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 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 11 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 14.75% 14.47% 15.94%
As % of the Vendors category 39.13% 84.62% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 11
Average salary £35,000 £26,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.84% -10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £17,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £42,750 £45,000
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
23 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 37.70% 17.11% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 17
Average salary £30,000 £29,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £18,850 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,750 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stafford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) WCF
5 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) MSTest
6 3 (18.75%) Office 365
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Migration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) MS Access
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) OLAP
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) MSTest
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Report Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Report Writer
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCSD
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + pension, holiday, healthcare
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension and excellent benefits
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