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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 40.00% - 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% - 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £31,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
3 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 60.00% - 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Average salary £32,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 March 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) QA
4 7 (63.64%) Time Management
4 7 (63.64%) Visualisation
4 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Document Management
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) VCP4
7 1 (9.09%) SaaS
7 1 (9.09%) Legal

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Junior
2 7 (63.64%) Data Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Junior Data Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Leader
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
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