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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 12.50% 48.28% 30.38%
As % of the Vendors category 80.00% 77.78% 68.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 22
Average salary £50,000 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.38% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £19,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,350 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
5 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 15.63% 62.07% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 29
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £18,500 £16,277
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) DTS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) LAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) DTS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior DBA
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
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