The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 45.10% 27.91% 9.72%
As % of the Vendors category 74.19% 60.00% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 6
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +16.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £24,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £36,500 £47,500
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 Runcorn region.

Vendors Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 60.78% 46.51% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 28
Average salary £31,000 £36,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.06% -33.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £58,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Runcorn

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Runcorn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Runcorn region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 24 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 21 (52.50%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (30.00%) SQL
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (22.50%) Citrix
6 9 (22.50%) HP
6 9 (22.50%) VMware
7 8 (20.00%) C#
7 8 (20.00%) .NET
7 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) MCSE
9 6 (15.00%) Symantec
9 6 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL
9 6 (15.00%) MCP
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.00%) IIS
9 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (15.00%) MCITP
9 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle
10 5 (12.50%) DNS
10 5 (12.50%) Dell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 6 (15.00%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) Broadband
3 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 3 (7.50%) VPN
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
4 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 2 (5.00%) Intranet
5 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) QlikView
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Developer
1 7 (17.50%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) COM
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) LINQ
4 2 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) EPoS
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Android
7 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.00%) Windows NT
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (7.50%) Change Management
2 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (7.50%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (7.50%) Software Licensing
3 2 (5.00%) Time Management
3 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Coaching
4 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) MCSE
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 6 (15.00%) MCP
3 6 (15.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) MCSA
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCDST
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.00%) MetaFrame
6 2 (5.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (5.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.50%) XenServer
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.50%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) HP
1 9 (22.50%) Citrix
1 9 (22.50%) VMware
2 6 (15.00%) Symantec
3 5 (12.50%) Dell
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) CA
5 3 (7.50%) Sophos
5 3 (7.50%) Trend Micro
6 2 (5.00%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.00%) McAfee
6 2 (5.00%) Telerik
6 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.00%) Tripwire
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
6 2 (5.00%) Juniper
6 2 (5.00%) BMC
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago