The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 40 49 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 11 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.37% 2.41% 8.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.30% 11.11% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 38
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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 Lancashire region.

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
92 99 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.67% 21.71% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 84 82 98
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +3 8 £30,500 -28.23%
Burnley - 3 £25,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 16 (50.00%) MCSE
5 15 (46.88%) DNS
5 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
7 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
7 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
8 11 (34.38%) DHCP
8 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (34.38%) .NET
8 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
8 11 (34.38%) MS Office
8 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
8 11 (34.38%) CSS
8 11 (34.38%) C#
8 11 (34.38%) MVC
8 11 (34.38%) jQuery
8 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (31.25%) NAS
9 10 (31.25%) Office 365
9 10 (31.25%) Software Deployment
9 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (31.25%) Service Desk Management
9 10 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (31.25%) Resource Management
9 10 (31.25%) Life Science
9 10 (31.25%) Performance Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) SAS
4 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (34.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) DNS
2 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 11 (34.38%) DHCP
4 10 (31.25%) Ethernet
4 10 (31.25%) DECT
4 10 (31.25%) VoIP
4 10 (31.25%) Internet
4 10 (31.25%) iSCSI
4 10 (31.25%) NAS
5 6 (18.75%) Firewall
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) IPv4
7 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Operations Manager
3 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.75%) IT Operations Manager
3 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Project Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Manager
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Manager
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) IT Technician
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
1 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
1 11 (34.38%) CSS
1 11 (34.38%) jQuery
2 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (18.75%) HTML5
3 6 (18.75%) CSS3
3 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) Ajax
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Life Science
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Vista
4 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) MVC
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (31.25%) Resource Management
2 10 (31.25%) Performance Management
2 10 (31.25%) Software Deployment
2 10 (31.25%) Service Desk Management
2 10 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
1 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) VBScript
3 4 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
2 5 (15.63%) CCNA
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCSD
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) MCP
4 3 (9.38%) HNC
4 3 (9.38%) HND
4 3 (9.38%) GNVQ
4 3 (9.38%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Draytek
6 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
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