Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 110 128 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 27.09% 24.66% 25.58%
As % of the Vendors category 64.71% 53.78% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 95 109 130
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,093 £34,500 £22,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £68,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +28.57%

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 170 238 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 41.87% 45.86% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 137 168 241
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +8.64% +5.19%
10th Percentile £26,200 £30,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £65,000 £68,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% +20.00%

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 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 52 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 48 (43.64%) VMware
2 48 (43.64%) Azure
3 43 (39.09%) .NET
4 42 (38.18%) SQL
5 41 (37.27%) Windows
6 39 (35.45%) C#
7 37 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (26.36%) Active Directory
8 29 (26.36%) AngularJS
9 28 (25.45%) React
10 27 (24.55%) JavaScript
10 27 (24.55%) MVC
11 26 (23.64%) ASP.NET
11 26 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (21.82%) AWS
13 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (19.09%) Firewall
15 20 (18.18%) Office 365
15 20 (18.18%) DevOps
15 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
15 20 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 19 (17.27%) Greenfield Project
16 19 (17.27%) HTML
16 19 (17.27%) Hyper-V
17 17 (15.45%) Software Engineering
18 16 (14.55%) CSS
18 16 (14.55%) Scrum
19 15 (13.64%) Cisco
19 15 (13.64%) Git (software)

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 4 (3.64%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.64%) Mule
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.91%) SAS
3 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.91%) FastStats
1 1 (0.91%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 48 (43.64%) Azure
2 24 (21.82%) AWS
3 20 (18.18%) Office 365
4 5 (4.55%) SaaS
5 3 (2.73%) Azure Functions
5 3 (2.73%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.73%) Serverless
6 2 (1.82%) GCP
6 2 (1.82%) GitHub
7 1 (0.91%) AdWords
7 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) Firewall
2 11 (10.00%) LAN
2 11 (10.00%) WAN
3 10 (9.09%) DHCP
3 10 (9.09%) DNS
4 9 (8.18%) VPN
5 8 (7.27%) Network Security
6 3 (2.73%) SAN
6 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.73%) VLAN
6 3 (2.73%) VoIP
7 2 (1.82%) SSL
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.91%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.91%) Skype
8 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.73%) Power BI
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.91%) QlikView
5 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.91%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (7.27%) TeamCity
3 7 (6.36%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.55%) NUnit
5 3 (2.73%) MSTest
5 3 (2.73%) Selenium
5 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.82%) GitLab
6 2 (1.82%) JIRA
6 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.91%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (5.45%) Public Sector
2 5 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (1.82%) Advertising
3 2 (1.82%) German Language
3 2 (1.82%) Italian Language
3 2 (1.82%) Legal
3 2 (1.82%) Marketing
3 2 (1.82%) Polish Language
3 2 (1.82%) Russian Language
3 2 (1.82%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.91%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (0.91%) Law
4 1 (0.91%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (19.09%) Developer
2 15 (13.64%) Software Engineer
3 14 (12.73%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.82%) .NET Software Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Consultant
10 7 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (6.36%) Systems Support
10 7 (6.36%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (5.45%) Architect
11 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.09%) .NET
2 29 (26.36%) AngularJS
3 28 (25.45%) React
4 26 (23.64%) ASP.NET
5 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (17.27%) HTML
7 16 (14.55%) CSS
8 14 (12.73%) HTML5
9 13 (11.82%) .NET Framework
10 12 (10.91%) .NET Core
11 11 (10.00%) Node.js
11 11 (10.00%) Web Services
12 10 (9.09%) REST
13 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (7.27%) Entity Framework
13 8 (7.27%) JSON
14 6 (5.45%) CSS3
15 5 (4.55%) Ember.js
15 5 (4.55%) NHibernate
16 4 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.27%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.18%) Driving Licence
4 8 (7.27%) Fat Client
4 8 (7.27%) Thin Client
5 7 (6.36%) Clustering
6 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.82%) Social Network
7 2 (1.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.91%) Blog
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (37.27%) Windows
2 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.09%) Linux
4 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.36%) Unix
6 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.82%) VMS
8 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.55%) MVC
3 20 (18.18%) DevOps
3 20 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (15.45%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.55%) Scrum
6 11 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.18%) Microservices
9 8 (7.27%) Statistics
9 8 (7.27%) TDD
10 7 (6.36%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (6.36%) Migration
10 7 (6.36%) SOLID
11 6 (5.45%) ITIL
11 6 (5.45%) Kanban
11 6 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (5.45%) Project Management
11 6 (5.45%) SOA
11 6 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.18%) SQL
2 39 (35.45%) C#
3 27 (24.55%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.73%) Python
5 10 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 10 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.73%) Java
9 2 (1.82%) PHP
9 2 (1.82%) R
10 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft R
10 1 (0.91%) Perl
10 1 (0.91%) Ruby
10 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.55%) MCSA
4 4 (3.64%) MCSE
5 2 (1.82%) CCNA
5 2 (1.82%) CCNP
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.82%) Degree
5 2 (1.82%) MCITP
5 2 (1.82%) NCDA
5 2 (1.82%) NCIE
5 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.91%) CISSP
6 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) PMO
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) GDPR
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (26.36%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (17.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.73%) KVM
5 2 (1.82%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.82%) Docker
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.82%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.91%) XenApp
6 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) Ansible
1 9 (8.18%) Puppet
1 9 (8.18%) Terraform
2 4 (3.64%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.82%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (1.82%) SCCM
3 2 (1.82%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.82%) vMotion
3 2 (1.82%) WSUS
4 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (43.64%) VMware
2 15 (13.64%) Cisco
3 12 (10.91%) Citrix
4 8 (7.27%) Oracle
5 6 (5.45%) HP
5 6 (5.45%) webMethods
6 5 (4.55%) McAfee
7 4 (3.64%) EMC
7 4 (3.64%) New Relic
8 3 (2.73%) NetApp
9 2 (1.82%) arcserve
9 2 (1.82%) Software AG
10 1 (0.91%) Dell
10 1 (0.91%) Google
10 1 (0.91%) Minitab
10 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.91%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.91%) Veritas