The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Runcorn region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 25 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 48.08% 68.42% 19.23%
As % of the Vendors category 86.21% 100.00% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 10
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £29,400 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,000 £52,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
29 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 55.77% 68.42% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 27
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £54,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Cheshire

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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
2 13 (37.14%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) MCSE
4 8 (22.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) Lync
5 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (20.00%) Degree
5 7 (20.00%) SCCM
5 7 (20.00%) Web Services
5 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (17.14%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL
6 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.14%) SCOM
6 6 (17.14%) MCITP
6 6 (17.14%) Trend Micro
6 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (14.29%) REST
7 5 (14.29%) Android
7 5 (14.29%) MVVM
7 5 (14.29%) WPF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (22.86%) Lync
2 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (8.57%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) VPN
1 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
2 3 (8.57%) Intranet
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) GPRS
2 3 (8.57%) UMTS
2 3 (8.57%) SMTP
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Messaging Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) XML
4 5 (14.29%) REST
4 5 (14.29%) WPF
4 5 (14.29%) Silverlight
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (14.29%) WinForms
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.29%) SOAP
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.57%) CSS
7 2 (5.71%) HTML
7 2 (5.71%) ServiceStack
8 1 (2.86%) LINQ
8 1 (2.86%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) Middleware
8 1 (2.86%) Java RMI
8 1 (2.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Streaming Media
4 1 (2.86%) PDA
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) Android
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 2000
4 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (8.57%) Windows CE
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) MVVM
2 5 (14.29%) MVC
3 4 (11.43%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Android Development
5 1 (2.86%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.86%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (28.57%) MCSE
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (17.14%) MCITP
5 4 (11.43%) MCP
6 2 (5.71%) MCSA
7 1 (2.86%) MCDST
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.86%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.86%) UAG
5 1 (2.86%) XenServer
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.86%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (17.14%) SCOM
3 3 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (8.57%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (5.71%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (5.71%) Nagios
4 2 (5.71%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.86%) WSUS
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Trend Micro
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix
2 4 (11.43%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Apple
2 4 (11.43%) Sophos
3 3 (8.57%) IronPort
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
3 3 (8.57%) McAfee
3 3 (8.57%) CA
4 2 (5.71%) BMC
4 2 (5.71%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.86%) Becrypt
5 1 (2.86%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) Lumension
5 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.86%) Websense
5 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.86%) Wyse
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
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