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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 172 140 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.86% 21.74% 23.80%
As % of the Vendors category 63.24% 46.05% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 156 122 143
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
272 304 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.64% 47.20% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 238 261 250
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +2 67 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Burton-upon-Trent +2 24 £42,500 +30.76%
Stafford +8 23 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Tamworth 0 21 £27,500 -4.18% 2
Lichfield 0 20 £43,750 +12.90%
Cannock +7 5 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Rugeley - 2 £31,500 -
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 187 (58.81%) SQL
2 161 (50.63%) C#
3 160 (50.31%) SQL Server
4 153 (48.11%) .NET
5 116 (36.48%) MS Excel
6 98 (30.82%) HTML
7 88 (27.67%) JavaScript
8 79 (24.84%) Windows
8 79 (24.84%) MVC
9 76 (23.90%) ASP.NET
10 74 (23.27%) T-SQL
11 72 (22.64%) VB.NET
11 72 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 62 (19.50%) CSS
13 58 (18.24%) MS Office
14 57 (17.92%) HTML5
15 55 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (16.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 50 (15.72%) CRM
18 48 (15.09%) Degree
19 46 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
20 45 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
21 44 (13.84%) XML
22 40 (12.58%) SharePoint
22 40 (12.58%) Dynamics CRM
23 39 (12.26%) Web Development
23 39 (12.26%) Mentoring
23 39 (12.26%) OO
24 37 (11.64%) .NET Framework
25 34 (10.69%) Business Intelligence

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 40 (12.58%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.92%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (6.29%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (2.20%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.26%) IIS
6 4 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.94%) CMS
8 2 (0.63%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.63%) SAS
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 116 (36.48%) MS Excel
2 58 (18.24%) MS Office
3 14 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.94%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 40 (12.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (4.09%) Oracle iProcurement
3 11 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (3.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 10 (3.14%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (3.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (2.83%) Oracle Assets
5 9 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.31%) Exstream
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.31%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.72%) Office 365
3 4 (1.26%) IaaS
3 4 (1.26%) PaaS
3 4 (1.26%) SaaS
4 3 (0.94%) Sage Pay
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.77%) LAN
2 11 (3.46%) WAN
3 10 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.83%) DNS
4 9 (2.83%) SAN
5 8 (2.52%) VPN
6 5 (1.57%) DHCP
6 5 (1.57%) Firewall
6 5 (1.57%) RTP
6 5 (1.57%) SSL
7 3 (0.94%) Network Security
7 3 (0.94%) Skype
7 3 (0.94%) VLAN
8 2 (0.63%) HTTP
8 2 (0.63%) Internet
9 1 (0.31%) IMAP
9 1 (0.31%) Intranet
9 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.31%) SMTP
9 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (50.31%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (10.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (3.77%) OLAP
9 10 (3.14%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.52%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.20%) MS Access
12 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.57%) Big Data
13 5 (1.57%) MySQL
14 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.94%) OLTP
15 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (9.75%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.46%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.83%) Moq
5 7 (2.20%) QADirector
5 7 (2.20%) TestPartner
6 3 (0.94%) Subversion
7 2 (0.63%) ERwin
7 2 (0.63%) JIRA
7 2 (0.63%) Selenium
7 2 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.31%) Gatling
8 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.31%) NUnit
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.31%) ProC
8 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (9.12%) Finance
2 27 (8.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (6.60%) Games
4 19 (5.97%) Retail
5 12 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.89%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Billing
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (49.37%) Developer
2 55 (17.30%) .NET Developer
3 47 (14.78%) C# Developer
4 41 (12.89%) Analyst
5 40 (12.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (10.69%) Senior Developer
7 30 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 30 (9.43%) Web Developer
8 29 (9.12%) SQL Developer
9 25 (7.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (7.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 24 (7.55%) Tester
11 23 (7.23%) Senior C# Developer
12 22 (6.92%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 21 (6.60%) Support Analyst
14 19 (5.97%) Applications Developer
14 19 (5.97%) Graduate
14 19 (5.97%) Junior
15 18 (5.66%) Consultant
15 18 (5.66%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (48.11%) .NET
2 98 (30.82%) HTML
3 76 (23.90%) ASP.NET
4 62 (19.50%) CSS
5 57 (17.92%) HTML5
6 45 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (13.84%) XML
8 37 (11.64%) .NET Framework
9 23 (7.23%) jQuery
10 22 (6.92%) AngularJS
11 20 (6.29%) WCF
12 19 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (5.97%) Web Services
13 18 (5.66%) CSS3
14 16 (5.03%) Entity Framework
15 13 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (4.09%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (3.46%) EDI
17 8 (2.52%) Ajax
17 8 (2.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.49%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.29%) Driving Licence
4 19 (5.97%) NHS
5 17 (5.35%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.77%) PMI
7 9 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.83%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.89%) Replication
9 5 (1.57%) Physics
9 5 (1.57%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.26%) iPhone
10 4 (1.26%) Statistics
10 4 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.63%) EPoS
12 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (24.84%) Windows
2 26 (8.18%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.03%) Android
4 14 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.09%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.14%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.14%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.20%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.20%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.26%) Unix
9 4 (1.26%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.84%) MVC
2 55 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (15.72%) CRM
4 39 (12.26%) Mentoring
4 39 (12.26%) OO
4 39 (12.26%) Web Development
5 34 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (9.75%) OOP
7 28 (8.81%) ITIL
7 28 (8.81%) Risk Management
8 24 (7.55%) Logistics
9 23 (7.23%) ERP
9 23 (7.23%) Regression Testing
9 23 (7.23%) Test Scripting
9 23 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (6.92%) Scrum
10 22 (6.92%) TDD
11 18 (5.66%) SDLC
12 17 (5.35%) Change Management
13 13 (4.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (58.81%) SQL
2 161 (50.63%) C#
3 88 (27.67%) JavaScript
4 74 (23.27%) T-SQL
5 72 (22.64%) VB.NET
6 14 (4.40%) C++
6 14 (4.40%) Java
7 13 (4.09%) F#
8 12 (3.77%) VB
9 8 (2.52%) VBA
10 3 (0.94%) C
10 3 (0.94%) R
11 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.31%) Groovy
12 1 (0.31%) Perl
12 1 (0.31%) Python
12 1 (0.31%) X++
Qualifications
1 72 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (15.09%) Degree
3 26 (8.18%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.29%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.77%) MCSD
5 12 (3.77%) MCSE
5 12 (3.77%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.20%) ISEB
6 7 (2.20%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.57%) MCP
8 4 (1.26%) MCSA
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.63%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.63%) CCNA
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.63%) MCITP
11 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.60%) QA
2 11 (3.46%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.26%) vSphere
4 3 (0.94%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.26%) SCCM
1 4 (1.26%) SCOM
2 1 (0.31%) Ansible
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (6.92%) Oracle
2 16 (5.03%) VMware
3 8 (2.52%) Citrix
4 6 (1.89%) Cisco
5 5 (1.57%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.26%) Apple
6 4 (1.26%) LANDesk
6 4 (1.26%) Pega
6 4 (1.26%) Remedy
6 4 (1.26%) SAP
7 3 (0.94%) PayPal
7 3 (0.94%) SonicWALL
7 3 (0.94%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.63%) Cognos
8 2 (0.63%) Google
8 2 (0.63%) HP
8 2 (0.63%) Netezza
8 2 (0.63%) Nintex
8 2 (0.63%) Sage
8 2 (0.63%) Talend
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Shift Allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000. per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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