The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 37.21% 28.57% 12.00%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 3
Median salary £67,500 £32,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+107.69% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £32,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 Blackpool region.

Vendors Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 55.81% 42.86% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 3
Median salary £50,000 £22,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+127.27% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £18,350 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £25,400 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Blackpool

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 28 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (43.48%) CRM
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) ERP
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
3 7 (30.43%) Change Management
3 7 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (30.43%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
4 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
4 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
5 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
5 5 (21.74%) Office 365
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (17.39%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Legal
6 4 (17.39%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) Release Management
8 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Help Desk Adviser
2 5 (21.74%) Head of IT
3 4 (17.39%) Head of Business Systems
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate
4 2 (8.70%) Head of CRM
4 2 (8.70%) IT Graduate
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) HTML5
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (8.70%) WCF
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Licensing
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) CRM
2 8 (34.78%) ERP
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Change Management
3 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) Information Management
8 2 (8.70%) Information Security
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Release Management
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards