The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 14 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 4.11% 0.74% 3.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.65% 4.35% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £29,000 £55,000 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.27% +223.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Microsoft Certification
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Qualifications Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 23.29% 16.91% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 35
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +74.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Macclesfield region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco