The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 16 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 2.13% - 20.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £33,000 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Rochdale region.

Qualifications Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 19.15% 23.33% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 12
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Rochdale

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) HP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) HP