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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 27.20% 20.32% 14.50%
As % of the Vendors category 59.65% 59.38% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 28
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
57 64 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 45.60% 34.22% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 51 80
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
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 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 39 (52.70%) MS Excel
2 37 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 36 (48.65%) Windows
4 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (31.08%) .NET
6 22 (29.73%) C#
7 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (27.03%) QA
8 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
9 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
10 17 (22.97%) Windows Server
11 15 (20.27%) ISEB
11 15 (20.27%) Finance
11 15 (20.27%) MVC
12 14 (18.92%) VMware
13 13 (17.57%) TDD
13 13 (17.57%) Mac OS X
14 12 (16.22%) SQL
15 11 (14.86%) Project Management
15 11 (14.86%) Windows 10
15 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
16 10 (13.51%) MS Project
16 10 (13.51%) PRINCE2
17 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
17 9 (12.16%) Scrum
17 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
17 9 (12.16%) JIRA

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 3 (4.05%) CMS
2 3 (4.05%) IIS
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.05%) Sitefinity
2 3 (4.05%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (52.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) SAN
1 4 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (2.70%) LAN
2 2 (2.70%) VLAN
3 1 (1.35%) DEFINITY
3 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.41%) Data Mart
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) NUnit
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) Moq
3 3 (4.05%) MSTest
3 3 (4.05%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.35%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Tester
4 13 (17.57%) QA Tester
5 11 (14.86%) QA Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) Agile Project Manager
6 10 (13.51%) C# Developer
6 10 (13.51%) Project Manager
6 10 (13.51%) Software Manager
6 10 (13.51%) Software Project Manager
7 9 (12.16%) Lead Tester
7 9 (12.16%) QA Leader
7 9 (12.16%) Senior QA Tester
7 9 (12.16%) Senior Tester
7 9 (12.16%) SQL Developer
8 7 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.08%) .NET
2 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (12.16%) jQuery
5 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 7 (9.46%) CSS
5 7 (9.46%) WCF
6 5 (6.76%) Web Services
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.41%) HTML
7 4 (5.41%) RESTful
8 3 (4.05%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (4.05%) Ninject
8 3 (4.05%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (4.05%) Spring.NET
8 3 (4.05%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (4.05%) WinForms
8 3 (4.05%) WPF
8 3 (4.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) iPad
3 6 (8.11%) CMDB
4 3 (4.05%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Windows
2 17 (22.97%) Windows Server
3 13 (17.57%) Mac OS X
4 11 (14.86%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.70%) Linux
6 2 (2.70%) Unix
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) MVC
3 13 (17.57%) TDD
4 11 (14.86%) Project Management
5 10 (13.51%) PRINCE2
5 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
6 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
6 9 (12.16%) BDD
6 9 (12.16%) Case Management
6 9 (12.16%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (12.16%) Scrum
7 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.46%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (9.46%) ITIL
8 7 (9.46%) Web Application Development
8 7 (9.46%) Web Development
9 6 (8.11%) OO
10 5 (6.76%) ETL
10 5 (6.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) C#
2 12 (16.22%) SQL
3 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) ISEB
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.05%) MCSE
4 2 (2.70%) CCNA
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.03%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) VMware
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco
3 3 (4.05%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.70%) Citrix
4 2 (2.70%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) Veeam
5 1 (1.35%) Avaya
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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