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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 28.57% 25.00% 41.30%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 85.71% 70.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 18
Average salary £33,750 £21,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £30,000 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
30 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 42.86% 29.17% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 24
Average salary £22,500 £21,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,350 £24,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (32.14%) .NET
7 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 8 (28.57%) MDX
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (25.00%) WCF
8 7 (25.00%) C#
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL
9 6 (21.43%) MVC
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.86%) IIS
10 5 (17.86%) MS Office
10 5 (17.86%) Web Development
11 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 4 (14.29%) SOAP
11 4 (14.29%) Web Services
11 4 (14.29%) XML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
1 2 (7.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (7.14%) NUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) MSTest
2 2 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.14%) Moq
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) MDX
3 7 (25.00%) WCF
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) SOAP
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) XSLT
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) Spring.NET
7 2 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (7.14%) Ninject
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) iPhone
3 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Kanban
6 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 7 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.14%) VBA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco
1 4 (14.29%) Citrix
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
2 2 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus
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