Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 154 176 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 25.62% 26.91% 16.43%
As % of the Vendors category 49.20% 62.19% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 127 157 127
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £20,950 £22,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £50,250 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% -7.14%

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 313 283 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 52.08% 43.27% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 240 227 235
Warrington median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% -1.28% +18.18%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,950 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% -5.00%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 76 (49.35%) SQL Server
2 65 (42.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (41.56%) .NET
4 59 (38.31%) C#
5 57 (37.01%) Windows
6 51 (33.12%) ASP.NET
7 47 (30.52%) MVC
8 44 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (28.57%) SQL
9 40 (25.97%) AngularJS
10 39 (25.32%) WSUS
11 37 (24.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (24.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (23.38%) TDD
12 36 (23.38%) OO
13 35 (22.73%) TeamCity
14 34 (22.08%) Kanban
14 34 (22.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (22.08%) KnockoutJS
14 34 (22.08%) WPF
15 33 (21.43%) RESTful
16 32 (20.78%) F#
16 32 (20.78%) Dependency Injection
16 32 (20.78%) MongoDB
16 32 (20.78%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (20.78%) Node.js
16 32 (20.78%) Web Application Development
16 32 (20.78%) Kibana
16 32 (20.78%) Elasticsearch
16 32 (20.78%) SQL Server 2014

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 32 (20.78%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.49%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.25%) IIS
6 3 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.95%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (16.88%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.65%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.65%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 65 (42.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.79%) Office 365
3 10 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.60%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.95%) IaaS
6 2 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.30%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.30%) PaaS
6 2 (1.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.23%) DNS
2 19 (12.34%) DHCP
3 14 (9.09%) WAN
4 13 (8.44%) Ethernet
5 12 (7.79%) VPN
6 8 (5.19%) LAN
6 8 (5.19%) Skype
6 8 (5.19%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.55%) Firewall
7 7 (4.55%) Network Security
7 7 (4.55%) Profibus
7 7 (4.55%) SNMP
7 7 (4.55%) Wireless
8 6 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (3.90%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (3.90%) IP Telephony
8 6 (3.90%) IPsec
8 6 (3.90%) SSL
8 6 (3.90%) VoIP
8 6 (3.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (49.35%) SQL Server
2 32 (20.78%) MongoDB
2 32 (20.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (9.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database
7 8 (5.19%) OLAP
8 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.90%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (3.90%) Power BI
10 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.60%) MySQL
11 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 35 (22.73%) TeamCity
2 11 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.84%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.19%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.60%) NuGet
6 3 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.30%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.30%) Selenium
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (11.69%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Advertising
2 11 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.55%) Marketing
4 4 (2.60%) Publishing
5 2 (1.30%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (44.16%) Developer
2 45 (29.22%) .NET Developer
3 32 (20.78%) Messaging Developer
4 13 (8.44%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (7.79%) Software Developer
6 10 (6.49%) Analyst
6 10 (6.49%) DBA
6 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.49%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.19%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Commissioning Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
8 7 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.90%) Field Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (41.56%) .NET
2 51 (33.12%) ASP.NET
3 40 (25.97%) AngularJS
4 37 (24.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (24.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 34 (22.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 34 (22.08%) KnockoutJS
5 34 (22.08%) WPF
6 33 (21.43%) RESTful
7 32 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 32 (20.78%) MSMQ
7 32 (20.78%) Node.js
7 32 (20.78%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (8.44%) CSS
8 13 (8.44%) HTML
9 11 (7.14%) jQuery
10 6 (3.90%) Web Services
11 5 (3.25%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.25%) Software Packaging
11 5 (3.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.14%) Life Science
3 10 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.55%) SCADA
4 7 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.90%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.90%) Replication
6 5 (3.25%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.60%) User Experience
8 2 (1.30%) Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) EPoS
8 2 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.30%) iPad
8 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.30%) Social Media
9 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.01%) Windows
2 16 (10.39%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.19%) Linux
6 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.60%) Solaris
7 4 (2.60%) Unix
8 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.52%) MVC
2 44 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.38%) OO
3 36 (23.38%) TDD
4 34 (22.08%) Kanban
5 32 (20.78%) Dependency Injection
5 32 (20.78%) Multithreading
5 32 (20.78%) Web Application Development
6 21 (13.64%) ITIL
7 20 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.14%) Change Management
10 10 (6.49%) ETL
11 9 (5.84%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.84%) DevOps
11 9 (5.84%) Load Balancing
12 8 (5.19%) Migration
13 7 (4.55%) Unit Testing
14 6 (3.90%) Analytics
14 6 (3.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.31%) C#
2 44 (28.57%) SQL
3 32 (20.78%) F#
3 32 (20.78%) Ruby
4 17 (11.04%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.04%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.49%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.30%) VB
7 2 (1.30%) VB6
8 1 (0.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 23 (14.94%) Degree
2 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.84%) MCSA
4 8 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.90%) CCNP
6 5 (3.25%) MCSE
6 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.95%) MCPD
7 3 (1.95%) MCSD
8 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CCENT
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.65%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) GDPR
1 5 (3.25%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (18.83%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.69%) Hyper-V
3 16 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.25%) XenApp
4 5 (3.25%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.60%) VirtualBox
5 4 (2.60%) Xen
6 2 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (25.32%) WSUS
2 32 (20.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 32 (20.78%) Kibana
3 10 (6.49%) SCCM
3 10 (6.49%) SCOM
4 7 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (2.60%) Ansible
5 4 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (16.88%) VMware
2 21 (13.64%) Citrix
3 16 (10.39%) Cisco
4 10 (6.49%) Oracle
5 9 (5.84%) NetApp
5 9 (5.84%) Remedy
6 8 (5.19%) Dell
7 7 (4.55%) CommVault
7 7 (4.55%) EqualLogic
7 7 (4.55%) Rockwell
7 7 (4.55%) Siemens
7 7 (4.55%) Symantec
8 6 (3.90%) F5
8 6 (3.90%) Riverbed
8 6 (3.90%) Veeam
9 5 (3.25%) BMC
9 5 (3.25%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.95%) Google
11 2 (1.30%) DevExpress
11 2 (1.30%) SAP