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 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 48.84% 46.81% 27.78%
As % of the Vendors category 72.41% 78.57% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 7
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
29 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 67.44% 59.57% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 16
Average salary £23,000 £31,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.80% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £63,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 31 (65.96%) MS Excel
2 28 (59.57%) Windows
3 19 (40.43%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) .NET
4 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
5 17 (36.17%) .NET Framework
6 16 (34.04%) MVC
7 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (23.40%) REST
8 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
8 11 (23.40%) XML
8 11 (23.40%) Android
8 11 (23.40%) MVVM
8 11 (23.40%) Apple iOS
8 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Phone 7
9 10 (21.28%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (21.28%) WCF
9 10 (21.28%) WPF
9 10 (21.28%) Silverlight
9 10 (21.28%) WinForms
9 10 (21.28%) SOAP
9 10 (21.28%) Web Services
9 10 (21.28%) N-Tier
9 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
9 10 (21.28%) Apple
9 10 (21.28%) SLA
9 10 (21.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Phone
9 10 (21.28%) ServiceStack

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (10.64%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (65.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (17.02%) MS Visio
3 8 (17.02%) MS Project
4 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) GPRS
1 1 (2.13%) UMTS
1 1 (2.13%) DHCP
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Administrator
3 9 (19.15%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (19.15%) IT Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Network Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Hardware Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Software Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) IT Architect
10 1 (2.13%) Junior C# Developer
10 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) .NET
2 17 (36.17%) .NET Framework
3 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
3 11 (23.40%) REST
3 11 (23.40%) XML
4 10 (21.28%) WinForms
4 10 (21.28%) SOAP
4 10 (21.28%) Web Services
4 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
4 10 (21.28%) WCF
4 10 (21.28%) WPF
4 10 (21.28%) Silverlight
4 10 (21.28%) ServiceStack
4 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (17.02%) COM
6 6 (12.77%) HTML
7 3 (6.38%) CSS
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.13%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.28%) N-Tier
3 9 (19.15%) Statistics
3 9 (19.15%) Mathematics
4 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Life Science
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Android
2 11 (23.40%) Apple iOS
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Phone 7
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Phone
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) MVC
2 11 (23.40%) MVVM
3 10 (21.28%) Dependency Injection
4 9 (19.15%) Time Management
4 9 (19.15%) Data Analysis
4 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Web Design
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) Data Management
8 2 (4.26%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.26%) Customer Insight
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.13%) Coaching
9 1 (2.13%) SDLC
9 1 (2.13%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) C#
2 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
3 4 (8.51%) VBA
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) CCNA
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
1 5 (10.64%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Apple
2 9 (19.15%) Blue Coat
2 9 (19.15%) Riverbed
2 9 (19.15%) F5
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco
2 9 (19.15%) HP
2 9 (19.15%) Juniper
3 5 (10.64%) NetApp
3 5 (10.64%) EMC
3 5 (10.64%) McAfee
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) TOWER Software
Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + premium company car + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago