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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
North West / Manchester
Rank 116 79 100
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 78 101 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.16% 3.12% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.14% 11.26% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76 90 87
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
769 897 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.25% 27.69% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 606 704 869
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Bolton -5 14 £35,000 +40.00%
Rochdale -5 7 £34,000 +3.03% 1
Oldham - 7 £22,500 -
Stockport +10 6 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Wigan - 1 £20,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 131 (72.38%) Microsoft
2 106 (58.56%) Active Directory
3 102 (56.35%) Windows
4 86 (47.51%) SQL Server
5 75 (41.44%) MCSE
6 66 (36.46%) MCSA
7 65 (35.91%) ITIL
7 65 (35.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (33.70%) VMware
9 57 (31.49%) Windows Server
10 55 (30.39%) MS Excel
11 52 (28.73%) MS Exchange
11 52 (28.73%) SQL
12 49 (27.07%) Hyper-V
13 46 (25.41%) Degree
14 44 (24.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 43 (23.76%) Cisco
16 41 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (22.65%) Windows 7
17 40 (22.10%) MCITP
18 37 (20.44%) DHCP
19 35 (19.34%) VPN
20 33 (18.23%) WAN
20 33 (18.23%) LAN
20 33 (18.23%) Office 365
21 31 (17.13%) PowerShell
21 31 (17.13%) Citrix
21 31 (17.13%) DNS
22 29 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 28 (15.47%) MS Office

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 52 (28.73%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (8.84%) IIS
4 10 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (4.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.21%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.66%) Site Server
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.55%) CMS
8 1 (0.55%) nginx
8 1 (0.55%) SAS
8 1 (0.55%) Zimbra
Applications
1 55 (30.39%) MS Excel
2 28 (15.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.10%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.55%) Magento
4 1 (0.55%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.23%) Office 365
2 15 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.42%) IaaS
3 8 (4.42%) PaaS
3 8 (4.42%) SaaS
4 4 (2.21%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.44%) DHCP
2 35 (19.34%) VPN
3 33 (18.23%) LAN
3 33 (18.23%) WAN
4 31 (17.13%) DNS
5 28 (15.47%) SAN
6 27 (14.92%) TCP/IP
7 13 (7.18%) Firewall
8 12 (6.63%) VoIP
9 11 (6.08%) VLAN
10 10 (5.52%) DDNS
10 10 (5.52%) IPsec
10 10 (5.52%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.42%) MPLS
12 5 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.76%) NAS
12 5 (2.76%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.21%) BIG-IP
13 4 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (47.51%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (15.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (10.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (7.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (4.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (4.42%) MongoDB
9 8 (4.42%) MySQL
9 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (3.87%) RDBMS
10 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (4.42%) InstallShield
1 8 (4.42%) MSI
2 3 (1.66%) NUnit
3 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.55%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.55%) JIRA
4 1 (0.55%) MorphX
4 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (14.92%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Legal
3 8 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.87%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.21%) Marketing
6 4 (2.21%) Retail
7 3 (1.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Automotive
8 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (20.44%) Support Engineer
2 33 (18.23%) Analyst
3 27 (14.92%) Developer
4 22 (12.15%) DBA
4 22 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (12.15%) SQL DBA
5 17 (9.39%) Support Analyst
6 16 (8.84%) .NET Developer
7 15 (8.29%) Support Technician
8 14 (7.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (7.73%) C# Developer
8 14 (7.73%) Infrastructure Support
8 14 (7.73%) IT Support
9 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (7.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (7.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (6.63%) Applications Support
10 12 (6.63%) IT Manager
10 12 (6.63%) Server Analyst
11 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.81%) .NET
2 23 (12.71%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.73%) jQuery
4 11 (6.08%) .NET Framework
4 11 (6.08%) AngularJS
4 11 (6.08%) HTML
5 9 (4.97%) Entity Framework
5 9 (4.97%) Web Services
6 6 (3.31%) CSS
7 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (1.66%) HTML5
8 2 (1.10%) COM
8 2 (1.10%) CSS3
8 2 (1.10%) MvvmCross
8 2 (1.10%) NHibernate
8 2 (1.10%) Spring.NET
9 1 (0.55%) LINQ
9 1 (0.55%) WCF
9 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.29%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.63%) RSA SecurID
4 10 (5.52%) Clustering
4 10 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.52%) HP StoreVirtual
5 9 (4.97%) Replication
5 9 (4.97%) Statistics
6 8 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.42%) Public Cloud
7 7 (3.87%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (3.87%) iPad
8 5 (2.76%) PKI
9 3 (1.66%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.10%) Biotechnology
10 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.10%) Fintech
10 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.55%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 102 (56.35%) Windows
2 65 (35.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (31.49%) Windows Server
4 44 (24.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (22.65%) Windows 7
6 17 (9.39%) Windows 8
6 17 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.97%) Data ONTAP
8 8 (4.42%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.87%) Android
10 6 (3.31%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.66%) Linux
12 2 (1.10%) CentOS
12 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.55%) Debian
13 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.91%) ITIL
2 22 (12.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (12.15%) High Availability
3 19 (10.50%) Service Management
4 17 (9.39%) Application Virtualisation
4 17 (9.39%) CRM
5 14 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.73%) Data Protection
5 14 (7.73%) Migration
6 13 (7.18%) ITIL V3
6 13 (7.18%) MVC
6 13 (7.18%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (5.52%) Software Deployment
7 10 (5.52%) TDD
8 9 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.42%) Business Continuity
9 8 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.42%) Document Management
9 8 (4.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.73%) SQL
2 31 (17.13%) PowerShell
3 25 (13.81%) T-SQL
4 22 (12.15%) C#
5 21 (11.60%) VBScript
6 11 (6.08%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.52%) VB
8 7 (3.87%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.66%) C
10 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.55%) VBA
10 1 (0.55%) X++
10 1 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 75 (41.44%) MCSE
2 66 (36.46%) MCSA
3 46 (25.41%) Degree
4 40 (22.10%) MCITP
5 28 (15.47%) MCP
6 25 (13.81%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (11.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (10.50%) CCNA
9 18 (9.94%) MCTS
10 13 (7.18%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (6.63%) Security Cleared
12 11 (6.08%) CCA
13 10 (5.52%) MCT
14 9 (4.97%) NCIE
15 8 (4.42%) BC Cleared
16 7 (3.87%) VCP5
17 5 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
18 4 (2.21%) MCDST
19 3 (1.66%) MCDBA
19 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.18%) SLA
2 9 (4.97%) QA
3 8 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) GPG13
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (58.56%) Active Directory
2 49 (27.07%) Hyper-V
3 41 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (11.60%) vSphere
5 17 (9.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (7.18%) XenApp
7 7 (3.87%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.21%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.55%) KVM
10 1 (0.55%) NDS
10 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.55%) Varnish
10 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (12.71%) SCCM
2 10 (5.52%) ServiceCenter
2 10 (5.52%) WSUS
3 8 (4.42%) SCOrch
4 5 (2.76%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (2.76%) SCDPM
4 5 (2.76%) SCOM
5 2 (1.10%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.55%) cPanel
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.55%) MIIS
6 1 (0.55%) Plesk
6 1 (0.55%) SCSM
6 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 131 (72.38%) Microsoft
2 61 (33.70%) VMware
3 43 (23.76%) Cisco
4 31 (17.13%) Citrix
5 22 (12.15%) HP
6 13 (7.18%) Intel Security
6 13 (7.18%) NetApp
7 11 (6.08%) Dell
8 10 (5.52%) 3PAR
9 8 (4.42%) Veeam
10 7 (3.87%) EMC
11 6 (3.31%) Apple
11 6 (3.31%) EqualLogic
11 6 (3.31%) RedGate
11 6 (3.31%) Symantec
12 5 (2.76%) F5
13 4 (2.21%) Juniper
13 4 (2.21%) Meraki
13 4 (2.21%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.10%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Full package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan
Mint
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum plus pension & profit-share scheme
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £33867 - £41653 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £550000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago