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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 31 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 24.22% 13.50% 15.71%
As % of the Vendors category 44.93% 26.67% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 25
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
69 120 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 53.91% 50.63% 57.59%
Number of salaries quoted 66 59 47
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
3 16 (31.37%) VMware
4 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
6 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (25.49%) MS Office
7 12 (23.53%) SQL
7 12 (23.53%) Lync
8 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (17.65%) DNS
9 9 (17.65%) .NET
9 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (15.69%) HTML
10 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
11 7 (13.73%) Cisco
11 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
11 7 (13.73%) Windows Vista
11 7 (13.73%) HTML5
11 7 (13.73%) QA
11 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (11.76%) Office 365
12 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (11.76%) WinForms
12 6 (11.76%) SLA
12 6 (11.76%) HP
12 6 (11.76%) C#

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.53%) Lync
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.88%) IIS
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (25.49%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) LAN
2 4 (7.84%) WLAN
2 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 4 (7.84%) SAN
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
3 3 (5.88%) POP3
3 3 (5.88%) SMTP
3 3 (5.88%) DHCP
3 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 2 (3.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) DTS
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (7.84%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Developer
1 8 (15.69%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
2 6 (11.76%) Technical Support
2 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Server Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (7.84%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) QA Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) HTML
3 7 (13.73%) HTML5
4 6 (11.76%) WinForms
5 4 (7.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.84%) XML
5 4 (7.84%) XSL
5 4 (7.84%) XSLT
6 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.92%) X-Windows
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.96%) ODBC
7 1 (1.96%) JSON
7 1 (1.96%) Ajax
7 1 (1.96%) jQuery
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Vista
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL
3 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
3 5 (9.80%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (9.80%) Coaching
4 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
4 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (7.84%) Workflow
4 4 (7.84%) CRM
5 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.88%) Line Management
6 2 (3.92%) Change Control
6 2 (3.92%) Analytics
6 2 (3.92%) Product Management
6 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.92%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (3.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) C#
3 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.84%) XPath
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
5 3 (5.88%) VB
5 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.76%) MCSE
3 5 (9.80%) ISEB
3 5 (9.80%) MCITP
4 4 (7.84%) CCNA
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.88%) MCTS
5 3 (5.88%) VCP5
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) MCSA
7 1 (1.96%) MCP
7 1 (1.96%) HND
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
2 6 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.96%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) VMware
2 7 (13.73%) Cisco
3 6 (11.76%) HP
4 5 (9.80%) IBM
5 3 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Symantec
6 2 (3.92%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee
7 1 (1.96%) Sophos
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) Veeam
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + healthcare, Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago