The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 104 111 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 20.35% 22.02% 14.24%
As % of the Vendors category 52.53% 43.87% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 87 100 40
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,550 £38,650
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 Warrington region.

Vendors Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
198 253 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 38.75% 50.20% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 161 213 118
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Warrington

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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.

1 109 (49.55%) Windows
2 95 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 95 (43.18%) MS Excel
3 64 (29.09%) SQL
4 61 (27.73%) Finance
5 56 (25.45%) .NET
6 55 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (20.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 46 (20.91%) Windows 7
9 42 (19.09%) C#
10 39 (17.73%) MS Office
10 39 (17.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (16.36%) Active Directory
11 36 (16.36%) MS Exchange
12 35 (15.91%) Degree
13 34 (15.45%) ASP.NET
14 33 (15.00%) VMware
15 32 (14.55%) DNS
16 31 (14.09%) T-SQL
17 29 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (12.27%) MCSE
19 26 (11.82%) DHCP
19 26 (11.82%) HTML
19 26 (11.82%) CSS
19 26 (11.82%) OO
19 26 (11.82%) TCP/IP
19 26 (11.82%) Firewall
20 25 (11.36%) Cisco
20 25 (11.36%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 36 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.64%) IIS
6 7 (3.18%) Oracle 9iAS
6 7 (3.18%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (2.73%) Lync
8 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.36%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.91%) WordPress
10 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.91%) CMS
10 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.91%) Apache
10 2 (0.91%) SAS
10 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 95 (43.18%) MS Excel
2 39 (17.73%) MS Office
3 7 (3.18%) MS Project
4 4 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.36%) ProjectWise
6 2 (0.91%) FastStats
6 2 (0.91%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.91%) SPSS
7 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.45%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.45%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (10.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (2.73%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.36%) Primavera
5 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.27%) Office 365
2 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.91%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.91%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.55%) DNS
2 26 (11.82%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.82%) DHCP
2 26 (11.82%) Firewall
3 19 (8.64%) VPN
4 14 (6.36%) LAN
4 14 (6.36%) WAN
4 14 (6.36%) Wireless
5 10 (4.55%) SSL
6 8 (3.64%) 802.11
6 8 (3.64%) MPLS
6 8 (3.64%) TACACS
6 8 (3.64%) VoIP
6 8 (3.64%) Ethernet
6 8 (3.64%) SNMP
6 8 (3.64%) IPsec
6 8 (3.64%) IP Telephony
6 8 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (3.64%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (3.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 46 (20.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (8.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.18%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.27%) MySQL
10 4 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.91%) OLAP
12 2 (0.91%) MS Access
12 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.36%) MSI
4 11 (5.00%) MSTest
5 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.45%) Grunt
6 1 (0.45%) Bower
6 1 (0.45%) gulp
General
1 61 (27.73%) Finance
2 14 (6.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.82%) Publishing
3 4 (1.82%) Billing
3 4 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.82%) Marketing
4 3 (1.36%) Legal
5 2 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (27.73%) Developer
2 32 (14.55%) Analyst
3 25 (11.36%) Administrator
4 21 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (9.55%) IT Support
5 18 (8.18%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.73%) Junior
7 16 (7.27%) DBA
8 15 (6.82%) Support Engineer
8 15 (6.82%) Software Developer
9 13 (5.91%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (5.45%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 11 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.55%) SQL DBA
12 10 (4.55%) Junior Developer
12 10 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.45%) .NET
2 34 (15.45%) ASP.NET
3 26 (11.82%) CSS
3 26 (11.82%) HTML
4 24 (10.91%) Web Services
5 21 (9.55%) jQuery
6 18 (8.18%) WCF
7 17 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (7.73%) .NET Framework
7 17 (7.73%) Entity Framework
8 16 (7.27%) AngularJS
9 13 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (5.91%) Ajax
10 12 (5.45%) RESTful
10 12 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (5.00%) Modernizr
11 11 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (5.00%) LINQ
12 8 (3.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.36%) Life Science
3 13 (5.91%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.64%) Replication
5 8 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.73%) Clustering
7 4 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.82%) Tandem
7 4 (1.82%) User Experience
8 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.91%) Statistics
9 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.91%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 109 (49.55%) Windows
2 55 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (20.91%) Windows 7
5 13 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.09%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.73%) Linux
9 4 (1.82%) FreeBSD
9 4 (1.82%) UNIX
10 2 (0.91%) Android
10 2 (0.91%) Solaris
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (11.82%) OO
3 25 (11.36%) ITIL
4 23 (10.45%) CRM
4 23 (10.45%) MVC
5 22 (10.00%) SDLC
6 21 (9.55%) Project Management
7 19 (8.64%) Mentoring
8 18 (8.18%) Resource Management
9 16 (7.27%) Service Delivery
9 16 (7.27%) Patch Management
10 15 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.36%) Unit Testing
12 13 (5.91%) Service Management
13 12 (5.45%) SOA
13 12 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (5.00%) Web Development
14 11 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (5.00%) TDD
15 10 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.09%) SQL
2 42 (19.09%) C#
3 31 (14.09%) T-SQL
4 24 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.73%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.36%) Prolog
8 2 (0.91%) PHP
8 2 (0.91%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 39 (17.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (15.91%) Degree
3 27 (12.27%) MCSE
4 25 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (10.00%) MCSA
5 22 (10.00%) MCITP
6 21 (9.55%) MCP
6 21 (9.55%) MCTS
7 17 (7.73%) CCNA
8 15 (6.82%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.09%) CCNP
10 7 (3.18%) ISEB
11 6 (2.73%) CCIE
11 6 (2.73%) CCDP
11 6 (2.73%) HND
11 6 (2.73%) CCENT
12 4 (1.82%) ISTQB
13 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.36%) OCP
13 3 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.82%) SLA
1 4 (1.82%) COBIT
2 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (8.64%) SCCM
2 7 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.73%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.36%) WSUS
4 3 (1.36%) SCOM
5 2 (0.91%) OpenView
5 2 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 33 (15.00%) VMware
2 25 (11.36%) Cisco
3 11 (5.00%) Oracle
4 7 (3.18%) HP
5 5 (2.27%) Dell
5 5 (2.27%) Citrix
6 4 (1.82%) SAP
6 4 (1.82%) Cognos
6 4 (1.82%) Hyperion
6 4 (1.82%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.82%) Sage
7 3 (1.36%) NetApp
7 3 (1.36%) CommVault
8 2 (0.91%) Lotus
8 2 (0.91%) Minitab
8 2 (0.91%) Mitel
8 2 (0.91%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.45%) Veeam
9 1 (0.45%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) McAfee
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