Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 91 100 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 24.86% 26.46% 31.34%
As % of the Vendors category 49.46% 62.50% 69.04%
Number of salaries quoted 91 99 147
Stockport median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,500 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 184 160 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 50.27% 42.33% 45.39%
Number of salaries quoted 175 153 184
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,300 £23,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £47,500 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stockport

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 46 (50.55%) Windows
2 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 33 (36.26%) VMware
4 32 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (35.16%) Hyper-V
4 32 (35.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (32.97%) Office 365
5 30 (32.97%) TCP/IP
6 29 (31.87%) WAN
6 29 (31.87%) LAN
7 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (26.37%) Web Services
8 22 (24.18%) ITIL
9 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
9 21 (23.08%) C#
9 21 (23.08%) .NET
9 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 20 (21.98%) HTML
10 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
10 20 (21.98%) Terminal Services
10 20 (21.98%) SAN
10 20 (21.98%) DHCP
10 20 (21.98%) Cisco
10 20 (21.98%) DNS
11 19 (20.88%) MCSE
11 19 (20.88%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (19.78%) SharePoint
12 18 (19.78%) SQL
12 18 (19.78%) vSphere
13 17 (18.68%) SharePoint 2013

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 18 (19.78%) SharePoint
2 17 (18.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (32.97%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.97%) TCP/IP
2 29 (31.87%) LAN
2 29 (31.87%) WAN
3 20 (21.98%) DHCP
3 20 (21.98%) DNS
3 20 (21.98%) SAN
4 9 (9.89%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (8.79%) VoIP
6 3 (3.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.30%) MS Access
6 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.20%) Power BI
6 2 (2.20%) QlikView
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
1 2 (2.20%) Selenium
2 1 (1.10%) NUnit
2 1 (1.10%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Legal
2 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.20%) Retail
2 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Developer
1 22 (24.18%) Support Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) .NET Developer
2 18 (19.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (17.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 7 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.59%) Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) IT Support
5 6 (6.59%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Business Manager
6 5 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.49%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 5 (5.49%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.40%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) Web Services
2 21 (23.08%) .NET
3 20 (21.98%) HTML
4 16 (17.58%) jQuery
5 15 (16.48%) CSS
6 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.30%) HTML5
9 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.20%) COM
9 2 (2.20%) CSS3
9 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.20%) NHibernate
9 2 (2.20%) ODBC
9 2 (2.20%) REST
10 1 (1.10%) Ajax
10 1 (1.10%) Spring
10 1 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.10%) WSDL
10 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Driving Licence
1 10 (10.99%) NHS
2 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) CMDB
3 1 (1.10%) iPad
3 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.10%) Replication
3 1 (1.10%) Robotics
3 1 (1.10%) SCADA
3 1 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (50.55%) Windows
2 32 (35.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (17.58%) Windows 7
4 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 10 (10.99%) Windows Server
7 6 (6.59%) Android
7 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) ITIL
2 16 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (17.58%) Web Development
3 11 (12.09%) MVC
4 9 (9.89%) E-Commerce
4 9 (9.89%) Innovative Thinking
5 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.59%) Data Management
7 5 (5.49%) Android Development
7 5 (5.49%) iOS Development
8 4 (4.40%) ETL
8 4 (4.40%) Quality Management
8 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.30%) Analytics
9 3 (3.30%) Case Management
9 3 (3.30%) Change Management
9 3 (3.30%) Master Data Management
9 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.20%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) C#
2 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.78%) SQL
4 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.49%) VBA
6 2 (2.20%) C
6 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (20.88%) MCSE
3 16 (17.58%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (16.48%) MCP
5 3 (3.30%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) CCNA
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) PCI DSS
1 8 (8.79%) PMO
2 3 (3.30%) QA
3 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.20%) SLA
4 1 (1.10%) GDPR
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.16%) Hyper-V
2 32 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (21.98%) Terminal Services
4 19 (20.88%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (19.78%) vSphere
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.10%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) VMware
2 20 (21.98%) Cisco
3 11 (12.09%) Citrix
4 7 (7.69%) Capita
5 1 (1.10%) Avaya
5 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.10%) Cognos
5 1 (1.10%) Facebook
5 1 (1.10%) McAfee
5 1 (1.10%) Rockwell
5 1 (1.10%) Siemens
5 1 (1.10%) Veeam
5 1 (1.10%) Wonderware
5 1 (1.10%) Wyse
5 1 (1.10%) Xamarin