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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.84% 3.27% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.92% 12.50% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 7
Median salary £31,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,900 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.08% -2.70%
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
101 136 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.27% 26.15% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75 122 73
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 4 £42,500 - 1
Blackburn +3 1 £25,000 -18.03%
Burnley -7 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Chorley -14 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) VB
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) VB6
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 5 (45.45%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
3 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Degree

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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Web Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
2 4 (36.36%) IT Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) IT Support
2 4 (36.36%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
1 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (45.45%) WCF
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) OO
1 5 (45.45%) OOD
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
1 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) VB
1 5 (45.45%) VB6
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (9.09%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago