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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 15.56% 26.38% 13.68%
As % of the Vendors category 27.18% 44.79% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 21
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £54,000 £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
103 96 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 57.22% 58.90% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 81 58 55
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) MS Excel
3 28 (40.00%) VMware
4 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 19 (27.14%) SQL
7 19 (27.14%) MS Office
8 18 (25.71%) C#
8 18 (25.71%) .NET
9 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (18.57%) Cisco
12 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
12 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
12 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
13 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
14 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
14 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
14 10 (14.29%) Apple
14 10 (14.29%) Windows 8
15 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
15 9 (12.86%) RAD
15 9 (12.86%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (5.71%) Lync
6 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (44.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (27.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.14%) Intranet
3 4 (5.71%) LAN
3 4 (5.71%) WAN
3 4 (5.71%) DNS
4 3 (4.29%) VoIP
5 2 (2.86%) VLAN
5 2 (2.86%) Network Security
5 2 (2.86%) Wireless
5 2 (2.86%) Firewall
5 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.57%) DTS
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Technical Support
6 8 (11.43%) Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) VB Developer
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Support Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Support Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Administrator
10 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) IT Support
10 3 (4.29%) Deskside Support
11 2 (2.86%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.86%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) .NET
2 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.00%) HTML
4 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.14%) Silverlight
6 4 (5.71%) HTML5
6 4 (5.71%) WinForms
7 3 (4.29%) XML
8 2 (2.86%) jQuery
8 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.86%) CSS
8 2 (2.86%) X-Windows
9 1 (1.43%) Web Services
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 10 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.86%) Linux
8 2 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.86%) RAD
2 9 (12.86%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) MVC
3 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (10.00%) MVVM
4 6 (8.57%) TDD
4 6 (8.57%) Scrum
5 5 (7.14%) SOA
5 5 (7.14%) Data Transformation
6 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.71%) Software Testing
6 4 (5.71%) Product Management
6 4 (5.71%) Time Management
7 3 (4.29%) Workflow
7 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.86%) Change Control
8 2 (2.86%) Service Management
8 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 18 (25.71%) C#
3 7 (10.00%) VB
4 5 (7.14%) VBScript
5 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.29%) CCNA
4 3 (4.29%) MCSE
4 3 (4.29%) ISEB
4 3 (4.29%) MCTS
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) MCITP
6 1 (1.43%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) MCSA
6 1 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) XenApp
4 2 (2.86%) pfSense
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) VMware
2 13 (18.57%) Cisco
3 10 (14.29%) Apple
4 8 (11.43%) HP
5 7 (10.00%) Citrix
6 5 (7.14%) Symantec
7 4 (5.71%) Fujitsu
7 4 (5.71%) Veeam
7 4 (5.71%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.86%) AppSense
8 2 (2.86%) IBM
8 2 (2.86%) Dell
9 1 (1.43%) McAfee
9 1 (1.43%) Sophos
9 1 (1.43%) NetApp
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