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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 70 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 35.18% 20.37% 17.79%
As % of the Vendors category 68.63% 53.23% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 68 28 25
Average salary £32,750 £42,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.02% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
102 62 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 51.26% 38.27% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 100 54 62
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 46 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 36 (32.73%) .NET
2 36 (32.73%) C#
3 31 (28.18%) ASP.NET
4 30 (27.27%) Windows
5 26 (23.64%) MS Excel
5 26 (23.64%) HTML
6 24 (21.82%) MS Office
6 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (20.00%) SQL
8 21 (19.09%) JavaScript
9 20 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (17.27%) jQuery
11 18 (16.36%) MVC
12 17 (15.45%) IIS
13 16 (14.55%) MS Exchange
13 16 (14.55%) CSS
13 16 (14.55%) DHCP
13 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
13 16 (14.55%) DNS
14 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (12.73%) Firewall
15 14 (12.73%) Project Management
15 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
16 13 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (11.82%) CCENT
16 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (15.45%) IIS
2 16 (14.55%) MS Exchange
3 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
5 11 (10.00%) Umbraco
6 10 (9.09%) CMS
7 9 (8.18%) Sitefinity
7 9 (8.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.82%) WordPress
8 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.82%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.82%) Drupal
8 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 24 (21.82%) MS Office
3 11 (10.00%) MS Project
4 6 (5.45%) PowerPivot
4 6 (5.45%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.73%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.91%) Primavera
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Yammer
3 2 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) DHCP
1 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
1 16 (14.55%) DNS
2 14 (12.73%) Firewall
3 13 (11.82%) VLAN
4 10 (9.09%) LAN
5 7 (6.36%) WAN
6 6 (5.45%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.64%) Intranet
8 3 (2.73%) Wireless
8 3 (2.73%) SAN
9 2 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.45%) NUnit
2 6 (5.45%) MSTest
2 6 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (5.45%) Moq
3 5 (4.55%) JIRA
4 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.55%) Finance
1 5 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (35.45%) Developer
2 19 (17.27%) Analyst
2 19 (17.27%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.55%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 13 (11.82%) C# Web Developer
6 12 (10.91%) Support Analyst
6 12 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Tester
8 9 (8.18%) Project Manager
9 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) QA Tester
9 8 (7.27%) Network Support
10 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 7 (6.36%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (5.45%) Network Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Network Support Engineer
12 5 (4.55%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.73%) .NET
2 31 (28.18%) ASP.NET
3 26 (23.64%) HTML
4 19 (17.27%) jQuery
5 16 (14.55%) CSS
6 8 (7.27%) COM
6 8 (7.27%) WCF
6 8 (7.27%) LINQ
7 7 (6.36%) XML
7 7 (6.36%) Ajax
8 6 (5.45%) WinForms
8 6 (5.45%) Spring.NET
8 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (5.45%) Classic ASP
8 6 (5.45%) WPF
8 6 (5.45%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (5.45%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (5.45%) Ninject
8 6 (5.45%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (2.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.36%) iPad
3 7 (6.36%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.36%) iPhone
4 6 (5.45%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.45%) User Experience
5 3 (2.73%) CCTV
5 3 (2.73%) Social Media
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.27%) Windows
2 11 (10.00%) Android
3 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.36%) MVC
3 14 (12.73%) Project Management
4 13 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (10.91%) Content Management
6 11 (10.00%) CRM
6 11 (10.00%) Product Management
7 9 (8.18%) Web Development
8 7 (6.36%) TDD
8 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.36%) ETL
8 7 (6.36%) Change Control
9 6 (5.45%) Web Application Development
9 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.45%) Kanban
9 6 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (5.45%) MVVM
9 6 (5.45%) Scrum
9 6 (5.45%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.73%) C#
2 22 (20.00%) SQL
3 21 (19.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.18%) VB
5 7 (6.36%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.64%) Java
7 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.82%) MCDST
2 13 (11.82%) CCENT
3 8 (7.27%) ISEB
4 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.64%) MCP
5 2 (1.82%) HNC
5 2 (1.82%) HND
5 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.82%) CCA
5 2 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.82%) NCDA
6 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) Sitecore
2 8 (7.27%) Tableau
2 8 (7.27%) VMware
3 7 (6.36%) Apple
4 6 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.82%) Citrix
5 2 (1.82%) NetApp
5 2 (1.82%) Wyse
5 2 (1.82%) Facebook
5 2 (1.82%) Twitter
5 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.91%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.91%) Capita
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco
6 1 (0.91%) HP
6 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.91%) Symantec
6 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
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