The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 1.25% 8.33% 23.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 19.05% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 20
Average salary - £45,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region.

Qualifications Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 42 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 40.00% 43.75% 62.92%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 49
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Altrincham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) LAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet