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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 32 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.61% 3.00% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 11.86% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Median salary £35,000 £26,041 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.40% -45.17%
UK excluding London median 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
45 59 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.27% 25.32% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 41
Median salary £32,500 £27,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -50.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Chester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) AppSense
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) MCDST
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Banking

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCDST
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CCA
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard