Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 168 203 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 24.45% 30.71% 17.70%
As % of the Vendors category 47.59% 59.53% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 131 169 105
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +32.35%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £26,100
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £64,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +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 353 341 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 51.38% 51.59% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 276 284 187
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,900
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 91 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 62 (36.90%) SQL
3 50 (29.76%) C#
4 47 (27.98%) .NET
5 42 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (24.40%) Windows
7 37 (22.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (19.05%) Finance
10 29 (17.26%) Microsoft Office
10 29 (17.26%) Security Cleared
11 28 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
12 26 (15.48%) Active Directory
13 25 (14.88%) Visual Studio
13 25 (14.88%) ITIL
13 25 (14.88%) Presales
14 24 (14.29%) Office 365
14 24 (14.29%) WinForms
14 24 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (13.69%) Client/Server
15 23 (13.69%) ASP.NET
15 23 (13.69%) Relational Database
16 22 (13.10%) Windows Server
16 22 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (13.10%) MVC
17 21 (12.50%) JavaScript
17 21 (12.50%) AngularJS
18 20 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (11.90%) ETL
18 20 (11.90%) Citrix

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 9 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.98%) SAS
5 4 (2.38%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.79%) IIS
7 2 (1.19%) Confluence
7 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.60%) CMS
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (17.26%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (10.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.57%) SPSS
5 5 (2.98%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.60%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) FastStats
2 3 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (14.29%) Office 365
3 19 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.57%) NuGet
5 3 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.60%) GitHub
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.93%) Network Security
2 10 (5.95%) WAN
3 9 (5.36%) DNS
4 8 (4.76%) LAN
5 7 (4.17%) Skype
6 6 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (2.98%) VPN
8 3 (1.79%) DHCP
8 3 (1.79%) MPLS
9 2 (1.19%) 4G
9 2 (1.19%) SAN
9 2 (1.19%) VoIP
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.60%) DMVPN
10 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.60%) NX-OS
10 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.60%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.69%) Relational Database
3 20 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (6.55%) NoSQL
8 9 (5.36%) Power BI
9 6 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.79%) OLAP
11 3 (1.79%) QlikView
11 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.19%) MySQL
12 2 (1.19%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (14.88%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.98%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.19%) JIRA
5 2 (1.19%) MSTest
5 2 (1.19%) NUnit
5 2 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.60%) GitLab
6 1 (0.60%) Maven
6 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.60%) webpack
General
1 32 (19.05%) Finance
2 18 (10.71%) Advertising
3 13 (7.74%) Legal
4 7 (4.17%) Marketing
5 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.79%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (39.88%) Developer
2 33 (19.64%) .NET Developer
3 25 (14.88%) C# Developer
4 16 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (8.93%) Architect
6 14 (8.33%) Analyst
6 14 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 11 (6.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.55%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.95%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (5.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (5.36%) Data Centre Manager
10 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.57%) Lead Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.98%) .NET
2 24 (14.29%) WinForms
3 23 (13.69%) ASP.NET
4 21 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 19 (11.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (10.71%) HTML
7 16 (9.52%) CSS
8 13 (7.74%) .NET Core
9 8 (4.76%) WPF
10 7 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (3.57%) MSMQ
11 6 (3.57%) Node.js
11 6 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (3.57%) RESTful
12 5 (2.98%) MDX
13 4 (2.38%) Web Services
13 4 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) Client/Server
2 16 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.74%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.79%) Replication
8 2 (1.19%) iPhone
8 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.60%) Blog
9 1 (0.60%) Clustering
9 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.60%) Fintech
9 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.60%) Social Media
9 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.40%) Windows
2 22 (13.10%) Windows Server
2 22 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (8.33%) Linux
5 3 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.19%) AIX
6 2 (1.19%) Android
6 2 (1.19%) HPUX
6 2 (1.19%) Solaris
6 2 (1.19%) Unix
6 2 (1.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 25 (14.88%) ITIL
3 25 (14.88%) Presales
4 24 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (13.10%) MVC
6 20 (11.90%) ETL
7 19 (11.31%) OO
7 19 (11.31%) Project Management
8 17 (10.12%) Web Application Development
9 15 (8.93%) Service Delivery
10 14 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 14 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
10 14 (8.33%) TDD
10 14 (8.33%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 13 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.74%) DevOps
12 12 (7.14%) Mathematics
13 11 (6.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.90%) SQL
2 50 (29.76%) C#
3 21 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.12%) T-SQL
5 15 (8.93%) VB
6 13 (7.74%) VB6
7 10 (5.95%) Python
8 7 (4.17%) Java
9 6 (3.57%) F#
9 6 (3.57%) Ruby
10 5 (2.98%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.98%) VBA
11 4 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (1.79%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.79%) R
13 2 (1.19%) C
13 2 (1.19%) C++
13 2 (1.19%) X++
14 1 (0.60%) Dart
Qualifications
1 37 (22.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (17.26%) Security Cleared
3 18 (10.71%) MCP
4 16 (9.52%) MCSE
5 13 (7.74%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.55%) Degree
7 10 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.79%) MCSA
9 2 (1.19%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.19%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.60%) CCNA
10 1 (0.60%) CCNP
10 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.60%) MCPD
10 1 (0.60%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.55%) GDPR
2 10 (5.95%) SLA
3 9 (5.36%) QA
4 5 (2.98%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.57%) VirtualBox
3 6 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.57%) Xen
4 5 (2.98%) Docker
4 5 (2.98%) XenApp
4 5 (2.98%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) Ansible
1 11 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (6.55%) Puppet
2 6 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (3.57%) Kibana
2 6 (3.57%) WSUS
3 5 (2.98%) Terraform
4 3 (1.79%) SCCM
5 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (11.90%) Citrix
2 14 (8.33%) VMware
3 12 (7.14%) Oracle
4 5 (2.98%) Veeam
5 3 (1.79%) Baan
5 3 (1.79%) BMC
5 3 (1.79%) Cisco
5 3 (1.79%) Remedy
5 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.19%) RedPrairie
6 2 (1.19%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.19%) Tableau
6 2 (1.19%) Talend
7 1 (0.60%) F5
7 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.60%) Meraki
7 1 (0.60%) RedGate
7 1 (0.60%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter
7 1 (0.60%) Xamarin