The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 69 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 66 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.74% 3.96% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.68% 16.42% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27 59 57
Median salary £35,000 £23,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,000 £38,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Microsoft Certification
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
234 402 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.03% 24.12% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 193 316 351
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Cheshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow 0 16 £22,750 +19.73% 1
Warrington -5 5 £37,000 +60.86% 1
Crewe - 4 £32,500 -
Runcorn -1 2 £37,500 +72.41%
Northwich - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 55 (87.30%) Windows
2 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 42 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 40 (63.49%) MCSE
4 36 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 36 (57.14%) VMware
5 33 (52.38%) MCITP
6 27 (42.86%) MCSA
7 25 (39.68%) Hyper-V
8 24 (38.10%) MS Exchange
9 21 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (31.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (30.16%) Office 365
12 18 (28.57%) Citrix
12 18 (28.57%) DNS
13 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (25.40%) SQL
15 14 (22.22%) Web Services
16 13 (20.63%) DHCP
17 12 (19.05%) VPN
17 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET
17 12 (19.05%) C#
17 12 (19.05%) .NET
18 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
18 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
18 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
19 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
19 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (15.87%) Data Centre

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 24 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 21 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (31.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.35%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) Apache
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Office 365
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.17%) IaaS
4 2 (3.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Sage Pay
5 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) DNS
2 13 (20.63%) DHCP
3 12 (19.05%) VPN
4 9 (14.29%) SAN
5 7 (11.11%) Firewall
6 6 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.76%) LAN
7 3 (4.76%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.76%) WAN
8 2 (3.17%) MPLS
8 2 (3.17%) VLAN
8 2 (3.17%) VoIP
9 1 (1.59%) Skype
9 1 (1.59%) SSL
9 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 9 (14.29%) Marketing
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Developer
3 10 (15.87%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.87%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (15.87%) C# Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Exchange Support
3 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (12.70%) HTML Developer
5 8 (12.70%) IT Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) IT Support
5 8 (12.70%) SQL Developer
5 8 (12.70%) T-SQL Developer
6 7 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) Web Services
2 12 (19.05%) .NET
2 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.87%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.17%) WAP
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.59%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.59%) CSS3
6 1 (1.59%) HTML5
6 1 (1.59%) jQuery
6 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.59%) React
6 1 (1.59%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) Spring.NET
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.59%) XHTML
6 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.94%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (87.30%) Windows
2 42 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.76%) Linux
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) ITIL
2 5 (7.94%) Project Management
3 3 (4.76%) High Availability
3 3 (4.76%) OO
3 3 (4.76%) SDLC
4 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.17%) Migration
4 2 (3.17%) MVC
4 2 (3.17%) Presales
5 1 (1.59%) Change Management
5 1 (1.59%) Information Management
5 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.59%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.59%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.59%) TDD
5 1 (1.59%) Validation
5 1 (1.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) C#
3 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
4 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (63.49%) MCSE
2 33 (52.38%) MCITP
3 27 (42.86%) MCSA
4 10 (15.87%) MCP
5 6 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (6.35%) Degree
7 3 (4.76%) CCA
8 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (39.68%) Hyper-V
3 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (15.87%) VMware Server
5 5 (7.94%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.76%) XenApp
6 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCOM
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.17%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 36 (57.14%) VMware
3 18 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (11.11%) Apple
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) CommVault
6 2 (3.17%) Dell
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec
7 1 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle
7 1 (1.59%) PayPal
7 1 (1.59%) Twitter
7 1 (1.59%) WorldPay
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago