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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 13.46% 14.38% 20.29%
As % of the Vendors category 38.89% 35.59% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 28
Average salary £25,961 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.12% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,750 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
36 59 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 34.62% 40.41% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 50
Average salary £28,750 £33,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% +16.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £24,350 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Preston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) Solaris
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) Apache
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 5 (22.73%) IIS
6 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco
7 4 (18.18%) Citrix
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Juniper
7 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 3 (13.64%) WAN
8 3 (13.64%) Ethernet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) IIS
1 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) WinRunner
3 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Military
2 1 (4.55%) Avionics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Manager
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) WCF
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) WF
6 1 (4.55%) LINQ
6 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Solaris
3 6 (27.27%) UNIX
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL
1 2 (9.09%) CRM
1 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
1 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 2 (9.09%) Change Management
1 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
1 2 (9.09%) Change Control
1 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Scrum
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
2 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.55%) SDLC
2 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.55%) Web Development
2 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VBScript
6 1 (4.55%) Ada
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
6 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) PhD
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) Sun
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) McAfee
4 2 (9.09%) Capita
4 2 (9.09%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) Epicor
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago