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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 14 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.49% - 10.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% - 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 15
Average salary £25,000 - £40,000
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 Bolton region.

Qualifications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 12.99% 35.06% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 54 47
Average salary £25,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.06% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bolton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 6 (85.71%) SAP
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
1 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) NAS
1 6 (85.71%) Veeam
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
1 6 (85.71%) Lync
1 6 (85.71%) HP StoreVirtual
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 6 (85.71%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) NAS
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
General
1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) IT Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) IT Systems Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Development
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
1 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
1 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) SAP
1 6 (85.71%) Veeam
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft