Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 169 158 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 26.28% 25.32% 19.59%
As % of the Vendors category 51.68% 58.74% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 138 150 183
Warrington median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.77% +4.84%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,000 £18,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -3.99%

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 327 269 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 50.86% 43.11% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 258 224 315
Warrington median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £20,200 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £54,625 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 79 (46.75%) SQL Server
2 70 (41.42%) Windows
3 64 (37.87%) .NET
4 59 (34.91%) C#
5 52 (30.77%) MVC
6 50 (29.59%) ASP.NET
7 46 (27.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 45 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (26.63%) Active Directory
9 44 (26.04%) SQL
10 40 (23.67%) WSUS
10 40 (23.67%) AngularJS
11 37 (21.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 36 (21.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (20.71%) RESTful
14 33 (19.53%) OO
14 33 (19.53%) DNS
15 31 (18.34%) Citrix
15 31 (18.34%) TDD
15 31 (18.34%) TeamCity
15 31 (18.34%) Kanban
15 31 (18.34%) KnockoutJS
15 31 (18.34%) ASP.NET Web API
16 30 (17.75%) SQL Server 2014
16 30 (17.75%) VMware
16 30 (17.75%) Degree
17 29 (17.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
17 29 (17.16%) WPF
17 29 (17.16%) Ruby
17 29 (17.16%) MSMQ

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 29 (17.16%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (6.51%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.14%) IIS
6 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.78%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.18%) Apache
8 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (17.16%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.18%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.59%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.59%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.59%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 46 (27.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.55%) Office 365
3 4 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.53%) DNS
2 28 (16.57%) WAN
3 25 (14.79%) DHCP
4 24 (14.20%) VPN
5 20 (11.83%) LAN
6 17 (10.06%) Ethernet
7 16 (9.47%) Wireless
8 15 (8.88%) TCP/IP
9 12 (7.10%) MPLS
10 11 (6.51%) Network Security
10 11 (6.51%) SNMP
10 11 (6.51%) VoIP
11 10 (5.92%) BGP
11 10 (5.92%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (5.92%) DMVPN
11 10 (5.92%) EIGRP
11 10 (5.92%) NX-OS
11 10 (5.92%) OSPF
11 10 (5.92%) SSL
11 10 (5.92%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (46.75%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (17.16%) MongoDB
4 21 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.14%) Power BI
9 6 (3.55%) OLAP
9 6 (3.55%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.37%) DocumentDB
11 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.78%) QlikView
13 2 (1.18%) MySQL
13 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (18.34%) TeamCity
2 12 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.92%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.18%) NuGet
6 2 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.18%) Ranorex
6 2 (1.18%) Selenium
7 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (15.98%) Finance
2 15 (8.88%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.92%) Advertising
4 7 (4.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Billing
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (45.56%) Developer
2 47 (27.81%) .NET Developer
3 29 (17.16%) Messaging Developer
4 20 (11.83%) Analyst
5 14 (8.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 14 (8.28%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 13 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.10%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Network Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.73%) SQL BI Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (4.14%) Commissioning Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (3.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (37.87%) .NET
2 50 (29.59%) ASP.NET
3 40 (23.67%) AngularJS
4 37 (21.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 36 (21.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (20.71%) RESTful
7 31 (18.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 31 (18.34%) KnockoutJS
8 29 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 29 (17.16%) MSMQ
8 29 (17.16%) Node.js
8 29 (17.16%) RabbitMQ
8 29 (17.16%) WPF
9 15 (8.88%) HTML
9 15 (8.88%) Web Services
10 13 (7.69%) CSS
11 9 (5.33%) .NET Framework
12 8 (4.73%) jQuery
12 8 (4.73%) SOAP
13 7 (4.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.02%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.28%) Life Science
2 14 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.51%) Fat Client
3 11 (6.51%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.14%) SCADA
5 6 (3.55%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.55%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (3.55%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.37%) Replication
7 4 (2.37%) User Experience
8 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.18%) EPoS
9 2 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.18%) iPad
9 2 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (41.42%) Windows
2 24 (14.20%) Windows Server
3 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (10.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.14%) Linux
7 6 (3.55%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.96%) Solaris
8 5 (2.96%) Unix
9 3 (1.78%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.77%) MVC
2 45 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.53%) OO
4 31 (18.34%) Kanban
4 31 (18.34%) TDD
5 29 (17.16%) Dependency Injection
5 29 (17.16%) Multithreading
5 29 (17.16%) Web Application Development
6 25 (14.79%) ITIL
7 21 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (8.88%) Change Management
8 15 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.10%) ETL
10 10 (5.92%) ITIL V3
10 10 (5.92%) ITSM
10 10 (5.92%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (5.92%) Load Balancing
10 10 (5.92%) Service Management
11 9 (5.33%) Analytics
11 9 (5.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.91%) C#
2 44 (26.04%) SQL
3 29 (17.16%) F#
3 29 (17.16%) Ruby
4 21 (12.43%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.88%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.55%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.18%) Perl
8 2 (1.18%) PHP
8 2 (1.18%) VB
8 2 (1.18%) VB6
8 2 (1.18%) VBScript
9 1 (0.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 30 (17.75%) Degree
2 23 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.10%) MCSA
4 11 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.92%) CCNP
6 3 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.78%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.59%) CCA
8 1 (0.59%) CCENT
8 1 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.59%) MCP
8 1 (0.59%) MCPD
8 1 (0.59%) MCSD
8 1 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) GDPR
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) PMO
3 2 (1.18%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (26.63%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.20%) Hyper-V
3 19 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.33%) XenApp
5 7 (4.14%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.78%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.18%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.18%) Xen
9 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (23.67%) WSUS
2 29 (17.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 29 (17.16%) Kibana
3 15 (8.88%) SCOM
4 11 (6.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (4.73%) SCCM
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.18%) Ansible
7 2 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.18%) Puppet
8 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (18.34%) Citrix
2 30 (17.75%) VMware
3 27 (15.98%) Cisco
4 12 (7.10%) NetApp
5 11 (6.51%) CommVault
5 11 (6.51%) Dell
5 11 (6.51%) EqualLogic
5 11 (6.51%) Symantec
6 10 (5.92%) F5
6 10 (5.92%) Riverbed
7 7 (4.14%) Rockwell
7 7 (4.14%) Siemens
7 7 (4.14%) Veeam
8 5 (2.96%) Cognos
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle
8 5 (2.96%) Remedy
8 5 (2.96%) SAP
9 4 (2.37%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.78%) Google
11 2 (1.18%) Apple