The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 23 6
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 37.08% 7.53% 14.50%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 19.64% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 12
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Vendors Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 49.44% 38.36% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 37
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £36,061
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Preston region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Preston

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Preston region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Preston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 37 (60.66%) SQL Server
2 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET
2 31 (50.82%) .NET
3 27 (44.26%) C#
4 23 (37.70%) MVC
4 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (37.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (31.15%) SQL
7 18 (29.51%) SDLC
8 17 (27.87%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
9 16 (26.23%) CSS
9 16 (26.23%) MS Excel
9 16 (26.23%) Finance
9 16 (26.23%) Web Development
10 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (22.95%) AngularJS
11 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (21.31%) Project Management
13 12 (19.67%) Degree
13 12 (19.67%) jQuery
14 11 (18.03%) Web Application Development
14 11 (18.03%) RESTful
14 11 (18.03%) BDD
14 11 (18.03%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (18.03%) TDD
14 11 (18.03%) Tandem
14 11 (18.03%) Windows
14 11 (18.03%) VB

Microsoft
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (60.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (27.87%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
5 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.92%) Power BI
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (3.28%) Big Data
8 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.28%) OLAP
8 2 (3.28%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (3.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Advertising
3 4 (6.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 27 (44.26%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Web Developer
4 15 (24.59%) .NET Web Developer
5 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (19.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (19.67%) C# Developer
5 12 (19.67%) C# Web Developer
6 11 (18.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Head of Business Systems
8 7 (11.48%) Analyst
9 6 (9.84%) Help Desk Adviser
10 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (6.56%) ASP Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Head of Information Management
11 4 (6.56%) IT Support
11 4 (6.56%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) .NET
1 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET
2 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 23 (37.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (26.23%) CSS
4 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (22.95%) AngularJS
5 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (19.67%) jQuery
7 11 (18.03%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (18.03%) RESTful
8 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
9 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (11.48%) WCF
9 7 (11.48%) Web Services
10 4 (6.56%) Classic ASP
11 3 (4.92%) HTML
12 2 (3.28%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Tandem
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Licensing
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (6.56%) Clustering
5 4 (6.56%) Data Extraction
5 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
5 4 (6.56%) Replication
6 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) MVC
2 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.51%) SDLC
4 16 (26.23%) Web Development
5 13 (21.31%) Project Management
6 11 (18.03%) BDD
6 11 (18.03%) TDD
6 11 (18.03%) Web Application Development
7 10 (16.39%) Performance Management
8 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (14.75%) Change Management
8 9 (14.75%) Release Management
8 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.11%) Data Architecture
9 8 (13.11%) Information Security
9 8 (13.11%) OOD
9 8 (13.11%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
9 8 (13.11%) Software Licensing
10 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) C#
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.03%) VB
5 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.48%) VB6
7 4 (6.56%) C
8 3 (4.92%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) HND
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
1 5 (8.20%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Remedy
2 2 (3.28%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
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