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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 3 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 34.03% 14.58% 22.73%
As % of the Vendors category 70.00% 26.42% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 46 5 28
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,300 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
70 53 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 48.61% 55.21% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 65 31 66
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £49,750 £60,000
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 16 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 38 (60.32%) MS Excel
2 32 (50.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 29 (46.03%) ISEB
4 28 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 23 (36.51%) Selenium
6 22 (34.92%) Windows
7 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (28.57%) QA
8 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (28.57%) Scrum
9 17 (26.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
10 16 (25.40%) ITIL
10 16 (25.40%) MS Visio
11 15 (23.81%) MS Office
12 14 (22.22%) SQL
13 13 (20.63%) Service Management
13 13 (20.63%) Office 365
14 12 (19.05%) Test Scripting
14 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (17.46%) Finance
15 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
15 11 (17.46%) JIRA
15 11 (17.46%) TDD
15 11 (17.46%) Banking
15 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
15 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
15 11 (17.46%) WebDriver
15 11 (17.46%) BDD

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 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (60.32%) MS Excel
2 16 (25.40%) MS Visio
3 15 (23.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) DHCP
1 2 (3.17%) DNS
1 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) OLAP
2 2 (3.17%) OLTP
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Selenium
2 11 (17.46%) JIRA
2 11 (17.46%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.59%) JMeter
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) WATIR
General
1 11 (17.46%) Banking
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Back Office
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Analyst
2 33 (52.38%) Test Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Automation Test Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Manual Test Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 6 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Network Support
6 6 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Field Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.17%) Handset
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Scrum
4 16 (25.40%) ITIL
5 13 (20.63%) Service Management
6 12 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
7 11 (17.46%) BDD
7 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
7 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
7 11 (17.46%) TDD
8 6 (9.52%) User Stories
9 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.17%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.17%) ETL
10 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.17%) Migration
10 2 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) ISEB
2 28 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 17 (26.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.52%) Degree
7 2 (3.17%) CCNA
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.17%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.17%) MCDST
7 2 (3.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) QA
2 10 (15.87%) SLA
3 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Becrypt
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco
1 2 (3.17%) Remedy
2 1 (1.59%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (1.59%) Computacenter
2 1 (1.59%) HP
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) VMware
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