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 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 33.33% - 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% - 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
12 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 66.67% 100.00% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 10
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -28.42%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 August 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) NuGet
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (37.50%) Ansible
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) MCSA
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) WAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) NuGet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix