Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 181 175 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 27.47% 26.76% 25.20%
As % of the Vendors category 52.31% 52.71% 58.52%
Number of salaries quoted 148 144 158
Warrington median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £20,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.06% +10.77%

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 346 332 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 52.50% 50.76% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 263 262 225
Warrington median annual salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,032 £20,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £54,700
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -3.85%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 79 (43.65%) SQL Server
2 70 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (29.83%) .NET
3 54 (29.83%) C#
4 52 (28.73%) SQL
5 43 (23.76%) JavaScript
6 41 (22.65%) Windows
7 36 (19.89%) ASP.NET
7 36 (19.89%) HTML
7 36 (19.89%) MVC
8 32 (17.68%) ITIL
8 32 (17.68%) Active Directory
8 32 (17.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (17.13%) Windows Server
9 31 (17.13%) AngularJS
9 31 (17.13%) OO
10 30 (16.57%) Greenfield Project
11 29 (16.02%) CSS
11 29 (16.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (15.47%) .NET Core
12 28 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (14.92%) Office 365
13 27 (14.92%) T-SQL
14 26 (14.36%) Advertising
14 26 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (13.81%) NoSQL
15 25 (13.81%) Web Application Development
15 25 (13.81%) Presales
16 23 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (12.71%) VMware

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 14 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.87%) IIS
5 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.21%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.10%) Confluence
7 2 (1.10%) SAS
8 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.10%) SPSS
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.92%) Office 365
2 26 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.66%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.63%) Network Security
2 11 (6.08%) VPN
2 11 (6.08%) WAN
3 9 (4.97%) LAN
3 9 (4.97%) SAN
4 8 (4.42%) DNS
5 6 (3.31%) Wireless
6 5 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (2.76%) Skype
7 3 (1.66%) DHCP
7 3 (1.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (1.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.66%) SSL
7 3 (1.66%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.10%) FTP
8 2 (1.10%) HTTP
8 2 (1.10%) Intranet
8 2 (1.10%) SMTP
8 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (43.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.81%) NoSQL
3 18 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.52%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.66%) OLAP
9 3 (1.66%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.55%) MySQL
11 1 (0.55%) Power BI
11 1 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.87%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.76%) NUnit
4 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.10%) JIRA
4 2 (1.10%) Moq
4 2 (1.10%) MSTest
4 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.10%) Subversion
4 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.10%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.55%) GitLab
5 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 26 (14.36%) Advertising
2 19 (10.50%) Finance
3 11 (6.08%) Legal
4 6 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.76%) Publishing
5 5 (2.76%) Retail
6 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.10%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (33.15%) Developer
2 34 (18.78%) .NET Developer
3 18 (9.94%) Analyst
4 12 (6.63%) Architect
4 12 (6.63%) C# Developer
4 12 (6.63%) DBA
5 11 (6.08%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.52%) Consultant
7 9 (4.97%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Data Centre Manager
8 8 (4.42%) IT Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Service Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Technical Architect
8 8 (4.42%) Technical Manager
9 7 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Junior
9 7 (3.87%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.31%) SQL DBA
10 6 (3.31%) Technical Services Manager
11 5 (2.76%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (29.83%) .NET
2 36 (19.89%) ASP.NET
2 36 (19.89%) HTML
3 32 (17.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 31 (17.13%) AngularJS
5 29 (16.02%) CSS
6 28 (15.47%) .NET Core
6 28 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (6.08%) WinForms
8 7 (3.87%) jQuery
8 7 (3.87%) Web Services
9 5 (2.76%) React
9 5 (2.76%) WCF
10 4 (2.21%) HTML5
10 4 (2.21%) WPF
11 3 (1.66%) SignalR
12 2 (1.10%) COM
12 2 (1.10%) EDI
13 1 (0.55%) SOAP
13 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.57%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (11.60%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.76%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.76%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.21%) Life Science
5 4 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.66%) Clustering
6 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.66%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.66%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.55%) iPhone
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.65%) Windows
2 31 (17.13%) Windows Server
3 23 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.52%) Android
6 8 (4.42%) Linux
7 7 (3.87%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.21%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.21%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.66%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.89%) MVC
3 32 (17.68%) ITIL
4 31 (17.13%) OO
5 25 (13.81%) Presales
5 25 (13.81%) Web Application Development
6 21 (11.60%) Service Delivery
7 19 (10.50%) Scrum
8 18 (9.94%) Data Protection
8 18 (9.94%) Project Management
9 17 (9.39%) Software Engineering
10 16 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (8.29%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.73%) Collaborative Working
12 14 (7.73%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (7.18%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (6.63%) High Availability
15 11 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.83%) C#
2 52 (28.73%) SQL
3 43 (23.76%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.92%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.08%) C++
6 10 (5.52%) VB.NET
7 8 (4.42%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.42%) Python
8 5 (2.76%) VB
8 5 (2.76%) VBA
9 4 (2.21%) Java
9 4 (2.21%) VB6
10 3 (1.66%) C
11 2 (1.10%) X++
12 1 (0.55%) ES6
12 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (16.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.05%) Security Cleared
3 18 (9.94%) MCSE
4 10 (5.52%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.42%) Degree
6 8 (4.42%) MCP
7 4 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.10%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.10%) CCNA
8 2 (1.10%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.55%) CCDP
9 1 (0.55%) CCIE
9 1 (0.55%) CCNP
9 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.94%) GDPR
2 6 (3.31%) QA
3 4 (2.21%) PMO
3 4 (2.21%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 32 (17.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.08%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.87%) XenApp
4 7 (3.87%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.76%) Docker
6 2 (1.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.76%) Ansible
1 5 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.76%) Puppet
1 5 (2.76%) Terraform
2 3 (1.66%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.66%) Foglight
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.55%) CASB
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (12.71%) VMware
2 20 (11.05%) Citrix
3 12 (6.63%) Cisco
4 10 (5.52%) Veeam
5 7 (3.87%) Xamarin
6 6 (3.31%) Cognos
6 6 (3.31%) Hyperion
6 6 (3.31%) McAfee
7 5 (2.76%) Dell
7 5 (2.76%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (2.76%) EMC
7 5 (2.76%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.21%) F5
8 4 (2.21%) NetApp
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle
8 4 (2.21%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.66%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.66%) CommVault
9 3 (1.66%) HP
9 3 (1.66%) NetIQ