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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 23.26% 40.74% 70.00%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 84.62% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 14
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -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
25 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cannock 58.14% 48.15% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 14
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,850 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 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 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
2 21 (72.41%) ITIL
3 19 (65.52%) C#
4 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (58.62%) Degree
5 17 (58.62%) SQL
6 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (48.28%) .NET
7 14 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
8 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (44.83%) Visual Studio
8 13 (44.83%) MVC
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (34.48%) Service Management
11 8 (27.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 8 (27.59%) WCF
11 8 (27.59%) MCSD
11 8 (27.59%) SOA
11 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (24.14%) ETL
12 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
13 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
13 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
14 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
14 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (17.24%) C++
14 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cannock by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Drupal
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (13.79%) OLAP
6 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.79%) DTS
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (44.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Billing
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
2 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
3 9 (31.03%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
4 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) DBA
5 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior DBA
8 2 (6.90%) Senior SQL DBA
8 2 (6.90%) Solutions Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
3 8 (27.59%) WCF
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 4 (13.79%) WPF
5 4 (13.79%) WinForms
6 2 (6.90%) Ajax
6 2 (6.90%) CSS3
6 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
7 1 (3.45%) LINQ
7 1 (3.45%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) ITIL
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) MVC
4 10 (34.48%) Service Management
5 8 (27.59%) SOA
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) ETL
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.79%) Database Security
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) Change Management
8 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Release Management
8 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.90%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.24%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (27.59%) MCSD
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (13.79%) ISEB
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) VMware