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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 3.95% 2.44% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.43% 28.57% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +8.43%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 Salford region.

Qualifications Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 18.42% 8.54% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 20
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) VCAP
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) VCAP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco