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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 19.88% 26.92% 11.80%
As % of the Vendors category 35.48% 44.21% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 16
Average salary £31,250 £30,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.45% -28.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £24,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £54,000 £50,000
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
93 95 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 56.02% 60.90% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 76 60 49
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (55.84%) Windows
2 37 (48.05%) MS Excel
3 31 (40.26%) VMware
4 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (31.17%) MS Exchange
6 23 (29.87%) MS Office
7 22 (28.57%) SQL
8 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (24.68%) C#
10 19 (24.68%) .NET
11 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (22.08%) Cisco
12 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
13 16 (20.78%) Hyper-V
14 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (18.18%) Apple
15 14 (18.18%) Windows 8
16 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
17 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 11 (14.29%) SharePoint
18 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (12.99%) VB
19 10 (12.99%) ITIL
19 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
19 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (31.17%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.19%) Lync
7 2 (2.60%) IIS
7 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (48.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (29.87%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.49%) Intranet
3 4 (5.19%) LAN
3 4 (5.19%) WAN
3 4 (5.19%) DNS
4 3 (3.90%) VoIP
5 2 (2.60%) HTTP
5 2 (2.60%) Firewall
5 2 (2.60%) Wireless
5 2 (2.60%) VLAN
5 2 (2.60%) Network Security
5 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) DTS
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.90%) MS Access
5 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
1 8 (10.39%) Retail
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Support Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (11.69%) Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.79%) VB Developer
8 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.19%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Support Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Support Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Deskside Support
10 3 (3.90%) IT Support
10 3 (3.90%) Administrator
10 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) .NET
2 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.09%) HTML
3 7 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.49%) Silverlight
5 4 (5.19%) HTML5
5 4 (5.19%) WinForms
5 4 (5.19%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) X-Windows
6 2 (2.60%) CSS
6 2 (2.60%) Web Services
6 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.60%) jQuery
6 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) PKI
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Online Games
3 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (55.84%) Windows
2 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 9 (11.69%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.79%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.60%) UNIX
9 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.99%) ITIL
3 9 (11.69%) RAD
4 8 (10.39%) MVC
4 8 (10.39%) MVVM
5 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.79%) Scrum
5 6 (7.79%) TDD
5 6 (7.79%) SOA
6 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.49%) Data Transformation
7 4 (5.19%) Product Management
7 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Time Management
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.90%) Workflow
8 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.60%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) SQL
2 19 (24.68%) C#
3 10 (12.99%) VB
4 8 (10.39%) VBScript
5 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.90%) VBA
7 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.90%) MCTS
4 3 (3.90%) MCSE
4 3 (3.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.60%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) MCITP
5 2 (2.60%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.78%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.60%) pfSense
4 2 (2.60%) XenApp
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
5 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.60%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) SCOM
2 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) VMware
2 17 (22.08%) Cisco
3 14 (18.18%) Apple
4 7 (9.09%) HP
4 7 (9.09%) Citrix
5 5 (6.49%) Fujitsu
5 5 (6.49%) Symantec
6 4 (5.19%) Veeam
6 4 (5.19%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.60%) AppSense
7 2 (2.60%) Dell
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
8 1 (1.30%) McAfee
8 1 (1.30%) Sophos
8 1 (1.30%) NetApp
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