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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 30.00% 27.14% 27.91%
As % of the Vendors category 64.29% 51.35% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 11
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £28,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,050 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
14 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 46.67% 52.86% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 18
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £56,500 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) SCCM
3 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (17.65%) VBA
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (17.65%) Office 365
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Presales
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Support
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Data Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) IT Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) IT Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
1 3 (17.65%) Statistics
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
1 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
1 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
1 3 (17.65%) Presales
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) MSF
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Dell Compellent