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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 44 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 27.50% 18.85% 21.93%
As % of the Vendors category 61.11% 46.75% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 38
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
72 77 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 45.00% 40.31% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 69 64 73
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 31 (33.70%) .NET
3 29 (31.52%) C#
3 29 (31.52%) HTML
4 28 (30.43%) Windows
5 27 (29.35%) MS Office
6 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET
7 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 24 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (22.83%) MS Exchange
8 21 (22.83%) SQL
9 20 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 20 (21.74%) DNS
9 20 (21.74%) Firewall
9 20 (21.74%) jQuery
10 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
10 19 (20.65%) CSS
11 18 (19.57%) IIS
11 18 (19.57%) DHCP
12 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (17.39%) LAN
14 15 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (15.22%) Android
15 14 (15.22%) VLAN
16 13 (14.13%) WAN
16 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (14.13%) VB
16 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (22.83%) MS Exchange
2 18 (19.57%) IIS
3 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
6 8 (8.70%) Umbraco
7 7 (7.61%) CMS
8 6 (6.52%) Sitefinity
8 6 (6.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.17%) Drupal
10 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.17%) Joomla!
10 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (29.35%) MS Office
2 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.61%) MS Project
4 6 (6.52%) PowerPivot
5 4 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.74%) TCP/IP
1 20 (21.74%) DNS
1 20 (21.74%) Firewall
2 18 (19.57%) DHCP
3 16 (17.39%) LAN
4 14 (15.22%) VLAN
5 13 (14.13%) WAN
6 6 (6.52%) Intranet
6 6 (6.52%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.35%) SAN
8 3 (3.26%) Wireless
9 2 (2.17%) NAS
9 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.17%) Internet
9 2 (2.17%) VoIP
10 1 (1.09%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
3 2 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Developer
2 15 (16.30%) C# Developer
3 14 (15.22%) Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Web Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 12 (13.04%) C# Web Developer
5 11 (11.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.78%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Network Support
9 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
10 6 (6.52%) Network Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Support Technician
11 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support
11 5 (5.43%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.70%) .NET
2 29 (31.52%) HTML
3 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET
4 20 (21.74%) jQuery
5 19 (20.65%) CSS
6 11 (11.96%) XML
6 11 (11.96%) Ajax
6 11 (11.96%) LINQ
7 10 (10.87%) COM
7 10 (10.87%) Classic ASP
8 5 (5.43%) HTML5
9 2 (2.17%) PhoneGap
9 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.17%) Web Services
9 2 (2.17%) WCF
10 1 (1.09%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.70%) User Experience
2 8 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.70%) iPhone
2 8 (8.70%) iPad
3 6 (6.52%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.26%) CCTV
4 3 (3.26%) Social Media
5 2 (2.17%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.09%) FMCG
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Windows
2 14 (15.22%) Android
3 9 (9.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) CentOS
7 1 (1.09%) Linux
7 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.96%) Web Development
3 9 (9.78%) Content Management
3 9 (9.78%) MVC
3 9 (9.78%) CRM
4 8 (8.70%) ETL
5 6 (6.52%) ERP
5 6 (6.52%) Process Management
5 6 (6.52%) Change Control
6 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.35%) V-Model
7 4 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.35%) Android Development
7 4 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 4 (4.35%) Line Management
7 4 (4.35%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.26%) Coaching
8 3 (3.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.52%) C#
2 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.83%) SQL
4 13 (14.13%) VB
5 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.52%) Java
7 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.17%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.04%) CCENT
2 12 (13.04%) MCDST
3 5 (5.43%) MCP
3 5 (5.43%) MCSE
4 3 (3.26%) ISEB
5 2 (2.17%) CCA
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) NCDA
5 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) MCTS
6 1 (1.09%) MCITP
6 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
System Software
1 24 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.26%) vSphere
6 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) Puppet
3 1 (1.09%) SCCM
3 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (8.70%) Apple
2 8 (8.70%) Tableau
3 7 (7.61%) VMware
4 6 (6.52%) Sitecore
5 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.35%) Symantec
5 4 (4.35%) Wyse
6 3 (3.26%) Citrix
7 2 (2.17%) NetApp
7 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.17%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.17%) Telerik
7 2 (2.17%) Facebook
7 2 (2.17%) Twitter
7 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (1.09%) Capita
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle
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