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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 26.14% 10.42% 20.69%
As % of the Vendors category 58.97% 17.86% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,250 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 44.32% 58.33% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 8
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £23,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £36,500
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 4 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stafford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 31 (77.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (50.00%) .NET
3 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
3 19 (47.50%) C#
3 19 (47.50%) OO
3 19 (47.50%) MVC
3 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (47.50%) TDD
3 19 (47.50%) Retail
3 19 (47.50%) Ruby
3 19 (47.50%) WCF
3 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
3 19 (47.50%) RESTful
3 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (47.50%) BDD
3 19 (47.50%) NoSQL
3 19 (47.50%) Node.js
3 19 (47.50%) Web Application Development
3 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Windows
6 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (47.50%) Node.js
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) ADSL
1 2 (5.00%) PSTN
1 2 (5.00%) SMTP
1 2 (5.00%) FTP
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (77.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (47.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (47.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Graduate
5 4 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) Account Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Internal Account Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
2 19 (47.50%) WCF
2 19 (47.50%) RESTful
2 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) OO
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (47.50%) TDD
1 19 (47.50%) MVC
1 19 (47.50%) BDD
1 19 (47.50%) Web Application Development
2 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.50%) CRM
4 4 (10.00%) Workflow
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Analytics
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.00%) ETL
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.50%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) C#
1 19 (47.50%) Ruby
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
1 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) VMware
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