The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Microsoft
Staffordshire / Stafford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 10 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 12.99% 27.03% 35.62%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 45.45% 70.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 23
Median salary £35,000 £21,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.79% -46.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,350 £44,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Stafford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 50 22 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 64.94% 59.46% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 48 22 29
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £45,000 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Stafford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Stafford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stafford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Stafford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stafford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
2 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) ERP
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (19.05%) Android
4 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (19.05%) SaaS
4 4 (19.05%) Office 365
4 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) MCSD
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) MySQL

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
2 3 (14.29%) Senior IT Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Support Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
3 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) Laravel
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Android
3 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (19.05%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
4 2 (9.52%) Process Management
4 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Communications Security
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) QMS
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) MCSD
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Aruba
3 1 (4.76%) HP
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