The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 31 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 22.63% 26.97% 12.75%
As % of the Vendors category 43.06% 47.13% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 18
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -39.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £59,950 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 87 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 52.55% 57.24% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52 51 49
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 43 (53.09%) Windows
1 43 (53.09%) MS Excel
2 32 (39.51%) MS Office
3 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (32.10%) VMware
5 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
7 22 (27.16%) .NET
7 22 (27.16%) C#
7 22 (27.16%) SQL
8 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (23.46%) Cisco
9 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
11 17 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (19.75%) Windows 8
12 16 (19.75%) Apple
12 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
13 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
14 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
14 12 (14.81%) ITIL
14 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
15 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
15 11 (13.58%) Retail
15 11 (13.58%) Finance
15 11 (13.58%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.47%) IIS
6 2 (2.47%) Lync
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (53.09%) MS Excel
2 32 (39.51%) MS Office
3 7 (8.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.17%) Intranet
3 4 (4.94%) LAN
3 4 (4.94%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) WAN
4 2 (2.47%) HTTP
4 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.47%) VLAN
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) Network Security
5 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.17%) DTS
3 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.70%) MS Access
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (13.58%) Retail
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Support Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (12.35%) Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Technical Support
8 7 (8.64%) Project Planner
9 6 (7.41%) VB Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Development Manager
11 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Technical Support Manager
11 4 (4.94%) Technical Manager
11 4 (4.94%) Support Manager
11 4 (4.94%) Administrator
12 3 (3.70%) IT Support
12 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) .NET
2 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.64%) HTML
4 7 (8.64%) XML
5 5 (6.17%) Silverlight
5 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (6.17%) Web Services
6 4 (4.94%) WinForms
6 4 (4.94%) HTML5
7 2 (2.47%) CSS
7 2 (2.47%) jQuery
7 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.47%) PKI
2 1 (1.23%) Online Games
2 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.09%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (19.75%) Windows 8
6 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
7 9 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.81%) ITIL
3 11 (13.58%) MVC
3 11 (13.58%) MVVM
4 9 (11.11%) RAD
4 9 (11.11%) SOA
5 8 (9.88%) Project Planning
6 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.41%) TDD
7 6 (7.41%) Scrum
8 5 (6.17%) Data Transformation
8 5 (6.17%) PRINCE
9 4 (4.94%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Product Management
9 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) Time Management
10 3 (3.70%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.70%) Workflow
11 2 (2.47%) Service Management
11 2 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) C#
1 22 (27.16%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) VB
3 8 (9.88%) VBScript
4 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.70%) VBA
5 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.47%) CCNA
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) CCNP
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
System Software
1 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.47%) XenApp
4 2 (2.47%) pfSense
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) VMware
2 19 (23.46%) Cisco
3 16 (19.75%) Apple
4 8 (9.88%) Fujitsu
5 6 (7.41%) Citrix
6 5 (6.17%) HP
7 4 (4.94%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.70%) Veeam
8 3 (3.70%) Symantec
9 2 (2.47%) Dell
9 2 (2.47%) AppSense
10 1 (1.23%) MKS