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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 50 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.53% 16.39% 21.85%
As % of the Vendors category 34.67% 45.45% 67.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 31
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 £25,000 £25,000 £34,050
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
75 110 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 41.90% 36.07% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 61 95 46
Average salary £34,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (53.19%) MS Excel
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (31.91%) .NET
6 14 (29.79%) Windows
7 13 (27.66%) C#
8 11 (23.40%) HTML
8 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
8 11 (23.40%) CSS
8 11 (23.40%) Cognos
9 10 (21.28%) VB.NET
9 10 (21.28%) Project Management
10 9 (19.15%) XML
10 9 (19.15%) MVC
10 9 (19.15%) Finance
10 9 (19.15%) HTML5
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.02%) MS Office
11 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
12 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.89%) IIS
12 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.77%) CRM
13 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.77%) LAN
13 6 (12.77%) WAN
13 6 (12.77%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.89%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) Joomla!
Applications
1 25 (53.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.26%) InfoPath
5 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) LAN
1 6 (12.77%) WAN
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.38%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) AccuRev
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Administrator
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Web Developer
3 5 (10.64%) MI Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support
5 3 (6.38%) Project Support Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Project Support Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Project Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 11 (23.40%) HTML
2 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
2 11 (23.40%) CSS
3 9 (19.15%) XML
3 9 (19.15%) HTML5
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) WinForms
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) XHTML
5 1 (2.13%) XSL
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) EPoS
5 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.38%) UNIX
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) MVC
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.77%) CRM
5 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.51%) Analytics
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.51%) Propensity Modelling
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.38%) ERP
8 2 (4.26%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.26%) OOP
8 2 (4.26%) Change Management
9 1 (2.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) C#
3 10 (21.28%) VB.NET
4 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.51%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) VB6
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) MCITP
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Cognos
2 6 (12.77%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.51%) Alterian
3 4 (8.51%) Adobe
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Avaya
5 2 (4.26%) Nortel
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Sage
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, training fund, certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago