Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 45 93 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 17.18% 22.85% 26.21%
As % of the Vendors category 32.14% 51.10% 62.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 86 107
Stockport median annual salary £22,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £45,250 £56,500 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 140 182 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 53.44% 44.72% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 119 166 166
Stockport median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £50,250 £57,750 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stockport

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) ITIL
3 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
4 18 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (35.56%) Cisco
6 13 (28.89%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 12 (26.67%) Service Management
7 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (24.44%) Office 365
8 11 (24.44%) Citrix
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.00%) .NET
10 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.00%) C#
10 9 (20.00%) VMware
10 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
11 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.78%) Finance
11 8 (17.78%) HTML
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (17.78%) Terminal Server
12 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
13 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
13 6 (13.33%) SQL
13 6 (13.33%) LAN

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 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) LAN
1 6 (13.33%) WAN
2 5 (11.11%) DHCP
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) 802.11
4 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.44%) IPsec
4 2 (4.44%) MPLS
4 2 (4.44%) Network Security
4 2 (4.44%) SNMP
4 2 (4.44%) SSL
4 2 (4.44%) VoIP
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless
4 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) IT Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 4 (8.89%) DBA
7 4 (8.89%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.89%) Support Technician
8 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
1 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) jQuery
4 5 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.22%) React
7 1 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.44%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.22%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.11%) Android
6 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) ITIL
2 18 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (26.67%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Web Development
5 5 (11.11%) Android Development
5 5 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.89%) MVC
7 3 (6.67%) Time Management
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Break/Fix
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL V2
8 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.22%) Asynchronous Programming
9 1 (2.22%) Data Management
9 1 (2.22%) Microservices
9 1 (2.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) C#
1 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) Terminal Server
3 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.67%) vSphere
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco
2 11 (24.44%) Citrix
3 9 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Apple
4 2 (4.44%) Juniper
4 2 (4.44%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.22%) RedGate