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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.85% 7.32% 23.43%
As % of the Vendors category 52.73% 23.08% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 36
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -14.70%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
55 39 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 50.93% 31.71% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 64
Median salary £42,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,980 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +4.95%

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 29 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 36 (81.82%) Windows
1 36 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 31 (70.45%) ITIL
3 28 (63.64%) SC Cleared
4 26 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
6 21 (47.73%) Windows 7
7 19 (43.18%) Becrypt
7 19 (43.18%) SCCM
8 18 (40.91%) SLA
8 18 (40.91%) MS Office
9 17 (38.64%) Unix
9 17 (38.64%) Linux
10 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
12 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
12 13 (29.55%) IIS
12 13 (29.55%) VMware
13 11 (25.00%) MCDST
13 11 (25.00%) Handset
13 11 (25.00%) Validation
13 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (25.00%) Blackberry
13 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
13 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 10 (22.73%) Oracle

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 13 (29.55%) IIS
2 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (20.45%) Apache
3 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
3 9 (20.45%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) MS Office
2 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) Internet
4 4 (9.09%) POP3
4 4 (9.09%) SMTP
5 2 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (18.18%) Front Office
2 5 (11.36%) Aerospace
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) German Language
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Technical Support
2 17 (38.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (38.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 17 (38.64%) Support Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) Technical Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) Technical Support Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Technical Manager
4 10 (22.73%) Applications Support
5 8 (18.18%) Service Manager
5 8 (18.18%) Technical Services Manager
6 7 (15.91%) Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Applications Developer
10 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
10 2 (4.55%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
2 9 (20.45%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) Ajax
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 11 (25.00%) Handset
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Clustering
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.36%) Life Science
4 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (47.73%) Windows 7
4 17 (38.64%) Linux
4 17 (38.64%) Unix
5 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
7 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Validation
3 8 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 8 (18.18%) Service Management
4 7 (15.91%) High Availability
5 5 (11.36%) People Management
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.09%) Time Management
6 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.55%) Presales
8 1 (2.27%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.27%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (2.27%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Java
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
1 10 (22.73%) VB
2 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 28 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) MCDST
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Becrypt
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle
4 9 (20.45%) IBM
5 7 (15.91%) NetApp
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Remedy
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