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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 11 3
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 68 49 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 25.47% 14.85% 26.57%
As % of the Vendors category 52.31% 35.77% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 111
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 130 137 205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 48.69% 41.52% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 105 97 170
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 60 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 51 (32.69%) SQL
3 50 (32.05%) MS Excel
4 48 (30.77%) ITIL
5 45 (28.85%) .NET
6 42 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 41 (26.28%) Windows
8 36 (23.08%) VMware
9 35 (22.44%) C#
10 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (19.23%) TDD
11 29 (18.59%) ASP.NET
12 27 (17.31%) Windows Server
13 26 (16.67%) MVC
14 25 (16.03%) Finance
15 24 (15.38%) WPF
15 24 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (13.46%) SQL Server 2014
17 21 (13.46%) Dependency Injection
17 21 (13.46%) Kanban
18 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (12.82%) MS Office
18 20 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (12.82%) AngularJS
19 19 (12.18%) ITIL Certification
19 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 18 (11.54%) SC Cleared
20 18 (11.54%) 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 16 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.41%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.28%) Apache
7 2 (1.28%) IIS
7 2 (1.28%) WordPress
8 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (32.05%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.92%) MS Project
4 2 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.56%) Office 365
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) DNS
2 7 (4.49%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (4.49%) SAN
3 4 (2.56%) Firewall
4 3 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.92%) VPN
5 2 (1.28%) FTP
5 2 (1.28%) LAN
5 2 (1.28%) WAN
6 1 (0.64%) DHCP
6 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.05%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.92%) MySQL
8 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.64%) OLAP
9 1 (0.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) TeamCity
2 6 (3.85%) Moq
2 6 (3.85%) MSTest
2 6 (3.85%) NUnit
2 6 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) MSI
5 1 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (16.03%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Marketing
3 5 (3.21%) Advertising
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Billing
5 2 (1.28%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (27.56%) Developer
2 31 (19.87%) .NET Developer
3 23 (14.74%) Analyst
4 15 (9.62%) Messaging Developer
4 15 (9.62%) Support Analyst
5 13 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 12 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.05%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (6.41%) Architect
8 10 (6.41%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 10 (6.41%) Help Desk Support
8 10 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (5.13%) Systems Support
10 8 (5.13%) Systems Support Analyst
11 7 (4.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.85%) .NET
2 29 (18.59%) ASP.NET
3 24 (15.38%) WPF
4 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 20 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (10.90%) Node.js
6 17 (10.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 15 (9.62%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (9.62%) MSMQ
7 15 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (9.62%) RESTful
8 12 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 10 (6.41%) Entity Framework
9 10 (6.41%) WCF
10 8 (5.13%) jQuery
11 7 (4.49%) WinForms
12 6 (3.85%) Castle Windsor
12 6 (3.85%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.41%) iPad
3 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.85%) Tandem
5 3 (1.92%) Replication
6 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.28%) Windows
2 27 (17.31%) Windows Server
3 15 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.49%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.21%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.92%) Linux
7 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.64%) Android
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.77%) ITIL
2 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.23%) TDD
3 26 (16.67%) MVC
4 21 (13.46%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (13.46%) Kanban
5 16 (10.26%) Change Control
5 16 (10.26%) OO
5 16 (10.26%) Service Delivery
5 16 (10.26%) Service Design
6 15 (9.62%) Multithreading
6 15 (9.62%) Web Application Development
7 13 (8.33%) CRM
7 13 (8.33%) Web Development
8 12 (7.69%) Project Management
9 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.77%) Process Improvement
10 7 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.49%) MVVM
11 6 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.69%) SQL
2 35 (22.44%) C#
3 15 (9.62%) F#
3 15 (9.62%) Ruby
4 9 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.92%) PHP
6 3 (1.92%) VBScript
7 2 (1.28%) Perl
7 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.28%) VBA
8 1 (0.64%) C
8 1 (0.64%) C++
8 1 (0.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (12.18%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.33%) MCITP
4 13 (8.33%) MCSE
4 13 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (7.69%) Degree
5 12 (7.69%) MCSA
6 3 (1.92%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.92%) MCP
6 3 (1.92%) MCTS
7 2 (1.28%) CCA
7 2 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.28%) NCDA
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) CCNP
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.41%) XenApp
5 9 (5.77%) vSphere
6 8 (5.13%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.56%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.28%) Firmware
10 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (9.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 15 (9.62%) Kibana
1 15 (9.62%) WSUS
2 7 (4.49%) vRealize
3 6 (3.85%) SCCM
4 3 (1.92%) SCOM
5 2 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.64%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 36 (23.08%) VMware
2 15 (9.62%) Citrix
3 12 (7.69%) Cisco
4 11 (7.05%) Cognos
4 11 (7.05%) HP
4 11 (7.05%) Hyperion
5 6 (3.85%) Veeam
6 5 (3.21%) NetApp
7 4 (2.56%) EMC
8 3 (1.92%) Juniper
8 3 (1.92%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.28%) Adobe
9 2 (1.28%) Dell
9 2 (1.28%) IBM
10 1 (0.64%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.64%) BMC
10 1 (0.64%) Google
10 1 (0.64%) Motorola
10 1 (0.64%) Symantec
10 1 (0.64%) Workday
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