The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Stockport region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 37 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 19.15% 20.67% 10.76%
As % of the Vendors category 46.15% 49.33% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 26
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,950 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
78 75 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 41.49% 41.90% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 66 69 90
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Manchester

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 1 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 49 (63.64%) Windows
2 35 (45.45%) SQL
3 31 (40.26%) .NET
3 31 (40.26%) SQL Server
4 28 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 24 (31.17%) C#
6 19 (24.68%) WCF
7 17 (22.08%) Finance
7 17 (22.08%) OO
8 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 14 (18.18%) OOD
9 13 (16.88%) Web Services
9 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
10 12 (15.58%) Statistics
10 12 (15.58%) Web Development
10 12 (15.58%) XML
10 12 (15.58%) CSS
10 12 (15.58%) HTML
10 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
10 12 (15.58%) SLA
11 11 (14.29%) Oracle
11 11 (14.29%) WebLogic
11 11 (14.29%) Web Design
11 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (12.99%) HTML5
12 10 (12.99%) UNIX
12 10 (12.99%) Linux
13 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
13 9 (11.69%) Ant

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.90%) CMS
6 3 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.60%) WordPress
8 1 (1.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.30%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.39%) MS Office
3 7 (9.09%) MS Project
4 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.60%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.90%) VPN
1 3 (3.90%) LAN
1 3 (3.90%) VoIP
1 3 (3.90%) WAN
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.60%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Ant
1 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.60%) FrontPage
5 1 (1.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.30%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Team Leader
3 14 (18.18%) Software Team Leader
4 13 (16.88%) Development Team Leader
5 12 (15.58%) Software Development Team Leader
6 10 (12.99%) Applications Support
7 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) C# Developer
9 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
9 7 (9.09%) Consultant
10 6 (7.79%) .NET Developer
11 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Sales Consultant
12 3 (3.90%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (3.90%) Analyst
12 3 (3.90%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) .NET
2 19 (24.68%) WCF
3 13 (16.88%) Web Services
4 12 (15.58%) XML
4 12 (15.58%) CSS
4 12 (15.58%) HTML
5 10 (12.99%) HTML5
6 9 (11.69%) XSLT
6 9 (11.69%) Ajax
7 8 (10.39%) EJB
8 7 (9.09%) J2EE
8 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.49%) WinForms
10 4 (5.19%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.60%) jQuery
12 2 (2.60%) Middleware
12 2 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
13 1 (1.30%) XHTML
13 1 (1.30%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Statistics
2 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (9.09%) Social Media
3 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.90%) Clustering
5 3 (3.90%) iPhone
6 2 (2.60%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.60%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 49 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) UNIX
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.90%) Android
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.60%) zOS
6 2 (2.60%) SUSE
6 2 (2.60%) OS/400
6 2 (2.60%) AIX
6 2 (2.60%) HPUX
6 2 (2.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) OO
2 14 (18.18%) OOD
3 12 (15.58%) Web Development
4 11 (14.29%) Web Design
4 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.39%) Project Management
7 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.79%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.19%) Migration
9 4 (5.19%) CRM
10 3 (3.90%) ERP
10 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (3.90%) Content Management
10 3 (3.90%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (3.90%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) SQL
2 24 (31.17%) C#
3 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.39%) Jython
4 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.39%) XQuery
4 8 (10.39%) Java
5 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.19%) C++
6 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) VBA
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) VBScript
9 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.79%) MCSE
3 3 (3.90%) MCITP
3 3 (3.90%) MCTS
4 2 (2.60%) HND
5 1 (1.30%) MCSA
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.90%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (3.90%) UAG
4 2 (2.60%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) MOM
1 3 (3.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
1 3 (3.90%) SCOM
1 3 (3.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (3.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) Symantec
2 6 (7.79%) Cisco
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) Adobe
4 3 (3.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.60%) Brocade
5 2 (2.60%) Juniper
5 2 (2.60%) BMC
5 2 (2.60%) CA
5 2 (2.60%) NetApp
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.60%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) EMC
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) JBoss
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago