Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 6 months to 19 September 2018 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
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 55 89 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 15.71% 19.65% 24.18%
As % of the Vendors category 32.16% 46.11% 59.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 77 82
Stockport median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £52,000 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.64% +10.67%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Stockport.

All Vendors
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 171 193 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 48.86% 42.60% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 133 171 125
Stockport median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £48,600 £53,750 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +2.50%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stockport.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Stockport

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Stockport

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Stockport over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Stockport region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 26 (47.27%) Active Directory
3 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 17 (30.91%) Finance
5 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
6 16 (29.09%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (29.09%) VMware
6 16 (29.09%) Cisco
7 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 15 (27.27%) ITIL
7 15 (27.27%) Office 365
8 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (20.00%) WAN
9 11 (20.00%) LAN
10 10 (18.18%) DNS
11 9 (16.36%) SAN
11 9 (16.36%) DHCP
11 9 (16.36%) .NET
11 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (16.36%) C#
11 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (14.55%) HTML
12 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
13 7 (12.73%) Wireless
13 7 (12.73%) MVC
13 7 (12.73%) Firewall

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.27%) WordPress
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) LAN
1 11 (20.00%) WAN
2 10 (18.18%) DNS
3 9 (16.36%) DHCP
3 9 (16.36%) SAN
4 7 (12.73%) Firewall
4 7 (12.73%) VoIP
4 7 (12.73%) Wireless
5 6 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
5 6 (10.91%) IP Telephony
5 6 (10.91%) IPsec
5 6 (10.91%) iSCSI
5 6 (10.91%) Network Security
5 6 (10.91%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (10.91%) SNMP
5 6 (10.91%) SSL
5 6 (10.91%) VPN
5 6 (10.91%) Wireshark
5 6 (10.91%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.27%) MS Access
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) Power BI
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) DBA
3 7 (12.73%) IT Support
3 7 (12.73%) SQL DBA
4 6 (10.91%) 1st Line Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) Database Developer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Technician
8 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (3.64%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) 802.1X
3 6 (10.91%) CSS
3 6 (10.91%) jQuery
3 6 (10.91%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.82%) COM
7 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.82%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.64%) Android
8 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.82%) Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (27.27%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) MVC
4 6 (10.91%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.09%) ERD
5 5 (9.09%) ETL
5 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 5 (9.09%) Service Management
5 5 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.27%) Case Management
6 4 (7.27%) Web Development
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) Android Development
7 2 (3.64%) Data Management
7 2 (3.64%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.82%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.82%) Process Management
8 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) C#
2 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) VBA
4 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (47.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.27%) Terminal Server
5 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.45%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Cisco
1 16 (29.09%) VMware
2 6 (10.91%) Citrix
2 6 (10.91%) Juniper
2 6 (10.91%) Nimble Storage
3 5 (9.09%) Cognos
4 4 (7.27%) Avaya
5 2 (3.64%) Apple
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle