The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 6 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 105 98 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 24.14% 14.69% 16.32%
As % of the Vendors category 51.22% 40.50% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 85 78 83
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £21,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 Staffordshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 205 242 234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 47.13% 36.28% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 150 210 198
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Staffordshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Staffordshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +15 41 £31,000 +12.72% 11
Tamworth -1 20 £36,500 +21.66% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +14 11 £39,500 +4.63% 1
Stafford +4 11 £37,500 +74.41% 1
Lichfield -2 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Cannock +1 4 £31,500 - 2
Rugeley - 2 £36,250 - 1
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 107 (50.71%) SQL Server
2 94 (44.55%) SQL
3 90 (42.65%) C#
4 89 (42.18%) .NET
4 89 (42.18%) MS Excel
5 67 (31.75%) Windows
6 59 (27.96%) MVC
7 53 (25.12%) ASP.NET
8 51 (24.17%) HTML
9 50 (23.70%) JavaScript
10 47 (22.27%) Active Directory
10 47 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (20.85%) HTML5
11 44 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (19.91%) Windows Server
13 41 (19.43%) CSS
14 37 (17.54%) T-SQL
15 35 (16.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 35 (16.59%) VMware
16 34 (16.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 31 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 31 (14.69%) MS Exchange
18 30 (14.22%) MS Office
19 29 (13.74%) VB.NET
20 28 (13.27%) Logistics
21 27 (12.80%) jQuery
21 27 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (12.32%) SOA
23 25 (11.85%) Visual Studio
23 25 (11.85%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 31 (14.69%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.53%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.16%) IIS
4 11 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.37%) Site Server
7 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.42%) FormScape
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 89 (42.18%) MS Excel
2 30 (14.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (9.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.11%) Office 365
3 5 (2.37%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.90%) SaaS
5 3 (1.42%) IaaS
6 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.37%) DHCP
2 23 (10.90%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.53%) DNS
4 14 (6.64%) VLAN
5 9 (4.27%) Firewall
6 7 (3.32%) LDAP
7 5 (2.37%) WLAN
8 4 (1.90%) MPLS
8 4 (1.90%) Network Security
8 4 (1.90%) SNMP
9 3 (1.42%) IPv4
9 3 (1.42%) IPv6
9 3 (1.42%) OSPF
9 3 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.42%) RIP
9 3 (1.42%) RTP
9 3 (1.42%) SAN
9 3 (1.42%) SSL
10 2 (0.95%) Internet
10 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (50.71%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (16.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.58%) NoSQL
6 15 (7.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (5.21%) MySQL
7 11 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (4.74%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.74%) Riak
9 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.84%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.37%) Big Data
11 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.90%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.90%) OLTP
13 3 (1.42%) DTS
13 3 (1.42%) Power BI
14 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (11.85%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.79%) Moq
4 7 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.95%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.95%) Subversion
5 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (8.06%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.21%) Retail
4 8 (3.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.90%) Advertising
6 3 (1.42%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (34.12%) Developer
2 33 (15.64%) .NET Developer
3 27 (12.80%) C# Developer
4 25 (11.85%) Senior Developer
5 22 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (9.00%) Analyst
7 18 (8.53%) Architect
8 17 (8.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (8.06%) DBA
8 17 (8.06%) SQL Developer
9 16 (7.58%) SQL DBA
10 15 (7.11%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 14 (6.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (6.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 13 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (6.16%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (6.16%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 13 (6.16%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (42.18%) .NET
2 53 (25.12%) ASP.NET
3 51 (24.17%) HTML
4 47 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (20.85%) HTML5
6 41 (19.43%) CSS
7 27 (12.80%) jQuery
8 25 (11.85%) .NET Framework
9 24 (11.37%) Web Services
9 24 (11.37%) XML
10 16 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (7.11%) AngularJS
12 12 (5.69%) Entity Framework
13 11 (5.21%) CSS3
13 11 (5.21%) WCF
14 10 (4.74%) Ajax
15 9 (4.27%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (3.79%) EDI
16 8 (3.79%) SOAP
17 7 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.11%) N-Tier
4 14 (6.64%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.74%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.79%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.79%) Life Science
6 8 (3.79%) NHS
6 8 (3.79%) PMI
7 6 (2.84%) Blog
8 5 (2.37%) User Experience
9 3 (1.42%) Clustering
9 3 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.42%) iPhone
9 3 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) SCADA
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.75%) Windows
2 42 (19.91%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.58%) Linux
3 16 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (5.69%) Unix
5 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.27%) Windows XP
6 8 (3.79%) Android
7 7 (3.32%) SUSE
8 6 (2.84%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.37%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.42%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.96%) MVC
2 44 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (13.27%) Logistics
4 26 (12.32%) SOA
5 19 (9.00%) CRM
5 19 (9.00%) Web Development
6 17 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (6.64%) Mentoring
7 14 (6.64%) TDD
8 13 (6.16%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (6.16%) Project Management
9 12 (5.69%) ITIL
9 12 (5.69%) Open Source
10 11 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (5.21%) Project Planning
11 10 (4.74%) OOP
11 10 (4.74%) Regression Testing
11 10 (4.74%) Scrum
11 10 (4.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 94 (44.55%) SQL
2 90 (42.65%) C#
3 50 (23.70%) JavaScript
4 37 (17.54%) T-SQL
5 29 (13.74%) VB.NET
6 24 (11.37%) VB
7 8 (3.79%) Java
8 6 (2.84%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.84%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.90%) C++
9 4 (1.90%) Erlang
10 3 (1.42%) F#
10 3 (1.42%) VBA
10 3 (1.42%) VBScript
11 2 (0.95%) PHP
11 2 (0.95%) VB6
12 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.53%) Degree
3 9 (4.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.79%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.37%) MCSE
5 5 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) MCITP
6 2 (0.95%) MCSD
6 2 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MCPD
7 1 (0.47%) MCSA
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.43%) QA
2 11 (5.21%) SLA
3 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (22.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.84%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.90%) Docker
5 4 (1.90%) XenApp
5 4 (1.90%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.42%) XenServer
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.95%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 35 (16.59%) VMware
2 20 (9.48%) Cisco
3 8 (3.79%) Citrix
4 7 (3.32%) SAP
5 5 (2.37%) Acronis
5 5 (2.37%) arcserve
5 5 (2.37%) Cyberoam
5 5 (2.37%) Intel Security
5 5 (2.37%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.37%) JDA
5 5 (2.37%) Kaspersky
5 5 (2.37%) Proofpoint
5 5 (2.37%) SonicWALL
5 5 (2.37%) Sophos
5 5 (2.37%) Symantec
5 5 (2.37%) WatchGuard
5 5 (2.37%) Webroot
6 4 (1.90%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.95%) HP
7 2 (0.95%) Xamarin
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