The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 29 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 52 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 17.89% 17.05% 16.08%
As % of the Vendors category 59.65% 43.33% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 28
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  
10th Percentile £23,971 £22,000 £21,925
90th Percentile £67,000 £42,500 £43,750
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -14.47%  

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 Stoke-on-Trent.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 57 120 90
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 30.00% 39.34% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 75 141 119
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.76% -7.14%  
10th Percentile £23,050 £22,000 £21,200
90th Percentile £55,750 £52,500 £47,500
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -17.50%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Stoke-on-Trent.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 28 (37.84%) SQL
3 22 (29.73%) Windows
4 21 (28.38%) .NET
5 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
6 19 (25.68%) C#
7 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
8 15 (20.27%) VMware
9 14 (18.92%) MVC
9 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 14 (18.92%) HTML
9 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
9 14 (18.92%) CSS
9 14 (18.92%) Degree
9 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (18.92%) HTML5
10 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
10 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (16.22%) Windows Server
11 11 (14.86%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (14.86%) Office 365
12 10 (13.51%) jQuery
12 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
12 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (12.16%) SOA

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.05%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Office 365
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.81%) DHCP
2 8 (10.81%) DNS
2 8 (10.81%) LDAP
2 8 (10.81%) WLAN
3 7 (9.46%) VLAN
4 6 (8.11%) SAN
5 5 (6.76%) MPLS
5 5 (6.76%) SNMP
6 4 (5.41%) Firewall
6 4 (5.41%) Network Security
7 3 (4.05%) IPv4
7 3 (4.05%) IPv6
7 3 (4.05%) LAN
7 3 (4.05%) NAS
7 3 (4.05%) OSPF
7 3 (4.05%) RIP
7 3 (4.05%) SSL
8 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.81%) NoSQL
5 7 (9.46%) Riak
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.05%) OLTP
7 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.70%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.35%) Power BI
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Developer
2 10 (13.51%) DBA
2 10 (13.51%) SQL DBA
3 9 (12.16%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Graduate
7 5 (6.76%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Software Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) Junior
9 3 (4.05%) Operations Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) .NET
2 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
2 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (18.92%) CSS
2 14 (18.92%) HTML
2 14 (18.92%) HTML5
3 10 (13.51%) jQuery
4 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (6.76%) Web Services
5 5 (6.76%) WinForms
5 5 (6.76%) XML
6 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.41%) WPF
7 3 (4.05%) Ajax
7 3 (4.05%) SOAP
7 3 (4.05%) XHTML
8 2 (2.70%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.70%) COM
8 2 (2.70%) Kafka
8 2 (2.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.46%) N-Tier
4 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.41%) Life Science
5 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.05%) Blog
6 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.70%) Replication
7 2 (2.70%) User Experience
8 1 (1.35%) Clustering
8 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.76%) Linux
5 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) MVC
2 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (12.16%) SOA
4 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.81%) ITIL
4 8 (10.81%) OOP
4 8 (10.81%) Open Source
5 7 (9.46%) Functional Programming
5 7 (9.46%) OO
5 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.46%) Web Development
6 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.76%) Information Security
7 5 (6.76%) Project Management
8 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) SQL
2 19 (25.68%) C#
3 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
4 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.46%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.11%) Java
7 4 (5.41%) C++
8 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.05%) VB
9 2 (2.70%) Erlang
10 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (18.92%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.05%) MCITP
4 3 (4.05%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) MCSD
5 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CITP
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 7 (9.46%) SLA
3 6 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
5 3 (4.05%) COBIT
5 3 (4.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (4.05%) GDPR
6 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) Docker
4 2 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (1.35%) XenApp
5 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) VMware
2 2 (2.70%) Apple
2 2 (2.70%) Citrix
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco
3 1 (1.35%) Dell
3 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.35%) HP
3 1 (1.35%) NetApp
3 1 (1.35%) ProCurve
3 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.35%) Veeam
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