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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 27 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.05% - 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.81% - 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £37,500 - £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
27 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 20.61% 24.32% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 20
Median salary £33,500 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £17,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 February 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) SOAP
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
4 8 (61.54%) VB
4 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
4 8 (61.54%) Advertising
4 8 (61.54%) AS400
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Ajax
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (61.54%) VB6
4 8 (61.54%) WCF
4 8 (61.54%) iSeries
4 8 (61.54%) RESTful
4 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
4 8 (61.54%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) CRM
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling

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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
2 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) C# Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) VB Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) VB6 Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) MI Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) Ajax
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) RESTful
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
1 8 (61.54%) WCF
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) AS400
1 8 (61.54%) iSeries
1 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) VB
2 8 (61.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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