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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 40 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 28.17% 10.77% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 59.70% 36.84% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 20
Median salary £31,000 £27,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.72% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,950 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £40,250 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 67 57 76
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 47.18% 29.23% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 66
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 54 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 48 (61.54%) SQL
3 30 (38.46%) .NET
4 29 (37.18%) C#
5 28 (35.90%) MS Excel
6 25 (32.05%) Windows
7 24 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (29.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
9 21 (26.92%) HTML
9 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
9 21 (26.92%) CSS
9 21 (26.92%) MVC
9 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (25.64%) HTML5
11 18 (23.08%) Windows Server
12 16 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (19.23%) T-SQL
14 14 (17.95%) Web Development
15 13 (16.67%) jQuery
15 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
16 12 (15.38%) SOA
16 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
16 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (15.38%) NoSQL
17 11 (14.10%) QA
17 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework

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 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.54%) IIS
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (35.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.54%) DHCP
2 9 (11.54%) DNS
3 8 (10.26%) VLAN
4 7 (8.97%) LDAP
5 6 (7.69%) WLAN
6 4 (5.13%) MPLS
6 4 (5.13%) Network Security
6 4 (5.13%) SAN
6 4 (5.13%) SNMP
7 3 (3.85%) Firewall
7 3 (3.85%) IPv4
7 3 (3.85%) IPv6
7 3 (3.85%) OSPF
7 3 (3.85%) RIP
7 3 (3.85%) SSL
8 2 (2.56%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) NAS
9 1 (1.28%) BGP
9 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (29.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (15.38%) NoSQL
6 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (8.97%) Riak
8 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
8 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (5.13%) Neo4j
11 3 (3.85%) OLTP
12 2 (2.56%) Power BI
12 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (1.28%) DB2
13 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) DBA
3 15 (19.23%) SQL DBA
4 12 (15.38%) Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Administrator
6 8 (10.26%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.97%) .NET Architect
7 7 (8.97%) Consultant
7 7 (8.97%) Software Architect
7 7 (8.97%) SQL Developer
7 7 (8.97%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (8.97%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) .NET
2 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
2 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 21 (26.92%) CSS
2 21 (26.92%) HTML
3 20 (25.64%) HTML5
4 13 (16.67%) jQuery
5 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
5 11 (14.10%) XML
6 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (8.97%) Ajax
8 6 (7.69%) SOAP
8 6 (7.69%) Web Services
8 6 (7.69%) WinForms
8 6 (7.69%) XHTML
9 4 (5.13%) .NET Core
9 4 (5.13%) EDI
9 4 (5.13%) Kafka
9 4 (5.13%) Velocity
9 4 (5.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (14.10%) N-Tier
3 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.41%) User Experience
5 4 (5.13%) Life Science
6 3 (3.85%) Blog
6 3 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.56%) Clustering
7 2 (2.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Windows
2 18 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Linux
4 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) MVC
2 16 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (17.95%) Web Development
4 12 (15.38%) SOA
5 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.54%) OOP
7 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.26%) Logistics
7 8 (10.26%) Open Source
8 7 (8.97%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (8.97%) Functional Programming
9 6 (7.69%) Service Design
9 6 (7.69%) Software Architecture
10 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.41%) High Availability
10 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.41%) Time Management
10 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.41%) Validation
11 4 (5.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (61.54%) SQL
2 29 (37.18%) C#
3 15 (19.23%) T-SQL
4 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.97%) Java
7 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 6 (7.69%) VB
8 4 (5.13%) Erlang
9 3 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.82%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) MCSE
5 2 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) Docker
3 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) VMware
2 3 (3.85%) Citrix
2 3 (3.85%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco
3 1 (1.28%) IBM
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, car, pension, gym + more
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stoke on Trent
greywood
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: Grade 4, £19,485 - £22,494 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: Grade 5, £23,164 - £26,829 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: Grade 5, £23,164 - £26,829 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £39,324 - £46,924 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: Grade 6, £27,629 - £32,004 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: From £32,958 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £27,629 - £32,004 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago