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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 14 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.85% 18.69% 10.16%
As % of the Vendors category 34.62% 42.86% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 22
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £28,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
52 126 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.00% 43.60% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 40 92 74
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £53,500
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 26 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Chester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) MS Office
3 8 (27.59%) .NET
3 8 (27.59%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.69%) Firewall
5 6 (20.69%) MVC
6 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
6 5 (17.24%) Web Development
6 5 (17.24%) HTML
6 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) DNS
7 4 (13.79%) Avaya
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (13.79%) 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
4 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) Intranet
5 1 (3.45%) ISDN
5 1 (3.45%) OSPF
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) SNMP
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.90%) Power BI
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) MS Access
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
3 4 (13.79%) IT Support
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Malware Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) Node.js
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) WCF
6 1 (3.45%) XMPP
6 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
1 2 (6.90%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Fintech
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) MVC
2 5 (17.24%) Web Development
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
4 3 (10.34%) Security Patching
4 3 (10.34%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) HL7
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Avaya
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) GFI Software
3 3 (10.34%) LogRhythm
3 3 (10.34%) Teradata
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) GUPTA
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter
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