Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 6 months to 21 January 2019 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.

Microsoft
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 135 148 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 25.38% 24.96% 27.06%
As % of the Vendors category 54.22% 49.01% 62.37%
Number of salaries quoted 115 122 155
Warrington median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £33,500 £21,350 £22,850
90th Percentile £70,750 £68,750 £51,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% +7.69%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Warrington.

All Vendors
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 249 302 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 46.80% 50.93% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 178 229 224
Warrington median annual salary £44,750 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.49% +5.19% -2.53%
10th Percentile £30,750 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £54,625
Cheshire median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.11% +20.00% -1.32%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Warrington

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Warrington

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Warrington over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 57 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 55 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (37.78%) C#
4 46 (34.07%) .NET
5 45 (33.33%) SQL
6 33 (24.44%) JavaScript
7 32 (23.70%) ASP.NET
8 30 (22.22%) HTML
8 30 (22.22%) MVC
9 29 (21.48%) AngularJS
10 28 (20.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (20.74%) Windows
10 28 (20.74%) OO
11 27 (20.00%) ITIL
11 27 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
12 26 (19.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (18.52%) .NET Core
13 25 (18.52%) CSS
14 24 (17.78%) T-SQL
15 23 (17.04%) Advertising
15 23 (17.04%) NoSQL
15 23 (17.04%) Web Application Development
16 22 (16.30%) Active Directory
17 21 (15.56%) VMware
18 20 (14.81%) Windows Server
19 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
20 16 (11.85%) Service Delivery
20 16 (11.85%) Data Centre
20 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
21 15 (11.11%) Office 365

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.96%) IIS
5 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.11%) Office 365
3 4 (2.96%) IaaS
4 2 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) VPN
2 8 (5.93%) SAN
3 7 (5.19%) DNS
3 7 (5.19%) WAN
4 6 (4.44%) LAN
4 6 (4.44%) Wireless
5 5 (3.70%) Network Security
6 4 (2.96%) DHCP
7 3 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.22%) Skype
7 3 (2.22%) SSL
7 3 (2.22%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.48%) Firewall
8 2 (1.48%) FTP
8 2 (1.48%) HTTP
8 2 (1.48%) SMTP
8 2 (1.48%) SSH
8 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.04%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.22%) OLAP
8 3 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.48%) Power BI
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.22%) NUnit
4 2 (1.48%) MSI
4 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.74%) Moq
5 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.74%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 23 (17.04%) Advertising
2 13 (9.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.44%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.70%) Publishing
5 2 (1.48%) Legal
5 2 (1.48%) Marketing
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (39.26%) Developer
2 31 (22.96%) .NET Developer
3 12 (8.89%) Analyst
3 12 (8.89%) DBA
3 12 (8.89%) Service Manager
3 12 (8.89%) Technical Manager
4 11 (8.15%) Technical Services Manager
5 10 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.67%) Consultant
7 8 (5.93%) IT Manager
7 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.44%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.70%) Junior
10 5 (3.70%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.07%) .NET
2 32 (23.70%) ASP.NET
3 30 (22.22%) HTML
4 29 (21.48%) AngularJS
5 28 (20.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (19.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (18.52%) .NET Core
7 25 (18.52%) CSS
8 9 (6.67%) WinForms
9 5 (3.70%) Web Services
10 4 (2.96%) jQuery
11 3 (2.22%) HTML5
11 3 (2.22%) React
11 3 (2.22%) WCF
11 3 (2.22%) WPF
12 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.48%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.48%) SignalR
13 1 (0.74%) Ajax
13 1 (0.74%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (11.85%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.96%) Life Science
4 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.22%) Clustering
5 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.48%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.74%) Windows
2 20 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.44%) Android
5 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.96%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.96%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.48%) Linux
7 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.22%) MVC
3 28 (20.74%) OO
4 27 (20.00%) ITIL
5 23 (17.04%) Web Application Development
6 16 (11.85%) Service Delivery
7 14 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (9.63%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (9.63%) Scrum
8 13 (9.63%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.89%) Line Management
9 12 (8.89%) Tech Ops
10 11 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.15%) Change Management
10 11 (8.15%) Data Protection
10 11 (8.15%) High Availability
10 11 (8.15%) Matrix Management
10 11 (8.15%) Validation
10 11 (8.15%) Workshop Facilitation
11 10 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.78%) C#
2 45 (33.33%) SQL
3 33 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 24 (17.78%) T-SQL
5 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.93%) C++
6 8 (5.93%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.96%) Java
7 4 (2.96%) VB
8 3 (2.22%) VB6
8 3 (2.22%) VBA
9 2 (1.48%) VBScript
10 1 (0.74%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.89%) MCSE
3 5 (3.70%) Degree
4 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.48%) CCNA
5 2 (1.48%) MCP
5 2 (1.48%) MCTS
6 1 (0.74%) CCDP
6 1 (0.74%) CCIE
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) GDPR
2 5 (3.70%) PMO
2 5 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (16.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.70%) XenApp
4 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.48%) vSphere
6 1 (0.74%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) AirWatch
1 3 (2.22%) Foglight
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.48%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.48%) SCCM
2 2 (1.48%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.74%) CASB
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) VMware
2 12 (8.89%) Citrix
3 10 (7.41%) Cisco
4 8 (5.93%) Veeam
5 5 (3.70%) Cognos
5 5 (3.70%) Dell
5 5 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
5 5 (3.70%) EMC
5 5 (3.70%) EqualLogic
5 5 (3.70%) Hyperion
5 5 (3.70%) McAfee
5 5 (3.70%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.96%) F5
6 4 (2.96%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.22%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.22%) Brocade
7 3 (2.22%) HP
7 3 (2.22%) NetApp
7 3 (2.22%) NetIQ
7 3 (2.22%) TippingPoint