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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 12.96% 24.35% 16.00%
As % of the Vendors category 25.93% 46.67% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 32
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £32,500 £17,150
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
54 60 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 50.00% 52.17% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 57 70
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 11 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (63.16%) .NET
3 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 22 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 18 (47.37%) SQL
4 18 (47.37%) SLA
5 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
5 17 (44.74%) ITIL
5 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
5 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
6 14 (36.84%) Time Management
7 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
7 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (34.21%) VMware
7 13 (34.21%) Linux
7 13 (34.21%) VB
7 13 (34.21%) C#
7 13 (34.21%) Java
7 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
8 12 (31.58%) ITIL V3
8 12 (31.58%) HTML
8 12 (31.58%) Oracle
8 12 (31.58%) IIS
8 12 (31.58%) Apache
8 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
8 12 (31.58%) IBM
8 12 (31.58%) Unix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (31.58%) Apache
1 12 (31.58%) IIS
1 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
1 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.53%) RavenDB
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) JMeter
3 1 (2.63%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) WATIR
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) German Language
3 1 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Programmer
5 6 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Support
7 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
7 4 (10.53%) XML Developer
8 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) .NET
2 22 (57.89%) .NET Framework
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
3 12 (31.58%) Middleware
4 10 (26.32%) XML
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.05%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) jQuery
6 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
7 4 (10.53%) HTML5
7 4 (10.53%) XSL
7 4 (10.53%) XSLT
8 1 (2.63%) Ajax
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.63%) DirectX
8 1 (2.63%) JSON
8 1 (2.63%) MDX
8 1 (2.63%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.63%) Qt
8 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (31.58%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) Time Management
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
4 12 (31.58%) Data Analysis
4 12 (31.58%) ITIL V3
4 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) MVC
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) B2C
7 4 (10.53%) High Availability
7 4 (10.53%) Workflow
8 2 (5.26%) B2B
8 2 (5.26%) Market Research
8 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.63%) Project Management
9 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) VB
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) XPath
5 4 (10.53%) XQuery
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCDST
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (47.37%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) IBM
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) Telerik
4 4 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Rally
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