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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 24.36% 15.79% 50.00%
As % of the Vendors category 48.72% 46.15% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 15
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,200 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £38,650 £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
39 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 50.00% 34.21% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 16
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -9.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) C#
4 9 (24.32%) .NET
4 9 (24.32%) Oracle
5 8 (21.62%) VMware
6 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
6 7 (18.92%) SCCM
6 7 (18.92%) SCOM
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (18.92%) McAfee
6 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
6 7 (18.92%) MySQL
6 7 (18.92%) OO
6 7 (18.92%) Web Services
6 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
6 7 (18.92%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
7 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
7 6 (16.22%) HP
8 5 (13.51%) Citrix
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.51%) MS Office
9 4 (10.81%) NetApp
9 4 (10.81%) EMC
9 4 (10.81%) SLA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Lync
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) SMTP
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Server Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) Web Services
2 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) Spring.NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) Statistics
3 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Mobile
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) OO
1 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
1 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (8.11%) Time Management
2 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Line Management
4 1 (2.70%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (2.70%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.70%) Data Security
4 1 (2.70%) MVC
4 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.70%) TDD
4 1 (2.70%) ERP
4 1 (2.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) CCNA
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) VCP4
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
1 7 (18.92%) SCOM
2 4 (10.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (8.11%) BladeLogic
3 3 (8.11%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.41%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.70%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) McAfee
4 6 (16.22%) HP
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
6 4 (10.81%) EMC
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 4 (10.81%) Symantec
6 4 (10.81%) Trend Micro
7 3 (8.11%) F5
7 3 (8.11%) Riverbed
7 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.11%) Tripwire
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 3 (8.11%) Juniper
7 3 (8.11%) BMC
7 3 (8.11%) CA
8 2 (5.41%) Sophos
9 1 (2.70%) IronPort
Runcorn, Cheshire
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