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 3 months to 26 June 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.

Microsoft
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 48 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 17.91% 29.08% 22.04%
As % of the Vendors category 45.28% 63.08% 55.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 37
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Stockport.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 106 65 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 39.55% 46.10% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 93 56 66
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +9.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,250 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stockport

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 23 (36.51%) SQL
3 20 (31.75%) .NET
4 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
5 17 (26.98%) C#
5 17 (26.98%) HTML
5 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
5 17 (26.98%) Windows 7
6 16 (25.40%) Finance
7 15 (23.81%) ITIL
7 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 12 (19.05%) CMDB
10 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (15.87%) Terminal Services
11 10 (15.87%) jQuery
11 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (14.29%) Degree
13 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
13 8 (12.70%) Dynamics NAV
13 8 (12.70%) HTML5
13 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
13 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (12.70%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
14 7 (11.11%) ERP
14 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (11.11%) SLA

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 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.94%) LAN
2 5 (7.94%) WAN
3 3 (4.76%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) SAN
3 3 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) VLAN
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.52%) QlikView
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.35%) OLAP
6 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.76%) Datazen
7 3 (4.76%) MySQL
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.76%) Selenium
4 3 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.17%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Analyst
1 13 (20.63%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) .NET Developer
2 11 (17.46%) C# Developer
3 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Support Technician
5 7 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 6 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (7.94%) DBA
7 5 (7.94%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (7.94%) Report Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.94%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) .NET
2 17 (26.98%) HTML
3 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 10 (15.87%) jQuery
5 8 (12.70%) HTML5
6 7 (11.11%) MDX
7 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 6 (9.52%) XML
8 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.94%) CSS
9 4 (6.35%) Ajax
9 4 (6.35%) CSS3
9 4 (6.35%) REST
9 4 (6.35%) Web Services
10 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.76%) COM
10 3 (4.76%) DOM
10 3 (4.76%) SAX
10 3 (4.76%) SOAP
10 3 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) CMDB
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.17%) iPad
4 2 (3.17%) Life Science
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.52%) Android
5 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.35%) Linux
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.11%) ERP
4 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.94%) Android Development
5 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.94%) ETL
5 5 (7.94%) iOS Development
5 5 (7.94%) MVC
5 5 (7.94%) Web Development
6 4 (6.35%) Analytics
6 4 (6.35%) CRM
6 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.35%) ERD
6 4 (6.35%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (6.35%) Machine Learning
6 4 (6.35%) SDLC
6 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) C#
3 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.35%) VB
6 4 (6.35%) VB6
7 3 (4.76%) C
7 3 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.17%) Korn
8 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.94%) MCP
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) CCNA
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.59%) MCITP
6 1 (1.59%) MCSE
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.76%) Samba
4 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Cisco
2 6 (9.52%) Citrix
3 4 (6.35%) Cognos
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Sage
4 2 (3.17%) Wyse
5 1 (1.59%) Apple
5 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
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