The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 4.17% 2.33% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 18.18% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £20,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.29% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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 Salford region.

Qualifications Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 36.11% 12.79% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 11
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Salford

Microsoft Certification
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
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