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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 47.06% 41.67% 20.37%
As % of the Vendors category 70.59% 83.33% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 9
Average salary £31,000 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.06% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,500 £52,000
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
34 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 66.67% 50.00% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 17
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £55,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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
Salary Histogram in Runcorn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Runcorn region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 22 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 9 (25.00%) HP
5 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 8 (22.22%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
6 7 (19.44%) Citrix
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (19.44%) Symantec
6 7 (19.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (16.67%) VMware
7 6 (16.67%) Degree
7 6 (16.67%) Trend Micro
8 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.89%) SCCM
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (13.89%) CA
8 5 (13.89%) C#
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.89%) MCP
9 4 (11.11%) ITIL
9 4 (11.11%) MCSE
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (11.11%) HTML
9 4 (11.11%) Sophos
9 4 (11.11%) McAfee
9 4 (11.11%) BMC PATROL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (5.56%) Lync
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) Broadband
4 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.56%) SMTP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Server Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Technician
6 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing Manager
6 1 (2.78%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) LINQ
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) COM
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) EPoS
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
5 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL
1 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (8.33%) Software Licensing
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Line Management
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Pay per click
4 1 (2.78%) Display Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Time Management
4 1 (2.78%) ETL
4 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.56%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (13.89%) MCP
4 4 (11.11%) MCSE
4 4 (11.11%) MCITP
5 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (13.89%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (11.11%) Nagios
3 4 (11.11%) BladeLogic
4 2 (5.56%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) HP
2 7 (19.44%) Citrix
2 7 (19.44%) Symantec
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Trend Micro
4 5 (13.89%) CA
5 4 (11.11%) BMC
5 4 (11.11%) Dell
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (11.11%) Tripwire
5 4 (11.11%) McAfee
5 4 (11.11%) Sophos
6 2 (5.56%) Telerik
6 2 (5.56%) IronPort
7 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
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