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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 26 31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 2.40% 3.05%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.38% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £52,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
19 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 26.03% 25.60% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 20
Average salary £28,000 £33,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.03% -0.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £28,250 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) VB Analyst Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) VB Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) VB6 Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Google