The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Stevenage region.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 27.48% 25.31% 13.04%
As % of the Vendors category 47.37% 47.13% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 17
Average salary £33,500 £29,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.51% -42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £16,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
76 87 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 58.02% 53.70% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 55 41 45
Average salary £34,350 £38,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.35% +7.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Stevenage

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 58 (58.59%) MS Excel
2 56 (56.57%) Windows
3 46 (46.46%) MS Office
4 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (32.32%) VMware
7 30 (30.30%) MS Exchange
8 26 (26.26%) Cisco
8 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (24.24%) TCP/IP
10 24 (24.24%) .NET
10 24 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (23.23%) Windows 8
11 23 (23.23%) Hyper-V
11 23 (23.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (23.23%) Apple
12 22 (22.22%) C#
12 22 (22.22%) SQL
13 20 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (18.18%) Retail
14 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
15 17 (17.17%) Windows XP
16 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET
16 16 (16.16%) Finance
17 14 (14.14%) Windows Vista
18 13 (13.13%) Fujitsu
18 13 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (13.13%) Telecoms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 30 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 25 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (23.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (12.12%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.02%) Lync
7 2 (2.02%) IIS
8 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 58 (58.59%) MS Excel
2 46 (46.46%) MS Office
3 10 (10.10%) MS Project
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.06%) DNS
3 5 (5.05%) WAN
3 5 (5.05%) Intranet
4 4 (4.04%) LAN
5 3 (3.03%) Firewall
5 3 (3.03%) VLAN
6 2 (2.02%) Network Security
6 2 (2.02%) HTTP
6 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.05%) DTS
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.03%) MS Access
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (18.18%) Retail
2 16 (16.16%) Finance
3 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Support Engineer
2 19 (19.19%) Analyst
3 18 (18.18%) Developer
4 14 (14.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (13.13%) Help Desk Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Project Planner
7 7 (7.07%) IT Support
8 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) VB Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.05%) Development Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) Support Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.05%) IT Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.24%) .NET
2 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.07%) HTML
4 7 (7.07%) XML
5 5 (5.05%) Web Services
5 5 (5.05%) Silverlight
5 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.04%) HTML5
6 4 (4.04%) WinForms
7 2 (2.02%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.02%) jQuery
7 2 (2.02%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) PKI
2 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.01%) Online Games
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.57%) Windows
2 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (23.23%) Windows 8
6 17 (17.17%) Windows XP
7 14 (14.14%) Windows Vista
8 6 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.13%) ITIL
3 11 (11.11%) MVC
3 11 (11.11%) MVVM
4 10 (10.10%) Project Planning
4 10 (10.10%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.09%) RAD
5 9 (9.09%) SOA
6 8 (8.08%) Scrum
7 6 (6.06%) TDD
8 5 (5.05%) PRINCE
8 5 (5.05%) Data Transformation
9 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) Product Management
9 4 (4.04%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.03%) Workflow
10 3 (3.03%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.02%) User Stories
11 2 (2.02%) Time Management
11 2 (2.02%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.22%) C#
1 22 (22.22%) SQL
2 10 (10.10%) VB
3 8 (8.08%) VBScript
4 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.03%) VBA
5 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.02%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) CCNA
5 1 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CCNP
5 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
System Software
1 25 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (23.23%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.04%) XenApp
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.02%) pfSense
6 1 (1.01%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) SCOM
3 3 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) VMware
2 26 (26.26%) Cisco
3 23 (23.23%) Apple
4 13 (13.13%) Fujitsu
5 8 (8.08%) Citrix
6 5 (5.05%) HP
7 4 (4.04%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.04%) AppSense
8 3 (3.03%) Symantec
8 3 (3.03%) Veeam
9 2 (2.02%) Dell
10 1 (1.01%) MKS
10 1 (1.01%) McAfee
10 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
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