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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.47% 12.43% 14.06%
As % of the Vendors category 20.93% 31.88% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 13
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £70,000
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
86 69 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 50.00% 38.98% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 76 51 28
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £52,500
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 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 36 (67.92%) MS Excel
2 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
3 25 (47.17%) SQL
4 23 (43.40%) .NET
5 21 (39.62%) C#
6 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
7 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (30.19%) HTML
9 15 (28.30%) CSS
9 15 (28.30%) MVC
10 14 (26.42%) VB.NET
10 14 (26.42%) XML
10 14 (26.42%) Windows
11 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (20.75%) HTML5
13 9 (16.98%) Cognos
13 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
13 9 (16.98%) LAN
13 9 (16.98%) WAN
13 9 (16.98%) Project Management
14 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
14 8 (15.09%) IIS
15 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
16 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
16 6 (11.32%) OO
16 6 (11.32%) UNIX
16 6 (11.32%) MS Office
16 6 (11.32%) Finance
16 6 (11.32%) VMware
16 6 (11.32%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (15.09%) IIS
2 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (67.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.77%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.89%) MS Project
5 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) LAN
1 9 (16.98%) WAN
2 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.43%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.77%) Big Data
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.77%) NUnit
1 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.77%) AccuRev
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Web Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.32%) MI Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) DBA
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
3 16 (30.19%) HTML
4 15 (28.30%) CSS
5 14 (26.42%) XML
6 11 (20.75%) HTML5
7 5 (9.43%) jQuery
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.77%) XHTML
9 2 (3.77%) WinForms
9 2 (3.77%) Ajax
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.89%) RESTful
10 1 (1.89%) CSS3
10 1 (1.89%) WCF
10 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.89%) XSL
10 1 (1.89%) XSLT
10 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Open Source
3 3 (5.66%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.77%) Physics
5 1 (1.89%) Blog
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Solaris
4 4 (7.55%) CentOS
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) MVC
2 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) OO
4 6 (11.32%) Web Development
5 4 (7.55%) OOP
5 4 (7.55%) Scrum
5 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.66%) Change Control
6 3 (5.66%) ERP
7 2 (3.77%) CRM
7 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.77%) OOD
7 2 (3.77%) SOA
7 2 (3.77%) ETL
7 2 (3.77%) SEO
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) VB
5 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
6 1 (1.89%) Clojure
6 1 (1.89%) Erlang
6 1 (1.89%) F#
6 1 (1.89%) VB6
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Nagios
2 1 (1.89%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Cognos
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Avaya
5 2 (3.77%) Nortel
6 1 (1.89%) Sage
6 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
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