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

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
North West / Lancashire
Rank 48 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.48% 0.57% 3.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.00% 1.71% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 15
Median salary £22,500 £25,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
100 117 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.57% 33.24% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88 86 80
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £48,000
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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Blackpool - 4 £22,500 -
Preston - 3 £37,500 - 1
Blackburn +6 2 £17,000 -32.00%
Chorley - 1 £23,500 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Finance
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) C#
6 9 (34.62%) VB
6 9 (34.62%) .NET
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 9 (34.62%) CSS
6 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 9 (34.62%) MCSE
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) VB6
6 9 (34.62%) WCF
6 9 (34.62%) SDLC
7 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
7 8 (30.77%) iSeries
7 8 (30.77%) RESTful
7 8 (30.77%) Ajax
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (30.77%) Advertising
7 8 (30.77%) Mainframe
7 8 (30.77%) AS400
7 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) SOAP
7 8 (30.77%) HTML

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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 5 (19.23%) Wireless
3 4 (15.38%) FTP
3 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security
3 4 (15.38%) SMTP
3 4 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Programmer
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (30.77%) C# Programmer
2 8 (30.77%) Programmer
2 8 (30.77%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 8 (30.77%) VB Programmer
2 8 (30.77%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 8 (30.77%) VB6 Programmer
3 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) IT Support
5 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 4 (15.38%) IT Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
1 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
1 9 (34.62%) CSS
1 9 (34.62%) WCF
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) Ajax
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) RESTful
2 8 (30.77%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) AS400
1 8 (30.77%) iSeries
1 8 (30.77%) Mainframe
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 4 (15.38%) EPoS
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (34.62%) SDLC
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) OOD
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) VB
2 9 (34.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) MCSE
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) RHCE
2 4 (15.38%) SCNA
2 4 (15.38%) SCSA
2 4 (15.38%) Sun Certification
3 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 2 (7.69%) MCP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Sendmail
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Avaya
3 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) Lotus
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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