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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 107 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 79 94 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.19% 2.62% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.93% 11.05% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 75 69 101
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median 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
885 851 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.54% 23.74% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 746 696 731
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £50,500 £70,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -2 6 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Rochdale +1 3 £22,000 -31.25%
Altrincham +4 2 - -
Wigan - 2 £32,750 -
Oldham -7 1 £41,592 +36.36%
Bolton - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 129 (83.77%) Microsoft
2 83 (53.90%) Windows
3 69 (44.81%) MS Excel
4 67 (43.51%) Active Directory
5 60 (38.96%) MCSE
6 59 (38.31%) SQL Server
7 58 (37.66%) MCSA
8 53 (34.42%) Finance
9 47 (30.52%) ITIL
10 38 (24.68%) Citrix
10 38 (24.68%) Windows 7
11 37 (24.03%) Windows Server
11 37 (24.03%) SQL
12 36 (23.38%) Legal
13 35 (22.73%) VMware
14 33 (21.43%) MS Office
15 31 (20.13%) .NET
15 31 (20.13%) MS Exchange
16 30 (19.48%) C#
16 30 (19.48%) MCP
16 30 (19.48%) DNS
17 29 (18.83%) VPN
18 28 (18.18%) DHCP
18 28 (18.18%) Blackberry
18 28 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
18 28 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (16.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 25 (16.23%) Degree
21 23 (14.94%) SCCM

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 31 (20.13%) MS Exchange
2 28 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (16.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (11.69%) CMS
5 13 (8.44%) SharePoint
6 12 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.60%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.60%) IIS
9 1 (0.65%) Drupal
9 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.65%) Moodle
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 69 (44.81%) MS Excel
2 33 (21.43%) MS Office
3 16 (10.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Infor M3
1 4 (2.60%) Magento
2 3 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.65%) assyst
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.55%) Office 365
3 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.48%) DNS
2 29 (18.83%) VPN
3 28 (18.18%) DHCP
4 22 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 17 (11.04%) Firewall
6 16 (10.39%) LAN
6 16 (10.39%) WAN
7 11 (7.14%) SAN
8 10 (6.49%) VLAN
9 7 (4.55%) Internet
9 7 (4.55%) MPLS
10 5 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (3.25%) Network Security
11 3 (1.95%) VoIP
12 2 (1.30%) DDNS
12 2 (1.30%) HTTP
12 2 (1.30%) IPsec
12 2 (1.30%) Junos
12 2 (1.30%) PSTN
13 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (38.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (7.79%) MySQL
3 12 (7.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.30%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.30%) Datazen
11 2 (1.30%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (1.30%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) NUnit
2 5 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.65%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.65%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.65%) MorphX
5 1 (0.65%) MSI
5 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (34.42%) Finance
2 36 (23.38%) Legal
3 13 (8.44%) Law
4 8 (5.19%) Banking
5 5 (3.25%) Retail
6 3 (1.95%) Games
6 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.30%) Advertising
7 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.30%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (20.78%) Developer
2 26 (16.88%) Support Engineer
3 25 (16.23%) Analyst
4 23 (14.94%) Applications Support
5 21 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 20 (12.99%) Applications Engineer
7 18 (11.69%) Applications Support Engineer
8 17 (11.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (9.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (8.44%) Support Analyst
12 12 (7.79%) .NET Developer
12 12 (7.79%) DBA
12 12 (7.79%) SQL DBA
13 11 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (6.49%) C# Developer
14 10 (6.49%) IT Support
15 9 (5.84%) Senior DBA
15 9 (5.84%) Senior SQL DBA
15 9 (5.84%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.13%) .NET
2 23 (14.94%) ASP.NET
3 15 (9.74%) HTML
4 13 (8.44%) CSS
5 10 (6.49%) jQuery
5 10 (6.49%) WCF
6 8 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.25%) CSS3
8 5 (3.25%) HTML5
8 5 (3.25%) XML
9 4 (2.60%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.60%) WAP
9 4 (2.60%) Web Services
10 3 (1.95%) REST
10 3 (1.95%) SOAP
10 3 (1.95%) XSL
11 2 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.30%) NHibernate
11 2 (1.30%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 15 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.74%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.79%) Clustering
3 12 (7.79%) Replication
4 7 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.60%) AS400
5 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.60%) iSeries
6 3 (1.95%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.95%) iPad
6 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.30%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.30%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.65%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.65%) Online Games
8 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 83 (53.90%) Windows
2 38 (24.68%) Windows 7
3 37 (24.03%) Windows Server
4 28 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.19%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.90%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.60%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (2.60%) Linux
10 3 (1.95%) Android
10 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.30%) VMS
12 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.52%) ITIL
2 21 (13.64%) Document Management
2 21 (13.64%) Migration
3 15 (9.74%) Software Deployment
3 15 (9.74%) Web Development
4 14 (9.09%) Expense Management
4 14 (9.09%) MVC
4 14 (9.09%) Workflow
5 11 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (5.84%) OOP
7 8 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (5.19%) Database Optimisation
7 8 (5.19%) Database Security
8 7 (4.55%) CRM
8 7 (4.55%) OO
8 7 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (4.55%) Service Management
9 6 (3.90%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.03%) SQL
2 30 (19.48%) C#
3 21 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 20 (12.99%) PowerShell
5 17 (11.04%) VBScript
6 16 (10.39%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.25%) PHP
7 5 (3.25%) VB
8 4 (2.60%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.95%) C
9 3 (1.95%) Java
10 2 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.30%) VBA
11 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 60 (38.96%) MCSE
2 58 (37.66%) MCSA
3 30 (19.48%) MCP
4 25 (16.23%) Degree
5 23 (14.94%) CCNA
5 23 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (9.74%) MCT
7 13 (8.44%) MCITP
8 9 (5.84%) MCTS
9 8 (5.19%) MCDST
10 7 (4.55%) CISSP
10 7 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (3.90%) MOS
12 5 (3.25%) CCA
12 5 (3.25%) CISM
12 5 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (3.25%) ISACA
12 5 (3.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) SLA
2 5 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (43.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.34%) Hyper-V
3 16 (10.39%) Terminal Server
3 16 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.30%) XenApp
5 2 (1.30%) XenServer
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (14.94%) SCCM
2 4 (2.60%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.60%) SCVMM
2 4 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (1.95%) WMI
4 2 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.65%) DameWare
5 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (83.77%) Microsoft
2 38 (24.68%) Citrix
3 35 (22.73%) VMware
4 18 (11.69%) Cisco
5 17 (11.04%) iManage
6 14 (9.09%) Interwoven
7 11 (7.14%) NetApp
8 8 (5.19%) HP
8 8 (5.19%) RedGate
9 7 (4.55%) Intel Security
9 7 (4.55%) Symantec
9 7 (4.55%) Veeam
10 6 (3.90%) Proofpoint
11 5 (3.25%) Infor
11 5 (3.25%) Oracle
12 4 (2.60%) IBM
12 4 (2.60%) IronPort
12 4 (2.60%) Lotus
12 4 (2.60%) Nimble Storage
12 4 (2.60%) ScanSafe
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