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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 20.39% 15.69% 19.08%
As % of the Vendors category 52.50% 32.00% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 32
Median salary £26,250 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,750 £16,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
40 50 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 38.83% 49.02% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 78
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of job ads across the Stevenage region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (64.58%) ITIL
4 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 24 (50.00%) MS Office
7 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (41.67%) Becrypt
8 20 (41.67%) SCCM
9 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
11 17 (35.42%) Service Management
12 15 (31.25%) Unix
12 15 (31.25%) Linux
13 14 (29.17%) SLA
14 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
15 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (25.00%) VMware
15 12 (25.00%) Office 365
16 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
16 11 (22.92%) Validation
16 11 (22.92%) Handset
16 11 (22.92%) MCDST
16 11 (22.92%) Blackberry
16 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
17 9 (18.75%) Front Office
17 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
17 9 (18.75%) Performance Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 8 (16.67%) IIS
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (10.42%) Apache
4 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (50.00%) MS Office
2 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 3 (6.25%) POP3
3 3 (6.25%) SMTP
4 2 (4.17%) DHCP
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JMeter
1 2 (4.17%) Selenium
1 2 (4.17%) Subversion
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.17%) WATIR
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (18.75%) Front Office
2 5 (10.42%) Aerospace
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Support Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Technical Manager
4 11 (22.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (22.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 11 (22.92%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) Technical Support
4 11 (22.92%) Technical Support Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Service Manager
5 9 (18.75%) Technical Services Manager
6 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Support Analyst
7 6 (12.50%) Applications Support
7 6 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (10.42%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
1 5 (10.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Blackberry
1 11 (22.92%) Handset
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Life Science
3 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (31.25%) Linux
5 15 (31.25%) Unix
6 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
7 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.17%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) ITIL
2 17 (35.42%) Service Management
3 11 (22.92%) Validation
4 9 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
4 9 (18.75%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.42%) People Management
6 4 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.08%) Change Management
8 1 (2.08%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.08%) ITSM
8 1 (2.08%) Logistics
8 1 (2.08%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) VB
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) MCDST
5 3 (6.25%) CCNA
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.17%) ISEB
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (41.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Becrypt
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Rally
6 2 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) Dell