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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
North West / Manchester
Rank 127 74 87
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 75 112 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.98% 3.36% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.41% 13.02% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 67 94 80
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £33,028
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +13.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
892 860 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.53% 25.83% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 665 682 916
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -7 9 £35,000 +40.00%
Stockport +10 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Salford -1 2 £43,750 +103.48% 1
Rochdale -7 2 £35,000 +6.06%
Wigan - 2 £35,750 -
Oldham - 1 £25,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 132 (73.74%) Microsoft
2 105 (58.66%) Active Directory
3 98 (54.75%) Windows
4 81 (45.25%) SQL Server
5 77 (43.02%) MCSE
6 66 (36.87%) MS Excel
7 62 (34.64%) VMware
8 59 (32.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 58 (32.40%) ITIL
10 56 (31.28%) MCSA
11 51 (28.49%) MS Exchange
12 50 (27.93%) Windows Server
13 47 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (26.26%) Hyper-V
13 47 (26.26%) SQL
14 40 (22.35%) Degree
15 39 (21.79%) Windows 7
15 39 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (21.23%) Office 365
17 37 (20.67%) Cisco
17 37 (20.67%) MCITP
18 33 (18.44%) DHCP
19 32 (17.88%) WAN
19 32 (17.88%) LAN
19 32 (17.88%) DNS
20 30 (16.76%) MCP
20 30 (16.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 30 (16.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 30 (16.76%) Finance
21 28 (15.64%) Cisco Certification

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 51 (28.49%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (8.94%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.70%) IIS
5 10 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.35%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.79%) Confluence
8 3 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.68%) Site Server
9 2 (1.12%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.56%) SAS
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.56%) Zimbra
Applications
1 66 (36.87%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (10.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.91%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.12%) Magento
3 2 (1.12%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.56%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.23%) Office 365
2 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.47%) IaaS
3 8 (4.47%) SaaS
4 7 (3.91%) PaaS
5 4 (2.23%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.44%) DHCP
2 32 (17.88%) DNS
2 32 (17.88%) LAN
2 32 (17.88%) WAN
3 27 (15.08%) VPN
4 22 (12.29%) TCP/IP
5 21 (11.73%) SAN
6 16 (8.94%) VoIP
7 13 (7.26%) Firewall
8 10 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (4.47%) VLAN
10 6 (3.35%) Skype
11 5 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.79%) DDNS
11 5 (2.79%) IPsec
11 5 (2.79%) MPLS
11 5 (2.79%) NAS
11 5 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.23%) BIG-IP
12 4 (2.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (45.25%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (16.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (14.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (9.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.35%) MySQL
7 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (4.47%) InstallShield
1 8 (4.47%) MSI
2 7 (3.91%) JIRA
3 2 (1.12%) AccuRev
3 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.56%) MorphX
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (16.76%) Finance
2 14 (7.82%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.91%) Marketing
3 7 (3.91%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.35%) Legal
5 4 (2.23%) Retail
5 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (19.55%) Analyst
2 31 (17.32%) Support Engineer
3 29 (16.20%) Developer
4 23 (12.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (12.29%) Support Analyst
6 20 (11.17%) DBA
6 20 (11.17%) SQL DBA
7 18 (10.06%) .NET Developer
8 16 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (8.94%) C# Developer
9 15 (8.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (8.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (8.38%) IT Support
9 15 (8.38%) Support Technician
10 14 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (7.26%) Infrastructure Support
12 10 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (5.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 10 (5.59%) IT Manager
13 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.08%) .NET
2 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET
3 16 (8.94%) jQuery
4 14 (7.82%) .NET Framework
5 12 (6.70%) Entity Framework
5 12 (6.70%) Web Services
6 11 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.35%) HTML
8 3 (1.68%) CSS
9 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.12%) COM
9 2 (1.12%) MvvmCross
10 1 (0.56%) Ajax
10 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.56%) LINQ
10 1 (0.56%) WCF
10 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (8.94%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.47%) Clustering
3 8 (4.47%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.47%) RSA SecurID
4 7 (3.91%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.91%) iPad
4 7 (3.91%) Replication
5 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.79%) HP StoreVirtual
5 5 (2.79%) Life Science
6 3 (1.68%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.68%) PKI
6 3 (1.68%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.12%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.12%) Fintech
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (54.75%) Windows
2 59 (32.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (27.93%) Windows Server
4 39 (21.79%) Windows 7
4 39 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (9.50%) Windows 8
6 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.03%) Data ONTAP
7 9 (5.03%) Linux
8 8 (4.47%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.79%) Android
10 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.68%) CentOS
11 3 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.12%) Debian
12 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.40%) ITIL
2 22 (12.29%) CRM
3 19 (10.61%) Service Management
4 17 (9.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (9.50%) High Availability
5 14 (7.82%) Data Protection
5 14 (7.82%) ITIL V3
5 14 (7.82%) MVC
6 13 (7.26%) Application Virtualisation
6 13 (7.26%) Migration
7 12 (6.70%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.15%) Performance Improvement
8 11 (6.15%) TDD
9 10 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (5.03%) Statistics
11 8 (4.47%) Application Packaging
11 8 (4.47%) Business Continuity
12 7 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.91%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.26%) SQL
2 25 (13.97%) PowerShell
3 23 (12.85%) T-SQL
4 22 (12.29%) C#
5 11 (6.15%) VBScript
6 6 (3.35%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.35%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.79%) VB
8 3 (1.68%) C
9 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
9 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 77 (43.02%) MCSE
2 56 (31.28%) MCSA
3 40 (22.35%) Degree
4 37 (20.67%) MCITP
5 30 (16.76%) MCP
6 28 (15.64%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (12.29%) CCNA
8 21 (11.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (10.61%) MCTS
10 12 (6.70%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (6.15%) Security Cleared
12 9 (5.03%) CCA
12 9 (5.03%) NCIE
13 8 (4.47%) BC Cleared
14 7 (3.91%) VCP5
15 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (2.79%) MCDST
15 5 (2.79%) MCT
16 3 (1.68%) CCNP
16 3 (1.68%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.61%) SLA
2 10 (5.59%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.03%) QA
4 8 (4.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.56%) GPG13
6 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (58.66%) Active Directory
2 47 (26.26%) Hyper-V
2 47 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.73%) vSphere
4 13 (7.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (6.70%) XenApp
6 7 (3.91%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.12%) KVM
9 2 (1.12%) Varnish
9 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.56%) NDS
Systems Management
1 16 (8.94%) SCCM
2 8 (4.47%) SCOrch
3 6 (3.35%) WSUS
4 5 (2.79%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (2.79%) SCDPM
4 5 (2.79%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.68%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.12%) cPanel
6 2 (1.12%) Plesk
6 2 (1.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 132 (73.74%) Microsoft
2 62 (34.64%) VMware
3 37 (20.67%) Cisco
4 24 (13.41%) Citrix
5 17 (9.50%) HP
6 14 (7.82%) NetApp
7 12 (6.70%) Dell
8 11 (6.15%) Veeam
9 9 (5.03%) Symantec
10 8 (4.47%) EMC
10 8 (4.47%) Intel Security
11 7 (3.91%) EqualLogic
12 5 (2.79%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.79%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.79%) F5
12 5 (2.79%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.23%) Apple
13 4 (2.23%) Meraki
13 4 (2.23%) RedGate
14 3 (1.68%) MobileIron
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Inc OT + Great Benefits package
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UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: 40k-60k
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
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Sale
CCS IT Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
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