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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.28% 1.28% 4.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.83% 4.35% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -27.88%
UK excluding London median 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
41 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 27.15% 29.49% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 32
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £58,000
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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Preston region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Preston

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) VB
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) C#
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
4 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (60.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (60.00%) Advertising
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) VB6
4 9 (60.00%) WCF
4 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (60.00%) SDLC
5 7 (46.67%) iSeries
5 7 (46.67%) RESTful
5 7 (46.67%) Ajax
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (46.67%) AS400
5 7 (46.67%) Mainframe
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) SOAP
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) CRM
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel

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 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Programmer
2 7 (46.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Programmer
2 7 (46.67%) Programmer
2 7 (46.67%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 7 (46.67%) VB Programmer
2 7 (46.67%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 7 (46.67%) VB6 Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) WCF
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) Ajax
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) RESTful
2 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) AS400
1 7 (46.67%) iSeries
1 7 (46.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) VB
2 9 (60.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) VMware