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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.56% 9.89% 22.60%
As % of the Vendors category 37.78% 36.62% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 38
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £19,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £60,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
90 71 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 30.61% 27.00% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75 65 81
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £77,500 £57,500
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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (70.27%) MS Excel
2 49 (66.22%) C#
2 49 (66.22%) .NET
3 43 (58.11%) SQL
4 36 (48.65%) ASP.NET
5 34 (45.95%) SQL Server
6 31 (41.89%) VB.NET
7 30 (40.54%) XML
8 27 (36.49%) HTML
9 26 (35.14%) CSS
10 24 (32.43%) MVC
11 23 (31.08%) HTML5
12 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (21.62%) Web Development
14 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
15 14 (18.92%) VB
16 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
16 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
17 12 (16.22%) IIS
18 11 (14.86%) N-Tier
18 11 (14.86%) Ajax
19 10 (13.51%) Cisco
20 9 (12.16%) LAN
20 9 (12.16%) WAN
20 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
20 9 (12.16%) Internet
20 9 (12.16%) XHTML
20 9 (12.16%) XSLT
20 9 (12.16%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (16.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 52 (70.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) LAN
1 9 (12.16%) WAN
1 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
1 9 (12.16%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) VPN
2 2 (2.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.70%) DHCP
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) SAN
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) OLTP
5 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.05%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (62.16%) Developer
2 26 (35.14%) .NET Developer
3 20 (27.03%) C# Developer
3 20 (27.03%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Web Developer
6 11 (14.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (13.51%) Lead Developer
8 9 (12.16%) Administrator
9 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.41%) DBA
10 4 (5.41%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.41%) SQL DBA
11 3 (4.05%) Web Applications Developer
12 2 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Senior Web Applications Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Analyst
12 2 (2.70%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (66.22%) .NET
2 36 (48.65%) ASP.NET
3 30 (40.54%) XML
4 27 (36.49%) HTML
5 26 (35.14%) CSS
6 23 (31.08%) HTML5
7 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
9 11 (14.86%) Ajax
10 9 (12.16%) XSLT
10 9 (12.16%) XHTML
10 9 (12.16%) WinForms
10 9 (12.16%) jQuery
10 9 (12.16%) CSS3
10 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (10.81%) Silverlight
11 8 (10.81%) WPF
12 6 (8.11%) WCF
13 2 (2.70%) WF
13 2 (2.70%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) N-Tier
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) Clustering
3 4 (5.41%) Open Source
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.70%) Physics
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) CentOS
2 4 (5.41%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) MVC
2 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.62%) Web Development
4 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.46%) SOA
7 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.76%) OO
8 5 (6.76%) SEO
9 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.05%) ETL
10 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.70%) Project Management
11 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.70%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.70%) People Management
11 2 (2.70%) OOD
11 2 (2.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 49 (66.22%) C#
2 43 (58.11%) SQL
3 31 (41.89%) VB.NET
4 14 (18.92%) VB
5 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.70%) VB6
8 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.41%) vSphere
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Cisco
2 8 (10.81%) Citrix
3 5 (6.76%) AccuRev
4 4 (5.41%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle
6 1 (1.35%) Apple
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