The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the St Helens region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 21.05% 9.09% 69.23%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 14.29% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Median salary £35,000 £23,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.93% +23.68%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Microsoft
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Helens region.

Vendors Category
St Helens
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 42.11% 63.64% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 10
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +110.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £29,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

The demand trend of job ads across the St Helens region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

Microsoft
Salary Trend in St Helens

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the St Helens region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in St Helens

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 St Helens region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) NuGet
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Handlebars
4 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) NuGet
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
1 2 (25.00%) Handlebars
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix