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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 51 98 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 13.60% 21.44% 26.00%
As % of the Vendors category 41.13% 47.80% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 85 85
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £44,600
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
124 205 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 33.07% 44.86% 49.65%
Number of salaries quoted 92 151 139
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £49,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 14 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 65 (48.51%) MS Excel
2 59 (44.03%) SQL Server
3 56 (41.79%) Windows
4 53 (39.55%) SQL
5 41 (30.60%) Finance
6 39 (29.10%) MS Office
7 38 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (28.36%) VMware
8 36 (26.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 35 (26.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (26.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (24.63%) Active Directory
10 33 (24.63%) Hyper-V
10 33 (24.63%) Windows Server
11 31 (23.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 30 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (20.90%) DNS
13 28 (20.90%) TCP/IP
13 28 (20.90%) MS Exchange
13 28 (20.90%) Resource Management
14 27 (20.15%) DHCP
14 27 (20.15%) Cisco
14 27 (20.15%) MCSE
15 25 (18.66%) MCSA
15 25 (18.66%) VPN
15 25 (18.66%) Cisco Certification
15 25 (18.66%) MCITP
15 25 (18.66%) Windows 7
15 25 (18.66%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 28 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 25 (18.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.99%) MS Project Server
6 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.49%) IIS
7 2 (1.49%) SAS
7 2 (1.49%) WordPress
8 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 65 (48.51%) MS Excel
2 39 (29.10%) MS Office
3 8 (5.97%) MS Project
4 6 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.49%) SPSS
6 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.49%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.90%) DNS
1 28 (20.90%) TCP/IP
2 27 (20.15%) DHCP
3 25 (18.66%) VPN
4 7 (5.22%) Firewall
5 6 (4.48%) LAN
6 5 (3.73%) Internet
7 4 (2.99%) WAN
8 3 (2.24%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.24%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.24%) VoIP
8 3 (2.24%) Wireless
9 2 (1.49%) 802.11
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.49%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.49%) IPsec
9 2 (1.49%) MPLS
9 2 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (44.03%) SQL Server
2 36 (26.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (26.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.22%) MySQL
7 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.24%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.75%) MS Access
9 1 (0.75%) OLAP
9 1 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.24%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.24%) MSTest
General
1 41 (30.60%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Billing
3 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (31.34%) Developer
2 32 (23.88%) IT Support
3 24 (17.91%) Support Engineer
4 23 (17.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (17.16%) IT Engineer
4 23 (17.16%) IT Support Engineer
5 22 (16.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 22 (16.42%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (15.67%) SQL Developer
7 18 (13.43%) Analyst
7 18 (13.43%) Senior Developer
8 16 (11.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 15 (11.19%) Development Manager
9 15 (11.19%) Lead Developer
9 15 (11.19%) Senior SQL Developer
10 14 (10.45%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 14 (10.45%) SQL BI Developer
11 12 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 12 (8.96%) Software Development Manager
11 12 (8.96%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.16%) .NET
2 12 (8.96%) CSS
2 12 (8.96%) HTML
3 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET
3 11 (8.21%) jQuery
4 8 (5.97%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.97%) WCF
5 6 (4.48%) WPF
6 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (3.73%) WinForms
7 4 (2.99%) Web Services
7 4 (2.99%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 3 (2.24%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.24%) CSS3
8 3 (2.24%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.24%) HTML5
9 2 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.49%) Modernizr
9 2 (1.49%) RESTful
9 2 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.73%) NHS
2 5 (3.73%) User Experience
3 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.24%) Life Science
4 3 (2.24%) Statistics
4 3 (2.24%) Tandem
5 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.75%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.75%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (41.79%) Windows
2 33 (24.63%) Windows Server
3 30 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (18.66%) Windows 7
5 22 (16.42%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.24%) Linux
6 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (20.90%) Resource Management
3 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (8.21%) MVC
5 10 (7.46%) Software Engineering
6 9 (6.72%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.22%) TDD
8 6 (4.48%) CRM
8 6 (4.48%) OO
8 6 (4.48%) Scrum
8 6 (4.48%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.73%) ITIL
9 5 (3.73%) Manual Testing
9 5 (3.73%) MVVM
9 5 (3.73%) Project Management
9 5 (3.73%) Software Testing
10 4 (2.99%) Data Analysis
10 4 (2.99%) SDLC
10 4 (2.99%) Test Scripting
10 4 (2.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.55%) SQL
2 21 (15.67%) C#
3 18 (13.43%) T-SQL
4 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.46%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.99%) VBA
8 2 (1.49%) C++
8 2 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.75%) Python
9 1 (0.75%) R
9 1 (0.75%) VB
9 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (23.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (20.15%) MCSE
3 25 (18.66%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (18.66%) MCITP
3 25 (18.66%) MCSA
4 23 (17.16%) CCNA
4 23 (17.16%) MCP
4 23 (17.16%) MCTS
5 10 (7.46%) Degree
6 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.49%) CCNP
7 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CCA
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.75%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 35 (26.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (24.63%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.63%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.72%) XenApp
4 7 (5.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.49%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (28.36%) VMware
2 27 (20.15%) Cisco
3 15 (11.19%) Citrix
4 3 (2.24%) Cognos
4 3 (2.24%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.49%) Dell
5 2 (1.49%) EMC
5 2 (1.49%) Minitab
5 2 (1.49%) Planview
6 1 (0.75%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.75%) Axway
6 1 (0.75%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (0.75%) HP
6 1 (0.75%) Sophos
6 1 (0.75%) Symantec
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