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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 25.00% 15.56% 27.50%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 77.78% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
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
34 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 50.00% 20.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 14
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +26.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 1 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stafford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 15 (57.69%) .NET
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) MVC
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) OO
5 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 10 (38.46%) Retail
5 10 (38.46%) Ruby
5 10 (38.46%) WCF
5 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 10 (38.46%) RESTful
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (38.46%) BDD
5 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
5 10 (38.46%) Node.js
5 10 (38.46%) Web Application Development
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) CRM
9 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 10 (38.46%) Node.js
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Lync
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Graduate
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Internal Account Manager
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) WCF
3 10 (38.46%) RESTful
3 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (15.38%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
2 10 (38.46%) OO
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
2 10 (38.46%) BDD
2 10 (38.46%) Web Application Development
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) Ruby
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco
1 4 (15.38%) Citrix
1 4 (15.38%) Veeam
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
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