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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 23.40% 34.78% 37.50%
As % of the Vendors category 64.71% 80.00% 63.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 11
Average salary £40,000 £19,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.52% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
17 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 36.17% 43.48% 59.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 16
Average salary £40,000 £19,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+105.12% -48.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (37.50%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) WCF
6 8 (33.33%) MDX
6 8 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (29.17%) MVC
7 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (20.83%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (20.83%) MSTest
9 5 (20.83%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (20.83%) Moq
9 5 (20.83%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (20.83%) Ninject
9 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) DSL
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) MSTest
2 5 (20.83%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (20.83%) Moq
2 5 (20.83%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Server Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.33%) WPF Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
1 9 (37.50%) WCF
2 8 (33.33%) MDX
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (20.83%) Ninject
5 5 (20.83%) Spring.NET
5 5 (20.83%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 2 (8.33%) WPF
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (4.17%) HTML
8 1 (4.17%) CSS
8 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development
4 5 (20.83%) Kanban
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) NetApp
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) MobileIron
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, bupa health care
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, training
Posted: 26 days ago