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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank - 3 9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock - 46.51% 26.14%
As % of the Vendors category - 83.33% 67.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 20
Average salary - £39,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.24%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
3 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 27.27% 55.81% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 28
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cannock

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) WinForms
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Statistics
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cannock by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds