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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 105 61 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 23.33% 16.09% 27.50%
As % of the Vendors category 42.51% 40.94% 55.09%
Number of salaries quoted 103 54 129
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,150 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
247 149 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 54.89% 39.31% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 212 117 222
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 121 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 110 (50.00%) Windows
3 98 (44.55%) SQL
4 78 (35.45%) .NET
5 76 (34.55%) MS Office
6 72 (32.73%) C#
7 67 (30.45%) SQL Server
8 52 (23.64%) TCP/IP
9 51 (23.18%) T-SQL
10 49 (22.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (21.36%) Visual Studio
12 44 (20.00%) Web Services
13 43 (19.55%) Active Directory
13 43 (19.55%) MS Exchange
14 42 (19.09%) Windows 7
15 39 (17.73%) ASP.NET
16 38 (17.27%) JavaScript
16 38 (17.27%) HTML
16 38 (17.27%) MCSA
17 37 (16.82%) MCP
18 36 (16.36%) Hyper-V
19 35 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
19 35 (15.91%) jQuery
19 35 (15.91%) Finance
20 34 (15.45%) CSS
21 32 (14.55%) MVC
22 31 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
22 31 (14.09%) Degree
23 30 (13.64%) VMware
24 29 (13.18%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 43 (19.55%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.55%) Lync
3 19 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.64%) MS Project Server
7 6 (2.73%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.27%) IIS
8 5 (2.27%) SAS
8 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 121 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 76 (34.55%) MS Office
3 28 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (4.55%) MS Project
5 5 (2.27%) SPSS
5 5 (2.27%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.18%) Office 365
3 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (23.64%) TCP/IP
2 29 (13.18%) DNS
3 28 (12.73%) VPN
3 28 (12.73%) DHCP
4 14 (6.36%) Network Security
5 10 (4.55%) LAN
5 10 (4.55%) WAN
6 6 (2.73%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (2.27%) SAN
8 3 (1.36%) Internet
9 2 (0.91%) Intranet
10 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.45%) SSL
10 1 (0.45%) SMTP
10 1 (0.45%) VoIP
10 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (30.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.09%) MySQL
3 18 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.36%) MS Access
9 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.36%) Big Data
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.91%) QlikView
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (21.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.36%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (15.91%) Finance
2 15 (6.82%) Retail
3 14 (6.36%) Marketing
4 4 (1.82%) Local Government
5 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.91%) Back Office
6 2 (0.91%) Legal
6 2 (0.91%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (35.45%) Developer
2 38 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (16.36%) Analyst
4 29 (13.18%) .NET Developer
5 23 (10.45%) Web Developer
6 20 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 19 (8.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (8.64%) Support Engineer
8 18 (8.18%) IT Support
8 18 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (6.36%) .NET Web Developer
10 11 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.55%) Database Analyst
11 10 (4.55%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.55%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.55%) Service Analyst
11 10 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (35.45%) .NET
2 44 (20.00%) Web Services
3 39 (17.73%) ASP.NET
4 38 (17.27%) HTML
5 35 (15.91%) jQuery
6 34 (15.45%) CSS
7 29 (13.18%) .NET Framework
8 28 (12.73%) SOAP
9 27 (12.27%) XML
9 27 (12.27%) LINQ
10 26 (11.82%) XHTML
11 22 (10.00%) Ajax
12 12 (5.45%) WinForms
13 11 (5.00%) JSON
14 8 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (2.27%) WPF
16 4 (1.82%) COM
17 3 (1.36%) GWT
17 3 (1.36%) HTML5
17 3 (1.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.82%) Fat Client
2 15 (6.82%) Thin Client
3 14 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.45%) Mathematics
5 11 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.09%) Statistics
7 8 (3.64%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.36%) User Experience
9 3 (1.36%) iPhone
9 3 (1.36%) Social Media
10 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.45%) Life Science
11 1 (0.45%) Replication
11 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 110 (50.00%) Windows
2 42 (19.09%) Windows 7
3 35 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (13.18%) Linux
5 28 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (11.82%) Windows XP
7 22 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (9.55%) UNIX
9 17 (7.73%) Apple iOS
10 16 (7.27%) Android
11 7 (3.18%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.18%) Windows Phone 8
11 7 (3.18%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.55%) MVC
2 31 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.91%) Project Management
4 23 (10.45%) ITIL
5 22 (10.00%) OO
6 19 (8.64%) Software Engineering
7 17 (7.73%) ETL
7 17 (7.73%) OOP
8 15 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.82%) Service Management
9 14 (6.36%) Data Analysis
10 12 (5.45%) Migration
10 12 (5.45%) CRM
10 12 (5.45%) Statistical Modelling
11 11 (5.00%) Data Migration
11 11 (5.00%) User Stories
12 10 (4.55%) Change Management
13 8 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.64%) Systems Analysis
14 7 (3.18%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (44.55%) SQL
2 72 (32.73%) C#
3 51 (23.18%) T-SQL
4 38 (17.27%) JavaScript
5 28 (12.73%) VB.NET
6 17 (7.73%) VB
7 6 (2.73%) Java
7 6 (2.73%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.27%) VB6
8 5 (2.27%) C
8 5 (2.27%) C++
9 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (22.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (17.27%) MCSA
3 37 (16.82%) MCP
4 31 (14.09%) Degree
5 25 (11.36%) MCTS
6 23 (10.45%) MCSE
7 21 (9.55%) MCITP
8 15 (6.82%) SC Cleared
8 15 (6.82%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.82%) CISSP
9 4 (1.82%) SSCP
9 4 (1.82%) CEH
10 3 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.91%) MCDST
11 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 43 (19.55%) Active Directory
2 36 (16.36%) Hyper-V
3 17 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.27%) Snort
5 4 (1.82%) XenApp
5 4 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.64%) OpenView
1 8 (3.64%) SCCM
2 6 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (2.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.27%) Nessus
4 3 (1.36%) SCOM
5 2 (0.91%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.45%) WSUS
6 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (13.64%) VMware
2 19 (8.64%) Citrix
3 16 (7.27%) Oracle
4 15 (6.82%) HP
5 10 (4.55%) Cisco
6 8 (3.64%) Symantec
7 7 (3.18%) Telerik
8 6 (2.73%) Becrypt
8 6 (2.73%) McAfee
8 6 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.73%) Lotus
9 5 (2.27%) Juniper
9 5 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.27%) Dell
9 5 (2.27%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.27%) SmartFocus
9 5 (2.27%) Splunk
9 5 (2.27%) Lumension
9 5 (2.27%) Minitab
9 5 (2.27%) Blue Coat
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + OTE 48K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago