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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 30.14% 7.20% 18.32%
As % of the Vendors category 81.48% 20.45% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 22
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £24,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £52,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
27 44 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 36.99% 35.20% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 50
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Preston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Microsoft 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.

1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (52.78%) SQL
3 17 (47.22%) Windows
4 14 (38.89%) Finance
5 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
6 12 (33.33%) MS Office
7 11 (30.56%) VMware
7 11 (30.56%) Change Management
8 10 (27.78%) C#
8 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (22.22%) Degree
10 8 (22.22%) .NET
10 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 7 (19.44%) Cisco
11 7 (19.44%) SAN
11 7 (19.44%) DHCP
11 7 (19.44%) DNS
11 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (19.44%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 6 (16.67%) Firewall
13 5 (13.89%) Service Management
13 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
13 5 (13.89%) WAN
13 5 (13.89%) CRM
13 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
13 5 (13.89%) Relational Database

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
2 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS Project
4 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.33%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DHCP
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
1 7 (19.44%) SAN
2 6 (16.67%) Firewall
3 5 (13.89%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) Broadband
5 3 (8.33%) LAN
5 3 (8.33%) PBX
5 3 (8.33%) VPN
6 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) VoIP
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.56%) QlikView
6 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.78%) EDMS
7 1 (2.78%) EDRMS
7 1 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) IT Manager
3 7 (19.44%) IT Support
3 7 (19.44%) Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.56%) Ajax
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) WCF
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) LINQ
4 1 (2.78%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) WF
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Change Management
2 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (19.44%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (13.89%) CRM
4 5 (13.89%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (11.11%) Change Control
5 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Network Management
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Document Management
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
6 3 (8.33%) Software Licensing
6 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) VB
5 3 (8.33%) VB6
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) MCP
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) HND
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) BT
3 3 (8.33%) Dell
3 3 (8.33%) Lotus
3 3 (8.33%) Sage
3 3 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (5.56%) Capita
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) Cognos
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Remedy
4 2 (5.56%) Tableau
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Google
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