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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 45 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 27.61% 24.12% 19.80%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 57.75% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 35
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,300 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
75 71 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 46.01% 41.76% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 66 68 74
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 41 (55.41%) Windows
2 39 (52.70%) MS Excel
2 39 (52.70%) SQL Server
3 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (33.78%) .NET
5 25 (33.78%) QA
6 24 (32.43%) C#
7 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
8 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET
9 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
10 19 (25.68%) ISEB
11 15 (20.27%) Mac OS X
12 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
12 14 (18.92%) VMware
12 14 (18.92%) MVC
12 14 (18.92%) jQuery
12 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (17.57%) Windows 10
13 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (17.57%) Finance
14 12 (16.22%) JIRA
14 12 (16.22%) Web Development
14 12 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
15 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
15 11 (14.86%) Defect Tracking
15 11 (14.86%) Case Management
15 11 (14.86%) Automated Testing
16 10 (13.51%) iPad
17 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC

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 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.05%) Sitefinity
3 3 (4.05%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (52.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Project
3 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) LAN
2 2 (2.70%) SAN
2 2 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Data Mart
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) .NET Developer
3 19 (25.68%) Tester
4 18 (24.32%) QA Tester
5 14 (18.92%) QA Engineer
6 12 (16.22%) C# Developer
7 11 (14.86%) Lead Tester
7 11 (14.86%) QA Leader
7 11 (14.86%) Senior QA Tester
7 11 (14.86%) Senior Tester
8 9 (12.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
10 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
10 7 (9.46%) Software Manager
10 7 (9.46%) Software Project Manager
10 7 (9.46%) SQL Developer
11 6 (8.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) .NET
2 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.92%) jQuery
4 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (12.16%) WCF
5 8 (10.81%) CSS
6 7 (9.46%) Web Services
7 6 (8.11%) XML
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.41%) HTML
8 4 (5.41%) RESTful
9 3 (4.05%) WSDL
9 3 (4.05%) WSE
9 3 (4.05%) XSL
10 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.35%) COM
11 1 (1.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) iPad
3 6 (8.11%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (55.41%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.27%) Mac OS X
4 13 (17.57%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) MVC
3 12 (16.22%) Web Development
4 11 (14.86%) Automated Testing
4 11 (14.86%) Case Management
4 11 (14.86%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
5 9 (12.16%) Project Management
6 8 (10.81%) BDD
6 8 (10.81%) OO
6 8 (10.81%) TDD
6 8 (10.81%) Test Management
7 7 (9.46%) ITIL
7 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.46%) Product Management
7 7 (9.46%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.11%) Scrum
9 5 (6.76%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (5.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) C#
2 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.81%) SQL
4 7 (9.46%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) ISEB
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MCP
3 1 (1.35%) MCSA
3 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (33.78%) QA
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) VMware
2 6 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (4.05%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Dell
5 1 (1.35%) Google
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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