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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 27 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.24% 20.33% 16.13%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 40.22% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 30
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £18,050 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £39,500 £32,500
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
63 92 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 30.88% 50.55% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 57 57 77
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) HTML
3 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.81%) C#
3 26 (38.81%) MS Excel
4 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
5 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
6 19 (28.36%) SQL
6 19 (28.36%) CSS
6 19 (28.36%) Finance
7 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
8 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (23.88%) Firewall
8 16 (23.88%) MVC
8 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (22.39%) TDD
9 15 (22.39%) HTML5
10 14 (20.90%) WCF
10 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
11 13 (19.40%) MS Office
11 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
12 12 (17.91%) .NET Framework
13 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
13 11 (16.42%) LAN
13 11 (16.42%) WAN
13 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (38.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (19.40%) MS Office
3 9 (13.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) Firewall
2 11 (16.42%) LAN
2 11 (16.42%) WAN
3 10 (14.93%) DNS
4 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.96%) DHCP
6 5 (7.46%) SAN
7 4 (5.97%) VPN
7 4 (5.97%) VLAN
8 3 (4.48%) Internet
9 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.99%) Network Security
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.99%) VoIP
10 1 (1.49%) HTTP
10 1 (1.49%) Intranet
10 1 (1.49%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
5 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) German Language
4 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.49%) French Language
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Applications Architect
3 11 (16.42%) .NET Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Lead Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (5.97%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) Support Technician
9 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) .NET
2 28 (41.79%) HTML
3 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
4 19 (28.36%) CSS
5 15 (22.39%) HTML5
6 14 (20.90%) WCF
6 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (17.91%) .NET Framework
8 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 11 (16.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (14.93%) jQuery
10 6 (8.96%) Web Services
11 2 (2.99%) XML
11 2 (2.99%) Ajax
11 2 (2.99%) COM
11 2 (2.99%) Classic ASP
11 2 (2.99%) PhoneGap
11 2 (2.99%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (7.46%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.99%) iPhone
3 2 (2.99%) iPad
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.43%) Android
4 8 (11.94%) Windows 8
5 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) Linux
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Debian
8 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (23.88%) MVC
2 15 (22.39%) TDD
3 11 (16.42%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (16.42%) Dependency Injection
3 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
4 9 (13.43%) Web Development
4 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
5 8 (11.94%) V-Model
6 7 (10.45%) Android Development
6 7 (10.45%) iOS Development
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL
8 3 (4.48%) CRM
9 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.99%) OO
9 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.99%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) C#
1 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
2 19 (28.36%) SQL
3 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
4 9 (13.43%) VB.NET
4 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.99%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) Ruby
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.43%) MCSE
3 8 (11.94%) MCP
4 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) VCP4
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) MCTS
6 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.94%) Terminal Services
4 6 (8.96%) MetaFrame
5 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
6 1 (1.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Symantec
1 8 (11.94%) Wyse
1 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
2 7 (10.45%) Citrix
3 6 (8.96%) HP
4 4 (5.97%) 3PAR
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Lotus
6 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.99%) Apple
6 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.99%) Telerik
6 2 (2.99%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.49%) Percona
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle
7 1 (1.49%) Sybase
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