The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 29 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.83% 2.08% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% 11.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +1.38%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston.

Academic & Professional Certification
Preston
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 34 17 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 20.73% 17.71% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 28
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Preston

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Preston

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Preston over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) MCPD
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Parallel Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCAD
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCPD
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Epicor
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
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