The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northwich with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Cheshire / Northwich
Rank 10 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northwich 5.26% 29.03% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 3
Median salary £32,500 £47,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.85% +25.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northwich.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northwich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 13 18 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northwich 68.42% 58.06% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 6
Median salary £32,000 £44,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.49% +19.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Northwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northwich citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Northwich

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Northwich

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Northwich

Microsoft
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northwich

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northwich region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET