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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 32 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.21% - 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £21,500 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
30 26 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.57% 14.61% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 34
Average salary £36,500 £47,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.34% +22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Chester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) MCDST
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
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