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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 21.05% 12.64% 13.01%
As % of the Vendors category 51.06% 37.93% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 9
Median salary £30,000 £26,730 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.23% -23.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £37,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 29 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 41.23% 33.33% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 35
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Preston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 28 (50.00%) .NET
1 28 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET
3 25 (44.64%) C#
4 22 (39.29%) MVC
5 21 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (30.36%) SQL
9 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
9 15 (26.79%) CSS
9 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
9 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (25.00%) Finance
11 13 (23.21%) SDLC
12 12 (21.43%) RESTful
12 12 (21.43%) Web Application Development
13 11 (19.64%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (19.64%) BDD
13 11 (19.64%) Windows
13 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
13 11 (19.64%) TDD
13 11 (19.64%) Tandem
13 11 (19.64%) jQuery
13 11 (19.64%) Web Development
14 9 (16.07%) Project Management
14 9 (16.07%) Performance Management
15 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.36%) Power BI
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.57%) Big Data
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.57%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.79%) MS Access
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Advertising
3 3 (5.36%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Web Developer
4 10 (17.86%) .NET Web Developer
4 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 10 (17.86%) C# Web Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Head of Business Systems
6 7 (12.50%) Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Adviser
7 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Trainee
8 3 (5.36%) Trainee Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Trainee Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) .NET
2 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET
3 21 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
5 15 (26.79%) CSS
6 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (21.43%) RESTful
8 11 (19.64%) jQuery
8 11 (19.64%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (12.50%) HTML
10 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.93%) WCF
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (7.14%) Web Services
12 3 (5.36%) Classic ASP
13 2 (3.57%) Ajax
13 2 (3.57%) MDX
13 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Tandem
2 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Licensing
4 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.36%) Data Extraction
5 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.79%) AS400
7 1 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) iSeries
7 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.79%) NHS
7 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) MVC
2 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) SDLC
4 12 (21.43%) Web Application Development
5 11 (19.64%) BDD
5 11 (19.64%) TDD
5 11 (19.64%) Web Development
6 9 (16.07%) Performance Management
6 9 (16.07%) Project Management
7 7 (12.50%) Change Management
7 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 7 (12.50%) Release Management
7 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.71%) Data Architecture
8 6 (10.71%) Information Security
8 6 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (10.71%) Software Licensing
9 5 (8.93%) CRM
10 4 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) C#
2 17 (30.36%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.50%) VB
5 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.14%) C
6 4 (7.14%) VB6
7 3 (5.36%) R
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) Delphi
9 1 (1.79%) Pascal
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) SAP
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