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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 5 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 46 46 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.56% 22.89% 13.97%
As % of the Vendors category 59.74% 63.01% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 44 31
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,150 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
77 73 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 42.78% 36.32% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 67
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £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 20 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 57 (58.16%) Windows
2 49 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 43 (43.88%) MS Excel
4 41 (41.84%) SQL Server
5 33 (33.67%) Windows Server
6 28 (28.57%) .NET
7 27 (27.55%) VMware
7 27 (27.55%) SQL
8 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (25.51%) HTML
9 25 (25.51%) MS Exchange
10 21 (21.43%) C#
10 21 (21.43%) ITIL
10 21 (21.43%) Windows 7
11 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
11 20 (20.41%) ISEB
12 19 (19.39%) QA
13 18 (18.37%) jQuery
14 17 (17.35%) CSS
15 16 (16.33%) Cisco
16 14 (14.29%) CMDB
16 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (14.29%) Terminal Services
16 14 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 14 (14.29%) Case Management
16 14 (14.29%) Windows 10
17 12 (12.24%) Defect Tracking
17 12 (12.24%) Mac OS X

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 25 (25.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.04%) WordPress
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 43 (43.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.04%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.06%) Office 365
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) LAN
1 6 (6.12%) WAN
2 5 (5.10%) Internet
3 3 (3.06%) DHCP
3 3 (3.06%) DNS
3 3 (3.06%) SAN
3 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.04%) VoIP
4 2 (2.04%) VPN
4 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (41.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.06%) MySQL
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) FileMaker
8 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.14%) JIRA
3 5 (5.10%) JUnit
3 5 (5.10%) Maven
3 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.08%) Selenium
5 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.02%) Hudson
7 1 (1.02%) NUnit
7 1 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.02%) Subversion
7 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (4.08%) Marketing
2 3 (3.06%) Automotive
3 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Finance
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Developer
2 19 (19.39%) QA Tester
2 19 (19.39%) Tester
3 17 (17.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (16.33%) .NET Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Senior QA Tester
4 16 (16.33%) Senior Tester
4 16 (16.33%) Support Technician
5 14 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 12 (12.24%) Lead Tester
6 12 (12.24%) QA Leader
7 11 (11.22%) Support Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) VB.NET Developer
9 8 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Active Directory Support
9 8 (8.16%) Active Directory Support Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Exchange Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.57%) .NET
2 25 (25.51%) HTML
3 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
4 18 (18.37%) jQuery
5 17 (17.35%) CSS
6 9 (9.18%) Hibernate
6 9 (9.18%) Spring
7 8 (8.16%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (7.14%) WCF
8 7 (7.14%) Web Services
9 5 (5.10%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.10%) J2EE
9 5 (5.10%) NHibernate
9 5 (5.10%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (5.10%) Spring Boot
9 5 (5.10%) XML
10 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.08%) HTML5
10 4 (4.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.29%) CMDB
3 7 (7.14%) iPad
4 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.10%) Replication
6 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 57 (58.16%) Windows
2 33 (33.67%) Windows Server
3 21 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 14 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 12 (12.24%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.10%) Android
7 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.43%) ITIL
3 14 (14.29%) Case Management
4 12 (12.24%) Automated Testing
4 12 (12.24%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (9.18%) MVC
5 9 (9.18%) Web Development
6 7 (7.14%) Product Management
6 7 (7.14%) TDD
6 7 (7.14%) Test Management
6 7 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.10%) Android Development
8 5 (5.10%) Feasibility Study
8 5 (5.10%) iOS Development
8 5 (5.10%) Microservices
8 5 (5.10%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.10%) Web Design
9 4 (4.08%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.55%) SQL
2 21 (21.43%) C#
3 14 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.18%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.12%) Java
5 6 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.06%) PHP
7 2 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) VB
8 1 (1.02%) VB6
8 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) ISEB
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.12%) Degree
4 5 (5.10%) MCP
5 3 (3.06%) MCDBA
5 3 (3.06%) MCITP
5 3 (3.06%) MCTS
6 1 (1.02%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) QA
System Software
1 49 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.06%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) VMware
2 16 (16.33%) Cisco
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle
4 5 (5.10%) Citrix
5 3 (3.06%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) Apple
7 1 (1.02%) AVG
7 1 (1.02%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.02%) Panasonic
7 1 (1.02%) Sage
7 1 (1.02%) Splunk
7 1 (1.02%) Veeam
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: c.£45,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum plus pension & profit-share scheme
Posted: 15 days ago