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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 35 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.28% 10.99% 18.89%
As % of the Vendors category 40.23% 36.59% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 31
Average salary £32,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £77,500
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
87 82 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 30.53% 30.04% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 77 73 81
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £77,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 50 (72.46%) MS Excel
2 38 (55.07%) SQL
3 36 (52.17%) C#
3 36 (52.17%) .NET
4 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
5 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET
6 22 (31.88%) VB.NET
7 20 (28.99%) XML
8 17 (24.64%) CSS
8 17 (24.64%) HTML
9 16 (23.19%) MVC
10 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (18.84%) HTML5
11 13 (18.84%) .NET Framework
11 13 (18.84%) Cisco
12 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 12 (17.39%) LAN
12 12 (17.39%) WAN
12 12 (17.39%) Internet
13 11 (15.94%) Citrix
13 11 (15.94%) Web Development
13 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
13 11 (15.94%) Windows
13 11 (15.94%) VB
14 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (13.04%) Ajax
15 9 (13.04%) jQuery
15 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (11.59%) Degree
16 8 (11.59%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (11.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 50 (72.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 12 (17.39%) LAN
1 12 (17.39%) WAN
1 12 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) VPN
2 2 (2.90%) DNS
2 2 (2.90%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) Big Data
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) OLTP
8 1 (1.45%) MS Access
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Subversion
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) NUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (4.35%) Marketing
1 3 (4.35%) Games
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.29%) C# Developer
3 14 (20.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Administrator
5 11 (15.94%) Web Developer
6 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) DBA
10 4 (5.80%) Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
11 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Senior Web Applications Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
12 2 (2.90%) VB.NET Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) .NET
2 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 20 (28.99%) XML
4 17 (24.64%) CSS
4 17 (24.64%) HTML
5 13 (18.84%) HTML5
5 13 (18.84%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.04%) Ajax
6 9 (13.04%) jQuery
6 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (11.59%) WinForms
8 7 (10.14%) XHTML
8 7 (10.14%) XSLT
8 7 (10.14%) WPF
8 7 (10.14%) Silverlight
8 7 (10.14%) CSS3
8 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (5.80%) WCF
10 2 (2.90%) WF
11 1 (1.45%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) N-Tier
1 7 (10.14%) Clustering
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Open Source
5 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Physics
6 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.45%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) UNIX
2 7 (10.14%) CentOS
3 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.25%) Solaris
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) MVC
2 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) Web Development
4 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (7.25%) SOA
5 5 (7.25%) ETL
5 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.25%) Change Control
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.80%) OO
6 4 (5.80%) SEO
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.90%) Time Management
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Service Management
8 2 (2.90%) OOD
8 2 (2.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) SQL
2 36 (52.17%) C#
3 22 (31.88%) VB.NET
4 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.94%) VB
5 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VB6
6 1 (1.45%) VBA
6 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (10.14%) vSphere
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Cisco
2 11 (15.94%) Citrix
3 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.14%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) AccuRev
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
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