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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 42 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 26.92% 20.67% 17.47%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 56.06% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 32
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,100 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
70 66 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 44.87% 36.87% 43.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60 62 73
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 35 (51.47%) SQL Server
3 34 (50.00%) Windows
4 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (32.35%) .NET
5 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (30.88%) QA
6 21 (30.88%) C#
7 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
7 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
8 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 15 (22.06%) ISEB
10 14 (20.59%) Finance
10 14 (20.59%) MVC
11 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
11 13 (19.12%) jQuery
12 12 (17.65%) Mac OS X
13 11 (16.18%) VMware
13 11 (16.18%) Web Development
13 11 (16.18%) JIRA
13 11 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (14.71%) Windows 10
14 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
14 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (13.24%) iPad
15 9 (13.24%) Project Management
15 9 (13.24%) SQL
15 9 (13.24%) CSS

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 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) CMS
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.41%) Sitefinity
2 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Project
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) LAN
1 2 (2.94%) SAN
1 2 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (51.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.88%) Data Mart
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) JIRA
2 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) NUnit
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Tester
4 14 (20.59%) QA Tester
5 13 (19.12%) QA Engineer
6 12 (17.65%) C# Developer
7 9 (13.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (13.24%) SQL Developer
8 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Lead Tester
8 8 (11.76%) QA Leader
8 8 (11.76%) Senior QA Tester
8 8 (11.76%) Senior Tester
9 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
9 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
9 7 (10.29%) Software Manager
9 7 (10.29%) Software Project Manager
10 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 6 (8.82%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) .NET
2 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 13 (19.12%) jQuery
4 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (13.24%) CSS
5 6 (8.82%) WCF
6 5 (7.35%) Web Services
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.88%) HTML
7 4 (5.88%) RESTful
7 4 (5.88%) XML
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.94%) XSL
10 1 (1.47%) COM
10 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.47%) LINQ
10 1 (1.47%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.47%) WSDL
10 1 (1.47%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.24%) iPad
3 6 (8.82%) CMDB
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.65%) Mac OS X
4 10 (14.71%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.47%) Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) MVC
3 11 (16.18%) Web Development
4 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
5 9 (13.24%) Project Management
6 8 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 8 (11.76%) BDD
6 8 (11.76%) Case Management
6 8 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (11.76%) TDD
7 7 (10.29%) ITIL
7 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.29%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.29%) Test Management
8 6 (8.82%) OO
8 6 (8.82%) Product Management
9 5 (7.35%) ETL
9 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) C#
2 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.24%) SQL
4 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) ISEB
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCP
4 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.88%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) VMware
2 6 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter
5 1 (1.47%) Veeam
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