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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 22 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.85% 2.74% 11.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% 15.38% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 16
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
23 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 22.12% 17.81% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 27
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Preston

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) MCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Apple