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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 28.57% 27.78% 12.90%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 83.33% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 8
Average salary £32,500 £15,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+106.34% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
3 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 42.86% 33.33% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 15
Average salary £32,500 £15,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+109.67% -38.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (33.33%) Draytek
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) ADSL
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) ADSL
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (33.33%) Draytek
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
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