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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 43.48% 50.00% 43.24%
As % of the Vendors category 86.96% 93.33% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 16
Average salary £32,000 £25,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.73% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £17,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,550 £26,500
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
23 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 50.00% 53.57% 70.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 24
Average salary £32,000 £28,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.28% +7.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £45,050 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 9 (34.62%) WCF
3 9 (34.62%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) .NET
4 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) NUnit
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (19.23%) Spring.NET
6 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
6 5 (19.23%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (19.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (19.23%) Moq
6 5 (19.23%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (19.23%) Ninject
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (19.23%) Kanban
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.85%) Lync
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 3 (11.54%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (7.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) NUnit
1 5 (19.23%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (19.23%) Moq
1 5 (19.23%) MSTest
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) Support Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Desktop Support
3 7 (26.92%) Desktop Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) WPF Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) DBA
5 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) WCF
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 5 (19.23%) Spring.NET
2 5 (19.23%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (19.23%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (19.23%) Ninject
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (15.38%) WPF
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) MVC
1 5 (19.23%) Scrum
1 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (19.23%) TDD
1 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
1 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (19.23%) Kanban
1 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Data Management
3 3 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
3 3 (11.54%) People Management
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco
1 1 (3.85%) IBM
1 1 (3.85%) HP
1 1 (3.85%) Citrix
1 1 (3.85%) NetApp
1 1 (3.85%) VMware
1 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
1 1 (3.85%) ScanSafe
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