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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 36.71% 5.71% 17.50%
As % of the Vendors category 85.29% 14.29% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 17
Median salary £40,000 £28,614 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.79% -32.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
34 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 43.04% 40.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 36
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £42,500 £57,500
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 4 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Preston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) Windows
4 18 (36.00%) Finance
5 16 (32.00%) C#
6 15 (30.00%) .NET
7 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
7 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (24.00%) Change Management
8 12 (24.00%) Degree
9 11 (22.00%) Web Development
9 11 (22.00%) CSS
9 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (22.00%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (22.00%) SDLC
10 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (20.00%) MVC
11 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
12 8 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (16.00%) jQuery
12 8 (16.00%) Project Management
12 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (16.00%) VB
13 7 (14.00%) VMware
13 7 (14.00%) Information Security
13 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Line 500
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) DHCP
1 7 (14.00%) DNS
1 7 (14.00%) SAN
2 5 (10.00%) Firewall
3 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 3 (6.00%) Broadband
4 3 (6.00%) PBX
4 3 (6.00%) VPN
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.00%) OLAP
8 2 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (4.00%) QlikView
8 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.00%) MySQL
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Advertising
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Web Developer
4 8 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (14.00%) IT Manager
6 6 (12.00%) Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (12.00%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (10.00%) IT Support
7 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Head of Business Systems
8 4 (8.00%) Head of Information
8 4 (8.00%) Head of Information Management
8 4 (8.00%) Help Desk Adviser
8 4 (8.00%) IT Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.00%) CSS
4 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (16.00%) jQuery
5 8 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (10.00%) WCF
7 5 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.00%) HTML
9 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (4.00%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Licensing
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (6.00%) Replication
4 2 (4.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Change Management
2 11 (22.00%) Portfolio Management
2 11 (22.00%) SDLC
2 11 (22.00%) Web Development
3 10 (20.00%) MVC
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Information Security
6 7 (14.00%) OOD
6 7 (14.00%) Software Licensing
6 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.00%) Information Management
7 6 (12.00%) Release Management
7 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.00%) ETL
8 5 (10.00%) OO
8 5 (10.00%) Service Management
8 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) SQL
2 16 (32.00%) C#
3 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.00%) VB
5 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.00%) VB6
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) HND
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (8.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) VMware
2 5 (10.00%) Remedy
3 3 (6.00%) BT
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) Dell
3 3 (6.00%) Lotus
3 3 (6.00%) Sage
3 3 (6.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (4.00%) Cognos
4 2 (4.00%) Tableau
5 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
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