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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 30 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.56% 7.41% 19.49%
As % of the Vendors category 35.71% 33.33% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 35
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £63,250 £72,500
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
84 60 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 29.58% 22.22% 45.13%
Number of salaries quoted 69 54 80
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £77,500 £57,500
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 27 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 59 (72.84%) .NET
2 56 (69.14%) C#
3 52 (64.20%) MS Excel
4 48 (59.26%) SQL
5 39 (48.15%) ASP.NET
6 36 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 35 (43.21%) VB.NET
8 31 (38.27%) HTML
9 30 (37.04%) CSS
10 28 (34.57%) XML
11 27 (33.33%) MVC
11 27 (33.33%) HTML5
12 23 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (24.69%) .NET Framework
14 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
15 16 (19.75%) Web Development
15 16 (19.75%) jQuery
16 15 (18.52%) VB
17 12 (14.81%) WinForms
17 12 (14.81%) IIS
18 11 (13.58%) N-Tier
18 11 (13.58%) WPF
18 11 (13.58%) Ajax
18 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
19 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (12.35%) Silverlight
19 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 10 (12.35%) Cisco
20 9 (11.11%) Internet
20 9 (11.11%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (14.81%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 52 (64.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (3.70%) ElastiCache
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 9 (11.11%) LAN
1 9 (11.11%) WAN
1 9 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) HTTP
3 2 (2.47%) DHCP
3 2 (2.47%) VPN
3 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.23%) SAN
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.70%) OLTP
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.70%) MySQL
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) JIRA
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.70%) NUnit
2 3 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (69.14%) Developer
2 25 (30.86%) .NET Developer
2 25 (30.86%) C# Developer
3 22 (27.16%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (14.81%) Lead Developer
6 11 (13.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Coordinator
10 3 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (3.70%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Senior Applications Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (72.84%) .NET
2 39 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 31 (38.27%) HTML
4 30 (37.04%) CSS
5 28 (34.57%) XML
6 27 (33.33%) HTML5
7 23 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (24.69%) .NET Framework
9 16 (19.75%) jQuery
10 12 (14.81%) WinForms
11 11 (13.58%) Ajax
11 11 (13.58%) WPF
12 10 (12.35%) Silverlight
12 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (11.11%) CSS3
13 9 (11.11%) XSLT
13 9 (11.11%) XHTML
14 7 (8.64%) WCF
15 4 (4.94%) Web Services
16 2 (2.47%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Online Gambling
3 4 (4.94%) Open Source
4 3 (3.70%) Social Media
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) CentOS
3 2 (2.47%) UNIX
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) MVC
2 16 (19.75%) Web Development
3 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
4 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.88%) SEO
6 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.64%) SOA
7 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.94%) Project Management
8 3 (3.70%) ETL
8 3 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (3.70%) OO
8 3 (3.70%) TDD
8 3 (3.70%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.70%) Transition Management
9 2 (2.47%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.47%) Change Control
9 2 (2.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (69.14%) C#
2 48 (59.26%) SQL
3 35 (43.21%) VB.NET
4 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
5 15 (18.52%) VB
6 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.70%) VB6
7 3 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Cisco
2 8 (9.88%) Citrix
3 5 (6.17%) AccuRev
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.23%) Apple
6 1 (1.23%) Facebook
6 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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