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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 94 105 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 107 82 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.85% 2.29% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.24% 8.56% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 104 72 118
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 £21,800 £23,550 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,250 £47,150
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
808 958 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.53% 26.76% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 680 713 891
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,600 £62,500
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +17 10 £37,500 - 1
Oldham +8 10 £22,500 -26.22%
Rochdale - 8 £33,250 - 1
Bolton -2 7 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Wigan - 4 £20,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 147 (76.17%) Microsoft
2 105 (54.40%) Windows
3 99 (51.30%) SQL Server
4 98 (50.78%) Active Directory
5 82 (42.49%) MCSE
6 67 (34.72%) VMware
6 67 (34.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (34.20%) MCSA
8 62 (32.12%) Windows Server
9 60 (31.09%) MS Excel
10 56 (29.02%) SQL
11 53 (27.46%) ITIL
12 51 (26.42%) Hyper-V
13 49 (25.39%) MS Exchange
14 46 (23.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 42 (21.76%) Degree
16 41 (21.24%) Windows 7
16 41 (21.24%) Cisco
17 40 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (20.21%) VPN
19 36 (18.65%) Finance
20 35 (18.13%) Citrix
20 35 (18.13%) WAN
21 34 (17.62%) DHCP
21 34 (17.62%) LAN
22 32 (16.58%) MS Office
22 32 (16.58%) MCITP
23 31 (16.06%) .NET
23 31 (16.06%) DNS
24 30 (15.54%) SAN

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 49 (25.39%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (7.25%) IIS
5 11 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.63%) CMS
7 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.55%) Site Server
10 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.52%) nginx
11 1 (0.52%) SAS
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.52%) Zimbra
Applications
1 60 (31.09%) MS Excel
2 32 (16.58%) MS Office
3 5 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (4.15%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.04%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.03%) Office 365
2 20 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.59%) IaaS
3 5 (2.59%) PaaS
4 4 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.07%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.07%) SaaS
5 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.21%) VPN
2 35 (18.13%) WAN
3 34 (17.62%) DHCP
3 34 (17.62%) LAN
4 31 (16.06%) DNS
5 30 (15.54%) SAN
6 28 (14.51%) TCP/IP
7 17 (8.81%) Firewall
8 13 (6.74%) VoIP
9 12 (6.22%) VLAN
10 10 (5.18%) DDNS
10 10 (5.18%) IPsec
10 10 (5.18%) MPLS
11 9 (4.66%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.59%) Internet
12 5 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (2.07%) BIG-IP
13 4 (2.07%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (51.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (11.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (10.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (8.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (6.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (6.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (6.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (6.22%) MongoDB
8 12 (6.22%) MySQL
9 11 (5.70%) RDBMS
9 11 (5.70%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.15%) NUnit
2 6 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.55%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.04%) AccuRev
4 2 (1.04%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.04%) JIRA
4 2 (1.04%) MSI
5 1 (0.52%) MorphX
5 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 36 (18.65%) Finance
2 19 (9.84%) Legal
3 8 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.07%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.07%) Retail
6 3 (1.55%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.04%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (19.69%) Support Engineer
2 36 (18.65%) Analyst
3 30 (15.54%) Developer
4 23 (11.92%) DBA
4 23 (11.92%) SQL DBA
5 19 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (9.84%) IT Support
6 16 (8.29%) .NET Developer
6 16 (8.29%) Applications Support
6 16 (8.29%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (7.77%) IT Manager
7 15 (7.77%) Support Technician
8 14 (7.25%) Applications Engineer
8 14 (7.25%) Applications Support Engineer
8 14 (7.25%) Infrastructure Support
9 13 (6.74%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.74%) SQL Server DBA
10 12 (6.22%) Server Analyst
11 11 (5.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.06%) .NET
2 27 (13.99%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.77%) HTML
4 10 (5.18%) jQuery
5 9 (4.66%) CSS
6 8 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (3.63%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.11%) HTML5
9 5 (2.59%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.59%) CSS3
9 5 (2.59%) WCF
9 5 (2.59%) Web Services
9 5 (2.59%) XML
10 3 (1.55%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (1.55%) NHibernate
10 3 (1.55%) Spring.NET
11 2 (1.04%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.04%) MvvmCross
11 2 (1.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.25%) Replication
3 13 (6.74%) Clustering
3 13 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.70%) RSA SecurID
5 10 (5.18%) HP StoreVirtual
6 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.11%) Statistics
8 5 (2.59%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.59%) PKI
9 4 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.07%) iPad
9 4 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.04%) Biotechnology
11 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.04%) Fintech
11 2 (1.04%) Online Games
11 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (54.40%) Windows
2 67 (34.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (32.12%) Windows Server
4 46 (23.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (21.24%) Windows 7
6 20 (10.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (8.81%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.18%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (4.15%) Android
9 8 (4.15%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.63%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.59%) Linux
12 2 (1.04%) CentOS
12 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.52%) Debian
13 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.52%) Unix
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.46%) ITIL
2 19 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (9.84%) Migration
3 16 (8.29%) High Availability
3 16 (8.29%) Web Development
4 15 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (7.25%) Software Deployment
6 12 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (6.22%) CRM
6 12 (6.22%) Database Security
6 12 (6.22%) Document Management
6 12 (6.22%) MVC
7 11 (5.70%) Application Virtualisation
7 11 (5.70%) Data Protection
8 10 (5.18%) Database Optimisation
8 10 (5.18%) Problem Management
8 10 (5.18%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.66%) ITIL V3
10 7 (3.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.02%) SQL
2 28 (14.51%) C#
3 27 (13.99%) T-SQL
4 26 (13.47%) PowerShell
5 25 (12.95%) VBScript
6 18 (9.33%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.77%) VB.NET
8 12 (6.22%) VB
9 4 (2.07%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.55%) C
11 2 (1.04%) Java
11 2 (1.04%) VBA
12 1 (0.52%) X++
12 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 82 (42.49%) MCSE
2 66 (34.20%) MCSA
3 42 (21.76%) Degree
4 32 (16.58%) MCITP
5 28 (14.51%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (12.95%) MCP
7 22 (11.40%) CCNA
7 22 (11.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (8.81%) MCTS
9 14 (7.25%) MCT
10 10 (5.18%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (5.18%) NCIE
11 9 (4.66%) CCA
12 8 (4.15%) Security Cleared
13 7 (3.63%) CISSP
14 6 (3.11%) CISM
14 6 (3.11%) ISACA
15 5 (2.59%) VCP5
16 3 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.18%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.63%) SLA
4 6 (3.11%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) GPG13
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.52%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (50.78%) Active Directory
2 51 (26.42%) Hyper-V
3 40 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (9.33%) vSphere
5 11 (5.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (5.18%) XenApp
7 5 (2.59%) Terminal Server
7 5 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.59%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.07%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.52%) KVM
9 1 (0.52%) NFS
9 1 (0.52%) Varnish
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (10.88%) SCCM
2 10 (5.18%) ServiceCenter
2 10 (5.18%) WSUS
3 6 (3.11%) SCOM
4 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (2.59%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.04%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.52%) cPanel
6 1 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.52%) MIIS
6 1 (0.52%) Plesk
6 1 (0.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 147 (76.17%) Microsoft
2 67 (34.72%) VMware
3 41 (21.24%) Cisco
4 35 (18.13%) Citrix
5 22 (11.40%) HP
6 14 (7.25%) NetApp
7 13 (6.74%) Intel Security
8 10 (5.18%) 3PAR
8 10 (5.18%) Dell
8 10 (5.18%) RedGate
9 6 (3.11%) Apple
9 6 (3.11%) EqualLogic
10 5 (2.59%) EMC
10 5 (2.59%) F5
10 5 (2.59%) iManage
10 5 (2.59%) Interwoven
10 5 (2.59%) Veeam
11 4 (2.07%) Juniper
11 4 (2.07%) Meraki
11 4 (2.07%) SolarWinds
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + 5% flex
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits + Training & Development
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car or allowance + good package
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 21 days ago