The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Daresbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank - 5 1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Daresbury - 14.29% 100.00%
As % of the Vendors category - 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £30,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Daresbury region.

Vendors Category
Daresbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Daresbury 50.00% 28.57% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £32,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Daresbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Daresbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Daresbury

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Daresbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Daresbury region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Daresbury

Microsoft
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Daresbury

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Daresbury region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) MCT
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Daresbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Daresbury region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCT
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware