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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Daresbury 42.86% 100.00% 28.57%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £17,250 £24,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.86% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 Daresbury region.

Vendors Category
Daresbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Daresbury 100.00% 100.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £17,250 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.90% -
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
Salary Histogram in Daresbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Daresbury region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Daresbury

Microsoft
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Daresbury

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Daresbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) VMware