The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Widnes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Widnes 25.00% 33.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
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 Widnes region.

Vendors Category
Widnes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Widnes 50.00% 33.33% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £20,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Widnes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Widnes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Widnes

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Widnes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Widnes region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Widnes

Microsoft
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Widnes

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Widnes 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Display Advertising

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Widnes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Widnes 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (100.00%) Display Advertising