The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 46 37 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 23.35% 14.57% 25.89%
As % of the Vendors category 65.71% 32.74% 47.66%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 50
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +20.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £31,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Vendors Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 113 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 35.53% 44.49% 54.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59 72 106
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stockport region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Stockport

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 32 (41.03%) .NET
1 32 (41.03%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) HTML
3 30 (38.46%) C#
4 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
5 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET
6 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 24 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (29.49%) Firewall
9 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
9 21 (26.92%) MS Office
9 21 (26.92%) CSS
10 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
10 20 (25.64%) Finance
10 20 (25.64%) jQuery
11 17 (21.79%) Android
11 17 (21.79%) DNS
11 17 (21.79%) SQL
12 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
12 16 (20.51%) LAN
12 16 (20.51%) WAN
13 15 (19.23%) Web Development
14 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
15 13 (16.67%) DHCP
16 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
16 12 (15.38%) IIS
17 11 (14.10%) VB
17 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.38%) IIS
2 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.13%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.56%) WordPress
6 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.56%) CMS
6 2 (2.56%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.56%) Drupal
6 2 (2.56%) Sitefinity
6 2 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.28%) Apache
7 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 21 (26.92%) MS Office
3 9 (11.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) Firewall
2 17 (21.79%) DNS
3 16 (20.51%) LAN
3 16 (20.51%) WAN
3 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.67%) DHCP
5 10 (12.82%) VLAN
6 6 (7.69%) SAN
7 5 (6.41%) Intranet
8 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
8 4 (5.13%) VPN
9 3 (3.85%) Internet
10 2 (2.56%) VoIP
10 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.56%) Network Security
10 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.28%) HTTP
11 1 (1.28%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.26%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) German Language
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 9 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.97%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Network Support
8 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.13%) Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.03%) .NET
2 31 (39.74%) HTML
3 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET
4 21 (26.92%) CSS
5 20 (25.64%) jQuery
6 9 (11.54%) XML
6 9 (11.54%) Ajax
6 9 (11.54%) COM
6 9 (11.54%) Classic ASP
6 9 (11.54%) LINQ
7 7 (8.97%) Web Services
8 6 (7.69%) HTML5
9 5 (6.41%) WCF
9 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.56%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.69%) iPhone
2 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.69%) iPad
3 4 (5.13%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.85%) User Experience
5 2 (2.56%) Social Media
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Windows
2 17 (21.79%) Android
3 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
4 9 (11.54%) Windows 8
5 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) Debian
8 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Web Development
2 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.54%) MVC
3 9 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.26%) TDD
4 8 (10.26%) V-Model
4 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
4 8 (10.26%) Android Development
4 8 (10.26%) iOS Development
5 7 (8.97%) CRM
6 5 (6.41%) ERP
6 5 (6.41%) Process Management
7 4 (5.13%) Content Management
7 4 (5.13%) Change Control
7 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (5.13%) ITIL
7 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.56%) Automation Testing
8 2 (2.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) C#
2 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.79%) SQL
4 11 (14.10%) VB
5 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.26%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.41%) Java
8 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.56%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.28%) Ruby
10 1 (1.28%) Perl
10 1 (1.28%) Python
10 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.82%) MCSE
3 9 (11.54%) MCP
4 6 (7.69%) MCDST
4 6 (7.69%) CCENT
5 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) MCTS
7 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.54%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
1 9 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
1 9 (11.54%) Symantec
1 9 (11.54%) Wyse
2 7 (8.97%) VMware
2 7 (8.97%) HP
3 6 (7.69%) Apple
4 5 (6.41%) 3PAR
5 4 (5.13%) Citrix
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco
7 2 (2.56%) Lotus
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.56%) Telerik
7 2 (2.56%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.56%) Facebook
7 2 (2.56%) Twitter
7 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.28%) Percona
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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