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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 61 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 18.33% 28.11% 10.64%
As % of the Vendors category 46.81% 49.59% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 11
Average salary £25,750 £33,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.70% -20.58%
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
47 123 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 39.17% 56.68% 56.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 76 17
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -17.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (66.67%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 25 (46.30%) MS Office
4 16 (29.63%) SQL
4 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
4 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 13 (24.07%) HTML
6 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (18.52%) Degree
8 10 (18.52%) Lync
8 10 (18.52%) Office 365
8 10 (18.52%) VMware
9 9 (16.67%) Internet
9 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 9 (16.67%) DNS
9 9 (16.67%) SLA
9 9 (16.67%) Cisco
9 9 (16.67%) .NET
9 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (14.81%) ITIL
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (12.96%) MCSE
11 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.96%) HTML5
12 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (11.11%) C#
12 6 (11.11%) WinForms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) Lync
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.26%) IIS
5 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 25 (46.30%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) AutoCAD
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 9 (16.67%) DNS
1 9 (16.67%) Internet
2 5 (9.26%) SAN
2 5 (9.26%) LAN
2 5 (9.26%) WAN
2 5 (9.26%) POP3
2 5 (9.26%) SMTP
3 4 (7.41%) VoIP
3 4 (7.41%) WLAN
3 4 (7.41%) Firewall
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Developer
2 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 6 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) IT Support
3 5 (9.26%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (9.26%) Software Tester
3 5 (9.26%) Tester
4 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (7.41%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) HTML
2 9 (16.67%) .NET
3 7 (12.96%) HTML5
4 6 (11.11%) WinForms
5 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.41%) Entity Framework
5 4 (7.41%) XML
5 4 (7.41%) XSL
5 4 (7.41%) XSLT
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.85%) jQuery
7 1 (1.85%) CSS3
7 1 (1.85%) JSON
7 1 (1.85%) Ajax
7 1 (1.85%) Web Services
7 1 (1.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Handset
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 36 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) Android
7 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Validation
2 5 (9.26%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (9.26%) Coaching
3 4 (7.41%) Multithreading
3 4 (7.41%) Workflow
3 4 (7.41%) CRM
3 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.56%) Line Management
5 2 (3.70%) Product Management
5 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Analytics
5 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Web Analytics
5 2 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) C#
3 5 (9.26%) PHP
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) XPath
4 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.56%) VB
5 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (18.52%) Degree
3 7 (12.96%) MCSE
4 5 (9.26%) MCP
5 4 (7.41%) MCSA
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.56%) VCP5
6 3 (5.56%) MCITP
6 3 (5.56%) CCNA
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.85%) MCDST
8 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.85%) CCNP
8 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (7.41%) GMP
3 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.85%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.85%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) VMware
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 3 (5.56%) EMC
3 3 (5.56%) Avaya
4 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec
5 1 (1.85%) Alias
5 1 (1.85%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.85%) Becrypt
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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