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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 111 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 69 117 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.06% 3.47% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.03% 12.72% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 65 94 116
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
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
859 920 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.60% 27.26% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 748 745 701
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 £26,000 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,800 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 May 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 May 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
Altrincham - 4 £32,000 - 1
Bolton +10 3 £23,000 -56.19%
Stockport +2 3 £37,500 +44.23%
Rochdale - 2 £22,000 -
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 133 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 118 (64.84%) Windows
3 108 (59.34%) Active Directory
4 92 (50.55%) MCSE
5 71 (39.01%) MCSA
5 71 (39.01%) ITIL
6 68 (37.36%) Windows Server
7 63 (34.62%) VMware
8 58 (31.87%) MS Excel
9 57 (31.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (29.67%) MS Exchange
10 54 (29.67%) Citrix
11 53 (29.12%) SQL Server
12 51 (28.02%) Windows 7
13 45 (24.73%) SQL
13 45 (24.73%) Finance
14 43 (23.63%) Exchange Server 2010
15 42 (23.08%) DHCP
16 41 (22.53%) MCP
17 40 (21.98%) MCITP
17 40 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
17 40 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
18 37 (20.33%) Hyper-V
18 37 (20.33%) LAN
18 37 (20.33%) CCNA
18 37 (20.33%) Cisco Certification
18 37 (20.33%) Cisco
19 36 (19.78%) DNS
20 35 (19.23%) MS Office
21 33 (18.13%) HP

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 54 (29.67%) MS Exchange
2 43 (23.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (13.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (13.74%) SharePoint
4 21 (11.54%) Skype for Business
5 18 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (6.04%) CMS
8 9 (4.95%) IIS
9 8 (4.40%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 7 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (2.20%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.55%) Drupal
13 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.55%) Moodle
13 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (31.87%) MS Excel
2 35 (19.23%) MS Office
3 12 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.20%) Infor M3
1 4 (2.20%) Magento
2 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) assyst
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.55%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.24%) Office 365
2 12 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.08%) DHCP
2 37 (20.33%) LAN
3 36 (19.78%) DNS
4 32 (17.58%) VPN
4 32 (17.58%) WAN
5 26 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 19 (10.44%) SAN
7 16 (8.79%) Firewall
8 15 (8.24%) VLAN
9 14 (7.69%) Network Security
10 6 (3.30%) DDNS
10 6 (3.30%) IPsec
10 6 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.75%) Internet
12 4 (2.20%) NAS
13 3 (1.65%) MPLS
13 3 (1.65%) Skype
13 3 (1.65%) VoIP
14 2 (1.10%) HTTP
14 2 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (29.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.85%) MySQL
6 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.10%) Datazen
10 2 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (1.10%) Power BI
10 2 (1.10%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.55%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.55%) MorphX
2 1 (0.55%) MSI
2 1 (0.55%) NUnit
2 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (24.73%) Finance
2 26 (14.29%) Legal
3 15 (8.24%) Law
4 8 (4.40%) Banking
5 7 (3.85%) Back Office
6 5 (2.75%) Retail
6 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.10%) Games
8 2 (1.10%) German Language
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 29 (15.93%) Analyst
1 29 (15.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 22 (12.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (11.54%) Developer
5 18 (9.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (9.34%) Applications Support
7 16 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (8.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 15 (8.24%) Administrator
8 15 (8.24%) Applications Engineer
8 15 (8.24%) Storage Specialist
9 14 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (7.69%) DBA
9 14 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
9 14 (7.69%) SQL DBA
9 14 (7.69%) Support Analyst
10 13 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
11 11 (6.04%) IT Engineer
11 11 (6.04%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.69%) .NET
2 9 (4.95%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.40%) CSS
3 8 (4.40%) HTML
4 5 (2.75%) WCF
5 4 (2.20%) jQuery
5 4 (2.20%) WAP
6 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.65%) XML
7 2 (1.10%) COM
7 2 (1.10%) MDX
8 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.55%) CSS3
8 1 (0.55%) HTML5
8 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.55%) Web Services
8 1 (0.55%) WSDL
8 1 (0.55%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.48%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.59%) Replication
3 10 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.95%) HP StoreVirtual
5 8 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.85%) Clustering
6 7 (3.85%) iPad
7 6 (3.30%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (2.20%) AS400
8 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.20%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.20%) iSeries
9 3 (1.65%) iPhone
10 2 (1.10%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.55%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.55%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 118 (64.84%) Windows
2 68 (37.36%) Windows Server
3 57 (31.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (28.02%) Windows 7
5 40 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 12 (6.59%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.49%) Linux
10 8 (4.40%) Data ONTAP
10 8 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.85%) AIX
11 7 (3.85%) CentOS
12 5 (2.75%) Windows 10
13 4 (2.20%) Android
14 3 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (1.10%) VMS
16 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.01%) ITIL
2 20 (10.99%) Document Management
3 16 (8.79%) Migration
4 15 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.04%) High Availability
6 10 (5.49%) Expense Management
6 10 (5.49%) Software Deployment
6 10 (5.49%) Workflow
7 9 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (4.95%) Service Management
7 9 (4.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (4.40%) ITIL V2
8 8 (4.40%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.40%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (4.40%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.85%) Data Management
9 7 (3.85%) Patch Management
10 6 (3.30%) Change Management
10 6 (3.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.73%) SQL
2 21 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 16 (8.79%) VBScript
4 14 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 13 (7.14%) C#
6 10 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.85%) VB
8 6 (3.30%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.75%) C
9 5 (2.75%) PHP
10 3 (1.65%) X++
11 2 (1.10%) C++
11 2 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.10%) Java
12 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (50.55%) MCSE
2 71 (39.01%) MCSA
3 41 (22.53%) MCP
4 40 (21.98%) MCITP
5 37 (20.33%) CCNA
5 37 (20.33%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (17.58%) MCTS
7 29 (15.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (14.29%) Degree
9 21 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (10.44%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (7.69%) CCA
12 11 (6.04%) MCDST
12 11 (6.04%) MCT
13 10 (5.49%) MCDBA
14 9 (4.95%) CISSP
14 9 (4.95%) MOS
15 8 (4.40%) CCNP
15 8 (4.40%) RHCE
16 7 (3.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) SLA
2 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 108 (59.34%) Active Directory
2 40 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (20.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.59%) Terminal Server
4 12 (6.59%) vSphere
5 11 (6.04%) XenServer
6 10 (5.49%) XenApp
7 7 (3.85%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.65%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (14.29%) SCCM
2 11 (6.04%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (4.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (3.85%) HP SIM
4 7 (3.85%) WSUS
5 6 (3.30%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.75%) SCOM
7 4 (2.20%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.65%) WMI
9 2 (1.10%) SnapMirror
9 2 (1.10%) SnapVault
10 1 (0.55%) DameWare
10 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 133 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 63 (34.62%) VMware
3 54 (29.67%) Citrix
4 37 (20.33%) Cisco
5 33 (18.13%) HP
6 23 (12.64%) NetApp
7 20 (10.99%) Dell
8 19 (10.44%) IBM
9 16 (8.79%) Symantec
10 14 (7.69%) Veeam
11 13 (7.14%) iManage
11 13 (7.14%) Interwoven
12 11 (6.04%) Oracle
13 7 (3.85%) GFI Software
13 7 (3.85%) Intel Security
13 7 (3.85%) ProCurve
13 7 (3.85%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.85%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.85%) Sophos
14 6 (3.30%) Proofpoint
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