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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 27.42% 28.57% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 51.52% 63.16% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 14
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £32,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £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 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 53.23% 45.24% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 19
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -9.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £38,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £47,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.83%) VMware
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (21.95%) SCCM
6 8 (19.51%) SCOM
6 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 8 (19.51%) McAfee
6 8 (19.51%) C#
6 8 (19.51%) .NET
6 8 (19.51%) Oracle
6 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
7 7 (17.07%) HP
7 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
8 6 (14.63%) Symantec
8 6 (14.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
9 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
9 5 (12.20%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (12.20%) Trend Micro
9 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
9 5 (12.20%) OO
9 5 (12.20%) MCP
9 5 (12.20%) Web Services
9 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.20%) MS Office
9 5 (12.20%) MySQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Lync
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) SMTP
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.88%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Support Technician
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Server Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) COM
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (4.88%) Android
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile Application Development
1 5 (12.20%) OO
1 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
1 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.32%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (7.32%) Software Licensing
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL
3 3 (7.32%) Time Management
3 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) Test Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.44%) Line Management
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) ERP
5 1 (2.44%) ETL
5 1 (2.44%) UML
5 1 (2.44%) Display Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) C
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) MCP
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.88%) XenApp
4 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) SCOM
3 6 (14.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (9.76%) BladeLogic
4 4 (9.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (9.76%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (9.76%) Nagios
4 4 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.88%) XenMobile
6 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) VMware
2 8 (19.51%) Citrix
2 8 (19.51%) McAfee
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) HP
4 6 (14.63%) Symantec
5 5 (12.20%) Trend Micro
6 4 (9.76%) Tripwire
6 4 (9.76%) BMC
6 4 (9.76%) CA
6 4 (9.76%) NetApp
6 4 (9.76%) EMC
7 3 (7.32%) F5
7 3 (7.32%) Sophos
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco
7 3 (7.32%) Juniper
7 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.44%) IronPort
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