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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 16.67% 59.09% 12.90%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 100.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 4
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -5.88%
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 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 44.44% 59.09% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 7
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +15.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £35,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,500 £45,000
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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cannock

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cannock

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (93.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (60.00%) ITIL
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) MCSD
5 5 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (33.33%) WinForms
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Release Management
6 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cannock by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Junior
5 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Junior Applications Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Junior C# Application Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) WinForms
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) SOA
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (33.33%) MCSD
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center