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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 68 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.66% 3.89% 5.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.89% 17.89% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 71
Median salary £42,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,750 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
214 380 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.01% 21.71% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 178 289 293
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,600
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +14 7 £42,500 +63.46% 1
Warrington +7 7 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Runcorn -1 6 £37,500 -
Crewe - 2 £50,500 -
Chester -1 1 £35,000 +34.40%
Northwich -8 1 £44,000 +17.33%
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 62 (91.18%) Windows
2 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
3 44 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 39 (57.35%) Windows Server
5 38 (55.88%) MCSE
6 36 (52.94%) VMware
7 29 (42.65%) MS Exchange
8 27 (39.71%) MCITP
9 24 (35.29%) ITIL
9 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (32.35%) MCSA
11 20 (29.41%) Citrix
12 17 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 16 (23.53%) Office 365
13 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (23.53%) SAN
14 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (20.59%) SCCM
15 14 (20.59%) DHCP
15 14 (20.59%) DNS
16 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
17 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (17.65%) Cisco
17 12 (17.65%) MCP
17 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
18 11 (16.18%) SQL
18 11 (16.18%) CCNA
18 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP

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 29 (42.65%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.88%) IIS
6 2 (2.94%) Apache
6 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Office 365
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 2 (2.94%) PaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) SAN
2 14 (20.59%) DHCP
2 14 (20.59%) DNS
3 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
3 11 (16.18%) VPN
4 7 (10.29%) LAN
5 4 (5.88%) Wireless
6 3 (4.41%) Firewall
6 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.41%) WAN
7 1 (1.47%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.47%) NAS
7 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (1.47%) VLAN
7 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 4 (5.88%) Back Office
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) IT Support
3 10 (14.71%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) IT Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) 1st Line Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) HTML Developer
7 6 (8.82%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.82%) T-SQL Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) .NET
1 10 (14.71%) Web Services
2 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.29%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
4 2 (2.94%) WAP
5 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) Ajax
5 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.47%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.47%) React
5 1 (1.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.47%) WinForms
5 1 (1.47%) XHTML
5 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) User Experience
3 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.41%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.94%) Clustering
6 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) Life Science
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 62 (91.18%) Windows
2 39 (57.35%) Windows Server
3 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.82%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.41%) Linux
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (10.29%) Project Management
4 3 (4.41%) High Availability
4 3 (4.41%) Supplier Management
5 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.94%) Data Security
5 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.94%) OO
5 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.47%) Change Management
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.47%) Migration
6 1 (1.47%) MVC
6 1 (1.47%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) Scrum
6 1 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.47%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (1.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) C#
3 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (55.88%) MCSE
2 27 (39.71%) MCITP
3 22 (32.35%) MCSA
4 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (17.65%) MCP
5 11 (16.18%) CCNA
5 11 (16.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (13.24%) MCDST
7 7 (10.29%) CCA
7 7 (10.29%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (10.29%) MCTS
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.94%) CCIE
9 2 (2.94%) Degree
10 1 (1.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.35%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.41%) XenApp
5 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) SCOM
3 2 (2.94%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
2 36 (52.94%) VMware
3 20 (29.41%) Citrix
4 12 (17.65%) Cisco
5 9 (13.24%) AppSense
6 2 (2.94%) Apple
6 2 (2.94%) CommVault
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Lotus
6 2 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.47%) F5
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) PayPal
7 1 (1.47%) Symantec
7 1 (1.47%) Twitter
7 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.47%) WorldPay
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