Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 100 171 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 20.28% 25.91% 30.18%
As % of the Vendors category 44.44% 50.74% 57.68%
Number of salaries quoted 88 131 178
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £20,250 £26,250 £21,925
90th Percentile £65,750 £60,000 £68,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £38,750
% change year-on-year -5.33% +9.03% +7.64%

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 225 337 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 45.64% 51.06% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 164 258 312
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +12.82% -8.24%
10th Percentile £21,650 £27,500 £21,525
90th Percentile £67,125 £65,000 £64,625
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (29.00%) Office 365
2 28 (28.00%) Windows
2 28 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.00%) VMware
4 24 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (23.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 22 (22.00%) ITIL
6 22 (22.00%) SQL Server
7 21 (21.00%) .NET
8 20 (20.00%) C#
8 20 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
9 19 (19.00%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (18.00%) SQL
11 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 15 (15.00%) DHCP
11 15 (15.00%) DNS
12 14 (14.00%) Cisco
12 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (14.00%) DevOps
13 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (13.00%) SLA
14 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
14 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
14 11 (11.00%) Web Services
14 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
14 11 (11.00%) Billing
14 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
15 10 (10.00%) JIRA
15 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.00%) Confluence
3 5 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) CMS
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (19.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (29.00%) Office 365
2 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.00%) GitHub
4 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) DHCP
1 15 (15.00%) DNS
2 10 (10.00%) Firewall
3 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.00%) VoIP
5 6 (6.00%) SAN
6 5 (5.00%) DMVPN
6 5 (5.00%) VPN
7 4 (4.00%) Broadband
7 4 (4.00%) LAN
7 4 (4.00%) MPLS
7 4 (4.00%) NAS
7 4 (4.00%) WAN
7 4 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.00%) VSAN
8 3 (3.00%) Wireless
9 1 (1.00%) FTP
9 1 (1.00%) Modbus
9 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) Power BI
3 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.00%) JIRA
3 9 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.00%) gulp
6 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.00%) GitLab
General
1 11 (11.00%) Billing
1 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) German Language
3 2 (2.00%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.00%) Polish Language
3 2 (2.00%) Russian Language
3 2 (2.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 17 (17.00%) Developer
2 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Analyst
4 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (6.00%) Architect
5 6 (6.00%) Operations Technician
5 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Technician
5 6 (6.00%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (5.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Development Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Integration Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.00%) IT Support
7 4 (4.00%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.00%) .NET
2 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (11.00%) Web Services
4 8 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.00%) Entity Framework
5 7 (7.00%) JSON
5 7 (7.00%) React
5 7 (7.00%) SOAP
6 5 (5.00%) Ajax
6 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.00%) HTML
6 5 (5.00%) LINQ
6 5 (5.00%) NHibernate
6 5 (5.00%) REST
6 5 (5.00%) WCF
7 4 (4.00%) CSS
7 4 (4.00%) RESTful
8 3 (3.00%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (9.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.00%) PKI
3 5 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.00%) iPad
4 3 (3.00%) iPhone
5 2 (2.00%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.00%) CMDB
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.00%) Windows
2 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.00%) Unix
5 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.00%) Linux
6 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.00%) Android
8 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (22.00%) ITIL
4 20 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 14 (14.00%) DevOps
6 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.00%) SIEM
7 9 (9.00%) Project Management
7 9 (9.00%) Software Delivery
7 9 (9.00%) Technology Roadmap
8 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (8.00%) Time Management
9 7 (7.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.00%) Scrum
10 6 (6.00%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (6.00%) Migration
10 6 (6.00%) MVC
10 6 (6.00%) SDLC
10 6 (6.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) C#
2 18 (18.00%) SQL
3 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.00%) PHP
5 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.00%) Java
6 2 (2.00%) Python
6 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.00%) Ruby
7 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.00%) MCSA
5 3 (3.00%) MCSE
6 2 (2.00%) CCNA
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.00%) CCNP
7 1 (1.00%) MCITP
7 1 (1.00%) NCDA
7 1 (1.00%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.00%) vSphere
4 4 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.00%) Docker
5 2 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (1.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) CASB
1 5 (5.00%) WSUS
2 3 (3.00%) SCCM
3 2 (2.00%) Ansible
3 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.00%) Puppet
3 2 (2.00%) Terraform
4 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.00%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (25.00%) VMware
2 14 (14.00%) Cisco
3 8 (8.00%) HP
4 5 (5.00%) NetApp
5 4 (4.00%) EMC
6 3 (3.00%) Apple
6 3 (3.00%) Citrix
6 3 (3.00%) IBM
6 3 (3.00%) Mitel
7 2 (2.00%) BT
7 2 (2.00%) Juniper
7 2 (2.00%) McAfee
7 2 (2.00%) SAP
7 2 (2.00%) webMethods
8 1 (1.00%) arcserve
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle
8 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.00%) Software AG
8 1 (1.00%) Xamarin