Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 135 112 149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Warrington 29.03% 21.83% 25.25%
As % of the Vendors category 64.59% 49.78% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 133 96 131
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £35,800 £28,330 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £64,494 £68,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +25.00%

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 209 225 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 44.95% 43.86% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 173 165 224
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,125 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.80% +2.56% +17.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,800 £22,825
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,750 £68,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +20.00%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Warrington

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Warrington

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Warrington.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Warrington

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Warrington

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Warrington over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 78 (57.78%) Azure
2 64 (47.41%) SQL Server
3 59 (43.70%) .NET
4 57 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (37.04%) C#
5 50 (37.04%) SQL
5 50 (37.04%) VMware
6 46 (34.07%) AngularJS
7 40 (29.63%) Windows
8 39 (28.89%) React
9 38 (28.15%) Active Directory
10 37 (27.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (24.44%) AWS
12 32 (23.70%) DevOps
13 30 (22.22%) MVC
14 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
14 26 (19.26%) .NET Framework
14 26 (19.26%) REST
14 26 (19.26%) Office 365
15 25 (18.52%) Software Engineering
15 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET
15 25 (18.52%) CSS
16 24 (17.78%) Git (software)
17 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 21 (15.56%) Firewall
18 21 (15.56%) Citrix
19 20 (14.81%) Scrum
19 20 (14.81%) .NET Core
20 19 (14.07%) Windows Server

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 11 (8.15%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.19%) Mule
4 5 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 78 (57.78%) Azure
2 33 (24.44%) AWS
3 26 (19.26%) Office 365
4 9 (6.67%) IaaS
5 5 (3.70%) SaaS
6 4 (2.96%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.22%) Azure Functions
7 3 (2.22%) Serverless
8 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.48%) GitHub
9 1 (0.74%) AdWords
9 1 (0.74%) GCP
9 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.56%) Firewall
2 10 (7.41%) LAN
2 10 (7.41%) WAN
3 8 (5.93%) DHCP
3 8 (5.93%) DNS
4 6 (4.44%) VPN
5 5 (3.70%) Network Security
5 5 (3.70%) VLAN
6 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.48%) SAN
6 2 (1.48%) VoIP
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.74%) Skype
7 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (47.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.96%) Power BI
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.74%) Biml
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) QlikView
5 1 (0.74%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 18 (13.33%) TeamCity
3 16 (11.85%) NUnit
4 13 (9.63%) Selenium
5 12 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 10 (7.41%) Bitbucket
6 10 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (5.93%) JIRA
7 8 (5.93%) MSTest
8 6 (4.44%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.74%) GitLab
General
1 11 (8.15%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Public Sector
3 4 (2.96%) Law
4 2 (1.48%) Advertising
4 2 (1.48%) Legal
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (19.26%) Developer
2 23 (17.04%) Software Engineer
3 17 (12.59%) .NET Software Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) Support Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) Architect
7 12 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.41%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
9 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) Active Directory Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.93%) Exchange Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) Office 365 Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (43.70%) .NET
2 46 (34.07%) AngularJS
3 39 (28.89%) React
4 37 (27.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 26 (19.26%) .NET Framework
5 26 (19.26%) REST
6 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 25 (18.52%) CSS
7 20 (14.81%) .NET Core
8 17 (12.59%) Entity Framework
9 16 (11.85%) HTML
9 16 (11.85%) Web Services
10 15 (11.11%) NHibernate
11 14 (10.37%) HTML5
11 14 (10.37%) Node.js
12 11 (8.15%) Swagger
13 9 (6.67%) CSS3
13 9 (6.67%) JSON
14 7 (5.19%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (5.19%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
1 18 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (4.44%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.44%) Fat Client
2 6 (4.44%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.96%) Clustering
5 2 (1.48%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.48%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (1.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.74%) Blog
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.63%) Windows
2 19 (14.07%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2016
4 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.93%) Linux
6 4 (2.96%) Unix
6 4 (2.96%) VMS
6 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.70%) DevOps
3 30 (22.22%) MVC
4 25 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 22 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 20 (14.81%) Scrum
7 17 (12.59%) Microservices
8 14 (10.37%) Collaborative Working
8 14 (10.37%) Performance Testing
8 14 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (10.37%) Secure Coding
9 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 12 (8.89%) ETL
9 12 (8.89%) Migration
10 11 (8.15%) Presales
11 10 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
12 9 (6.67%) Project Management
12 9 (6.67%) SOA
13 8 (5.93%) CRM
13 8 (5.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.04%) C#
1 50 (37.04%) SQL
2 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
3 15 (11.11%) Python
4 12 (8.89%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.48%) Java
7 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft R
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) R
8 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) CCNA
3 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.96%) MCSA
3 4 (2.96%) MCSE
4 2 (1.48%) CCNP
4 2 (1.48%) CISSP
4 2 (1.48%) Degree
4 2 (1.48%) MCITP
4 2 (1.48%) NCDA
4 2 (1.48%) NCIE
4 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) GDPR
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 38 (28.15%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.96%) vSphere
5 4 (2.96%) Xen
6 2 (1.48%) Docker
6 2 (1.48%) KVM
6 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.48%) XenApp
6 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (11.85%) Ansible
2 14 (10.37%) Puppet
2 14 (10.37%) Terraform
3 8 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.19%) SCCM
5 6 (4.44%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.96%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (2.96%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (37.04%) VMware
2 21 (15.56%) Citrix
3 14 (10.37%) Cisco
4 13 (9.63%) webMethods
5 9 (6.67%) Oracle
6 7 (5.19%) New Relic
7 5 (3.70%) HP
8 4 (2.96%) BMC
8 4 (2.96%) Cognos
8 4 (2.96%) DevExpress
8 4 (2.96%) EMC
8 4 (2.96%) IBM
8 4 (2.96%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.96%) Tanium
9 3 (2.22%) NetApp
10 2 (1.48%) McAfee
10 2 (1.48%) Software AG
11 1 (0.74%) Google
11 1 (0.74%) RedGate
11 1 (0.74%) Veritas