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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 31 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 20.13% 23.75% 10.93%
As % of the Vendors category 54.39% 55.88% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 19
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £21,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £47,600 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
57 34 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 37.01% 42.50% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 34 62
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £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 5 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Preston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 26 (45.61%) SQL
3 25 (43.86%) .NET
4 24 (42.11%) Windows
5 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET
6 22 (38.60%) C#
7 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (29.82%) Finance
9 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 15 (26.32%) CSS
10 14 (24.56%) MVC
11 13 (22.81%) RESTful
11 13 (22.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (21.05%) Advertising
12 12 (21.05%) HTML
13 11 (19.30%) WCF
14 10 (17.54%) SDLC
14 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (17.54%) VB
14 10 (17.54%) Web Services
14 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
15 9 (15.79%) RDBMS
15 9 (15.79%) VB6
15 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
15 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
16 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (14.04%) Web Application Development
16 8 (14.04%) jQuery

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
1 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (5.26%) Power BI
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.51%) Big Data
8 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.51%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.75%) MS Access
9 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Programmer
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (12.28%) C# Programmer
4 7 (12.28%) Programmer
4 7 (12.28%) VB Analyst Programmer
4 7 (12.28%) VB Programmer
4 7 (12.28%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
4 7 (12.28%) VB6 Programmer
5 6 (10.53%) Help Desk Adviser
6 5 (8.77%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) .NET
2 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET
3 15 (26.32%) CSS
4 13 (22.81%) RESTful
4 13 (22.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (21.05%) HTML
6 11 (19.30%) WCF
7 10 (17.54%) Web Services
8 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 8 (14.04%) Ajax
9 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (14.04%) jQuery
9 8 (14.04%) SOAP
10 6 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
12 4 (7.02%) XML
13 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 2 (3.51%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) AS400
1 7 (12.28%) iSeries
1 7 (12.28%) Mainframe
2 6 (10.53%) Tandem
3 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.51%) iPad
5 2 (3.51%) iPhone
5 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) MVC
3 10 (17.54%) SDLC
4 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
4 8 (14.04%) Web Application Development
5 7 (12.28%) CRM
5 7 (12.28%) ITIL
6 6 (10.53%) BDD
6 6 (10.53%) TDD
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.77%) Web Development
8 3 (5.26%) Analytics
8 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.26%) Data Management
9 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.51%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (3.51%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.51%) Time Management
9 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) C#
3 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.54%) VB
5 9 (15.79%) VB6
6 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) R
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) Delphi
8 2 (3.51%) Pascal
8 2 (3.51%) VBA
9 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) HND
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) SAP
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Citrix
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.75%) Pega
4 1 (1.75%) Talend
Preston, Lancashire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Spencer Ogden
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago