The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.74% 2.22% 3.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 8.45% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £27,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.02% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £35,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £53,400 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Microsoft Certification
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
60 71 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.83% 26.30% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 75
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £22,796
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Chester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Chester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Chester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Open Source
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) MCDST
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) AppSense
7 2 (22.22%) SCCM
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
8 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (11.11%) WCF
8 1 (11.11%) C#
8 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
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