The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 5 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 17.78% - 9.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.33% - 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 8
Average salary £24,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 33.33% 63.89% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 37
Average salary £24,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.26% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,980 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Runcorn

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Runcorn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Runcorn region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) MCSE
3 9 (60.00%) MCITP
3 9 (60.00%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) MCP
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) MCDST
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
8 2 (13.33%) Lync
8 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
8 2 (13.33%) Symantec
8 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) MCSA
8 2 (13.33%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (53.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) COM
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) LINQ
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) MCSE
2 9 (60.00%) MCITP
2 9 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) MCP
3 3 (20.00%) MCDST
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCA
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Telerik