The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stowmarket region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Stowmarket region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stowmarket 11.11% 14.29% 15.22%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 28.57% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Stowmarket
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stowmarket 29.63% 50.00% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 10
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Suffolk

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stowmarket

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stowmarket region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stowmarket

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stowmarket

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stowmarket region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Stowmarket

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stowmarket

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stowmarket region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stowmarket

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stowmarket

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stowmarket 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) VBA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stowmarket by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stowmarket 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Business Objects