The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 20 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 9.01% 14.29% 21.31%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 41.18% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 13
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £18,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £37,000 £42,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 Stafford region.

Vendors Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
30 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 27.03% 34.69% 40.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 22
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £20,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

The demand trend of job ads across the Stafford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stafford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) Visual Studio
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
3 15 (41.67%) F#
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
5 12 (33.33%) HTML
5 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (33.33%) CSS
5 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 12 (33.33%) jQuery
6 11 (30.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (30.56%) CRM
6 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
6 11 (30.56%) VB.NET
7 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 10 (27.78%) Android Development
7 10 (27.78%) iOS Development
7 10 (27.78%) Apple iOS
7 10 (27.78%) Web Development
7 10 (27.78%) Android
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
9 7 (19.44%) MVC
10 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 6 (16.67%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Applications Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Web Applications Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Graduate
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Database Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Graduate IT Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Graduate
5 2 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) CSS
2 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.78%) Ajax
7 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.78%) LINQ
7 1 (2.78%) Node.js
7 1 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.78%) Sass
7 1 (2.78%) SignalR
7 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.78%) WPF
7 1 (2.78%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Android
2 10 (27.78%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) CRM
2 10 (27.78%) Android Development
2 10 (27.78%) iOS Development
2 10 (27.78%) Web Development
3 7 (19.44%) MVC
4 5 (13.89%) Mobile Development
4 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (13.89%) OOD
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.56%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.78%) Information Security
8 1 (2.78%) OO
8 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.78%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) F#
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
5 11 (30.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (16.67%) MCSE
4 5 (13.89%) MCSD
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.78%) SAP
1 1 (2.78%) Telerik
1 1 (2.78%) Zend