The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 12 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 4.65% 18.18% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 53.33% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
Manchester

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

Qualifications Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 41.86% 34.09% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 12
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £30,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,127 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Oldham region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Oldham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Technician
1 2 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Senior IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix