The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cannock region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 80.00% 50.00% 19.35%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 71.43% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 18
Average salary £27,500 £36,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% -8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £41,200 £47,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cannock region.

Vendors Category
Cannock
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 80.00% 70.00% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 31
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £29,700 £26,915
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,500 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cannock

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cannock region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cannock

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cannock

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cannock region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Cannock

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cannock

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cannock region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cannock

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cannock

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cannock region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) WinForms
3 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (50.00%) Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) LINQ
4 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Statistics
7 1 (10.00%) VB6
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cannock by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cannock region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior C# Application Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) WinForms
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) LINQ
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds