The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 / Preston
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 4 23
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 10.63% 33.68% 7.55%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 71.11% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 12
Median salary £39,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £42,250
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 Preston.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 51 45 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 31.88% 47.37% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 46
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -24.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £62,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Preston

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Preston over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Preston

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 Preston region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) Retail
4 7 (30.43%) WCF
4 7 (30.43%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) XSL
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 6 (26.09%) SOAP
5 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) QA
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
9 2 (8.70%) Smoke Testing

Microsoft
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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Redis
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Development Team Leader
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Team Leader
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Development Team Leader
2 3 (13.04%) IT Support
2 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) WCF
3 7 (30.43%) XML
4 6 (26.09%) SOAP
4 6 (26.09%) XSL
5 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.35%) Ajax
7 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) CSS3
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) JSON
7 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
1 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCAD
2 1 (4.35%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (8.70%) XenApp
1 2 (8.70%) XenServer
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) Epicor
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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