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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 14.29% 17.33% 20.97%
As % of the Vendors category 32.26% 68.42% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 12
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £17,948 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £34,750 £39,000
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
31 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 44.29% 25.33% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 23
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,883 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stafford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) XenApp
6 4 (25.00%) Veeam
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) MS Access
7 3 (18.75%) CRM
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (12.50%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) MS Access
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCSD
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Veeam
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
Stafford, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Ctalk Limited
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 7 days ago
Stafford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago