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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 117 92 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.78% 16.94% 19.52%
As % of the Vendors category 45.70% 42.79% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 109 86 111
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Microsoft
West Midlands

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
256 215 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 41.09% 39.59% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 219 187 217
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 42 £42,500 +61.90% 7
Lichfield -1 26 £43,000 +42.14%
Tamworth 0 14 £27,750 -2.80% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +4 13 £45,000 -
Stafford 0 10 £32,000 -8.57%
Cannock - 2 £32,000 -
Rugeley - 1 £68,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 170 (58.42%) SQL
2 159 (54.64%) SQL Server
3 144 (49.48%) C#
4 142 (48.80%) .NET
5 99 (34.02%) MVC
6 94 (32.30%) Windows
7 93 (31.96%) HTML
8 91 (31.27%) MS Excel
9 90 (30.93%) ASP.NET
10 80 (27.49%) JavaScript
11 68 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
12 67 (23.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 62 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 60 (20.62%) CSS
15 59 (20.27%) T-SQL
15 59 (20.27%) .NET Framework
16 57 (19.59%) HTML5
16 57 (19.59%) VB.NET
17 56 (19.24%) Visual Studio
17 56 (19.24%) CRM
18 55 (18.90%) XML
19 51 (17.53%) Dynamics CRM
20 50 (17.18%) MS Office
21 47 (16.15%) Active Directory
22 46 (15.81%) Windows Server
23 43 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
24 42 (14.43%) Web Development
25 41 (14.09%) Logistics
26 37 (12.71%) VMware
26 37 (12.71%) SharePoint

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 37 (12.71%) SharePoint
2 33 (11.34%) MS Exchange
3 29 (9.97%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (7.56%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.06%) IIS
5 6 (2.06%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.03%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.69%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.34%) Site Server
Applications
1 91 (31.27%) MS Excel
2 50 (17.18%) MS Office
3 9 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 51 (17.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.69%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.34%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.81%) Office 365
3 3 (1.03%) Sage Pay
4 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.69%) Yammer
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.25%) DHCP
1 24 (8.25%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.15%) DNS
3 10 (3.44%) LAN
4 9 (3.09%) WAN
5 8 (2.75%) VLAN
6 7 (2.41%) Firewall
6 7 (2.41%) VPN
7 6 (2.06%) SAN
8 5 (1.72%) Skype
9 3 (1.03%) Network Security
9 3 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.03%) SSL
10 2 (0.69%) HTTP
10 2 (0.69%) RTP
11 1 (0.34%) BGP
11 1 (0.34%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.34%) Internet
11 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (54.64%) SQL Server
2 62 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (11.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (9.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (4.81%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (3.78%) MySQL
10 10 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.06%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.72%) OLTP
13 4 (1.37%) MS Access
13 4 (1.37%) OLAP
14 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.69%) Big Data
15 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 56 (19.24%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.56%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.53%) Moq
4 14 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.72%) Subversion
6 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.03%) QADirector
7 3 (1.03%) TestPartner
8 2 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.34%) Gatling
9 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.34%) Selenium
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (8.59%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (5.50%) Finance
3 8 (2.75%) Retail
4 6 (2.06%) Games
5 3 (1.03%) Marketing
6 2 (0.69%) Advertising
6 2 (0.69%) Legal
6 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (49.83%) Developer
2 57 (19.59%) .NET Developer
3 50 (17.18%) Senior Developer
4 49 (16.84%) C# Developer
5 46 (15.81%) Analyst
6 39 (13.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (11.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 30 (10.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (10.31%) Senior C# Developer
9 29 (9.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 28 (9.62%) Support Analyst
11 24 (8.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (8.25%) SQL Developer
11 24 (8.25%) Web Developer
12 22 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 22 (7.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (7.56%) Software Developer
13 20 (6.87%) HTML Developer
13 20 (6.87%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 20 (6.87%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (48.80%) .NET
2 93 (31.96%) HTML
3 90 (30.93%) ASP.NET
4 67 (23.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 60 (20.62%) CSS
6 59 (20.27%) .NET Framework
7 57 (19.59%) HTML5
8 55 (18.90%) XML
9 31 (10.65%) Entity Framework
10 30 (10.31%) AngularJS
11 29 (9.97%) jQuery
12 25 (8.59%) KnockoutJS
12 25 (8.59%) Web Services
13 20 (6.87%) WCF
14 18 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (4.81%) EDI
16 13 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 11 (3.78%) CSS3
18 10 (3.44%) Ajax
19 8 (2.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.93%) NHS
3 22 (7.56%) PMI
4 16 (5.50%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.78%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.41%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.06%) iPhone
8 6 (2.06%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.72%) Physics
9 5 (1.72%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.03%) Replication
11 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.69%) EPoS
11 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.69%) Life Science
11 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 94 (32.30%) Windows
2 46 (15.81%) Windows Server
3 20 (6.87%) Android
4 19 (6.53%) Linux
5 18 (6.19%) Unix
6 16 (5.50%) Windows XP
7 15 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.47%) Windows Vista
10 11 (3.78%) Apple iOS
10 11 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (3.44%) SUSE
12 7 (2.41%) Windows 7
12 7 (2.41%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.06%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (34.02%) MVC
2 68 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (19.24%) CRM
4 42 (14.43%) Web Development
5 41 (14.09%) Logistics
6 33 (11.34%) SOA
7 29 (9.97%) Mentoring
8 27 (9.28%) Scrum
9 26 (8.93%) TDD
10 22 (7.56%) OO
11 20 (6.87%) Regression Testing
11 20 (6.87%) Workflow
12 18 (6.19%) ITIL
12 18 (6.19%) Test Scripting
13 17 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (5.15%) Validation
15 14 (4.81%) Data Validation
15 14 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (4.81%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 170 (58.42%) SQL
2 144 (49.48%) C#
3 80 (27.49%) JavaScript
4 59 (20.27%) T-SQL
5 57 (19.59%) VB.NET
6 15 (5.15%) F#
7 10 (3.44%) VB
8 7 (2.41%) Java
9 6 (2.06%) C++
10 4 (1.37%) VB6
10 4 (1.37%) VBA
11 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.69%) PHP
12 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.34%) C
13 1 (0.34%) Erlang
13 1 (0.34%) Perl
13 1 (0.34%) Python
13 1 (0.34%) R
13 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.56%) PMI Certification
4 21 (7.22%) Degree
5 20 (6.87%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.78%) MCSE
7 5 (1.72%) MCSD
8 4 (1.37%) MCP
9 3 (1.03%) ISEB
9 3 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.69%) MCSA
10 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.34%) MCITP
11 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.47%) QA
2 7 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.03%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.03%) vSphere
4 3 (1.03%) XenApp
4 3 (1.03%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.03%) XenServer
5 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) Docker
6 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (12.71%) VMware
2 23 (7.90%) Cisco
3 14 (4.81%) Citrix
4 7 (2.41%) Oracle
5 5 (1.72%) Apple
5 5 (1.72%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.37%) Pega
6 4 (1.37%) SonicWALL
6 4 (1.37%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.03%) Cognos
7 3 (1.03%) PayPal
7 3 (1.03%) Sage
7 3 (1.03%) SAP
7 3 (1.03%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.69%) Google
8 2 (0.69%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.69%) Logi Analytics
8 2 (0.69%) Netezza
8 2 (0.69%) Talend
8 2 (0.69%) Zend
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