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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 95 85 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 89 112 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.49% 2.79% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.65% 12.03% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 62 104 89
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,200 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
836 931 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.38% 23.23% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 683 741 840
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £52,500
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +13 8 £26,000 +26.82% 2
Salford +8 3 £23,250 +5.68% 1
Altrincham +7 2 £38,500 +37.50% 2
Rochdale 0 2 £32,000 -17.94%
Oldham -3 1 £30,500 - 1
Bury - 1 £27,500 - 2
Cheadle - 1 £24,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 152 (70.70%) Microsoft
2 149 (69.30%) Windows
3 104 (48.37%) Active Directory
4 94 (43.72%) MCSE
5 85 (39.53%) VMware
6 80 (37.21%) MCITP
7 78 (36.28%) MS Exchange
8 73 (33.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (33.49%) ITIL
10 60 (27.91%) Citrix
11 58 (26.98%) MS Excel
12 56 (26.05%) MCP
12 56 (26.05%) Windows 7
13 54 (25.12%) DNS
14 53 (24.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 52 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 52 (24.19%) SQL Server
16 49 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 46 (21.40%) MCSA
18 45 (20.93%) MS Office
19 43 (20.00%) SQL
20 39 (18.14%) LAN
20 39 (18.14%) WAN
20 39 (18.14%) Windows Server 2003
21 37 (17.21%) DHCP
22 36 (16.74%) SharePoint
22 36 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2013
23 35 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
23 35 (16.28%) Degree
24 34 (15.81%) Migration

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 78 (36.28%) MS Exchange
2 52 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 36 (16.74%) SharePoint
4 31 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (8.84%) IIS
6 17 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (6.98%) Lync
8 13 (6.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (4.19%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.79%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.40%) CMS
13 3 (1.40%) Apache
14 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.93%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 58 (26.98%) MS Excel
2 45 (20.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.86%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.72%) Office 365
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (25.12%) DNS
2 39 (18.14%) LAN
2 39 (18.14%) WAN
3 37 (17.21%) DHCP
4 33 (15.35%) Firewall
5 30 (13.95%) TCP/IP
6 29 (13.49%) SAN
7 21 (9.77%) VLAN
8 10 (4.65%) VPN
8 10 (4.65%) Wireless
9 9 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.79%) Wireshark
10 6 (2.79%) Intranet
10 6 (2.79%) Internet
10 6 (2.79%) FTP
10 6 (2.79%) VoIP
11 5 (2.33%) NAS
12 4 (1.86%) Network Security
12 4 (1.86%) MPLS
13 3 (1.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (9.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.86%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.51%) MSI
2 10 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 23 (10.70%) Finance
2 16 (7.44%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.44%) Legal
3 13 (6.05%) Publishing
4 8 (3.72%) Law
5 3 (1.40%) Retail
5 3 (1.40%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) French Language
6 2 (0.93%) German Language
6 2 (0.93%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (15.35%) Support Engineer
2 27 (12.56%) Consultant
3 26 (12.09%) Analyst
4 24 (11.16%) IT Support
5 19 (8.84%) Developer
6 17 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (6.98%) Architect
9 14 (6.51%) Senior Consultant
10 13 (6.05%) .NET Developer
11 12 (5.58%) Network Support
12 11 (5.12%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.65%) Administrator
13 10 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 9 (4.19%) Senior Architect
15 8 (3.72%) Help Desk Support
15 8 (3.72%) IT Support Engineer
15 8 (3.72%) Server Engineer
16 7 (3.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.70%) .NET
2 18 (8.37%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.58%) HTML
4 7 (3.26%) WinForms
4 7 (3.26%) WCF
4 7 (3.26%) WPF
5 5 (2.33%) jQuery
5 5 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.33%) CSS
6 4 (1.86%) Web Services
6 4 (1.86%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.86%) Sass
7 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (1.40%) JSON
7 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.40%) SOAP
8 2 (0.93%) XML
8 2 (0.93%) HTML5
8 2 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 26 (12.09%) Client/Server
4 18 (8.37%) Clustering
5 16 (7.44%) Blackberry
6 11 (5.12%) Replication
6 11 (5.12%) iPhone
7 10 (4.65%) N-Tier
8 9 (4.19%) iPad
9 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.79%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.86%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.40%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.40%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.93%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.93%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 149 (69.30%) Windows
2 73 (33.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (26.05%) Windows 7
4 53 (24.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (18.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (13.02%) Windows 8
7 15 (6.98%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.26%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.79%) Windows Vista
9 6 (2.79%) Android
10 4 (1.86%) Linux
11 3 (1.40%) UNIX
11 3 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.93%) NetWare
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.47%) Solaris
13 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.49%) ITIL
2 34 (15.81%) Migration
3 24 (11.16%) PRINCE2
4 19 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (6.05%) Document Management
6 13 (6.05%) Incident Management
7 12 (5.58%) Application Discovery
8 11 (5.12%) Change Management
9 10 (4.65%) TDD
9 10 (4.65%) Scrum
9 10 (4.65%) MVC
9 10 (4.65%) Service Management
9 10 (4.65%) Unit Testing
9 10 (4.65%) SDLC
10 9 (4.19%) Change Control
10 9 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.19%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.72%) SOA
11 8 (3.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.00%) SQL
2 26 (12.09%) C#
2 26 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.91%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.12%) VBScript
5 9 (4.19%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.79%) VB
7 4 (1.86%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.40%) C
9 2 (0.93%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (0.47%) X++
10 1 (0.47%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 94 (43.72%) MCSE
2 80 (37.21%) MCITP
3 56 (26.05%) MCP
4 46 (21.40%) MCSA
5 35 (16.28%) Degree
6 34 (15.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (13.02%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (12.56%) CCNA
9 25 (11.63%) MCTS
10 22 (10.23%) Citrix Certification
11 21 (9.77%) MCDST
12 20 (9.30%) CCA
13 13 (6.05%) MCSD
13 13 (6.05%) MCPD
14 12 (5.58%) CCEE
14 12 (5.58%) CCENT
15 10 (4.65%) NCDA
16 7 (3.26%) MOS
17 6 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.77%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) GMP
3 1 (0.47%) GLP
System Software
1 104 (48.37%) Active Directory
2 49 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.49%) Hyper-V
4 25 (11.63%) XenApp
4 25 (11.63%) XenDesktop
5 21 (9.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (7.44%) XenServer
7 10 (4.65%) vSphere
8 9 (4.19%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.86%) Firmware
9 4 (1.86%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.93%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.47%) NFS
12 1 (0.47%) Xen
12 1 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (13.02%) SCCM
2 10 (4.65%) WSUS
3 5 (2.33%) SCOM
3 5 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.86%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.40%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.93%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.93%) MOM
7 1 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.47%) Opsview
7 1 (0.47%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 152 (70.70%) Microsoft
2 85 (39.53%) VMware
3 60 (27.91%) Citrix
4 24 (11.16%) Cisco
5 21 (9.77%) HP
6 20 (9.30%) Dell
7 17 (7.91%) NetApp
8 14 (6.51%) AppSense
9 11 (5.12%) Veeam
10 9 (4.19%) IBM
11 7 (3.26%) Sun
11 7 (3.26%) Avaya
11 7 (3.26%) Symantec
12 6 (2.79%) Apple
12 6 (2.79%) Sage
12 6 (2.79%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.79%) EMC
12 6 (2.79%) Intel
13 5 (2.33%) Oracle
13 5 (2.33%) Interwoven
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Huge bonus structure and incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus Benefits, Bonus and Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago