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 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 7 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 9.09% 37.50% 23.81%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 100.00% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £42,500 £23,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.85% -16.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
5 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stroud 45.45% 37.50% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 9
Average salary £42,500 £23,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.85% -16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stroud by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (25.00%) VMware