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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.63% 1.32% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.86% 4.55% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 7
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +32.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £24,800 £14,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
74 154 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.66% 29.00% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 68 108 68
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
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 September 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 4 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Chorley - 2 £27,500 - 2
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) MCSE
4 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) LAN
6 6 (33.33%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) XenApp
7 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) VB6
7 5 (27.78%) Web Development
7 5 (27.78%) WCF
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) VB
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 5 (27.78%) Active Directory

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Grunt
1 1 (5.56%) gulp
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Server Support
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (27.78%) WCF
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) CakePHP
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) Laravel
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.56%) AS400
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.56%) iSeries
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
1 5 (27.78%) SDLC
1 5 (27.78%) Web Development
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) OOD
2 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Android Development
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Records Management
5 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) VB6
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (27.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 2 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) arcserve
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) Mitel
3 2 (11.11%) ProCurve
3 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
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