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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 37 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 22.02% 17.78% 26.17%
As % of the Vendors category 57.81% 40.82% 57.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 53
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £18,200 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
64 98 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 38.10% 43.56% 45.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 74 94
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (34.57%) .NET
3 26 (32.10%) C#
3 26 (32.10%) HTML
4 25 (30.86%) MS Office
5 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
5 23 (28.40%) Windows
6 22 (27.16%) ASP.NET
6 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (25.93%) Firewall
8 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
8 20 (24.69%) MS Exchange
8 20 (24.69%) SQL
9 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 18 (22.22%) CSS
9 18 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 18 (22.22%) DNS
9 18 (22.22%) jQuery
10 16 (19.75%) DHCP
11 15 (18.52%) LAN
11 15 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (17.28%) Android
12 14 (17.28%) VLAN
12 14 (17.28%) IIS
13 13 (16.05%) VB
13 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (16.05%) WAN
13 13 (16.05%) Finance
13 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (24.69%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (17.28%) IIS
4 13 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
6 6 (7.41%) Umbraco
7 5 (6.17%) CMS
8 4 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (4.94%) Sitefinity
9 2 (2.47%) Joomla!
9 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.47%) Drupal
9 2 (2.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (30.86%) MS Office
2 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.41%) MS Project
3 6 (7.41%) PowerPivot
4 3 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.93%) Firewall
2 18 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 18 (22.22%) DNS
3 16 (19.75%) DHCP
4 15 (18.52%) LAN
5 14 (17.28%) VLAN
6 13 (16.05%) WAN
7 6 (7.41%) Intranet
7 6 (7.41%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.47%) Wireless
8 2 (2.47%) Internet
8 2 (2.47%) SAN
8 2 (2.47%) VoIP
9 1 (1.23%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Power View
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.47%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Developer
2 13 (16.05%) Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Web Developer
3 12 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) C# Web Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Network Support
6 8 (9.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Desktop Support
9 5 (6.17%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.57%) .NET
2 26 (32.10%) HTML
3 22 (27.16%) ASP.NET
4 18 (22.22%) CSS
4 18 (22.22%) jQuery
5 11 (13.58%) XML
5 11 (13.58%) Ajax
5 11 (13.58%) LINQ
6 10 (12.35%) COM
6 10 (12.35%) Classic ASP
7 3 (3.70%) HTML5
8 2 (2.47%) PhoneGap
8 2 (2.47%) Web Services
9 1 (1.23%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.88%) iPhone
2 8 (9.88%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.88%) iPad
3 6 (7.41%) User Experience
3 6 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.70%) Social Media
5 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.47%) CCTV
6 1 (1.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Android
3 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.17%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) CentOS
7 1 (1.23%) Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.58%) Web Development
3 9 (11.11%) CRM
4 8 (9.88%) ETL
5 7 (8.64%) Content Management
6 6 (7.41%) MVC
6 6 (7.41%) ERP
6 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.41%) Process Management
6 6 (7.41%) Change Control
7 5 (6.17%) V-Model
7 5 (6.17%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.17%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.94%) Android Development
8 4 (4.94%) iOS Development
8 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.70%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.70%) Analytics
9 3 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) C#
2 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.69%) SQL
4 13 (16.05%) VB
5 6 (7.41%) Java
6 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.47%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.81%) MCDST
2 12 (14.81%) CCENT
3 6 (7.41%) MCSE
4 5 (6.17%) MCP
5 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) MCSA
6 1 (1.23%) MCTS
6 1 (1.23%) MCITP
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.17%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (9.88%) Apple
2 8 (9.88%) Tableau
3 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
3 5 (6.17%) Symantec
3 5 (6.17%) Wyse
4 4 (4.94%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) Telerik
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.47%) Facebook
6 2 (2.47%) Twitter
6 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle
7 1 (1.23%) Sybase
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.23%) Capita
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