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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 21.05% 23.30% 15.02%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 64.86% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 28
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
56 74 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 42.11% 35.92% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48 63 81
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,900 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +5.93%

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 2 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 2 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 36 (50.70%) MS Excel
2 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
2 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (39.44%) Windows
4 23 (32.39%) .NET
5 22 (30.99%) C#
6 18 (25.35%) MVC
6 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET
7 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
7 15 (21.13%) Finance
7 15 (21.13%) QA
8 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (19.72%) TDD
8 14 (19.72%) Project Management
8 14 (19.72%) MS Project
8 14 (19.72%) PRINCE2
9 13 (18.31%) SQL
9 13 (18.31%) Risk Management
10 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
10 12 (16.90%) Scrum
11 11 (15.49%) WCF
11 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (14.08%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (14.08%) Web Application Development
12 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 10 (14.08%) Mac OS X
12 10 (14.08%) ISEB
12 10 (14.08%) VMware
13 8 (11.27%) NUnit

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 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) CMS
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.23%) Sitefinity
2 3 (4.23%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (50.70%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.72%) MS Project
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) WAN
2 3 (4.23%) SAN
3 2 (2.82%) VLAN
4 1 (1.41%) DEFINITY
4 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) Data Mart
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) NUnit
2 7 (9.86%) JIRA
2 7 (9.86%) Moq
2 7 (9.86%) MSTest
2 7 (9.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Project Manager
4 13 (18.31%) Software Manager
4 13 (18.31%) Software Project Manager
5 11 (15.49%) Agile Project Manager
5 11 (15.49%) Tester
6 10 (14.08%) C# Developer
7 9 (12.68%) QA Engineer
7 9 (12.68%) SQL Developer
8 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (11.27%) QA Tester
9 6 (8.45%) Lead Tester
9 6 (8.45%) QA Leader
9 6 (8.45%) Senior QA Tester
9 6 (8.45%) Senior Tester
10 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) .NET
2 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (15.49%) WCF
4 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 7 (9.86%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (9.86%) Ninject
5 7 (9.86%) Razor View Engine
5 7 (9.86%) Spring.NET
5 7 (9.86%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (9.86%) WinForms
5 7 (9.86%) WPF
6 6 (8.45%) HTML
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.63%) CSS
8 4 (5.63%) jQuery
9 3 (4.23%) RESTful
9 3 (4.23%) Web Services
9 3 (4.23%) XML
10 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (8.45%) iPad
4 4 (5.63%) CMDB
5 3 (4.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) FMCG
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.08%) Mac OS X
4 8 (11.27%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.82%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Unix
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) MVC
3 14 (19.72%) PRINCE2
3 14 (19.72%) Project Management
3 14 (19.72%) TDD
4 13 (18.31%) Risk Management
5 12 (16.90%) Scrum
6 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.08%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (14.08%) Web Application Development
8 8 (11.27%) Kanban
9 7 (9.86%) MVVM
9 7 (9.86%) OO
10 6 (8.45%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.45%) BDD
10 6 (8.45%) Case Management
10 6 (8.45%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (8.45%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.04%) ETL
12 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) C#
2 13 (18.31%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) ISEB
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) CCNA
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MCP
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) QA
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) VMware
2 5 (7.04%) Cisco
3 3 (4.23%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) Veeam
5 1 (1.41%) Avaya
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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