The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 9 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 92 77 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.41% 12.46% 13.96%
As % of the Vendors category 44.88% 37.75% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 84 61 69
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £46,150
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
205 204 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.25% 33.01% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 162 179 168
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Staffordshire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +15 38 £37,500 +56.25% 6
Burton-upon-Trent +12 14 £39,500 +3.94%
Tamworth -3 12 £37,250 +6.42% 5
Stafford +9 9 £38,250 +77.90% 2
Cannock - 4 £31,500 -
Lichfield -13 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Rugeley - 1 £47,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 121 (54.50%) SQL Server
2 111 (50.00%) SQL
3 97 (43.69%) .NET
4 96 (43.24%) C#
5 77 (34.68%) MS Excel
6 76 (34.23%) MVC
7 72 (32.43%) Windows
8 68 (30.63%) ASP.NET
9 64 (28.83%) HTML
10 60 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 59 (26.58%) JavaScript
12 55 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (23.42%) HTML5
14 48 (21.62%) Active Directory
15 47 (21.17%) CSS
15 47 (21.17%) Windows Server
16 44 (19.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 39 (17.57%) T-SQL
18 38 (17.12%) Visual Studio
19 36 (16.22%) XML
19 36 (16.22%) VB.NET
19 36 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 35 (15.77%) .NET Framework
21 34 (15.32%) VMware
22 33 (14.86%) SOA
23 31 (13.96%) MS Office
24 29 (13.06%) jQuery
24 29 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
24 29 (13.06%) CRM
24 29 (13.06%) Dynamics CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (12.61%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.26%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.21%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (7.21%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (5.41%) IIS
5 5 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.25%) Site Server
6 3 (1.35%) FormScape
6 3 (1.35%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.35%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 77 (34.68%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (13.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.90%) Magento
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.41%) Office 365
3 5 (2.25%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.35%) IaaS
4 3 (1.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.81%) DHCP
2 21 (9.46%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.76%) DNS
4 10 (4.50%) Firewall
5 9 (4.05%) VLAN
6 4 (1.80%) VPN
7 3 (1.35%) IPv4
7 3 (1.35%) IPv6
7 3 (1.35%) LDAP
7 3 (1.35%) OSPF
7 3 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.35%) RIP
7 3 (1.35%) RTP
7 3 (1.35%) SSL
8 2 (0.90%) LAN
8 2 (0.90%) SAN
8 2 (0.90%) Skype
9 1 (0.45%) BGP
9 1 (0.45%) FTP
9 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (54.50%) SQL Server
2 44 (19.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (13.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (11.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (7.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (6.76%) NoSQL
8 13 (5.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (4.50%) MySQL
9 10 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (4.05%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.05%) Riak
11 6 (2.70%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.25%) Big Data
12 5 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.80%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.80%) OLTP
14 3 (1.35%) DTS
14 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 38 (17.12%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.21%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.86%) Moq
4 7 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.80%) Subversion
5 4 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (8.56%) Finance
2 13 (5.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.70%) Retail
5 4 (1.80%) Advertising
5 4 (1.80%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Automotive
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (38.74%) Developer
2 39 (17.57%) .NET Developer
3 38 (17.12%) C# Developer
4 35 (15.77%) Senior Developer
5 30 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (12.16%) Analyst
7 23 (10.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (10.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (9.46%) Senior C# Developer
9 20 (9.01%) Senior .NET Developer
9 20 (9.01%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 19 (8.56%) Support Analyst
11 18 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 18 (8.11%) DBA
11 18 (8.11%) Technical Support
12 17 (7.66%) HTML Developer
12 17 (7.66%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (7.66%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 17 (7.66%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (7.66%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (43.69%) .NET
2 68 (30.63%) ASP.NET
3 64 (28.83%) HTML
4 60 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (23.42%) HTML5
6 47 (21.17%) CSS
7 36 (16.22%) XML
8 35 (15.77%) .NET Framework
9 29 (13.06%) jQuery
10 26 (11.71%) Web Services
11 21 (9.46%) AngularJS
12 20 (9.01%) Entity Framework
13 17 (7.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (7.21%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (7.21%) WCF
15 11 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (4.50%) Ajax
17 9 (4.05%) CSS3
17 9 (4.05%) EDI
17 9 (4.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.66%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (7.21%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.76%) N-Tier
5 13 (5.86%) NHS
5 13 (5.86%) PMI
6 9 (4.05%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.60%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.15%) Life Science
9 5 (2.25%) Blog
9 5 (2.25%) iPhone
9 5 (2.25%) User Experience
10 4 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.35%) Clustering
11 3 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.45%) EPoS
12 1 (0.45%) Fintech
12 1 (0.45%) PDA
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (32.43%) Windows
2 47 (21.17%) Windows Server
3 20 (9.01%) Linux
4 16 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.76%) Unix
6 12 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.95%) Android
7 11 (4.95%) Windows Vista
7 11 (4.95%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.50%) SUSE
9 5 (2.25%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.25%) Windows Phone
9 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.23%) MVC
2 55 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.86%) SOA
4 29 (13.06%) CRM
5 27 (12.16%) Logistics
6 26 (11.71%) Web Development
7 19 (8.56%) Mentoring
7 19 (8.56%) TDD
8 18 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (7.21%) Scrum
10 14 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (6.31%) Project Planning
10 14 (6.31%) Workflow
11 13 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.41%) ITIL
13 11 (4.95%) Open Source
14 10 (4.50%) Regression Testing
14 10 (4.50%) Ticket Management
15 9 (4.05%) Functional Programming
15 9 (4.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 111 (50.00%) SQL
2 96 (43.24%) C#
3 59 (26.58%) JavaScript
4 39 (17.57%) T-SQL
5 36 (16.22%) VB.NET
6 19 (8.56%) VB
7 7 (3.15%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.70%) Java
8 6 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.25%) F#
10 4 (1.80%) Erlang
10 4 (1.80%) VB6
10 4 (1.80%) VBA
11 3 (1.35%) VBScript
12 2 (0.90%) C++
12 2 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (5.86%) PMI Certification
2 12 (5.41%) Degree
3 11 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.25%) MCSE
6 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) MCSA
7 1 (0.45%) MCSD
7 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.56%) QA
2 9 (4.05%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.70%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.80%) Docker
5 4 (1.80%) XenApp
5 4 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.35%) XenServer
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.90%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 34 (15.32%) VMware
2 22 (9.91%) Cisco
3 11 (4.95%) Citrix
4 5 (2.25%) Acronis
4 5 (2.25%) arcserve
4 5 (2.25%) Cyberoam
4 5 (2.25%) Intel Security
4 5 (2.25%) JD Edwards
4 5 (2.25%) Kaspersky
4 5 (2.25%) Proofpoint
4 5 (2.25%) SonicWALL
4 5 (2.25%) Sophos
4 5 (2.25%) Symantec
4 5 (2.25%) WatchGuard
4 5 (2.25%) Webroot
5 4 (1.80%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.90%) Apple
6 2 (0.90%) HP
6 2 (0.90%) SAP
6 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive Base Salary + Bonus and
Posted: 13 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago