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 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.50% 17.00% 20.14%
As % of the Vendors category 27.38% 39.08% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 22
Average salary £31,250 £36,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.38% -23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £22,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,000 £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
84 87 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 45.65% 43.50% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75 66 42
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 32 (64.00%) MS Excel
2 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (42.00%) .NET
4 20 (40.00%) SQL
5 19 (38.00%) C#
6 17 (34.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET
8 15 (30.00%) HTML
8 15 (30.00%) Windows
9 14 (28.00%) CSS
10 12 (24.00%) VB.NET
10 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (24.00%) MVC
11 11 (22.00%) XML
11 11 (22.00%) Cognos
11 11 (22.00%) Project Management
12 10 (20.00%) HTML5
13 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
14 8 (16.00%) LAN
14 8 (16.00%) WAN
14 8 (16.00%) MS Office
15 7 (14.00%) IIS
15 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
15 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
15 7 (14.00%) Finance
16 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
16 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (12.00%) Degree
17 5 (10.00%) jQuery
17 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 7 (14.00%) IIS
2 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.00%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (64.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS Office
3 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
5 1 (2.00%) MS Project
5 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) LAN
1 8 (16.00%) WAN
2 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 2 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.00%) MS Access
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.00%) NUnit
1 2 (4.00%) AccuRev
1 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Web Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) MI Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Project Support Coordinator
6 3 (6.00%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.00%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (30.00%) HTML
4 14 (28.00%) CSS
5 11 (22.00%) XML
6 10 (20.00%) HTML5
7 5 (10.00%) jQuery
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.00%) XHTML
9 2 (4.00%) WinForms
9 2 (4.00%) Ajax
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.00%) CSS3
10 1 (2.00%) Middleware
10 1 (2.00%) WCF
10 1 (2.00%) RESTful
10 1 (2.00%) XSL
10 1 (2.00%) XSLT
10 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.00%) Open Source
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.00%) UNIX
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) CentOS
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) MVC
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Project Management
3 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.00%) OOP
4 4 (8.00%) OO
4 4 (8.00%) Scrum
4 4 (8.00%) Web Development
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.00%) ERP
6 2 (4.00%) SOA
6 2 (4.00%) CRM
6 2 (4.00%) SEO
6 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Time Management
6 2 (4.00%) Kanban
6 2 (4.00%) TDD
6 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 19 (38.00%) C#
3 12 (24.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) VB
5 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) VB6
6 1 (2.00%) Erlang
6 1 (2.00%) F#
6 1 (2.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.00%) MCITP
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Cognos
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) Avaya
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) Nortel
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
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