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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 46.67% 27.78% 12.05%
As % of the Vendors category 77.78% 47.62% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 10
Average salary £29,500 £26,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.32% -16.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £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
27 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 60.00% 58.33% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 35
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £57,500 £63,500
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 27 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (56.52%) Windows
1 26 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (34.78%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) .NET
3 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
5 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
7 10 (21.74%) HP
7 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
8 9 (19.57%) Degree
8 9 (19.57%) MCSE
9 8 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (17.39%) Web Services
9 8 (17.39%) MCITP
10 7 (15.22%) Android
10 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (15.22%) Windows Phone
10 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
10 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
10 7 (15.22%) Citrix
10 7 (15.22%) VMware
10 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
11 6 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (13.04%) Symantec
11 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
11 6 (13.04%) CSS
11 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (10.87%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) VPN
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) Broadband
3 3 (6.52%) GPRS
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) UMTS
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) QlikView
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (15.22%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.04%) CSS
4 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (10.87%) REST
5 5 (10.87%) XML
5 5 (10.87%) SOAP
5 5 (10.87%) WinForms
5 5 (10.87%) WPF
5 5 (10.87%) Silverlight
6 4 (8.70%) HTML
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (6.52%) LINQ
7 3 (6.52%) jQuery
8 2 (4.35%) COM
8 2 (4.35%) ServiceStack
9 1 (2.17%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.52%) EPoS
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) AS400
4 1 (2.17%) PDA
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Android
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Phone
3 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Phone 7
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (6.52%) Windows CE
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.35%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.17%) Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) ITIL
1 5 (10.87%) MVC
1 5 (10.87%) MVVM
2 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
3 3 (6.52%) Change Management
4 2 (4.35%) Project Management
4 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) Android Development
5 1 (2.17%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) C#
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) MCSE
2 9 (19.57%) Degree
3 8 (17.39%) MCITP
4 4 (8.70%) MCP
5 2 (4.35%) MCSA
5 2 (4.35%) CCNA
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) MCDST
6 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.35%) MetaFrame
6 2 (4.35%) Terminal Server
6 2 (4.35%) XenApp
7 1 (2.17%) XenServer
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.52%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (6.52%) Nagios
3 3 (6.52%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.35%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.17%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) HP
2 7 (15.22%) Citrix
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) Symantec
4 5 (10.87%) CA
4 5 (10.87%) Dell
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) Apple
5 4 (8.70%) Trend Micro
6 3 (6.52%) BMC
6 3 (6.52%) McAfee
6 3 (6.52%) Tripwire
7 2 (4.35%) Telerik
7 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.35%) Sophos
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) EMC
7 2 (4.35%) Juniper
7 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
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