Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 64 80 187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Warrington 24.90% 19.46% 27.38%
As % of the Vendors category 63.37% 49.08% 52.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 74 153
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.05% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,750 £21,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,600 £62,500 £62,690
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 101 163 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 39.30% 39.66% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 60 121 274
Median annual salary £43,245 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.32% -14.77% +8.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £30,150
90th Percentile £55,500 £62,500 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.43% +0.59%

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 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 31 (48.44%) Windows
1 31 (48.44%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (40.63%) IT Strategy
3 25 (39.06%) PowerShell
4 23 (35.94%) PKI
4 23 (35.94%) Perl
4 23 (35.94%) SSL
5 22 (34.38%) .NET
5 22 (34.38%) Bash Shell
5 22 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (32.81%) Azure
7 20 (31.25%) Project Delivery
7 20 (31.25%) .NET Framework
8 19 (29.69%) Legal
8 19 (29.69%) VMware
8 19 (29.69%) Linux
8 19 (29.69%) GDPR
9 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 18 (28.13%) C#
9 18 (28.13%) SQL
10 17 (26.56%) Solaris
10 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
11 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (21.88%) React
12 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
13 13 (20.31%) Middleware
13 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
13 13 (20.31%) SCCM
13 13 (20.31%) SCOM
13 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web API

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 6 (9.38%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) JBoss
2 5 (7.81%) nginx
2 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.81%) Azure
2 9 (14.06%) Office 365
3 6 (9.38%) AWS
4 3 (4.69%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.56%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.94%) SSL
2 12 (18.75%) Firewall
3 8 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (1.56%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) Big Data
3 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.69%) Power BI
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.56%) MS Access
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Subversion
1 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.25%) MSTest
3 4 (6.25%) NUnit
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 19 (29.69%) Legal
2 12 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Front Office
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) .NET Architect
5 8 (12.50%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Database Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) .NET
2 20 (31.25%) .NET Framework
3 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
4 14 (21.88%) React
5 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (20.31%) Middleware
5 13 (20.31%) REST
6 5 (7.81%) .NET Core
6 5 (7.81%) CSS
6 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.25%) JSON
7 4 (6.25%) NHibernate
7 4 (6.25%) Swagger
7 4 (6.25%) XML
7 4 (6.25%) YAML
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.13%) Web Services
10 1 (1.56%) HTML5
10 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) PKI
2 22 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.06%) Fat Client
3 9 (14.06%) Thin Client
4 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (4.69%) Replication
8 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Linux
3 17 (26.56%) Solaris
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) Fedora
8 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (40.63%) IT Strategy
3 20 (31.25%) Project Delivery
4 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
4 13 (20.31%) Network Segmentation
5 12 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
6 8 (12.50%) MVC
7 7 (10.94%) Data Management
7 7 (10.94%) Principle of Least Privilege
8 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (9.38%) ETL
8 6 (9.38%) ITIL
9 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Search
9 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.25%) Information Security
10 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (6.25%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) PowerShell
2 23 (35.94%) Perl
3 22 (34.38%) Bash Shell
4 18 (28.13%) C#
4 18 (28.13%) SQL
5 9 (14.06%) Python
6 5 (7.81%) Java
6 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) VB
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) DBS Check
2 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.50%) KVM
5 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) Docker
6 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) SCCM
1 13 (20.31%) SCOM
2 12 (18.75%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) VMware
2 11 (17.19%) Cisco
3 8 (12.50%) Draytek
3 8 (12.50%) Sophos
3 8 (12.50%) Veeam
4 5 (7.81%) Citrix
4 5 (7.81%) EMC
4 5 (7.81%) IBM
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) SAP
5 4 (6.25%) webMethods
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Xamarin