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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 25.53% 41.03% 43.24%
As % of the Vendors category 70.59% 74.42% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 11
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +48.14%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
17 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 36.17% 55.13% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 11
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £19,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

The demand trend of job ads across the Runcorn region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Runcorn region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Marketing
2 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Presales
3 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) EPoS
4 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
4 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Broadband
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (46.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) HTML Developer
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Developer
1 6 (46.15%) T-SQL Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) EPoS
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Presales
2 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
2 3 (23.08%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Dell
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) AppSense
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) Samsung