The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 13 1
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 36.36% 18.60% 41.07%
As % of the Vendors category 63.16% 32.00% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 22
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Microsoft
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackburn region.

Vendors Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 57.58% 58.14% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 35
Median salary £29,000 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

The demand trend of job ads across the Blackburn region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Blackburn region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Blackburn

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Blackburn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Blackburn region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Blackburn

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Blackburn region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (23.53%) WCF
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) XenApp
5 4 (23.53%) Office 365
5 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Moq
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) ICT Officer
5 2 (11.76%) ICT Support
5 2 (11.76%) ICT Support Officer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Officer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 4 (23.53%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (5.88%) Ninject
3 1 (5.88%) Spring.NET
3 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
4 3 (17.65%) Windows NT
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (23.53%) MVC
1 4 (23.53%) Scrum
1 4 (23.53%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) BDD
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (5.88%) Kanban
3 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Apple
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Meraki
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