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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 42 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 18.18% 24.19% 15.15%
As % of the Vendors category 45.65% 45.45% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 35
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £37,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
92 99 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 39.83% 53.23% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 78 94 92
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £25,700 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 25 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 41 (53.95%) .NET
2 36 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 34 (44.74%) HTML
4 33 (43.42%) C#
4 33 (43.42%) Windows
5 31 (40.79%) ASP.NET
6 26 (34.21%) CSS
6 26 (34.21%) JavaScript
6 26 (34.21%) SQL
6 26 (34.21%) HTML5
7 25 (32.89%) MS Excel
8 22 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (25.00%) MVC
10 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (23.68%) WCF
10 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (21.05%) T-SQL
11 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
12 13 (17.11%) Finance
12 13 (17.11%) TDD
12 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (17.11%) MS Office
12 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
12 13 (17.11%) .NET Framework
13 12 (15.79%) jQuery
13 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
13 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 12 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (14.47%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.89%) IIS
4 5 (6.58%) CMS
4 5 (6.58%) Umbraco
4 5 (6.58%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.58%) Sitefinity
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.32%) Apache
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (32.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.11%) MS Office
3 7 (9.21%) MS Project
4 5 (6.58%) Photoshop
4 5 (6.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) VPN
3 7 (9.21%) LAN
3 7 (9.21%) WAN
4 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.26%) VoIP
5 4 (5.26%) DNS
5 4 (5.26%) SAN
6 2 (2.63%) DHCP
6 2 (2.63%) VLAN
6 2 (2.63%) Network Security
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.32%) HTTP
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (14.47%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.58%) Subversion
2 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.58%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) German Language
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Applications Architect
3 12 (15.79%) .NET Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Lead Architect
4 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 8 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (9.21%) Software Development Team Leader
7 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
7 7 (9.21%) Software Team Leader
7 7 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Umbraco Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) .NET
2 34 (44.74%) HTML
3 31 (40.79%) ASP.NET
4 26 (34.21%) CSS
4 26 (34.21%) HTML5
5 18 (23.68%) WCF
5 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (17.11%) .NET Framework
7 12 (15.79%) jQuery
7 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 12 (15.79%) XSLT
8 11 (14.47%) Web Services
8 11 (14.47%) XML
9 7 (9.21%) Ajax
10 5 (6.58%) XHTML
10 5 (6.58%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (14.47%) User Experience
3 6 (7.89%) Social Media
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) iPhone
4 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
6 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (43.42%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Android
3 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.21%) Windows 8
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) Debian
8 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) MVC
2 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.11%) TDD
3 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
4 12 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (13.16%) OO
6 8 (10.53%) Web Development
7 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.89%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.89%) Android Development
8 6 (7.89%) iOS Development
9 5 (6.58%) OOD
9 5 (6.58%) Content Management
9 5 (6.58%) SEO
10 4 (5.26%) Project Management
10 4 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
11 3 (3.95%) ERP
11 3 (3.95%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) C#
2 26 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 26 (34.21%) SQL
3 16 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 10 (13.16%) VB.NET
5 7 (9.21%) XQuery
6 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) VBA
7 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.21%) MCP
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
3 6 (7.89%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) MetaFrame
3 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Citrix
2 8 (10.53%) VMware
3 7 (9.21%) Cisco
4 5 (6.58%) Adobe
4 5 (6.58%) Sitecore
5 4 (5.26%) HP
6 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.95%) Symantec
6 3 (3.95%) Wyse
7 2 (2.63%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.63%) Lotus
7 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.32%) Percona
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
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