The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Master in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certified Master over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
Rank 247 242 272
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% 0.029% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £55,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -16.98%
Microsoft Certified Master
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1788 1595 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.27% 23.48% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1336 1714
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certified Master
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certified Master Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Microsoft Certified Master
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master across the North West region.

Microsoft Certified Master Salary Trend in the North West

Microsoft Certified Master
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Manchester -12 3 £32,500 -27.77%
Microsoft Certified Master
England

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Microsoft Certified Master 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 Certified Master.

1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Intel
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) MCPD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Microsoft Certified Master 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 Certified Master. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) MCPD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Intel
1 4 (100.00%) VMware