Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 92 97 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 21.35% 25.46% 31.38%
As % of the Vendors category 47.18% 62.18% 65.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85 93 143
Stockport median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,900 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £37,750 £40,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.36% +8.67% +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 195 156 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 45.24% 40.94% 47.78%
Number of salaries quoted 177 147 198
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £25,925
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 43 (46.74%) Windows
2 39 (42.39%) TCP/IP
3 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
4 35 (38.04%) WAN
4 35 (38.04%) LAN
5 30 (32.61%) Hyper-V
6 28 (30.43%) Web Services
6 28 (30.43%) VMware
7 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (29.35%) HTML
7 27 (29.35%) .NET
7 27 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (28.26%) Terminal Services
9 25 (27.17%) C#
9 25 (27.17%) SQL
10 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 24 (26.09%) ITIL
10 24 (26.09%) DHCP
10 24 (26.09%) DNS
10 24 (26.09%) Office 365
11 23 (25.00%) SAN
12 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
13 21 (22.83%) Virtual Machines
14 20 (21.74%) Cisco
14 20 (21.74%) MCSE
15 18 (19.57%) SharePoint
15 18 (19.57%) MS Exchange
15 18 (19.57%) vSphere
15 18 (19.57%) Windows 7

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 (19.57%) MS Exchange
1 18 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 15 (16.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.52%) Apache
4 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.09%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (42.39%) TCP/IP
2 35 (38.04%) LAN
2 35 (38.04%) WAN
3 24 (26.09%) DHCP
3 24 (26.09%) DNS
4 23 (25.00%) SAN
5 7 (7.61%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (6.52%) Firewall
6 6 (6.52%) VoIP
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
7 1 (1.09%) SSL
7 1 (1.09%) VLAN
7 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.43%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (5.43%) MySQL
3 5 (5.43%) QlikView
4 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.17%) Power BI
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Selenium
2 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.17%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.17%) NUnit
3 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.09%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Automotive
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Developer
2 21 (22.83%) Support Engineer
3 19 (20.65%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (19.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 16 (17.39%) Analyst
6 12 (13.04%) Support Analyst
7 11 (11.96%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.70%) IT Support
9 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.61%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Technical Support
10 6 (6.52%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.43%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.43%) Web Services
2 27 (29.35%) .NET
2 27 (29.35%) HTML
3 16 (17.39%) jQuery
4 15 (16.30%) CSS
5 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
6 10 (10.87%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.43%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.43%) ODBC
8 4 (4.35%) HTML5
8 4 (4.35%) REST
8 4 (4.35%) XML
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.26%) COM
9 3 (3.26%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.26%) NHibernate
9 3 (3.26%) WSDL
10 2 (2.17%) SOAP
10 2 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Driving Licence
1 9 (9.78%) NHS
2 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) Life Science
4 4 (4.35%) CMDB
5 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) Robotics
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.74%) Windows
2 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (19.57%) Windows 7
4 9 (9.78%) Windows 10
4 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.61%) Android
5 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
5 7 (7.61%) Linux
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) ITIL
2 16 (17.39%) Web Development
3 12 (13.04%) MVC
4 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.52%) Android Development
5 6 (6.52%) iOS Development
6 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
6 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.35%) Data Management
7 4 (4.35%) ERP
7 4 (4.35%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.35%) Server Hardening
7 4 (4.35%) SIEM
8 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.26%) ETL
8 3 (3.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.26%) Security Management
8 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) C#
1 25 (27.17%) SQL
2 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.43%) C
5 5 (5.43%) Korn
5 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.17%) VBA
7 1 (1.09%) C++
7 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (21.74%) MCSE
3 14 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (15.22%) MCP
4 7 (7.61%) Degree
5 2 (2.17%) CCNA
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.17%) ISEB
5 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.09%) MCITP
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.35%) PMO
3 3 (3.26%) SLA
4 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.17%) QA
5 1 (1.09%) GDPR
5 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
2 30 (32.61%) Hyper-V
3 27 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (28.26%) Terminal Services
5 21 (22.83%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (19.57%) vSphere
7 6 (6.52%) Samba
8 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) VMware
2 20 (21.74%) Cisco
3 10 (10.87%) Citrix
4 4 (4.35%) Wyse
5 3 (3.26%) Capita
5 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (1.09%) Cognos
7 1 (1.09%) Facebook
7 1 (1.09%) McAfee
7 1 (1.09%) Sage
7 1 (1.09%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) Veeam
7 1 (1.09%) Xamarin