Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.82% 6.11% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 26.42% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 5
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -14.77%
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,025 £23,400
90th Percentile £38,250 £38,750 £38,750
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% -11.76%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Preston
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 50 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 20.41% 23.14% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 46
Preston median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,875 £21,250 £22,125
90th Percentile £47,750 £46,250 £59,000
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) IBM