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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 40 40 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 20.94% 15.27% 25.62%
As % of the Vendors category 62.50% 33.33% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 51
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £28,900 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,250 £35,500
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
64 120 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 33.51% 45.80% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 53 81 102
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 29 (43.28%) .NET
2 27 (40.30%) C#
2 27 (40.30%) HTML
3 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
3 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
4 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
5 22 (32.84%) Windows
5 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (31.34%) MS Office
7 20 (29.85%) CSS
7 20 (29.85%) Firewall
8 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
8 19 (28.36%) jQuery
9 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
10 17 (25.37%) TCP/IP
10 17 (25.37%) DNS
11 16 (23.88%) SQL
12 15 (22.39%) DHCP
12 15 (22.39%) Android
13 14 (20.90%) IIS
13 14 (20.90%) Finance
14 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
14 13 (19.40%) WAN
14 13 (19.40%) LAN
14 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (17.91%) VB
15 12 (17.91%) VLAN
16 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
16 11 (16.42%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.90%) IIS
3 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.96%) Umbraco
6 4 (5.97%) CMS
6 4 (5.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (5.97%) Sitefinity
7 2 (2.99%) Joomla!
7 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.99%) Drupal
7 2 (2.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (31.34%) MS Office
2 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) Firewall
2 17 (25.37%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.37%) DNS
3 15 (22.39%) DHCP
4 13 (19.40%) WAN
4 13 (19.40%) LAN
5 12 (17.91%) VLAN
6 6 (8.96%) Intranet
7 5 (7.46%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.99%) Internet
8 2 (2.99%) SAN
8 2 (2.99%) VoIP
9 1 (1.49%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) C# Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Web Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Support Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) C# Web Developer
5 10 (14.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (14.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (13.43%) .NET Developer
7 8 (11.94%) Network Support
8 6 (8.96%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Network Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
9 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support
9 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) .NET
2 27 (40.30%) HTML
3 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
4 20 (29.85%) CSS
5 19 (28.36%) jQuery
6 10 (14.93%) XML
6 10 (14.93%) Ajax
6 10 (14.93%) LINQ
6 10 (14.93%) COM
6 10 (14.93%) Classic ASP
7 3 (4.48%) Web Services
8 2 (2.99%) HTML5
8 2 (2.99%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.45%) iPhone
2 7 (10.45%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.45%) iPad
3 5 (7.46%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.97%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.99%) Social Media
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 15 (22.39%) Android
3 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) CentOS
7 1 (1.49%) Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (16.42%) Web Development
2 8 (11.94%) MVC
2 8 (11.94%) CRM
3 6 (8.96%) ERP
3 6 (8.96%) Process Management
3 6 (8.96%) Content Management
3 6 (8.96%) Patch Management
4 5 (7.46%) Android Development
4 5 (7.46%) iOS Development
4 5 (7.46%) V-Model
4 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
4 5 (7.46%) Change Control
4 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.97%) TDD
5 4 (5.97%) SDLC
6 3 (4.48%) ETL
7 2 (2.99%) SEO
7 2 (2.99%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) C#
2 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.88%) SQL
4 12 (17.91%) VB
5 6 (8.96%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.99%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.93%) MCDST
2 10 (14.93%) CCENT
3 7 (10.45%) MCSE
4 6 (8.96%) MCP
5 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) MCTS
6 1 (1.49%) MCITP
6 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.96%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (10.45%) Apple
3 6 (8.96%) CheckPoint
3 6 (8.96%) Symantec
3 6 (8.96%) Wyse
4 4 (5.97%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.48%) 3PAR
5 3 (4.48%) Tableau
5 3 (4.48%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) VMware
6 2 (2.99%) Telerik
6 2 (2.99%) Facebook
6 2 (2.99%) Twitter
6 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle
7 1 (1.49%) Sybase
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25.000 to £35.000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + private healthcare, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Flextime, Pension, Health Ins.
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 26 days ago