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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 37.14% 13.79% 13.04%
As % of the Vendors category 72.22% 26.67% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 1
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% +31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
36 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 51.43% 51.72% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 2
Average salary £40,000 £27,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 2 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stafford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 33 (76.74%) SQL Server
2 25 (58.14%) .NET
3 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
3 23 (53.49%) C#
4 22 (51.16%) MVC
5 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (48.84%) TDD
5 21 (48.84%) Retail
5 21 (48.84%) OO
5 21 (48.84%) Ruby
5 21 (48.84%) WCF
5 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
5 21 (48.84%) RESTful
5 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (48.84%) BDD
5 21 (48.84%) NoSQL
5 21 (48.84%) Node.js
5 21 (48.84%) Web Application Development
5 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (25.58%) SQL
7 8 (18.60%) Windows
8 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (13.95%) MS Office
10 5 (11.63%) IIS
10 5 (11.63%) CRM
10 5 (11.63%) Workflow
10 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 21 (48.84%) Node.js
2 5 (11.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) ADSL
1 2 (4.65%) PSTN
1 2 (4.65%) SMTP
1 2 (4.65%) FTP
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (76.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (48.84%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (48.84%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 22 (51.16%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Graduate
5 4 (9.30%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Account Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Internal Account Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
3 21 (48.84%) WCF
3 21 (48.84%) RESTful
3 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) MVC
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) TDD
2 21 (48.84%) OO
2 21 (48.84%) BDD
2 21 (48.84%) Web Application Development
3 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.63%) CRM
4 5 (11.63%) Workflow
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) ETL
5 3 (6.98%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.65%) Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) Ruby
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) VMware
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