Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 171 219 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 25.83% 30.33% 22.44%
As % of the Vendors category 49.71% 59.03% 54.98%
Number of salaries quoted 133 178 131
Warrington median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% -12.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £20,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%

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 344 371 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 51.96% 51.39% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 262 305 188
Warrington median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,575 £20,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,000 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 85 (49.71%) SQL Server
2 53 (30.99%) SQL
3 52 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (28.65%) .NET
5 46 (26.90%) C#
6 42 (24.56%) Windows
7 38 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (20.47%) ITIL
9 34 (19.88%) JavaScript
9 34 (19.88%) Active Directory
10 33 (19.30%) Presales
10 33 (19.30%) Windows Server
11 31 (18.13%) Office 365
12 30 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (16.37%) Security Cleared
13 28 (16.37%) ASP.NET
14 27 (15.79%) HTML
14 27 (15.79%) MVC
14 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
15 25 (14.62%) Project Management
16 23 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
16 23 (13.45%) CSS
16 23 (13.45%) AngularJS
16 23 (13.45%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (12.87%) .NET Core
17 22 (12.87%) Greenfield Project
17 22 (12.87%) Data Centre
17 22 (12.87%) OO
17 22 (12.87%) MCSE

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 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.51%) IIS
5 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.92%) SAS
6 3 (1.75%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.51%) SPSS
5 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.58%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) FastStats
2 3 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.13%) Office 365
2 30 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.75%) IaaS
6 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.53%) Network Security
2 8 (4.68%) DNS
2 8 (4.68%) WAN
3 7 (4.09%) VPN
4 6 (3.51%) SAN
5 5 (2.92%) LAN
5 5 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (2.92%) Wireless
6 3 (1.75%) DHCP
6 3 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.75%) Skype
6 3 (1.75%) SSL
7 2 (1.17%) FTP
7 2 (1.17%) HTTP
7 2 (1.17%) Intranet
7 2 (1.17%) MPLS
7 2 (1.17%) SMTP
7 2 (1.17%) SSH
7 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (49.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 19 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.75%) OLAP
8 3 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (1.75%) Power BI
8 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.17%) QlikView
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.58%) Biml
10 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.58%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 12 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.75%) NUnit
5 2 (1.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.17%) JIRA
5 2 (1.17%) MSTest
5 2 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.58%) GitLab
6 1 (0.58%) Maven
6 1 (0.58%) Moq
6 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.58%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 21 (12.28%) Advertising
1 21 (12.28%) Finance
2 12 (7.02%) Legal
3 7 (4.09%) Marketing
4 4 (2.34%) Publishing
4 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (30.99%) Developer
2 33 (19.30%) .NET Developer
3 19 (11.11%) Analyst
4 18 (10.53%) Architect
5 15 (8.77%) C# Developer
5 15 (8.77%) Technical Architect
6 13 (7.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (5.85%) Data Centre Manager
8 8 (4.68%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Consultant
9 7 (4.09%) DBA
9 7 (4.09%) Junior
9 7 (4.09%) Service Manager
9 7 (4.09%) Technical Manager
10 6 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) IT Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.65%) .NET
2 28 (16.37%) ASP.NET
3 27 (15.79%) HTML
4 23 (13.45%) AngularJS
4 23 (13.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (13.45%) CSS
5 22 (12.87%) .NET Core
6 21 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (8.19%) WinForms
8 6 (3.51%) jQuery
9 4 (2.34%) Web Services
10 3 (1.75%) React
10 3 (1.75%) WCF
10 3 (1.75%) XML
11 2 (1.17%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.17%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.17%) HTML5
11 2 (1.17%) MDX
11 2 (1.17%) RequireJS
11 2 (1.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.87%) Data Centre
1 22 (12.87%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.85%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.75%) Clustering
5 3 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.17%) iPhone
6 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.17%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.56%) Windows
2 33 (19.30%) Windows Server
3 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.68%) Android
6 7 (4.09%) Linux
7 5 (2.92%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.34%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.34%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.47%) ITIL
3 33 (19.30%) Presales
4 27 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
4 27 (15.79%) MVC
5 25 (14.62%) Project Management
6 22 (12.87%) OO
7 21 (12.28%) Service Delivery
8 19 (11.11%) Web Application Development
9 17 (9.94%) Data Protection
10 15 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.77%) Programme Management
10 15 (8.77%) Server Virtualisation
10 15 (8.77%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 14 (8.19%) Collaborative Working
11 14 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.43%) ETL
13 11 (6.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.99%) SQL
2 46 (26.90%) C#
3 34 (19.88%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.28%) T-SQL
5 14 (8.19%) VB
6 11 (6.43%) Python
6 11 (6.43%) VB6
7 8 (4.68%) C++
7 8 (4.68%) VB.NET
7 8 (4.68%) VBA
8 6 (3.51%) Java
9 3 (1.75%) C
9 3 (1.75%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.75%) R
9 3 (1.75%) X++
10 1 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.58%) ES6
10 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (16.37%) Security Cleared
3 22 (12.87%) MCSE
4 17 (9.94%) MCP
5 11 (6.43%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (6.43%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.26%) Degree
7 3 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.17%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.17%) CCNA
8 2 (1.17%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.17%) MCSA
9 1 (0.58%) CCDP
9 1 (0.58%) CCIE
9 1 (0.58%) CCNP
9 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.53%) GDPR
2 6 (3.51%) SLA
3 5 (2.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.75%) QA
5 2 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (19.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.51%) Docker
4 6 (3.51%) XenApp
4 6 (3.51%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.51%) Ansible
1 6 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.51%) Puppet
1 6 (3.51%) Terraform
2 3 (1.75%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.75%) Foglight
2 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.58%) CASB
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 22 (12.87%) Citrix
2 18 (10.53%) VMware
3 10 (5.85%) Cisco
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle
4 8 (4.68%) Veeam
5 6 (3.51%) McAfee
6 4 (2.34%) Dell
6 4 (2.34%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (2.34%) EMC
6 4 (2.34%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.34%) F5
6 4 (2.34%) NetApp
6 4 (2.34%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.34%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.75%) Baan
7 3 (1.75%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (1.75%) CommVault
7 3 (1.75%) HP
7 3 (1.75%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (1.75%) TippingPoint