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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 16.67% 31.11% 12.12%
As % of the Vendors category 58.33% 82.35% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 3
Median salary £70,000 £22,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+207.69% -62.08%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
12 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 28.57% 37.78% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 6
Median salary £52,500 £20,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+156.09% -45.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £20,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 (45.45%) CRM
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) ERP
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) Change Management
5 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Supplier Management
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (22.73%) Office 365
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) Legal
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) C#
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Management

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 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Help Desk Adviser
2 5 (22.73%) Head of IT
3 4 (18.18%) Head of Business Systems
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Head of CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (9.09%) WCF
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) CRM
2 8 (36.36%) ERP
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
5 5 (22.73%) Supplier Management
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) Web Development
9 1 (4.55%) Android Development
9 1 (4.55%) DevOps
9 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) Software Licensing
9 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards