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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Daresbury 70.00% - 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 70.00% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £18,500 - £28,250
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
10 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Daresbury 100.00% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £18,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Daresbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Daresbury region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Daresbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Daresbury

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) MS Office
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) MCT
7 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Avaya
7 1 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Games

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Daresbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) 1st Line Support
1 6 (54.55%) IT Support
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Trainer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Trainer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCT
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com