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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 23 5
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 34.34% 6.92% 14.53%
As % of the Vendors category 72.34% 17.74% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 12
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
47 62 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 47.47% 38.99% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 37
Median salary £31,500 £42,500 £32,603
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +30.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Preston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 25 (44.64%) .NET
2 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET
3 24 (42.86%) C#
4 19 (33.93%) MVC
4 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (32.14%) SQL
5 18 (32.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (30.36%) SDLC
6 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (28.57%) Finance
8 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
8 15 (26.79%) Windows
8 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
9 14 (25.00%) CSS
9 14 (25.00%) Web Development
10 12 (21.43%) Degree
10 12 (21.43%) Project Management
10 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (19.64%) Change Management
12 10 (17.86%) jQuery
12 10 (17.86%) VB
12 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
12 10 (17.86%) Portfolio Management
12 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
12 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (16.07%) Release Management
13 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DHCP
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
5 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.57%) OLAP
7 2 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.79%) Big Data
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.79%) Power BI
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Advertising
2 4 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Developer
2 23 (41.07%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 13 (23.21%) .NET Web Developer
5 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (19.64%) C# Developer
6 10 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) C# Web Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Head of Business Systems
8 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Adviser
9 5 (8.93%) Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) ASP Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Head of Information Management
10 4 (7.14%) IT Support
10 4 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) .NET
1 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET
2 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (32.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (25.00%) CSS
5 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
6 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (17.86%) jQuery
7 8 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (14.29%) RESTful
8 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (10.71%) WCF
9 6 (10.71%) Web Services
10 4 (7.14%) Classic ASP
11 2 (3.57%) HTML
12 1 (1.79%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Licensing
1 8 (14.29%) Tandem
2 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Data Extraction
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) MVC
2 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) SDLC
3 14 (25.00%) Web Development
4 12 (21.43%) Project Management
5 11 (19.64%) Change Management
6 10 (17.86%) Portfolio Management
7 9 (16.07%) Release Management
7 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.29%) BDD
8 8 (14.29%) Data Architecture
8 8 (14.29%) Information Security
8 8 (14.29%) OOD
8 8 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 8 (14.29%) Software Licensing
8 8 (14.29%) TDD
8 8 (14.29%) Web Application Development
9 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) VB
5 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.71%) VB6
6 3 (5.36%) C
7 2 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) HND
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
1 5 (8.93%) Terminal Services
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Remedy
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
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