The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 23 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.57% 4.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 29.03% 37.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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

Qualifications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 8 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 22.63% 11.11% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 58
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -36.70%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Bolton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) DHCP
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) MCP
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 8 (57.14%) MSI
3 8 (57.14%) InstallShield
3 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 8 (57.14%) MCSE
3 8 (57.14%) Application Packaging
3 8 (57.14%) SCCM
3 8 (57.14%) BC Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 8 (57.14%) SCOrch
3 8 (57.14%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) MCTS
5 4 (28.57%) MCITP
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DHCP
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) InstallShield
1 8 (57.14%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) DBA
3 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 3 (21.43%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Application Packaging
2 8 (57.14%) Application Virtualisation
2 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Compliance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) MCP
2 8 (57.14%) BC Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) MCSE
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 4 (28.57%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
1 8 (57.14%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) VMware