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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 34.00% 17.02% 58.33%
As % of the Vendors category 60.71% 61.54% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £24,610 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
28 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 56.00% 27.66% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 15
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cannock

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cannock

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (75.00%) ITIL
3 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 20 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (59.38%) Degree
5 17 (53.13%) C#
6 14 (43.75%) .NET
6 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
7 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (40.63%) MVC
8 12 (37.50%) ETL
9 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
9 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (31.25%) Service Management
11 9 (28.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (28.13%) OLAP
11 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (28.13%) DTS
11 9 (28.13%) Data Architecture
11 9 (28.13%) Database Security
12 8 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (25.00%) WCF
12 8 (25.00%) SOA
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (25.00%) MCSD
12 8 (25.00%) Change Management
12 8 (25.00%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cannock by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (28.13%) OLAP
5 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (28.13%) DTS
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Billing
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) DBA
2 11 (34.38%) SQL DBA
3 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (28.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
3 8 (25.00%) WCF
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) WPF
5 4 (12.50%) WinForms
6 2 (6.25%) Ajax
6 2 (6.25%) CSS3
6 2 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) Web Services
6 2 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 1 (3.13%) LINQ
7 1 (3.13%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) ITIL
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
3 12 (37.50%) ETL
4 10 (31.25%) Service Management
5 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (28.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (28.13%) Data Architecture
5 9 (28.13%) Database Security
6 8 (25.00%) TDD
6 8 (25.00%) SOA
6 8 (25.00%) Change Management
7 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) B2B
8 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Release Management
8 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (25.00%) MCSD
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) VMware