The first table below looks at the demand 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the St Helens region.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 5.88% 24.14% 45.16%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -5.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
St Helens
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 64.71% 72.41% 67.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the St Helens region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) MOF
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) NCIE
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
1 1 (33.33%) Telerik
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) CommVault
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
St. Helens
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago