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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 18 3
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 27 2 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 27.27% 1.98% 27.74%
As % of the Vendors category 47.37% 6.06% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 34
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £35,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £59,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
57 33 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 57.58% 32.67% 59.12%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 59
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 33 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 28 (62.22%) ITIL
4 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (55.56%) Windows 7
6 24 (53.33%) SC Cleared
7 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
8 21 (46.67%) SCCM
8 21 (46.67%) Becrypt
9 20 (44.44%) MS Office
10 16 (35.56%) Unix
10 16 (35.56%) Linux
11 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
11 14 (31.11%) VMware
11 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (28.89%) SLA
12 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
13 12 (26.67%) Blackberry
13 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
13 12 (26.67%) Validation
13 12 (26.67%) Handset
13 12 (26.67%) MCDST
14 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
15 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
15 10 (22.22%) IIS
16 9 (20.00%) Service Management
16 9 (20.00%) Front Office

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 (22.22%) IIS
1 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Apache
2 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) MS Office
2 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.33%) Internet
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) POP3
4 4 (8.89%) SMTP
5 2 (4.44%) VoIP
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.22%) SAN
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JMeter
1 2 (4.44%) Selenium
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.44%) WATIR
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (20.00%) Front Office
2 5 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 17 (37.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (37.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (37.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 17 (37.78%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 17 (37.78%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 17 (37.78%) Support Engineer
2 17 (37.78%) Technical Engineer
2 17 (37.78%) Technical Support Engineer
3 13 (28.89%) Technical Manager
4 10 (22.22%) Analyst
5 9 (20.00%) Service Manager
5 9 (20.00%) Technical Services Manager
6 7 (15.56%) Applications Support
6 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
7 6 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
1 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 6 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Blackberry
1 12 (26.67%) Handset
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Life Science
3 4 (8.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 16 (35.56%) Linux
4 16 (35.56%) Unix
5 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.44%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Validation
3 9 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 9 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 9 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) High Availability
4 5 (11.11%) People Management
4 5 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.44%) Presales
6 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.22%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.56%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) VB
4 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (26.67%) MCDST
5 2 (4.44%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) MCP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (46.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Becrypt
2 14 (31.11%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 6 (13.33%) IBM
5 5 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Rally
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Remedy