The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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.

Microsoft
Lancashire / Blackpool
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 23.08% 41.94% 27.94%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 68.42% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 19
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Blackpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 4 19 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Blackpool 30.77% 61.29% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 26
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +111.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Blackpool citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Blackpool

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Blackpool.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Avaya
1 4 (50.00%) EPoS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Manager
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Avaya
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