The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stroud region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 6.67% - 5.26%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stroud region.

Vendors Category
Stroud
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 66.67% 60.00% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -9.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stroud

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stroud

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stroud

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Stroud

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stroud

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stroud 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stroud by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stroud 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) 3PAR