Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 78 59 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 19.07% 14.36% 23.37%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 34.30% 58.12%
Number of salaries quoted 70 52 67
Stockport median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,225 £20,975 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,400 £49,750 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +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 195 172 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 47.68% 41.85% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 167 156 98
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% +4.48%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,800 £53,750 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +0.00%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 46 (58.97%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Active Directory
3 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (35.90%) SQL
5 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 25 (32.05%) Finance
7 22 (28.21%) VMware
7 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
7 22 (28.21%) Microsoft Office
7 22 (28.21%) Office 365
8 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (23.08%) LAN
9 18 (23.08%) WAN
10 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
11 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
11 15 (19.23%) Windows 10
12 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (16.67%) Cisco
14 11 (14.10%) SAN
14 11 (14.10%) .NET
14 11 (14.10%) C#
14 11 (14.10%) ITIL
14 11 (14.10%) Retail
14 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
15 10 (12.82%) VoIP
15 10 (12.82%) DNS

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 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.97%) WordPress
3 5 (6.41%) IIS
3 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.21%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) LAN
1 18 (23.08%) WAN
2 11 (14.10%) SAN
3 10 (12.82%) DNS
3 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.82%) VoIP
4 9 (11.54%) DHCP
5 6 (7.69%) Firewall
6 5 (6.41%) IP Telephony
6 5 (6.41%) MPLS
6 5 (6.41%) Wireless
7 4 (5.13%) 802.11
7 4 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.13%) IPsec
7 4 (5.13%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.13%) Network Security
7 4 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
7 4 (5.13%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (11.54%) MS Access
5 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.85%) Power BI
9 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) NUnit
2 2 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Retail
3 6 (7.69%) Advertising
4 5 (6.41%) Marketing
5 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) Analyst
2 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) IT Support
4 7 (8.97%) Database Developer
5 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Business Manager
6 5 (6.41%) DBA
6 5 (6.41%) Java Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Linux Support
6 5 (6.41%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
2 9 (11.54%) HTML
2 9 (11.54%) Web Services
3 8 (10.26%) CSS
4 5 (6.41%) jQuery
5 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.13%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.56%) LAMP
6 2 (2.56%) NHibernate
6 2 (2.56%) Node.js
6 2 (2.56%) ODBC
6 2 (2.56%) REST
6 2 (2.56%) Spring
6 2 (2.56%) Spring.NET
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.56%) iPad
3 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) Fintech
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.97%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (19.23%) Windows 10
5 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.69%) Unix
7 5 (6.41%) AIX
7 5 (6.41%) HPUX
7 5 (6.41%) Linux
7 5 (6.41%) Solaris
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.28%) Android
9 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (14.10%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (11.54%) Case Management
4 7 (8.97%) Risk Management
5 6 (7.69%) Analytics
5 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.69%) MVC
6 5 (6.41%) Actionable Insight
6 5 (6.41%) Data Analytics
6 5 (6.41%) Data Management
6 5 (6.41%) Data Science
6 5 (6.41%) ERD
6 5 (6.41%) ETL
6 5 (6.41%) Online Marketing
6 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
6 5 (6.41%) Stress Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) SQL
2 11 (14.10%) C#
3 9 (11.54%) VBA
4 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) Java
6 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) C
7 1 (1.28%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) R
7 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.41%) MCP
3 4 (5.13%) MCSE
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) MCSA
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
1 4 (5.13%) PMO
2 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 32 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
3 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.41%) Terminal Services
4 5 (6.41%) vSphere
5 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) VMware
2 13 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (8.97%) Avaya
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle
5 5 (6.41%) Cognos
5 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix
6 4 (5.13%) Juniper
6 4 (5.13%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (2.56%) Apple
7 2 (2.56%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.28%) BT
8 1 (1.28%) Capita
8 1 (1.28%) Meraki
8 1 (1.28%) NEC
8 1 (1.28%) Openreach
8 1 (1.28%) Sophos
8 1 (1.28%) Tableau