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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 32.08% 15.63% 50.00%
As % of the Vendors category 73.91% 83.33% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 14
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +27.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £36,500 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 43.40% 18.75% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 16
Average salary £20,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £32,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,500 £60,000
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 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (34.38%) MS Office
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
4 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
4 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
4 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (25.00%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
7 6 (18.75%) MVC
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (18.75%) Web Development
7 6 (18.75%) MDX
7 6 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (18.75%) C#
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.75%) IIS
8 5 (15.63%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (15.63%) Adobe
8 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.63%) Acrobat
8 5 (15.63%) Intranet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
3 5 (15.63%) Acrobat
3 5 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (15.63%) InDesign
3 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Intranet
2 3 (9.38%) MPLS
2 3 (9.38%) DSL
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.63%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.75%) MDX
3 5 (15.63%) WCF
3 5 (15.63%) XML
3 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 5 (15.63%) SOAP
3 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) XSLT
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.25%) iPhone
4 2 (6.25%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.75%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) Web Development
2 6 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.63%) Content Management
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) SDLC
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Line Management
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) OOD
6 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.75%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) VBA
6 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) HND
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
1 5 (15.63%) Adobe
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus
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