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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 10 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 3.85% 7.14% 6.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £45,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +69.81%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
7 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 26.92% 28.57% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £45,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £26,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (88.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) APACS
3 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) EMV
3 4 (44.44%) W3C
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) Ajax
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
1 8 (88.89%) HTML5
1 8 (88.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) EMV
1 4 (44.44%) W3C
1 4 (44.44%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) MOF
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCP
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) NCIE
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) CommVault
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) 3PAR