The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 110 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 86 83 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.30% 2.13% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.40% 8.69% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 85 64 93
Median salary £42,500 £33,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £19,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
827 955 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.15% 24.47% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 697 739 763
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Manchester

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stockport +1 7 £37,500 +30.43% 2
Oldham -2 4 £41,592 +34.16% 1
Rochdale -10 3 £23,000 -36.98%
Wigan - 1 £20,500 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 138 (84.15%) Microsoft
2 85 (51.83%) Windows
3 78 (47.56%) SQL Server
4 67 (40.85%) Active Directory
5 65 (39.63%) MCSE
6 60 (36.59%) MCSA
7 56 (34.15%) MS Excel
8 50 (30.49%) VMware
9 48 (29.27%) SQL
9 48 (29.27%) Windows Server
10 47 (28.66%) Finance
11 46 (28.05%) ITIL
12 44 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (23.78%) MS Exchange
14 37 (22.56%) C#
14 37 (22.56%) .NET
15 33 (20.12%) Windows 7
15 33 (20.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (19.51%) ASP.NET
16 32 (19.51%) DHCP
17 31 (18.90%) VPN
17 31 (18.90%) Hyper-V
17 31 (18.90%) Degree
18 30 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (18.29%) Cisco
19 29 (17.68%) DNS
19 29 (17.68%) T-SQL
20 27 (16.46%) Citrix
21 26 (15.85%) JavaScript
21 26 (15.85%) MCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 39 (23.78%) MS Exchange
2 30 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (7.32%) CMS
5 12 (7.32%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.49%) IIS
7 4 (2.44%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.61%) Drupal
8 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.61%) Moodle
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 56 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 23 (14.02%) MS Office
3 9 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Infor M3
1 4 (2.44%) Magento
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.88%) Office 365
3 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.51%) DHCP
2 31 (18.90%) VPN
3 29 (17.68%) DNS
4 25 (15.24%) TCP/IP
4 25 (15.24%) WAN
5 24 (14.63%) LAN
6 21 (12.80%) SAN
7 17 (10.37%) Firewall
8 11 (6.71%) VLAN
9 10 (6.10%) MPLS
10 9 (5.49%) Internet
11 8 (4.88%) DDNS
11 8 (4.88%) IPsec
12 5 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (2.44%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.44%) VoIP
13 4 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.83%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.83%) PSTN
14 3 (1.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (47.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (10.98%) MySQL
2 18 (10.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 18 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (10.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (9.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (8.54%) Azure SQL Database
5 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 14 (8.54%) MongoDB
6 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (6.10%) RDBMS
7 10 (6.10%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.22%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (4.88%) NUnit
2 7 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.83%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.83%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.83%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.61%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.61%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) MorphX
5 1 (0.61%) Subversion
5 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (28.66%) Finance
2 26 (15.85%) Legal
3 8 (4.88%) Retail
4 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (23.17%) Developer
2 31 (18.90%) Analyst
3 30 (18.29%) Support Engineer
4 21 (12.80%) Applications Support
5 17 (10.37%) .NET Developer
5 17 (10.37%) DBA
5 17 (10.37%) SQL DBA
5 17 (10.37%) Support Analyst
6 16 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (9.15%) Applications Engineer
7 15 (9.15%) Applications Support Engineer
7 15 (9.15%) SQL Server DBA
8 13 (7.93%) Senior DBA
8 13 (7.93%) Senior SQL DBA
9 12 (7.32%) C# Developer
9 12 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (7.32%) IT Support
9 12 (7.32%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 11 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.56%) .NET
2 32 (19.51%) ASP.NET
3 20 (12.20%) HTML
4 16 (9.76%) CSS
5 12 (7.32%) jQuery
6 11 (6.71%) WCF
7 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (4.27%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.27%) HTML5
9 6 (3.66%) CSS3
9 6 (3.66%) XML
10 5 (3.05%) Web Services
11 4 (2.44%) WAP
12 3 (1.83%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.83%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.83%) NHibernate
12 3 (1.83%) REST
12 3 (1.83%) Spring.NET
12 3 (1.83%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.37%) Replication
3 16 (9.76%) Clustering
4 15 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (7.32%) Blackberry
6 8 (4.88%) HP StoreVirtual
6 8 (4.88%) RSA SecurID
7 5 (3.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.44%) AS400
8 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.44%) iSeries
9 3 (1.83%) PKI
10 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.22%) iPad
10 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.22%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.22%) Statistics
11 1 (0.61%) Fintech
11 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (51.83%) Windows
2 48 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 44 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (20.12%) Windows 7
4 33 (20.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.32%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.10%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.05%) Android
8 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.05%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (2.44%) Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.05%) ITIL
2 25 (15.24%) Migration
3 19 (11.59%) Web Development
4 17 (10.37%) MVC
5 15 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (9.15%) Software Deployment
6 14 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (8.54%) Database Security
7 12 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.32%) Database Optimisation
7 12 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.49%) Document Management
8 9 (5.49%) Expense Management
8 9 (5.49%) High Availability
8 9 (5.49%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.49%) Line Management
8 9 (5.49%) OOP
8 9 (5.49%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.49%) Workflow
9 8 (4.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (29.27%) SQL
2 37 (22.56%) C#
3 29 (17.68%) T-SQL
4 26 (15.85%) JavaScript
5 23 (14.02%) VBScript
6 20 (12.20%) PowerShell
7 19 (11.59%) VB.NET
8 11 (6.71%) VB
9 5 (3.05%) PHP
10 4 (2.44%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.83%) Java
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
12 1 (0.61%) X++
12 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (39.63%) MCSE
2 60 (36.59%) MCSA
3 31 (18.90%) Degree
4 26 (15.85%) MCP
5 25 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (14.02%) CCNA
7 16 (9.76%) MCITP
8 15 (9.15%) MCT
9 10 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (4.27%) CISSP
10 7 (4.27%) MCTS
11 6 (3.66%) Security Cleared
12 5 (3.05%) CISM
12 5 (3.05%) ISACA
12 5 (3.05%) NCIE
13 3 (1.83%) CCA
13 3 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (1.22%) CEH
14 2 (1.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) PCI DSS
1 5 (3.05%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 67 (40.85%) Active Directory
2 31 (18.90%) Hyper-V
3 19 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.49%) Terminal Server
5 6 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.05%) vSphere
7 3 (1.83%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.83%) XenApp
8 1 (0.61%) NFS
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (14.63%) SCCM
2 8 (4.88%) ServiceCenter
3 6 (3.66%) WSUS
4 5 (3.05%) SCOM
5 4 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.44%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.61%) MIIS
7 1 (0.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 138 (84.15%) Microsoft
2 50 (30.49%) VMware
3 30 (18.29%) Cisco
4 27 (16.46%) Citrix
5 15 (9.15%) HP
6 13 (7.93%) Intel Security
7 12 (7.32%) RedGate
8 10 (6.10%) NetApp
9 9 (5.49%) iManage
9 9 (5.49%) Interwoven
10 8 (4.88%) 3PAR
11 5 (3.05%) Oracle
11 5 (3.05%) Veeam
12 4 (2.44%) IBM
12 4 (2.44%) Infor
12 4 (2.44%) IronPort
12 4 (2.44%) Juniper
12 4 (2.44%) Lotus
12 4 (2.44%) Nimble Storage
12 4 (2.44%) ScanSafe
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
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