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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 80 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 118 128 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.83% 3.42% 4.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.34% 13.81% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 107 115 153
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
1041 927 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.96% 24.77% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 849 825 815
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -5 7 £37,500 +30.43% 1
Altrincham -14 3 £40,000 -10.11% 1
Wigan - 3 £37,500 -
Salford - 3 £48,500 -
Cheadle +8 1 £19,000 -46.47%
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 173 (75.55%) Microsoft
2 137 (59.83%) Windows
3 117 (51.09%) MCSE
4 97 (42.36%) VMware
5 93 (40.61%) Citrix
6 91 (39.74%) Active Directory
7 84 (36.68%) ITIL
8 72 (31.44%) MS Exchange
9 69 (30.13%) MCITP
10 65 (28.38%) SQL Server
11 64 (27.95%) MCP
11 64 (27.95%) MS Excel
12 63 (27.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (25.33%) Hyper-V
14 56 (24.45%) MCSA
14 56 (24.45%) MCTS
15 55 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
16 53 (23.14%) CCNA
16 53 (23.14%) Cisco Certification
17 52 (22.71%) SAN
18 49 (21.40%) .NET
19 46 (20.09%) Windows Server 2003
19 46 (20.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 45 (19.65%) SQL
21 43 (18.78%) Cisco
22 39 (17.03%) C#
22 39 (17.03%) ASP.NET
23 37 (16.16%) Citrix Certification
24 36 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
25 33 (14.41%) CCA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 72 (31.44%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (12.23%) SharePoint
4 25 (10.92%) IIS
5 22 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (5.24%) Lync
8 11 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (3.93%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.75%) CMS
11 4 (1.75%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.75%) TPMS
12 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.44%) Site Server
13 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.44%) Moodle
Applications
1 64 (27.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) Revit
3 1 (0.44%) SketchUp
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (5.24%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.68%) Office 365
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (22.71%) SAN
2 25 (10.92%) DNS
2 25 (10.92%) Firewall
3 22 (9.61%) WAN
4 19 (8.30%) DHCP
5 18 (7.86%) LAN
6 17 (7.42%) iSCSI
7 14 (6.11%) NAS
8 13 (5.68%) VLAN
9 11 (4.80%) VPN
10 10 (4.37%) Unified Communications
11 9 (3.93%) HTTP
12 8 (3.49%) TCP/IP
13 7 (3.06%) VoIP
13 7 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.06%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (1.75%) Network Security
15 4 (1.75%) PSTN
16 3 (1.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.62%) MSTest
3 4 (1.75%) NUnit
3 4 (1.75%) JIRA
3 4 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.31%) Subversion
5 2 (0.87%) Selenium
5 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (8.73%) Finance
2 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.75%) Advertising
4 3 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.87%) Legal
5 2 (0.87%) Retail
5 2 (0.87%) Billing
5 2 (0.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (21.40%) Developer
2 38 (16.59%) Support Engineer
3 32 (13.97%) .NET Developer
4 29 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (12.66%) Analyst
5 21 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (6.99%) Server Engineer
7 15 (6.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (6.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 14 (6.11%) Service Analyst
9 13 (5.68%) Server Support
9 13 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (5.24%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.24%) Technical Support
10 12 (5.24%) Consultant
11 11 (4.80%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.80%) Server Support Engineer
11 11 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.80%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.40%) .NET
2 39 (17.03%) ASP.NET
3 25 (10.92%) .NET Framework
4 24 (10.48%) HTML
5 23 (10.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (8.73%) CSS
7 14 (6.11%) WCF
7 14 (6.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (5.24%) Razor View Engine
8 12 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 12 (5.24%) SOAP
9 9 (3.93%) JSON
9 9 (3.93%) Sass
9 9 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (3.06%) HTML5
11 6 (2.62%) Web Services
12 5 (2.18%) XML
13 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (1.75%) jQuery
13 4 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.24%) N-Tier
3 9 (3.93%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (3.49%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.06%) CMDB
6 5 (2.18%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.18%) Clustering
7 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.75%) Replication
7 4 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.75%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.31%) iPhone
8 3 (1.31%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.31%) APACS
8 3 (1.31%) EMV
8 3 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.31%) W3C
8 3 (1.31%) PKI
9 2 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 137 (59.83%) Windows
2 55 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (20.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (10.92%) Windows 7
6 15 (6.55%) Windows 2000
7 14 (6.11%) Linux
8 9 (3.93%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.49%) VMS
10 7 (3.06%) Android
11 5 (2.18%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.87%) UNIX
14 1 (0.44%) AIX
14 1 (0.44%) zOS
14 1 (0.44%) MVS
14 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (36.68%) ITIL
2 33 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (13.54%) MVC
4 23 (10.04%) TDD
4 23 (10.04%) Incident Management
5 22 (9.61%) Change Control
5 22 (9.61%) Change Management
6 21 (9.17%) CQRS
6 21 (9.17%) Domain-Driven Design
7 17 (7.42%) Problem Management
8 16 (6.99%) Service Management
9 15 (6.55%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.11%) BDD
11 13 (5.68%) Web Application Development
11 13 (5.68%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (5.68%) Unit Testing
11 13 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (5.24%) Scrum
13 11 (4.80%) Business Continuity
14 10 (4.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.65%) SQL
2 39 (17.03%) C#
3 15 (6.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.24%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.49%) X++
6 7 (3.06%) C
7 5 (2.18%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.75%) PHP
8 4 (1.75%) C++
8 4 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 117 (51.09%) MCSE
2 69 (30.13%) MCITP
3 64 (27.95%) MCP
4 56 (24.45%) MCSA
4 56 (24.45%) MCTS
5 53 (23.14%) CCNA
5 53 (23.14%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (20.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 37 (16.16%) Citrix Certification
8 33 (14.41%) CCA
9 20 (8.73%) Degree
10 16 (6.99%) MCSD
11 12 (5.24%) MCAD
11 12 (5.24%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 11 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (4.37%) VCAP
14 6 (2.62%) SC Cleared
14 6 (2.62%) Security Cleared
14 6 (2.62%) MCPD
14 6 (2.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.17%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) GMP
3 1 (0.44%) GLP
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (39.74%) Active Directory
2 63 (27.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (25.33%) Hyper-V
4 23 (10.04%) XenDesktop
5 14 (6.11%) XenApp
6 11 (4.80%) vSphere
7 10 (4.37%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (3.06%) XenServer
10 5 (2.18%) NFS
11 3 (1.31%) Xen
12 2 (0.87%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.87%) vCloud
13 1 (0.44%) UAG
13 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (8.30%) SCCM
2 17 (7.42%) Backup Exec
3 15 (6.55%) SCOM
4 8 (3.49%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.62%) SCDPM
5 6 (2.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.31%) WSUS
6 3 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.31%) Nagios
7 2 (0.87%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 173 (75.55%) Microsoft
2 97 (42.36%) VMware
3 93 (40.61%) Citrix
4 43 (18.78%) Cisco
5 29 (12.66%) HP
6 19 (8.30%) Symantec
7 15 (6.55%) NetApp
8 11 (4.80%) McAfee
8 11 (4.80%) Sophos
9 6 (2.62%) EMC
10 5 (2.18%) Dell
11 4 (1.75%) EPiServer
11 4 (1.75%) Juniper
12 3 (1.31%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.31%) Veeam
12 3 (1.31%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.31%) Intel
12 3 (1.31%) IBM
12 3 (1.31%) Lotus
13 2 (0.87%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Microsoft Training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum up to £23,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum + Superb Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £14 - £16 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago