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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.70% 11.59% 8.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.81% 53.33% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 9
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
27 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 18.24% 21.74% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 24
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenServer
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) BCP
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSD
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
1 3 (42.86%) XenServer
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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