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

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.38% 0.69% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.25% 2.19% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 16
Median salary £37,500 £31,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
118 137 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.14% 31.35% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 99 89 79
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £57,500
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -1 10 £37,500 -
Chorley - 3 £25,500 - 1
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £17,000 -
Burnley - 1 £17,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 17 (58.62%) Windows
4 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
5 13 (44.83%) MCSE
6 12 (41.38%) Finance
7 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) C#
8 10 (34.48%) VB
8 10 (34.48%) .NET
8 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
8 10 (34.48%) Web Services
8 10 (34.48%) VMware
8 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (34.48%) VB6
8 10 (34.48%) WCF
8 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
8 10 (34.48%) SDLC
9 9 (31.03%) Advertising
9 9 (31.03%) WAN
9 9 (31.03%) RDBMS
10 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
11 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
11 7 (24.14%) SOAP
11 7 (24.14%) HTML
11 7 (24.14%) Mainframe
11 7 (24.14%) AS400
11 7 (24.14%) Ajax
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005

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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) WAN
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.24%) Wireless
4 4 (13.79%) VoIP
5 3 (10.34%) FTP
5 3 (10.34%) HTTP
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) SMTP
5 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) VLAN
7 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
3 9 (31.03%) RDBMS
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.45%) MySQL
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Grunt
1 1 (3.45%) gulp
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 7 (24.14%) .NET Programmer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst Programmer
2 7 (24.14%) C# Programmer
2 7 (24.14%) Programmer
2 7 (24.14%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 7 (24.14%) VB Programmer
2 7 (24.14%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 7 (24.14%) VB6 Programmer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Server Support
4 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) CSS
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (34.48%) WCF
2 10 (34.48%) Web Services
3 7 (24.14%) Ajax
3 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 7 (24.14%) RESTful
3 7 (24.14%) SOAP
4 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.45%) CakePHP
7 1 (3.45%) Laravel
7 1 (3.45%) Sass
7 1 (3.45%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (24.14%) AS400
1 7 (24.14%) iSeries
1 7 (24.14%) Mainframe
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (34.48%) SDLC
2 5 (17.24%) CRM
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Web Development
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) OOD
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.34%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) VB
3 10 (34.48%) VB6
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) RHCE
3 3 (10.34%) SCNA
3 3 (10.34%) SCSA
3 3 (10.34%) Sun Certification
4 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
4 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.90%) MCP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSA
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
1 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) Lotus
4 2 (6.90%) arcserve
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) Mitel
4 2 (6.90%) ProCurve
4 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.90%) Sophos
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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