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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 68 93 67
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 116 110 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.51% 2.78% 3.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.95% 10.06% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 100 90 125
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
896 1093 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 27.11% 27.66% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 692 925 807
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Bolton - 5 £25,000 -
Stockport -5 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Altrincham +3 1 - - 1
Cheadle -9 1 £32,000 -20.00%
Rochdale - 1 £33,000 -
Salford - 1 £21,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 154 (77.39%) Microsoft
2 133 (66.83%) Windows
3 118 (59.30%) Active Directory
4 116 (58.29%) MCSE
5 84 (42.21%) VMware
6 79 (39.70%) Windows Server
7 75 (37.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 66 (33.17%) SQL Server
9 65 (32.66%) ITIL
10 61 (30.65%) MS Exchange
11 56 (28.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 54 (27.14%) Citrix
13 51 (25.63%) MCSA
14 49 (24.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 48 (24.12%) MCITP
16 47 (23.62%) Windows Server 2012
16 47 (23.62%) MS Excel
16 47 (23.62%) SQL
17 44 (22.11%) LAN
17 44 (22.11%) DNS
17 44 (22.11%) Windows 7
18 42 (21.11%) MCTS
19 41 (20.60%) Windows Server 2003
19 41 (20.60%) MCP
20 40 (20.10%) HP
21 39 (19.60%) WAN
22 38 (19.10%) Cisco
22 38 (19.10%) Finance
22 38 (19.10%) Degree
23 37 (18.59%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 61 (30.65%) MS Exchange
2 37 (18.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (16.08%) Lync
3 32 (16.08%) SharePoint
4 20 (10.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (7.54%) IIS
6 12 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (6.03%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 10 (5.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (4.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.51%) CMS
11 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.01%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (2.01%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (23.62%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.55%) MS Office
3 4 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.50%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.03%) Office 365
2 11 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.02%) IaaS
4 6 (3.02%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.11%) DNS
1 44 (22.11%) LAN
2 39 (19.60%) WAN
3 34 (17.09%) DHCP
4 29 (14.57%) SAN
5 22 (11.06%) Firewall
6 20 (10.05%) TCP/IP
6 20 (10.05%) VPN
7 13 (6.53%) Network Security
8 12 (6.03%) NAS
8 12 (6.03%) VoIP
9 9 (4.52%) VLAN
9 9 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (4.02%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (4.02%) ISDN
11 7 (3.52%) SSL
12 6 (3.02%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.02%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (2.51%) DDNS
13 5 (2.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (33.17%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (13.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.01%) MySQL
10 1 (0.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.50%) Datazen
10 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.50%) OLAP
10 1 (0.50%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.50%) Power BI
10 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.51%) NUnit
3 4 (2.01%) Subversion
4 3 (1.51%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.51%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.50%) MSI
General
1 38 (19.10%) Finance
2 18 (9.05%) Law
3 12 (6.03%) Retail
4 10 (5.03%) Legal
4 10 (5.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.52%) Back Office
5 7 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (15.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (13.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 25 (12.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 25 (12.56%) Analyst
3 25 (12.56%) Support Engineer
4 23 (11.56%) Developer
4 23 (11.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 23 (11.56%) IT Engineer
5 20 (10.05%) Consultant
6 18 (9.05%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) Storage Specialist
7 16 (8.04%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 16 (8.04%) Support Specialist
8 15 (7.54%) Administrator
8 15 (7.54%) IT Support
8 15 (7.54%) Server Support
9 14 (7.04%) DBA
9 14 (7.04%) SQL DBA
10 13 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (6.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.55%) Web Services
2 13 (6.53%) XML
3 12 (6.03%) .NET
4 10 (5.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.52%) WCF
6 6 (3.02%) HTML
6 6 (3.02%) HTML5
7 5 (2.51%) CSS
7 5 (2.51%) jQuery
7 5 (2.51%) WSDL
7 5 (2.51%) WSE
8 4 (2.01%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.01%) Ajax
9 3 (1.51%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.51%) Java EE
9 3 (1.51%) JSP
9 3 (1.51%) SOAP
9 3 (1.51%) Spring
9 3 (1.51%) Struts
9 3 (1.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.06%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.04%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.53%) FlexPod
3 11 (5.53%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (4.52%) Replication
5 8 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.02%) Clustering
7 6 (3.02%) iPad
7 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.51%) iPhone
9 4 (2.01%) APACS
9 4 (2.01%) EMV
9 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.51%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.51%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.51%) W3C
11 2 (1.01%) NHS
12 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 133 (66.83%) Windows
2 79 (39.70%) Windows Server
3 75 (37.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (23.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (22.11%) Windows 7
6 41 (20.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (15.08%) Windows 8
8 15 (7.54%) Windows XP
9 14 (7.04%) Data ONTAP
10 9 (4.52%) Linux
11 7 (3.52%) AIX
11 7 (3.52%) CentOS
11 7 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (3.02%) Android
13 5 (2.51%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (1.01%) Windows 10
15 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.66%) ITIL
2 18 (9.05%) PRINCE2
3 17 (8.54%) Line Management
4 15 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (7.54%) ITIL V2
5 13 (6.53%) Mentoring
5 13 (6.53%) OO
6 12 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (6.03%) Service Management
7 11 (5.53%) ERP
8 10 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.03%) High Availability
8 10 (5.03%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.52%) Data Management
10 8 (4.02%) Coaching
10 8 (4.02%) Document Management
10 8 (4.02%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.02%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.52%) Patch Management
11 7 (3.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.62%) SQL
2 14 (7.04%) T-SQL
3 12 (6.03%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.03%) C#
4 10 (5.03%) Java
5 9 (4.52%) VBScript
6 7 (3.52%) C++
6 7 (3.52%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.52%) X++
7 6 (3.02%) C
7 6 (3.02%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.51%) VB
9 3 (1.51%) VBA
10 1 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 116 (58.29%) MCSE
2 51 (25.63%) MCSA
3 49 (24.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 48 (24.12%) MCITP
5 42 (21.11%) MCTS
6 41 (20.60%) MCP
7 38 (19.10%) Degree
8 30 (15.08%) CCNA
8 30 (15.08%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (10.05%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (8.54%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (7.54%) NCDA
12 12 (6.03%) CCA
13 10 (5.03%) MCDBA
14 8 (4.02%) A+ Certification
14 8 (4.02%) CCNP
15 7 (3.52%) CISSP
15 7 (3.52%) MCDST
15 7 (3.52%) RHCE
15 7 (3.52%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) WCAG
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 118 (59.30%) Active Directory
2 56 (28.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (17.59%) Hyper-V
4 19 (9.55%) vSphere
5 11 (5.53%) XenApp
6 10 (5.03%) Terminal Services
6 10 (5.03%) XenServer
7 6 (3.02%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.02%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.51%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (13.07%) SCCM
2 14 (7.04%) SCOM
3 12 (6.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (4.02%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (4.02%) SCOrch
5 7 (3.52%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.52%) HP SIM
5 7 (3.52%) WSUS
6 5 (2.51%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.01%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.01%) SnapMirror
8 2 (1.01%) SnapVault
8 2 (1.01%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 154 (77.39%) Microsoft
2 84 (42.21%) VMware
3 54 (27.14%) Citrix
4 40 (20.10%) HP
5 38 (19.10%) Cisco
6 27 (13.57%) Dell
6 27 (13.57%) NetApp
7 19 (9.55%) IBM
8 15 (7.54%) Symantec
9 14 (7.04%) Oracle
9 14 (7.04%) Veeam
10 8 (4.02%) Interwoven
10 8 (4.02%) McAfee
10 8 (4.02%) SAP
11 7 (3.52%) AppSense
11 7 (3.52%) GFI Software
11 7 (3.52%) ProCurve
11 7 (3.52%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.52%) SolarWinds
11 7 (3.52%) Sophos
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