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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 15 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 45.45% 29.23% 24.00%
As % of the Vendors category 71.43% 67.86% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 6
Median salary £67,000 £35,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+91.42% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £41,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
21 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 63.64% 43.08% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 6
Median salary £47,500 £22,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+111.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £24,600 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (27.27%) ERP
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (18.18%) Office 365
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Legal
5 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Information Management
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (9.09%) QA
7 2 (9.09%) WCF

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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (18.18%) 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 4 (18.18%) Banking
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Legal
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Help Desk Adviser
2 4 (18.18%) Head of Business Systems
3 3 (13.64%) Head of IT
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Graduate
4 2 (9.09%) Head of CRM
4 2 (9.09%) IT Graduate
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) HTML5
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (9.09%) WCF
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Licensing
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) CRM
2 6 (27.27%) Change Management
2 6 (27.27%) ERP
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Information Management
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Software Licensing
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards