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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
North West / Lancashire
Rank 44 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.42% 0.86% 3.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.71% 2.61% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 15
Median salary £25,500 £25,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £53,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
124 115 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.95% 32.95% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 111 75 71
Median salary £37,500 £36,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 8 £37,500 - 1
Blackburn 0 2 £17,000 -32.00%
Chorley - 2 £25,500 -
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £22,500 -
Burnley - 1 £17,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) MCSE
6 11 (40.74%) Finance
7 9 (33.33%) VMware
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) VB6
7 9 (33.33%) WCF
7 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 9 (33.33%) WAN
7 9 (33.33%) C#
7 9 (33.33%) VB
7 9 (33.33%) .NET
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 9 (33.33%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) Web Services
7 9 (33.33%) SDLC
8 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
8 8 (29.63%) SOAP
8 8 (29.63%) HTML
8 8 (29.63%) Mainframe
8 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
8 8 (29.63%) RESTful
8 8 (29.63%) iSeries
8 8 (29.63%) Ajax
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (29.63%) Advertising

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) WAN
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
3 5 (18.52%) Wireless
4 4 (14.81%) FTP
4 4 (14.81%) HTTP
4 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) SMTP
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) VoIP
6 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.41%) SAN
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
2 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Programmer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (29.63%) C# Programmer
2 8 (29.63%) Programmer
2 8 (29.63%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 8 (29.63%) VB Programmer
2 8 (29.63%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 8 (29.63%) VB6 Programmer
3 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.81%) Server Support
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
1 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
1 9 (33.33%) WCF
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) Ajax
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) RESTful
2 8 (29.63%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) AS400
1 8 (29.63%) iSeries
1 8 (29.63%) Mainframe
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) EPoS
5 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Solaris
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
3 4 (14.81%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) VB
2 9 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) MCSE
2 4 (14.81%) CISSP
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) RHCE
2 4 (14.81%) SCNA
2 4 (14.81%) SCSA
2 4 (14.81%) Sun Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
4 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
4 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) Sendmail
3 4 (14.81%) XenApp
4 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.81%) Lotus
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) arcserve
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Mitel
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) Sophos
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