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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 43 59 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 22.40% 32.42% 21.82%
As % of the Vendors category 56.58% 67.05% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 30
Median salary £37,500 £31,250 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,025 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +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
76 88 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 39.58% 48.35% 38.79%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 56
Median salary £35,000 £32,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,700 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 43 (55.84%) MS Excel
2 42 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 39 (50.65%) Windows
4 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (38.96%) .NET
6 29 (37.66%) C#
7 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
8 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (32.47%) QA
10 24 (31.17%) Windows Server
11 23 (29.87%) ISEB
12 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
13 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
14 18 (23.38%) jQuery
15 16 (20.78%) Mac OS X
15 16 (20.78%) MVC
15 16 (20.78%) VMware
16 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
17 14 (18.18%) Windows 10
17 14 (18.18%) Case Management
17 14 (18.18%) Automated Testing
18 13 (16.88%) Finance
18 13 (16.88%) Web Development
19 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
19 12 (15.58%) SQL
19 12 (15.58%) VB.NET
20 11 (14.29%) HTML
20 11 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

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 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.60%) Sitefinity
3 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (55.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Project
3 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) WAN
3 2 (2.60%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) MPLS
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.90%) Data Mart
5 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.90%) Selenium
3 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) .NET Developer
3 23 (29.87%) QA Tester
3 23 (29.87%) Tester
4 14 (18.18%) Lead Tester
4 14 (18.18%) QA Leader
4 14 (18.18%) Senior QA Tester
4 14 (18.18%) Senior Tester
5 12 (15.58%) C# Developer
6 11 (14.29%) QA Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (11.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (11.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (11.69%) VB.NET Developer
8 8 (10.39%) SQL Developer
9 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
9 7 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 7 (9.09%) Software Manager
9 7 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
10 6 (7.79%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) .NET
2 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 18 (23.38%) jQuery
4 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (14.29%) HTML
5 11 (14.29%) WCF
6 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (12.99%) CSS
7 9 (11.69%) Web Services
8 6 (7.79%) XML
9 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (5.19%) RESTful
10 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.90%) HTML5
10 3 (3.90%) NHibernate
10 3 (3.90%) REST
10 3 (3.90%) WSDL
10 3 (3.90%) WSE
10 3 (3.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) iPad
3 2 (2.60%) CMDB
3 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.65%) Windows
2 24 (31.17%) Windows Server
3 16 (20.78%) Mac OS X
4 14 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.90%) Android
5 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.30%) AIX
7 1 (1.30%) Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Unix
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.78%) MVC
3 14 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 14 (18.18%) Case Management
3 14 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
4 13 (16.88%) Web Development
5 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 10 (12.99%) OO
7 9 (11.69%) Product Management
7 9 (11.69%) Project Management
7 9 (11.69%) TDD
7 9 (11.69%) Test Management
8 7 (9.09%) BDD
8 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (6.49%) Scrum
10 5 (6.49%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) C#
2 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.58%) SQL
3 12 (15.58%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) ISEB
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) MCP
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) MCSA
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.47%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) VMware
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco
2 2 (2.60%) HP
2 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.30%) AVG
3 1 (1.30%) Dell
3 1 (1.30%) Google
3 1 (1.30%) IBM
3 1 (1.30%) Veeam
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