Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 18.18% 31.58% 26.26%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 71.43% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 26
Blackpool median annual salary £27,250 £38,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.29% +44.76% -5.41%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £72,500 £45,000
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -9.72% +9.09% -13.16%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Blackpool.

All Vendors
Blackpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 9 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 27.27% 44.21% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 34
Blackpool median annual salary £31,250 £47,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.21% +111.11% -28.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £18,075
90th Percentile £50,875 £72,500 £45,000
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

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

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Blackpool over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines