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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 46 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.00% 10.81% 22.08%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 35.29% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 41 24 21
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,650 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,850 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
69 68 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 37.50% 30.63% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 57
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 64 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 58 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (42.97%) SQL Server
4 54 (42.19%) Windows
5 41 (32.03%) .NET
6 40 (31.25%) C#
7 33 (25.78%) MVC
8 32 (25.00%) Project Management
8 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 29 (22.66%) QA
10 28 (21.88%) MS Project
10 28 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (21.09%) Windows Server
11 27 (21.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 26 (20.31%) WCF
13 25 (19.53%) PRINCE2
13 25 (19.53%) ISEB
14 23 (17.97%) Finance
14 23 (17.97%) TDD
14 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (17.19%) Active Directory
16 21 (16.41%) Scrum
16 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 20 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (15.63%) Kanban
17 20 (15.63%) NUnit
18 19 (14.84%) WPF
18 19 (14.84%) Spring.NET
18 19 (14.84%) Dependency Injection
18 19 (14.84%) Inversion of Control

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.91%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.13%) CMS
3 4 (3.13%) IIS
3 4 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.13%) Sitefinity
3 4 (3.13%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 28 (21.88%) MS Project
3 11 (8.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (8.59%) MS Visio
4 8 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.78%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) SAN
1 3 (2.34%) VLAN
1 3 (2.34%) WAN
2 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) DEFINITY
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (42.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.78%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.78%) MS Access
4 1 (0.78%) MySQL
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (15.63%) NUnit
2 19 (14.84%) Moq
2 19 (14.84%) MSTest
2 19 (14.84%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (8.59%) JIRA
3 11 (8.59%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.78%) Selenium
5 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.78%) Advertising
3 1 (0.78%) Back Office
3 1 (0.78%) Electronics
3 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.78%) Marketing
3 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (31.25%) Developer
2 37 (28.91%) .NET Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Tester
4 25 (19.53%) Project Manager
5 23 (17.97%) QA Tester
6 17 (13.28%) C# Developer
7 16 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (11.72%) Lead Tester
8 15 (11.72%) QA Leader
8 15 (11.72%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 15 (11.72%) Senior QA Tester
8 15 (11.72%) Senior Tester
8 15 (11.72%) Software Project Manager
9 14 (10.94%) Software Manager
10 13 (10.16%) QA Engineer
11 10 (7.81%) Analyst
12 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (7.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
14 6 (4.69%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.03%) .NET
2 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (20.31%) WCF
4 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 19 (14.84%) Castle Windsor
6 19 (14.84%) Ninject
6 19 (14.84%) Razor View Engine
6 19 (14.84%) Spring.NET
6 19 (14.84%) Unity DI Container
6 19 (14.84%) WinForms
6 19 (14.84%) WPF
7 13 (10.16%) HTML
8 10 (7.81%) CSS
9 9 (7.03%) jQuery
10 6 (4.69%) HTML5
10 6 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (4.69%) Web Services
11 5 (3.91%) XML
12 4 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.84%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.13%) User Experience
4 3 (2.34%) CMDB
5 2 (1.56%) iPad
5 2 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.78%) FMCG
6 1 (0.78%) iPhone
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Verilog
6 1 (0.78%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.19%) Windows
2 27 (21.09%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.28%) Mac OS X
3 17 (13.28%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Unix
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.78%) MVC
3 32 (25.00%) Project Management
4 25 (19.53%) PRINCE2
5 23 (17.97%) TDD
6 21 (16.41%) Scrum
7 20 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (15.63%) Kanban
8 19 (14.84%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (14.84%) MVVM
8 19 (14.84%) Product Management
8 19 (14.84%) Web Application Development
9 15 (11.72%) Automated Testing
9 15 (11.72%) Case Management
9 15 (11.72%) Defect Tracking
9 15 (11.72%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.59%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (7.81%) Test Scripting
12 9 (7.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.25%) C#
2 16 (12.50%) SQL
3 14 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (19.53%) ISEB
2 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.13%) Degree
4 4 (3.13%) HNC
4 4 (3.13%) HND
5 2 (1.56%) CCNA
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.56%) MCP
5 2 (1.56%) MCSE
5 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.56%) PMP
5 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) CCENT
6 1 (0.78%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.66%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.34%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) VMware
2 5 (3.91%) Cisco
3 4 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.56%) Citrix
4 2 (1.56%) Google
4 2 (1.56%) Veeam
5 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.78%) Altera
5 1 (0.78%) Apple
5 1 (0.78%) Avaya
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle
5 1 (0.78%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter
5 1 (0.78%) Wyse
5 1 (0.78%) Xilinx
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