The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.49% - 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% - 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £42,500 - £17,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -2.73%
Microsoft Certification
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Qualifications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 19.48% 15.53% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 11
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £27,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Preston region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Preston

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Preston region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft