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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 91 118 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 19.96% 27.83% 19.25%
As % of the Vendors category 44.39% 52.21% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 83 88 71
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £43,500
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
205 226 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 44.96% 53.30% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 158 159 154
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £29,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £44,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 115 (59.28%) MS Excel
2 91 (46.91%) Windows
3 89 (45.88%) SQL
4 63 (32.47%) MS Office
5 57 (29.38%) .NET
6 52 (26.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (25.77%) SQL Server
8 49 (25.26%) C#
9 48 (24.74%) MCP
10 44 (22.68%) ASP.NET
10 44 (22.68%) JavaScript
11 42 (21.65%) HTML
11 42 (21.65%) Finance
12 40 (20.62%) MVC
12 40 (20.62%) CSS
13 34 (17.53%) jQuery
13 34 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (17.01%) Windows 7
14 33 (17.01%) XHTML
14 33 (17.01%) Active Directory
14 33 (17.01%) Degree
15 32 (16.49%) MCITP
15 32 (16.49%) MCSA
15 32 (16.49%) Web Services
15 32 (16.49%) VB.NET
16 31 (15.98%) T-SQL
16 31 (15.98%) Visual Studio
16 31 (15.98%) MS Exchange
16 31 (15.98%) Security Cleared
17 30 (15.46%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (15.98%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.79%) IBM Notes
3 16 (8.25%) Lync
4 15 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (6.70%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.61%) IIS
7 7 (3.61%) MS Project Server
8 6 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.58%) SAS
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle 9iAS
11 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 115 (59.28%) MS Excel
2 63 (32.47%) MS Office
3 17 (8.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.61%) MS Project
5 5 (2.58%) FastStats
5 5 (2.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (5.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.58%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.06%) Office 365
3 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.46%) TCP/IP
2 28 (14.43%) DNS
3 27 (13.92%) DHCP
4 22 (11.34%) VPN
5 13 (6.70%) Network Security
6 7 (3.61%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (3.09%) LAN
7 6 (3.09%) WAN
8 5 (2.58%) SAN
9 4 (2.06%) Firewall
10 3 (1.55%) Internet
11 1 (0.52%) Intranet
11 1 (0.52%) ATM
11 1 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.92%) MySQL
3 19 (9.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (9.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.58%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (2.58%) OLAP
8 5 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.55%) Big Data
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (15.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 42 (21.65%) Finance
2 12 (6.19%) Marketing
3 7 (3.61%) Local Government
4 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.03%) Retail
5 2 (1.03%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (28.87%) Developer
2 55 (28.35%) Analyst
3 29 (14.95%) Web Developer
4 26 (13.40%) .NET Developer
5 25 (12.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 25 (12.89%) Service Analyst
6 21 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (9.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (7.22%) .NET Web Developer
8 14 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (6.70%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.67%) DBA
11 10 (5.15%) SQL DBA
12 9 (4.64%) Support Engineer
13 8 (4.12%) SQL Developer
13 8 (4.12%) SQL Server DBA
14 7 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 7 (3.61%) Database Analyst
14 7 (3.61%) 1st Line Support
14 7 (3.61%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (29.38%) .NET
2 44 (22.68%) ASP.NET
3 42 (21.65%) HTML
4 40 (20.62%) CSS
5 34 (17.53%) jQuery
6 33 (17.01%) XHTML
7 32 (16.49%) Web Services
8 29 (14.95%) Ajax
8 29 (14.95%) LINQ
9 23 (11.86%) SOAP
10 20 (10.31%) .NET Framework
11 13 (6.70%) XML
12 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (4.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (3.61%) WinForms
15 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (2.58%) HTML5
16 5 (2.58%) WCF
16 5 (2.58%) WPF
17 4 (2.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.15%) Mathematics
2 10 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.64%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.64%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.64%) Statistics
4 8 (4.12%) User Experience
5 7 (3.61%) Replication
6 5 (2.58%) Clustering
7 4 (2.06%) Robotics
8 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.55%) Social Media
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Life Science
10 1 (0.52%) NHS
10 1 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 91 (46.91%) Windows
2 34 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (17.01%) Windows 7
4 25 (12.89%) Linux
5 22 (11.34%) UNIX
6 21 (10.82%) Windows XP
7 14 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.12%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.12%) Android
9 5 (2.58%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.03%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.03%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.62%) MVC
2 29 (14.95%) ITIL
3 28 (14.43%) OO
4 23 (11.86%) OOP
5 21 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.79%) Service Management
7 12 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (6.19%) Statistical Modelling
7 12 (6.19%) Data Analysis
7 12 (6.19%) CRM
7 12 (6.19%) ETL
8 11 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.15%) Analytics
10 9 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.64%) Project Management
10 9 (4.64%) Document Management
11 8 (4.12%) TDD
11 8 (4.12%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (3.61%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (45.88%) SQL
2 49 (25.26%) C#
3 44 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 32 (16.49%) VB.NET
5 31 (15.98%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.67%) VB
7 7 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.61%) VB6
8 3 (1.55%) C
8 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.55%) Java
8 3 (1.55%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (26.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (24.74%) MCP
3 33 (17.01%) Degree
4 32 (16.49%) MCITP
4 32 (16.49%) MCSA
5 31 (15.98%) Security Cleared
6 30 (15.46%) MCSE
7 25 (12.89%) SC Cleared
8 15 (7.73%) MCTS
9 7 (3.61%) MCDST
10 4 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.55%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.52%) PMP
12 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.86%) SLA
2 9 (4.64%) QA
3 4 (2.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (17.01%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.89%) Hyper-V
3 16 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.06%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.06%) XenApp
5 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (9.79%) OpenView
1 19 (9.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 16 (8.25%) SCCM
3 7 (3.61%) SCOM
4 4 (2.06%) WSUS
4 4 (2.06%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (14.43%) VMware
2 25 (12.89%) HP
3 19 (9.79%) Lotus
4 16 (8.25%) Citrix
5 12 (6.19%) Cisco
6 10 (5.15%) Symantec
7 8 (4.12%) Oracle
8 7 (3.61%) McAfee
9 6 (3.09%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.09%) Juniper
10 5 (2.58%) SmartFocus
10 5 (2.58%) Cognos
10 5 (2.58%) Hyperion
10 5 (2.58%) Minitab
11 4 (2.06%) NetApp
11 4 (2.06%) Autodesk
11 4 (2.06%) JD Edwards
11 4 (2.06%) Sage
11 4 (2.06%) SAP
11 4 (2.06%) Dell
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