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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 11 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 90 61 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.11% 10.34% 15.05%
As % of the Vendors category 38.79% 31.28% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79 52 78
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,550 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,850 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
232 195 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.11% 33.05% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 188 166 176
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,000 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +18 40 £40,000 +73.91% 5
Burton-upon-Trent +10 17 £44,000 - 1
Lichfield -10 7 £48,500 +38.57%
Tamworth -2 6 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Stafford -3 4 £31,500 - 2
Cannock - 2 £32,750 - 1
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 127 (52.05%) SQL Server
2 125 (51.23%) SQL
3 110 (45.08%) C#
4 109 (44.67%) .NET
5 92 (37.70%) Windows
6 84 (34.43%) MS Excel
6 84 (34.43%) MVC
7 73 (29.92%) ASP.NET
8 70 (28.69%) HTML
9 60 (24.59%) JavaScript
10 59 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (22.95%) Active Directory
13 55 (22.54%) Windows Server
14 50 (20.49%) HTML5
14 50 (20.49%) CSS
15 45 (18.44%) MS Office
15 45 (18.44%) VB.NET
15 45 (18.44%) .NET Framework
16 44 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 44 (18.03%) Visual Studio
16 44 (18.03%) XML
17 42 (17.21%) T-SQL
18 41 (16.80%) CRM
19 37 (15.16%) VMware
19 37 (15.16%) Dynamics CRM
20 35 (14.34%) Web Development
21 33 (13.52%) MS Exchange
21 33 (13.52%) SOA
22 31 (12.70%) SQL Server 2012

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 33 (13.52%) MS Exchange
2 28 (11.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (8.20%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (7.79%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (4.10%) IIS
6 5 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.05%) Site Server
7 4 (1.64%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.23%) FormScape
8 3 (1.23%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 84 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 45 (18.44%) MS Office
3 8 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (15.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.82%) Magento
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.41%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.56%) Office 365
3 5 (2.05%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.84%) DHCP
1 24 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 17 (6.97%) DNS
3 11 (4.51%) Firewall
4 10 (4.10%) VLAN
5 6 (2.46%) LAN
5 6 (2.46%) VPN
6 5 (2.05%) WAN
7 4 (1.64%) Skype
8 3 (1.23%) IPv4
8 3 (1.23%) IPv6
8 3 (1.23%) LDAP
8 3 (1.23%) OSPF
8 3 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.23%) RIP
8 3 (1.23%) RTP
8 3 (1.23%) SAN
8 3 (1.23%) SSL
9 2 (0.82%) HTTP
9 2 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (52.05%) SQL Server
2 44 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (12.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (5.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (5.33%) MySQL
9 10 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (4.10%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.87%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.05%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.64%) Riak
14 3 (1.23%) Big Data
14 3 (1.23%) DTS
14 3 (1.23%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.82%) OLAP
15 2 (0.82%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 44 (18.03%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.56%) Moq
4 8 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.05%) Subversion
6 4 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.41%) Gatling
7 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (7.38%) Finance
2 17 (6.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.64%) Games
4 4 (1.64%) Retail
5 3 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (41.39%) Developer
2 44 (18.03%) .NET Developer
3 41 (16.80%) Analyst
3 41 (16.80%) Senior Developer
4 40 (16.39%) C# Developer
5 32 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (10.66%) Senior .NET Developer
6 26 (10.66%) Support Analyst
7 24 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (9.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 23 (9.43%) Senior C# Developer
9 22 (9.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (8.20%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (8.20%) Technical Support
11 19 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 19 (7.79%) Web Developer
12 18 (7.38%) HTML Developer
12 18 (7.38%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 18 (7.38%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (44.67%) .NET
2 73 (29.92%) ASP.NET
3 70 (28.69%) HTML
4 59 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 50 (20.49%) CSS
5 50 (20.49%) HTML5
6 45 (18.44%) .NET Framework
7 44 (18.03%) XML
8 27 (11.07%) AngularJS
8 27 (11.07%) Web Services
9 25 (10.25%) Entity Framework
9 25 (10.25%) jQuery
10 19 (7.79%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (6.97%) WCF
12 15 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (4.51%) EDI
15 10 (4.10%) Ajax
16 7 (2.87%) CSS3
16 7 (2.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.38%) NHS
3 16 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.56%) PMI
4 10 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.10%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.69%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.87%) iPhone
7 6 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.46%) Life Science
8 5 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.05%) User Experience
9 3 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.82%) EPoS
10 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.82%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.41%) Clustering
11 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.41%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 92 (37.70%) Windows
2 55 (22.54%) Windows Server
3 20 (8.20%) Linux
4 18 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (6.56%) Android
6 16 (6.56%) Unix
6 16 (6.56%) Windows XP
7 13 (5.33%) Windows Vista
8 10 (4.10%) SUSE
9 8 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.87%) Windows Phone
11 6 (2.46%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.64%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (34.43%) MVC
2 57 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.80%) CRM
4 35 (14.34%) Web Development
5 33 (13.52%) SOA
6 31 (12.70%) Logistics
7 27 (11.07%) Mentoring
8 20 (8.20%) Scrum
8 20 (8.20%) TDD
9 17 (6.97%) Workflow
10 16 (6.56%) ITIL
11 14 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (5.74%) Project Planning
12 12 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.51%) Regression Testing
13 11 (4.51%) Ticket Management
14 9 (3.69%) Test Scripting
14 9 (3.69%) Validation
15 8 (3.28%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 125 (51.23%) SQL
2 110 (45.08%) C#
3 60 (24.59%) JavaScript
4 45 (18.44%) VB.NET
5 42 (17.21%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.74%) VB
7 10 (4.10%) F#
8 7 (2.87%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.46%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.64%) Java
10 4 (1.64%) VB6
10 4 (1.64%) VBA
11 3 (1.23%) Erlang
11 3 (1.23%) VBScript
12 2 (0.82%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) C
13 1 (0.41%) C++
13 1 (0.41%) Groovy
13 1 (0.41%) Perl
13 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.56%) PMI Certification
2 16 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.69%) Degree
5 7 (2.87%) MCSE
6 5 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.23%) MCSD
8 2 (0.82%) MCP
8 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.41%) MCSA
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.56%) QA
2 8 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.05%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.23%) Docker
5 3 (1.23%) XenApp
5 3 (1.23%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.23%) XenServer
6 2 (0.82%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (15.16%) VMware
2 23 (9.43%) Cisco
3 12 (4.92%) Citrix
4 6 (2.46%) Oracle
4 6 (2.46%) SonicWALL
5 5 (2.05%) Acronis
5 5 (2.05%) arcserve
5 5 (2.05%) Cyberoam
5 5 (2.05%) Intel Security
5 5 (2.05%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.05%) Kaspersky
5 5 (2.05%) Proofpoint
5 5 (2.05%) Sophos
5 5 (2.05%) Symantec
5 5 (2.05%) WatchGuard
5 5 (2.05%) Webroot
6 4 (1.64%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.82%) Cognos
7 2 (0.82%) Sage
7 2 (0.82%) SAP
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