The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Stafford region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 14.89% 17.86% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 62.50% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £46,641
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -19.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,650 £31,954
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £47,750 £61,328
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
28 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 59.57% 28.57% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 6
Average salary £29,000 £41,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.69% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £26,700 £28,283
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Staffordshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Stafford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stafford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) UML
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) MSTest
4 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Usability Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) NHS
6 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 2 (15.38%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) MSTest
General
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Report Writer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) UML
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Usability Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Mitel
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam
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