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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 71 65 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 32.57% 27.78% 16.94%
As % of the Vendors category 68.27% 63.11% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 68 63 40
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
104 103 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 47.71% 44.02% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 99 98 80
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 7 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 64 (59.81%) Windows
2 52 (48.60%) Active Directory
3 49 (45.79%) MS Excel
4 47 (43.93%) SQL Server
5 38 (35.51%) Windows Server
6 32 (29.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (28.04%) VMware
7 30 (28.04%) .NET
7 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (25.23%) ISEB
9 26 (24.30%) QA
10 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (23.36%) C#
10 25 (23.36%) SQL
11 24 (22.43%) HTML
11 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET
11 24 (22.43%) MS Exchange
12 20 (18.69%) Windows 7
12 20 (18.69%) ITIL
13 19 (17.76%) jQuery
13 19 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (17.76%) Case Management
14 18 (16.82%) Windows 10
15 17 (15.89%) Mac OS X
15 17 (15.89%) Automated Testing
15 17 (15.89%) Defect Tracking
16 16 (14.95%) Cisco
16 16 (14.95%) JavaScript
17 15 (14.02%) CSS
18 14 (13.08%) VB.NET

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 24 (22.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.87%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 49 (45.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) LAN
1 7 (6.54%) WAN
2 4 (3.74%) Internet
3 3 (2.80%) DHCP
3 3 (2.80%) DNS
3 3 (2.80%) SAN
3 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.87%) VoIP
4 2 (1.87%) VPN
4 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (43.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.87%) MySQL
7 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) JIRA
2 7 (6.54%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.74%) JUnit
4 4 (3.74%) Maven
4 4 (3.74%) Selenium
5 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.93%) Hudson
7 1 (0.93%) NUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.93%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (2.80%) Automotive
1 3 (2.80%) Finance
1 3 (2.80%) Marketing
2 2 (1.87%) Legal
2 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (28.97%) Developer
2 26 (24.30%) QA Tester
2 26 (24.30%) Tester
3 21 (19.63%) Senior QA Tester
3 21 (19.63%) Senior Tester
4 20 (18.69%) .NET Developer
5 18 (16.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (15.89%) Lead Tester
6 17 (15.89%) QA Leader
7 15 (14.02%) Support Technician
8 14 (13.08%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 12 (11.21%) VB.NET Developer
10 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (9.35%) Support Engineer
11 9 (8.41%) QA Engineer
12 8 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (7.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (7.48%) C# Developer
13 7 (6.54%) Active Directory Engineer
13 7 (6.54%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.04%) .NET
2 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET
2 24 (22.43%) HTML
3 19 (17.76%) jQuery
4 15 (14.02%) CSS
5 11 (10.28%) WCF
6 9 (8.41%) Web Services
7 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (7.48%) Hibernate
7 8 (7.48%) Spring
7 8 (7.48%) XML
8 7 (6.54%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.67%) NHibernate
11 4 (3.74%) J2EE
11 4 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (3.74%) REST
11 4 (3.74%) Spring Boot
12 3 (2.80%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.08%) CMDB
3 7 (6.54%) iPad
4 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.74%) Replication
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 64 (59.81%) Windows
2 38 (35.51%) Windows Server
3 20 (18.69%) Windows 7
4 18 (16.82%) Windows 10
5 17 (15.89%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.61%) Android
6 6 (5.61%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) AIX
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.69%) ITIL
3 19 (17.76%) Case Management
4 17 (15.89%) Automated Testing
4 17 (15.89%) Defect Tracking
5 12 (11.21%) Web Development
6 11 (10.28%) MVC
7 9 (8.41%) Product Management
7 9 (8.41%) Test Management
7 9 (8.41%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.54%) TDD
8 7 (6.54%) Web Design
9 6 (5.61%) Android Development
9 6 (5.61%) iOS Development
9 6 (5.61%) OO
9 6 (5.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.74%) Process Management
11 4 (3.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.36%) C#
1 25 (23.36%) SQL
2 16 (14.95%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.08%) VB.NET
4 5 (4.67%) Java
4 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.87%) PHP
5 2 (1.87%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) ISEB
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.61%) Degree
3 6 (5.61%) MCP
4 3 (2.80%) MCDBA
4 3 (2.80%) MCITP
4 3 (2.80%) MCTS
5 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.30%) QA
System Software
1 52 (48.60%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.80%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (28.04%) VMware
2 16 (14.95%) Cisco
3 4 (3.74%) Citrix
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle
4 2 (1.87%) Adobe
4 2 (1.87%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.93%) AVG
5 1 (0.93%) Dell
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Splunk
5 1 (0.93%) Veeam
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