The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Warrington 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 123 50 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 23.38% 14.12% 19.86%
As % of the Vendors category 47.13% 29.59% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 110 46 95
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £37,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
261 169 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 49.62% 47.74% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 216 142 263
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Cheshire

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 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 155 (57.62%) MS Excel
2 126 (46.84%) SQL
3 114 (42.38%) .NET
4 113 (42.01%) C#
5 105 (39.03%) Windows
6 88 (32.71%) SQL Server
7 79 (29.37%) MS Office
8 75 (27.88%) T-SQL
9 60 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (18.22%) Active Directory
10 49 (18.22%) XML
11 48 (17.84%) MS Exchange
12 47 (17.47%) TCP/IP
13 46 (17.10%) Software Engineering
13 46 (17.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (16.73%) Finance
15 44 (16.36%) Web Services
16 42 (15.61%) VMware
16 42 (15.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 41 (15.24%) Windows 7
18 39 (14.50%) Visual Studio
19 37 (13.75%) Migration
19 37 (13.75%) Degree
20 36 (13.38%) Project Management
21 35 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 34 (12.64%) .NET Framework
22 34 (12.64%) ASP.NET
22 34 (12.64%) TDD
23 33 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (12.27%) VB

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 48 (17.84%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.83%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.09%) Lync
6 9 (3.35%) IIS
6 9 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.60%) MS Project Server
8 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.49%) Apache
10 3 (1.12%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 155 (57.62%) MS Excel
2 79 (29.37%) MS Office
3 26 (9.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (7.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.23%) Office 365
2 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.47%) TCP/IP
2 25 (9.29%) VPN
3 21 (7.81%) DNS
4 18 (6.69%) DHCP
5 15 (5.58%) Network Security
6 13 (4.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (4.83%) WAN
7 12 (4.46%) LAN
8 9 (3.35%) Firewall
9 7 (2.60%) HTTPS
9 7 (2.60%) SSL
9 7 (2.60%) SAN
9 7 (2.60%) HTTP
10 4 (1.49%) VoIP
11 3 (1.12%) PBX
12 2 (0.74%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.74%) Intranet
12 2 (0.74%) Internet
13 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (32.71%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (5.20%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.23%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.86%) MySQL
11 3 (1.12%) MS Access
12 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.37%) QlikView
13 1 (0.37%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 39 (14.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 45 (16.73%) Finance
2 29 (10.78%) Retail
3 18 (6.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.49%) Marketing
4 4 (1.49%) Back Office
5 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (36.06%) Developer
2 41 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (13.38%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.41%) C# Developer
4 28 (10.41%) Support Engineer
5 27 (10.04%) Software Developer
5 27 (10.04%) Analyst
6 23 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (6.32%) Software Engineer
7 17 (6.32%) IT Support
8 14 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (4.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 13 (4.83%) Security Specialist
10 12 (4.46%) Architect
11 11 (4.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.09%) 1st Line Support
11 11 (4.09%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.72%) Project Planner
12 10 (3.72%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (42.38%) .NET
2 49 (18.22%) XML
3 44 (16.36%) Web Services
4 34 (12.64%) .NET Framework
4 34 (12.64%) ASP.NET
5 32 (11.90%) SOAP
6 30 (11.15%) HTML
7 29 (10.78%) WinForms
8 27 (10.04%) CSS
9 19 (7.06%) WPF
9 19 (7.06%) JSON
10 18 (6.69%) WCF
10 18 (6.69%) jQuery
11 16 (5.95%) Ajax
12 11 (4.09%) LINQ
12 11 (4.09%) GWT
13 8 (2.97%) REST
13 8 (2.97%) XHTML
13 8 (2.97%) XML-RPC
14 3 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.18%) SystemC
2 21 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.69%) NHS
4 17 (6.32%) N-Tier
5 10 (3.72%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.72%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.97%) Informatics
7 7 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.12%) iPhone
9 2 (0.74%) Social Media
9 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 105 (39.03%) Windows
2 46 (17.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (15.24%) Windows 7
4 32 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (7.81%) Windows XP
7 19 (7.06%) Linux
8 16 (5.95%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.72%) Apple iOS
9 10 (3.72%) UNIX
10 9 (3.35%) Android
11 6 (2.23%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (2.23%) Windows Phone
12 5 (1.86%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.37%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.10%) Software Engineering
2 37 (13.75%) Migration
3 36 (13.38%) Project Management
4 34 (12.64%) TDD
5 33 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (9.29%) ITIL
7 23 (8.55%) CRM
7 23 (8.55%) ETL
7 23 (8.55%) Data Migration
7 23 (8.55%) Unit Testing
8 22 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.18%) MVC
9 19 (7.06%) User Stories
10 15 (5.58%) Service Management
10 15 (5.58%) OO
10 15 (5.58%) MVVM
11 14 (5.20%) Systems Analysis
12 13 (4.83%) Cyber Security
12 13 (4.83%) SIEM
12 13 (4.83%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (46.84%) SQL
2 113 (42.01%) C#
3 75 (27.88%) T-SQL
4 33 (12.27%) VB
5 28 (10.41%) JavaScript
6 24 (8.92%) C
7 21 (7.81%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.46%) VB6
9 11 (4.09%) Java
10 5 (1.86%) C++
11 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.37%) VBA
12 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (13.75%) Degree
3 32 (11.90%) MCP
4 30 (11.15%) MCSA
5 28 (10.41%) Security Cleared
6 26 (9.67%) MCSE
7 24 (8.92%) MCTS
8 20 (7.43%) SC Cleared
9 18 (6.69%) MCITP
10 9 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.23%) SSCP
11 6 (2.23%) CISSP
11 6 (2.23%) CEH
12 4 (1.49%) MCPD
12 4 (1.49%) CCNA
12 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.37%) CCA
14 1 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.23%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (18.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.29%) Hyper-V
3 18 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.83%) Snort
5 5 (1.86%) XenApp
5 5 (1.86%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.86%) vSphere
6 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.37%) Xen
8 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.83%) Nessus
1 13 (4.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 13 (4.83%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (1.86%) SCCM
3 2 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.74%) SCOM
3 2 (0.74%) OpenView
4 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (15.61%) VMware
2 24 (8.92%) Oracle
3 20 (7.43%) Cisco
4 16 (5.95%) Fujitsu
4 16 (5.95%) Citrix
5 15 (5.58%) Symantec
5 15 (5.58%) McAfee
6 14 (5.20%) Becrypt
6 14 (5.20%) CheckPoint
7 13 (4.83%) Blue Coat
7 13 (4.83%) Websense
7 13 (4.83%) Juniper
7 13 (4.83%) LogRhythm
7 13 (4.83%) Splunk
7 13 (4.83%) Lumension
7 13 (4.83%) Qualys
7 13 (4.83%) IronPort
8 11 (4.09%) Google
9 9 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.97%) HP
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