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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 59 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 70 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.14% 4.08% 5.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.75% 17.81% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26 57 72
Median salary £42,500 £26,041 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.20% -15.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £42,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
217 393 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.32% 22.92% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 185 288 316
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 £22,300 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 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 29 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 +9 10 £37,500 +87.50% 2
Warrington +5 6 £45,000 +95.65% 1
Runcorn -5 3 £37,500 -
Crewe - 2 £50,500 -
Chester +5 1 £35,000 +34.40%
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 36 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
5 33 (61.11%) MCSE
6 28 (51.85%) VMware
7 27 (50.00%) MCITP
8 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
9 21 (38.89%) MCSA
10 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (29.63%) ITIL
13 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
13 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (22.22%) Citrix
15 11 (20.37%) SAN
15 11 (20.37%) Web Services
15 11 (20.37%) Office 365
16 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
16 10 (18.52%) C#
16 10 (18.52%) .NET
16 10 (18.52%) VPN
17 9 (16.67%) SQL
17 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 9 (16.67%) MCP
17 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
17 9 (16.67%) SCCM
17 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
18 8 (14.81%) User Experience

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 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
2 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (7.41%) IIS
6 2 (3.70%) Apache
6 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.70%) IaaS
4 2 (3.70%) PaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.85%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) SAN
2 10 (18.52%) VPN
3 7 (12.96%) DHCP
3 7 (12.96%) DNS
4 4 (7.41%) Firewall
4 4 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (5.56%) LAN
5 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) SSL
6 1 (1.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.96%) Marketing
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Developer
3 8 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (14.81%) C# Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Exchange Support
3 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (12.96%) HTML Developer
4 7 (12.96%) IT Support
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Developer
4 7 (12.96%) T-SQL Developer
5 6 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (9.26%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Web Services
2 10 (18.52%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.81%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) WAP
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) Ajax
5 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.85%) React
5 1 (1.85%) SOAP
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.85%) XHTML
5 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) User Experience
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.70%) Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.85%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Project Management
3 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.70%) OO
5 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.85%) Change Management
6 1 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.85%) MVC
6 1 (1.85%) OOP
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.85%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Validation
6 1 (1.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) C#
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (61.11%) MCSE
2 27 (50.00%) MCITP
3 21 (38.89%) MCSA
4 9 (16.67%) MCP
5 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (7.41%) CCA
6 4 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (7.41%) MCDST
7 3 (5.56%) CCNA
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.56%) MCTS
8 2 (3.70%) Degree
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.85%) CCIE
9 1 (1.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.26%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Server
6 3 (5.56%) XenApp
6 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.70%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.85%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (51.85%) VMware
3 12 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) AppSense
5 3 (5.56%) Apple
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) PayPal
7 1 (1.85%) Twitter
7 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.85%) WorldPay
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