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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.60% 2.24% 5.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.26% 8.47% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 22
Average salary £50,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.25% -4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
46 59 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.35% 26.46% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 82
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,500 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Chester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) MCITP
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) MCSE
4 10 (66.67%) SAN
4 10 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 10 (66.67%) Clustering
4 10 (66.67%) Finance
4 10 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (53.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (53.33%) EMC
5 8 (53.33%) VBScript
5 8 (53.33%) VB
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) MCT
8 2 (13.33%) DHCP
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (13.33%) MCTS
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Support
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Trainer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Trainer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 8 (53.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
1 8 (53.33%) VBScript
1 8 (53.33%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) MCITP
2 11 (73.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCT
3 2 (13.33%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
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