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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.19% 17.00% 23.94%
As % of the Vendors category 31.58% 41.35% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 29
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £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
76 104 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 41.76% 41.11% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 68 82 46
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
1 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 20 (45.45%) .NET
3 18 (40.91%) C#
3 18 (40.91%) SQL
4 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
6 14 (31.82%) HTML
6 14 (31.82%) Windows
7 13 (29.55%) CSS
8 11 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 11 (25.00%) XML
8 11 (25.00%) Cognos
8 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.00%) MVC
9 10 (22.73%) Project Management
9 10 (22.73%) HTML5
10 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
10 9 (20.45%) MS Office
11 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
12 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
12 7 (15.91%) LAN
12 7 (15.91%) WAN
12 7 (15.91%) IIS
12 7 (15.91%) Finance
12 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (13.64%) Degree
14 5 (11.36%) VB
14 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
14 5 (11.36%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (15.91%) IIS
1 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
5 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) LAN
1 7 (15.91%) WAN
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.82%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) NUnit
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Web Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) MI Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) IT Support
6 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.82%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.82%) Project Support Coordinator
8 2 (4.55%) Project Support Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Project Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
3 14 (31.82%) HTML
4 13 (29.55%) CSS
5 11 (25.00%) XML
6 10 (22.73%) HTML5
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (4.55%) XHTML
8 2 (4.55%) WinForms
8 2 (4.55%) Ajax
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.27%) CSS3
9 1 (2.27%) Middleware
9 1 (2.27%) RESTful
9 1 (2.27%) WCF
9 1 (2.27%) XSL
9 1 (2.27%) XSLT
9 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Open Source
2 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) EPoS
4 1 (2.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) MVC
1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.09%) Web Development
5 3 (6.82%) ERP
5 3 (6.82%) OOP
5 3 (6.82%) OO
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) SEO
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) SOA
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.27%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) C#
1 18 (40.91%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (11.36%) VB
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) VB6
5 1 (2.27%) Erlang
5 1 (2.27%) F#
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) MCITP
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Cognos
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) Nortel
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (2.27%) Sage
4 1 (2.27%) Google
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