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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 25.00% 38.78% 65.22%
As % of the Vendors category 48.57% 82.61% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 15
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,750 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £41,050 £45,000
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 Runcorn region.

Vendors Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
35 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 51.47% 46.94% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 15
Average salary £35,750 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.74% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (56.76%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
3 12 (32.43%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) .NET
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
5 8 (21.62%) Oracle
6 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (18.92%) MySQL
6 7 (18.92%) OO
6 7 (18.92%) McAfee
6 7 (18.92%) Web Services
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
6 7 (18.92%) SCCM
6 7 (18.92%) SCOM
6 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
6 7 (18.92%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (16.22%) VMware
7 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
7 6 (16.22%) HP
8 5 (13.51%) MS Office
8 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) Statistics
8 5 (13.51%) Mathematics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) SMTP
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) IT Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Business Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
3 7 (18.92%) Web Services
4 5 (13.51%) HTML
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (2.70%) REST
8 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.70%) SignalR
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.70%) COM
8 1 (2.70%) CSS
8 1 (2.70%) MFC
8 1 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.70%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Statistics
2 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) OO
1 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile Application Development
1 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Time Management
3 3 (8.11%) MVC
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Pay per click
5 1 (2.70%) Display Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) TDD
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) UML
5 1 (2.70%) UX Design
5 1 (2.70%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) C
5 1 (2.70%) R
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) CCNA
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
1 7 (18.92%) SCOM
2 4 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (8.11%) BladeLogic
3 3 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.11%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.41%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.70%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) McAfee
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) EMC
4 4 (10.81%) NetApp
4 4 (10.81%) Trend Micro
5 3 (8.11%) F5
5 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
5 3 (8.11%) Tripwire
5 3 (8.11%) Symantec
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) Juniper
5 3 (8.11%) BMC
5 3 (8.11%) CA
5 3 (8.11%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.70%) IronPort
6 1 (2.70%) Sophos
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