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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 33.33% 35.14% 26.79%
As % of the Vendors category 54.55% 61.90% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 14
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,500 £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
33 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 61.11% 56.76% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 19
Average salary £35,000 £39,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.82% -12.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,750 £57,500
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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) MS Excel
3 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
4 10 (24.39%) HP
4 10 (24.39%) SQL
5 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
5 8 (19.51%) Citrix
5 8 (19.51%) VMware
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
7 6 (14.63%) .NET
7 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
7 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
7 6 (14.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (14.63%) SCCM
7 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 6 (14.63%) C#
7 6 (14.63%) Symantec
7 6 (14.63%) Oracle
7 6 (14.63%) Trend Micro
7 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.20%) McAfee
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (12.20%) SCOM
8 5 (12.20%) Degree
8 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.20%) MCP
9 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (9.76%) VPN
9 4 (9.76%) LAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (4.88%) Lync
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (56.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) VPN
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
2 4 (9.76%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) Broadband
4 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.88%) SMTP
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (9.76%) Support Technician
3 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (7.32%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Server Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support Technician
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.44%) COM
5 1 (2.44%) LINQ
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) EPoS
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (4.88%) Android
7 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
2 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
2 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
2 3 (7.32%) Time Management
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (7.32%) OO
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (7.32%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (7.32%) Software Licensing
3 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (4.88%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.44%) Line Management
4 1 (2.44%) Pay per click
4 1 (2.44%) Display Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Data Security
4 1 (2.44%) UML
4 1 (2.44%) ERP
4 1 (2.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) MCP
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) MCITP
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
5 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) SCOM
3 4 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (9.76%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (9.76%) Nagios
3 4 (9.76%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.88%) XenMobile
4 2 (4.88%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) HP
2 8 (19.51%) Citrix
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Symantec
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) Trend Micro
4 5 (12.20%) McAfee
5 4 (9.76%) Sophos
5 4 (9.76%) Tripwire
5 4 (9.76%) BMC
5 4 (9.76%) CA
6 3 (7.32%) Juniper
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
6 3 (7.32%) F5
7 2 (4.88%) IronPort
8 1 (2.44%) Telerik
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
Runcorn
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago