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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 114 56 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 22.27% 15.77% 19.22%
As % of the Vendors category 46.72% 32.00% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 99 51 93
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 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
244 175 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 47.66% 49.30% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 195 144 256
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 23 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 153 (56.88%) MS Excel
2 128 (47.58%) SQL
3 117 (43.49%) .NET
4 115 (42.75%) C#
5 100 (37.17%) Windows
6 89 (33.09%) SQL Server
7 81 (30.11%) MS Office
8 76 (28.25%) T-SQL
9 59 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 54 (20.07%) XML
11 49 (18.22%) Active Directory
12 47 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 46 (17.10%) Software Engineering
13 46 (17.10%) TCP/IP
14 44 (16.36%) MS Exchange
14 44 (16.36%) Finance
15 42 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (15.24%) Migration
16 41 (15.24%) Web Services
17 40 (14.87%) VMware
17 40 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 40 (14.87%) Degree
18 39 (14.50%) Project Management
19 37 (13.75%) VB
20 36 (13.38%) .NET Framework
20 36 (13.38%) Windows 7
21 35 (13.01%) Visual Studio
22 34 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
22 34 (12.64%) TDD
23 33 (12.27%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 44 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (5.20%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.09%) Lync
6 9 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.97%) IIS
8 7 (2.60%) MS Project Server
9 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.49%) Apache
11 3 (1.12%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 153 (56.88%) MS Excel
2 81 (30.11%) MS Office
3 31 (11.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (7.43%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.23%) Office 365
2 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.10%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.92%) VPN
3 22 (8.18%) DNS
4 17 (6.32%) DHCP
5 15 (5.58%) Network Security
6 13 (4.83%) WAN
6 13 (4.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (4.46%) LAN
8 9 (3.35%) Firewall
9 7 (2.60%) HTTP
9 7 (2.60%) HTTPS
9 7 (2.60%) SSL
10 6 (2.23%) SAN
11 3 (1.12%) PBX
11 3 (1.12%) VoIP
12 2 (0.74%) Intranet
12 2 (0.74%) Internet
13 1 (0.37%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (33.09%) SQL Server
2 47 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.95%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (4.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.23%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.49%) MS Access
9 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.49%) MySQL
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.37%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (13.01%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.37%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (16.36%) Finance
2 27 (10.04%) Retail
3 18 (6.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.49%) Back Office
4 4 (1.49%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) French Language
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (36.06%) Developer
2 39 (14.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (13.38%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.41%) Support Engineer
5 27 (10.04%) Analyst
5 27 (10.04%) C# Developer
6 25 (9.29%) Software Developer
7 22 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (7.06%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.95%) IT Support
10 13 (4.83%) Security Specialist
10 13 (4.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 13 (4.83%) Architect
10 13 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.46%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.09%) 1st Line Support
13 10 (3.72%) Applications Support
13 10 (3.72%) Data Architect
13 10 (3.72%) Project Planner
13 10 (3.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (43.49%) .NET
2 54 (20.07%) XML
3 41 (15.24%) Web Services
4 36 (13.38%) .NET Framework
5 33 (12.27%) ASP.NET
6 32 (11.90%) SOAP
7 30 (11.15%) WinForms
8 28 (10.41%) HTML
9 25 (9.29%) CSS
10 20 (7.43%) WPF
11 19 (7.06%) WCF
11 19 (7.06%) JSON
12 16 (5.95%) Ajax
13 14 (5.20%) jQuery
14 11 (4.09%) GWT
15 9 (3.35%) REST
15 9 (3.35%) XML-RPC
16 8 (2.97%) LINQ
17 6 (2.23%) XHTML
18 4 (1.49%) 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%) Thin Client
5 10 (3.72%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.35%) Informatics
7 5 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.12%) iPhone
9 2 (0.74%) Social Media
9 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 100 (37.17%) Windows
2 42 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (13.38%) Windows 7
4 31 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (7.06%) Windows XP
7 18 (6.69%) Linux
8 14 (5.20%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.35%) UNIX
10 8 (2.97%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.60%) Android
12 5 (1.86%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.49%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (1.49%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.37%) CentOS
14 1 (0.37%) AIX
14 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.10%) Software Engineering
2 41 (15.24%) Migration
3 39 (14.50%) Project Management
4 34 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (12.64%) TDD
5 27 (10.04%) CRM
5 27 (10.04%) ETL
5 27 (10.04%) Data Migration
6 25 (9.29%) ITIL
7 24 (8.92%) Unit Testing
8 22 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (7.81%) MVC
10 19 (7.06%) User Stories
11 15 (5.58%) Systems Analysis
11 15 (5.58%) Service Management
12 14 (5.20%) OO
12 14 (5.20%) MVVM
13 13 (4.83%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (4.83%) SIEM
13 13 (4.83%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 128 (47.58%) SQL
2 115 (42.75%) C#
3 76 (28.25%) T-SQL
4 37 (13.75%) VB
5 26 (9.67%) JavaScript
6 24 (8.92%) C
7 19 (7.06%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.46%) VB6
9 11 (4.09%) Java
10 5 (1.86%) C++
11 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.74%) VBA
12 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (14.87%) Degree
3 31 (11.52%) MCP
4 29 (10.78%) MCSA
5 28 (10.41%) Security Cleared
6 24 (8.92%) MCSE
7 23 (8.55%) MCTS
8 20 (7.43%) SC Cleared
9 17 (6.32%) MCITP
10 9 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.23%) SSCP
11 6 (2.23%) CEH
11 6 (2.23%) CISSP
12 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.49%) CCNA
12 4 (1.49%) MCPD
13 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.37%) ISEB
14 1 (0.37%) CCA
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 21 (7.81%) Hyper-V
3 17 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.83%) Snort
5 5 (1.86%) vSphere
6 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.74%) XenApp
7 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (4.83%) Nessus
1 13 (4.83%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (4.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (1.86%) SCCM
3 2 (0.74%) SCOM
3 2 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.74%) OpenView
4 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (14.87%) VMware
2 28 (10.41%) Oracle
3 18 (6.69%) Cisco
4 16 (5.95%) Fujitsu
5 15 (5.58%) Symantec
5 15 (5.58%) McAfee
6 14 (5.20%) CheckPoint
6 14 (5.20%) Citrix
6 14 (5.20%) Becrypt
7 13 (4.83%) LogRhythm
7 13 (4.83%) Splunk
7 13 (4.83%) Lumension
7 13 (4.83%) IronPort
7 13 (4.83%) Qualys
7 13 (4.83%) Blue Coat
7 13 (4.83%) Juniper
7 13 (4.83%) Websense
8 11 (4.09%) Google
9 9 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.23%) HP
Warrington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c.42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + OTE 48K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - Good
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Blue Town Online
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 7 days ago