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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 37 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.78% 12.22% 14.55%
As % of the Vendors category 39.36% 41.30% 70.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 30
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
94 92 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 47.72% 29.58% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 79 82 41
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -35.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (53.33%) SQL
3 30 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 22 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (28.33%) Windows
6 16 (26.67%) C#
7 15 (25.00%) .NET
7 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 11 (18.33%) Cognos
10 10 (16.67%) VMware
10 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
11 9 (15.00%) HTML
12 8 (13.33%) CSS
12 8 (13.33%) XML
12 8 (13.33%) Project Management
12 8 (13.33%) MVC
12 8 (13.33%) Finance
12 8 (13.33%) HTML5
12 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (11.67%) Degree
13 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
13 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
13 7 (11.67%) MS Office
14 6 (10.00%) IIS
14 6 (10.00%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.67%) MS Office
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) LAN
1 5 (8.33%) WAN
2 4 (6.67%) Internet
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
6 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.33%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) TestPartner
2 1 (1.67%) QADirector
2 1 (1.67%) AccuRev
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Administrator
2 9 (15.00%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) DBA
3 7 (11.67%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 5 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 5 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) MI Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) HTML
3 8 (13.33%) XML
3 8 (13.33%) CSS
3 8 (13.33%) HTML5
4 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) Web Services
5 2 (3.33%) WinForms
5 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.67%) WCF
6 1 (1.67%) WPF
6 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.67%) jQuery
6 1 (1.67%) RESTful
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.67%) Ajax
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.67%) XSL
6 1 (1.67%) XHTML
6 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Clustering
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) EPoS
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) CentOS
3 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Solaris
3 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 5 (8.33%) UNIX
3 5 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) Project Management
3 8 (13.33%) MVC
4 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (8.33%) CRM
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (8.33%) SDLC
7 4 (6.67%) Analytics
7 4 (6.67%) Propensity Modelling
7 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.00%) SOA
8 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Requirements Management
9 2 (3.33%) Web Development
9 2 (3.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) C#
3 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (1.67%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) VBA
6 1 (1.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) MCSA
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (8.33%) MCITP
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.33%) vSphere
3 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Cognos
2 10 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.67%) Alterian
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco
4 4 (6.67%) Adobe
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Google
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