 25 4
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 6 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.41% 5.36% 20.79%
As % of the Vendors category 40.48% 18.75% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 31
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%

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
42 32 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 30.66% 28.57% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 66
Median salary £36,000 £28,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 16 (35.56%) C#
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.89%) Scrum
5 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
6 12 (26.67%) QA
6 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (24.44%) Web Development
7 11 (24.44%) HTML
7 11 (24.44%) XML
7 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
8 10 (22.22%) XSL
8 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 10 (22.22%) VBScript
8 10 (22.22%) VB
8 10 (22.22%) HTML5
9 9 (20.00%) Mobile Development
9 9 (20.00%) VB6
9 9 (20.00%) HL7
9 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 9 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (17.78%) ETL
10 8 (17.78%) Data Quality

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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) SPSS
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.22%) Camtasia
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.44%) FastStats
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) VLAN
2 3 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) DMZ
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.22%) FTP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.22%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) ISDN
4 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.22%) OSPF
4 1 (2.22%) SNMP
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.33%) Power BI
3 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.11%) Data Mining
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.44%) Big Data
6 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.44%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 9 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Database Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Linux Support
8 3 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
3 11 (24.44%) HTML
3 11 (24.44%) XML
4 10 (22.22%) HTML5
4 10 (22.22%) XSL
5 4 (8.89%) SOAP
6 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.67%) REST
6 3 (6.67%) WCF
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.44%) Middleware
8 1 (2.22%) ADO
8 1 (2.22%) CSS
8 1 (2.22%) D3.js
8 1 (2.22%) jQuery
8 1 (2.22%) RESTful
8 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.67%) Fintech
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) EMC VNX
2 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.22%) Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Scrum
3 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (24.44%) Web Development
4 9 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 8 (17.78%) ETL
6 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 5 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) TDD
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL
9 3 (6.67%) MVC
9 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.67%) SDLC
9 3 (6.67%) Server Building
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) C#
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) VB
2 10 (22.22%) VBScript
3 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (20.00%) VB6
4 3 (6.67%) R
4 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) CCA
1 1 (2.22%) CCNA
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.22%) MCSA
1 1 (2.22%) MCSE
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
2 9 (20.00%) HL7
3 8 (17.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.22%) EMIR
4 1 (2.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) NDS
5 1 (2.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Teradata
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco
4 3 (6.67%) Kaspersky
4 3 (6.67%) Sophos
5 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Dell
5 2 (4.44%) EMC
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.44%) Tableau
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) Avaya
6 1 (2.22%) GUPTA
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Sage
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
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Posted: 5 days ago
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