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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 110 47 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 22.04% 13.66% 22.14%
As % of the Vendors category 43.48% 31.33% 41.76%
Number of salaries quoted 100 40 96
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £21,950 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,550 £38,650 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
253 150 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 50.70% 43.60% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 212 123 236
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 137 (58.05%) MS Excel
2 105 (44.49%) Windows
3 104 (44.07%) SQL
4 93 (39.41%) .NET
5 88 (37.29%) C#
6 82 (34.75%) MS Office
7 81 (34.32%) SQL Server
8 64 (27.12%) T-SQL
9 55 (23.31%) TCP/IP
10 48 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (19.49%) Web Services
12 45 (19.07%) MS Exchange
12 45 (19.07%) Active Directory
13 44 (18.64%) Visual Studio
14 43 (18.22%) Windows 7
15 41 (17.37%) Finance
16 40 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (16.10%) XML
18 34 (14.41%) VMware
19 32 (13.56%) Project Management
19 32 (13.56%) Degree
20 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET
20 31 (13.14%) MS PowerPoint
21 30 (12.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 30 (12.71%) Migration
21 30 (12.71%) MCP
21 30 (12.71%) MCSA
22 29 (12.29%) SOAP
22 29 (12.29%) HTML
22 29 (12.29%) Software Engineering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (19.07%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.63%) Lync
4 17 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.97%) MS Project Server
6 7 (2.97%) IIS
7 6 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.27%) Apache
8 3 (1.27%) SAS
8 3 (1.27%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 137 (58.05%) MS Excel
2 82 (34.75%) MS Office
3 31 (13.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (5.93%) MS Project
5 3 (1.27%) SPSS
5 3 (1.27%) FastStats
6 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (23.31%) TCP/IP
2 28 (11.86%) VPN
3 24 (10.17%) DNS
4 20 (8.47%) DHCP
5 16 (6.78%) Network Security
6 13 (5.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (5.51%) LAN
6 13 (5.51%) WAN
7 7 (2.97%) HTTPS
7 7 (2.97%) SSL
7 7 (2.97%) Firewall
7 7 (2.97%) HTTP
8 6 (2.54%) SAN
9 4 (1.69%) VoIP
10 3 (1.27%) Internet
10 3 (1.27%) PBX
11 2 (0.85%) Intranet
11 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (34.32%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (11.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.66%) MySQL
6 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.85%) MS Access
10 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.42%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.81%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (17.37%) Finance
2 25 (10.59%) Retail
3 13 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.24%) Marketing
5 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Advertising
6 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (35.59%) Developer
2 35 (14.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (13.14%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.14%) Analyst
4 27 (11.44%) Support Engineer
5 24 (10.17%) C# Developer
6 21 (8.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (8.47%) Software Developer
8 18 (7.63%) IT Support
9 16 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (5.51%) Security Specialist
11 11 (4.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 11 (4.66%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (4.66%) Web Developer
11 11 (4.66%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.66%) Database Analyst
12 10 (4.24%) Architect
13 9 (3.81%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (3.81%) Administrator
13 9 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (39.41%) .NET
2 46 (19.49%) Web Services
3 38 (16.10%) XML
4 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET
5 29 (12.29%) HTML
5 29 (12.29%) SOAP
6 27 (11.44%) CSS
7 25 (10.59%) .NET Framework
7 25 (10.59%) jQuery
8 18 (7.63%) LINQ
9 17 (7.20%) JSON
10 16 (6.78%) Ajax
11 14 (5.93%) WinForms
11 14 (5.93%) XHTML
12 9 (3.81%) GWT
13 8 (3.39%) WCF
14 6 (2.54%) WPF
15 3 (1.27%) COM
16 2 (0.85%) XML-RPC
16 2 (0.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.24%) Thin Client
2 10 (4.24%) Fat Client
3 9 (3.81%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.39%) NHS
4 8 (3.39%) SystemC
4 8 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.97%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.12%) Statistics
7 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.27%) iPhone
8 2 (0.85%) Informatics
9 1 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.42%) Social Media
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 105 (44.49%) Windows
2 43 (18.22%) Windows 7
3 40 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (9.32%) Windows XP
6 22 (9.32%) Linux
7 15 (6.36%) UNIX
8 14 (5.93%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.66%) Apple iOS
10 10 (4.24%) Android
11 7 (2.97%) Windows Phone 8
11 7 (2.97%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.42%) AIX
13 1 (0.42%) Solaris
13 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.56%) Project Management
2 30 (12.71%) Migration
3 29 (12.29%) Software Engineering
4 24 (10.17%) MVC
5 22 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (9.32%) ETL
6 20 (8.47%) ITIL
6 20 (8.47%) CRM
7 19 (8.05%) TDD
7 19 (8.05%) Data Migration
8 17 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (7.20%) User Stories
9 15 (6.36%) Service Management
10 14 (5.93%) Change Management
10 14 (5.93%) OO
11 13 (5.51%) SIEM
11 13 (5.51%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (5.51%) Systems Analysis
11 13 (5.51%) Cyber Security
12 10 (4.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 104 (44.07%) SQL
2 88 (37.29%) C#
3 64 (27.12%) T-SQL
4 28 (11.86%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.86%) VB
5 26 (11.02%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.66%) VB6
7 10 (4.24%) C
8 9 (3.81%) Java
9 3 (1.27%) C++
9 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (13.56%) Degree
3 30 (12.71%) MCP
3 30 (12.71%) MCSA
4 24 (10.17%) MCSE
5 23 (9.75%) MCTS
6 21 (8.90%) Security Cleared
7 17 (7.20%) SC Cleared
8 16 (6.78%) MCITP
9 6 (2.54%) SSCP
9 6 (2.54%) CEH
9 6 (2.54%) CISSP
10 5 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.27%) CCNA
12 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.42%) ISEB
13 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 45 (19.07%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.29%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.51%) Snort
5 5 (2.12%) XenApp
5 5 (2.12%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.69%) vSphere
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.42%) Xen
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (5.51%) Nessus
1 13 (5.51%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (5.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.27%) SCCM
3 2 (0.85%) SCOM
3 2 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.85%) OpenView
4 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (14.41%) VMware
2 20 (8.47%) Oracle
3 18 (7.63%) Cisco
4 16 (6.78%) Citrix
4 16 (6.78%) Symantec
5 15 (6.36%) McAfee
6 14 (5.93%) Becrypt
7 13 (5.51%) LogRhythm
7 13 (5.51%) Splunk
7 13 (5.51%) Lumension
7 13 (5.51%) IronPort
7 13 (5.51%) Qualys
7 13 (5.51%) Blue Coat
7 13 (5.51%) Websense
7 13 (5.51%) Juniper
7 13 (5.51%) CheckPoint
8 11 (4.66%) Fujitsu
9 9 (3.81%) Google
9 9 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (3.39%) HP
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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