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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 1 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 44 78 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 22.45% 36.62% 17.83%
As % of the Vendors category 59.46% 72.22% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 40 76 25
Median salary £37,500 £33,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
74 108 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 37.76% 50.70% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 69 106 53
Median salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £74,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of job ads across the Stockport region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 46 (54.12%) Windows
2 43 (50.59%) MS Excel
3 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
4 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (42.35%) .NET
6 34 (40.00%) C#
7 33 (38.82%) ASP.NET
8 30 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (31.76%) Windows Server
10 26 (30.59%) QA
10 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
11 25 (29.41%) ISEB
12 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
13 19 (22.35%) VMware
14 18 (21.18%) MVC
14 18 (21.18%) jQuery
14 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (20.00%) Mac OS X
16 16 (18.82%) Windows 10
16 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (17.65%) Web Development
17 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
17 15 (17.65%) Case Management
17 15 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
17 15 (17.65%) SQL
18 14 (16.47%) HTML
18 14 (16.47%) WCF
19 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
19 13 (15.29%) VB.NET
19 13 (15.29%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (50.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Project
3 4 (4.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) LAN
2 5 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (2.35%) SAN
3 2 (2.35%) VPN
3 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) MPLS
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) JIRA
2 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.71%) Selenium
5 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.18%) Hudson
7 1 (1.18%) NUnit
7 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.18%) Subversion
7 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Automotive
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Developer
2 28 (32.94%) .NET Developer
3 24 (28.24%) QA Tester
3 24 (28.24%) Tester
4 15 (17.65%) Lead Tester
4 15 (17.65%) QA Leader
4 15 (17.65%) Senior QA Tester
4 15 (17.65%) Senior Tester
5 11 (12.94%) QA Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (9.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
11 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.35%) .NET
2 33 (38.82%) ASP.NET
3 18 (21.18%) jQuery
4 14 (16.47%) HTML
4 14 (16.47%) WCF
5 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (14.12%) CSS
6 12 (14.12%) Web Services
7 7 (8.24%) XML
8 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.88%) NHibernate
9 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.71%) REST
9 4 (4.71%) RESTful
9 4 (4.71%) Spring
10 3 (3.53%) WSDL
10 3 (3.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) iPad
3 4 (4.71%) CMDB
4 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.12%) Windows
2 27 (31.76%) Windows Server
3 17 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 16 (18.82%) Windows 10
5 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.71%) Android
6 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.18%) AIX
7 1 (1.18%) Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Unix
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) MVC
3 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
3 15 (17.65%) Case Management
3 15 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
3 15 (17.65%) Web Development
4 13 (15.29%) TDD
5 11 (12.94%) Test Scripting
6 10 (11.76%) OO
7 9 (10.59%) BDD
7 9 (10.59%) Product Management
7 9 (10.59%) Test Management
8 8 (9.41%) Project Management
8 8 (9.41%) Web Design
9 7 (8.24%) ITIL
9 7 (8.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) C#
2 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.65%) SQL
4 13 (15.29%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) Java
6 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) ISEB
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.71%) MCP
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.59%) QA
System Software
1 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.71%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) VMware
2 4 (4.71%) Cisco
3 2 (2.35%) HP
4 1 (1.18%) AVG
4 1 (1.18%) Citrix
4 1 (1.18%) Dell
4 1 (1.18%) Google
4 1 (1.18%) IBM
4 1 (1.18%) Veeam
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