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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.13% 12.20% 15.29%
As % of the Vendors category 36.56% 39.33% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 23
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £58,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
93 89 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 35.91% 31.01% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78 83 71
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 25 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 46 (73.02%) MS Excel
2 35 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 34 (53.97%) SQL
4 29 (46.03%) .NET
5 28 (44.44%) C#
6 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 15 (23.81%) Windows
8 14 (22.22%) XML
9 13 (20.63%) HTML
10 12 (19.05%) CSS
11 11 (17.46%) LAN
11 11 (17.46%) WAN
11 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
12 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
13 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 9 (14.29%) Cisco
13 9 (14.29%) MVC
13 9 (14.29%) VMware
13 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (12.70%) Web Development
14 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
14 8 (12.70%) jQuery
14 8 (12.70%) Internet
14 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
14 8 (12.70%) IIS
14 8 (12.70%) Linux
14 8 (12.70%) UNIX
15 7 (11.11%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 8 (12.70%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (73.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) LAN
1 11 (17.46%) WAN
2 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.70%) Internet
4 3 (4.76%) VPN
5 2 (3.17%) DNS
5 2 (3.17%) Firewall
5 2 (3.17%) DHCP
6 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.17%) Big Data
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.59%) MS Access
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) NUnit
2 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.94%) Marketing
2 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) Administrator
2 14 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) DBA
6 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) .NET
2 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.22%) XML
4 13 (20.63%) HTML
5 12 (19.05%) CSS
6 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
6 8 (12.70%) jQuery
7 7 (11.11%) WPF
7 7 (11.11%) Silverlight
7 7 (11.11%) WinForms
8 6 (9.52%) Ajax
8 6 (9.52%) HTML5
9 4 (6.35%) CSS3
9 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (6.35%) XSLT
9 4 (6.35%) XHTML
10 2 (3.17%) WCF
11 1 (1.59%) LINQ
11 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) Open Source
3 4 (6.35%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.17%) Physics
6 1 (1.59%) Blog
6 1 (1.59%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) UNIX
3 7 (11.11%) CentOS
3 7 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.94%) Solaris
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) MVC
1 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
2 8 (12.70%) Web Development
3 7 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.94%) Change Control
4 5 (7.94%) OO
4 5 (7.94%) ETL
5 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.35%) Project Management
5 4 (6.35%) Scrum
5 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.76%) Time Management
7 2 (3.17%) Kanban
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) SQL
2 28 (44.44%) C#
3 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
4 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.35%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) Erlang
7 1 (1.59%) F#
7 1 (1.59%) Scala
7 1 (1.59%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.11%) vSphere
3 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (1.59%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Cisco
1 9 (14.29%) VMware
2 7 (11.11%) Citrix
2 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.59%) Apple
3 1 (1.59%) Sage
3 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Avaya
3 1 (1.59%) Nortel
3 1 (1.59%) AccuRev
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