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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 46.81% 28.57% 11.11%
As % of the Vendors category 78.57% 50.00% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 9
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -20.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
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
28 20 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 59.57% 57.14% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 34
Average salary £31,000 £32,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 2 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 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 23 (52.27%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) C#
3 13 (29.55%) .NET
4 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
6 10 (22.73%) HP
6 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
7 9 (20.45%) Degree
7 9 (20.45%) MCSE
8 8 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (18.18%) MCITP
9 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (15.91%) VMware
9 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
9 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
9 7 (15.91%) Citrix
10 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
10 6 (13.64%) ITIL
10 6 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (13.64%) Symantec
10 6 (13.64%) SCCM
11 5 (11.36%) SCOM
11 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (11.36%) Android
11 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
11 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) VPN
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) Broadband
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) UMTS
4 2 (4.55%) GPRS
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) QlikView
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Help Desk Support
2 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Server Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.36%) CSS
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (6.82%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.82%) REST
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (6.82%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) WinForms
4 3 (6.82%) WPF
4 3 (6.82%) Silverlight
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) COM
5 2 (4.55%) LINQ
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
1 3 (6.82%) EPoS
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) AS400
2 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.36%) Android
4 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Phone
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (4.55%) Windows CE
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.55%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.27%) Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (6.82%) MVVM
2 3 (6.82%) Change Management
2 3 (6.82%) MVC
2 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
2 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
3 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
3 2 (4.55%) Time Management
3 2 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (2.27%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.27%) Coaching
4 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.45%) MCSE
2 9 (20.45%) Degree
3 8 (18.18%) MCITP
4 4 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCDST
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.55%) MetaFrame
6 2 (4.55%) Terminal Server
6 2 (4.55%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) XenServer
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) SCOM
3 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.82%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (6.82%) Nagios
3 3 (6.82%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.55%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.27%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) HP
2 7 (15.91%) Citrix
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Symantec
4 5 (11.36%) CA
4 5 (11.36%) Dell
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Trend Micro
6 3 (6.82%) BMC
6 3 (6.82%) Apple
6 3 (6.82%) McAfee
6 3 (6.82%) Tripwire
7 2 (4.55%) Telerik
7 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.55%) Sophos
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) EMC
7 2 (4.55%) Juniper
7 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
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