The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 20.51% 17.14% 11.76%
As % of the Vendors category 61.54% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Average salary £32,000 £23,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.17% -46.89%
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 Northwich region.

Vendors Category
Northwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 33.33% 42.86% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 4
Average salary £22,000 £26,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -48.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £67,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Northwich

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Northwich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northwich

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich 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 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Draytek
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) E-Learning
6 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) ADSL
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) MCSA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) ADSL
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) MGCP
3 1 (10.00%) H.323
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Draytek
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) 3Com
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
Northwich
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Uncapped OTE, Car, Laptop, Phone
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 15 days ago