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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 27 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.68% 11.42% 11.92%
As % of the Vendors category 30.68% 36.71% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £40,000 £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
88 79 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 41.31% 31.10% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 69 47
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 £22,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 33 (55.00%) SQL
2 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (41.67%) .NET
4 23 (38.33%) C#
5 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (30.00%) Windows
6 13 (21.67%) HTML
6 13 (21.67%) XML
6 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (20.00%) CSS
8 11 (18.33%) VB.NET
9 10 (16.67%) LAN
9 10 (16.67%) WAN
9 10 (16.67%) MVC
9 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (15.00%) UNIX
10 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (15.00%) VMware
10 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (13.33%) Linux
11 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.33%) Web Development
12 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
12 7 (11.67%) IIS
12 7 (11.67%) Cisco
12 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
12 7 (11.67%) Nagios
12 7 (11.67%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (11.67%) IIS
2 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.67%) MS Project
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) LAN
1 10 (16.67%) WAN
2 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) Firewall
4 3 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) Big Data
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.67%) MS Access
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) NUnit
2 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 15 (25.00%) Administrator
3 12 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Web Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) DBA
8 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (3.33%) MI Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) IT Support
9 2 (3.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (41.67%) .NET
2 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (21.67%) XML
3 13 (21.67%) HTML
4 12 (20.00%) CSS
5 7 (11.67%) jQuery
6 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (10.00%) HTML5
7 4 (6.67%) WinForms
7 4 (6.67%) Ajax
7 4 (6.67%) WPF
7 4 (6.67%) Silverlight
8 3 (5.00%) XSLT
8 3 (5.00%) XHTML
8 3 (5.00%) CSS3
8 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.33%) WCF
10 1 (1.67%) LINQ
10 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Clustering
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Open Source
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.33%) Physics
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Blog
6 1 (1.67%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) UNIX
3 8 (13.33%) Linux
4 7 (11.67%) CentOS
4 7 (11.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.33%) Solaris
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) MVC
1 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.33%) Web Development
2 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (11.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (10.00%) OO
4 6 (10.00%) Project Management
5 5 (8.33%) ETL
5 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.33%) Change Control
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (5.00%) OOP
7 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.00%) Time Management
8 2 (3.33%) Kanban
8 2 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.33%) Change Management
8 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) SQL
2 23 (38.33%) C#
3 11 (18.33%) VB.NET
4 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) VBA
7 1 (1.67%) VB6
7 1 (1.67%) Erlang
7 1 (1.67%) F#
7 1 (1.67%) Scala
7 1 (1.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) VMware
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco
2 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) Avaya
4 2 (3.33%) Nortel
5 1 (1.67%) Apple
5 1 (1.67%) Sage
5 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.67%) AccuRev
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