The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.49% 10.42% 7.41%
As % of the Vendors category 38.78% 35.71% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 20
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,000 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Vendors Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
98 84 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 50.26% 29.17% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 82 69 53
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £51,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 39 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 37 (56.06%) SQL
3 32 (48.48%) MS Excel
4 25 (37.88%) Windows
5 21 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (25.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (24.24%) VMware
7 16 (24.24%) C#
7 16 (24.24%) .NET
7 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (22.73%) T-SQL
9 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 11 (16.67%) SaaS
12 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (13.64%) MCITP
13 9 (13.64%) HTML
13 9 (13.64%) MCSA
13 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (12.12%) Degree
14 8 (12.12%) Project Management
15 7 (10.61%) Linux
15 7 (10.61%) XML
15 7 (10.61%) MS Office
15 7 (10.61%) MVC
15 7 (10.61%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.61%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) LAN
1 6 (9.09%) WAN
2 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) VPN
4 2 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (25.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.06%) Data Mining
6 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.55%) Ranorex
2 2 (3.03%) TestPartner
2 2 (3.03%) QADirector
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Administrator
2 10 (15.15%) DBA
3 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Tester
5 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) SQL DBA
7 5 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Coordinator
8 4 (6.06%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Systems Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) MI Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) IT Support
10 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.03%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) HTML
3 7 (10.61%) XML
4 6 (9.09%) HTML5
4 6 (9.09%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.52%) WCF
7 1 (1.52%) WPF
7 1 (1.52%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.52%) COM
7 1 (1.52%) Web Services
7 1 (1.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Private Cloud
2 5 (7.58%) Clustering
2 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) CMDB
4 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) Linux
4 5 (7.58%) Solaris
4 5 (7.58%) CentOS
4 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.58%) UNIX
4 5 (7.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (12.12%) Project Management
5 7 (10.61%) MVC
5 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.09%) SDLC
7 5 (7.58%) Load Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (7.58%) System Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Analytics
7 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.06%) CRM
8 4 (6.06%) Test Planning
8 4 (6.06%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.06%) Scrum
8 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.55%) VB
6 2 (3.03%) VBA
7 1 (1.52%) VC++
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) MCSA
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (13.64%) MCITP
2 8 (12.12%) Degree
3 6 (9.09%) ISEB
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.58%) vSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) VMware
2 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
2 5 (7.58%) Cognos
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe
3 4 (6.06%) Alterian
4 2 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Apple
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago