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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 13.33% 15.28% 16.28%
As % of the Vendors category 25.64% 61.11% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 6
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £21,378 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £37,750 £40,000
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 Stafford region.

Vendors Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 52.00% 25.00% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stafford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (31.58%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) XenApp
6 4 (21.05%) Veeam
6 4 (21.05%) Office 365
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) MS Access
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) BDD
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCSD
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Veeam
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
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