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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 23 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 2.33% 3.41% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 25.00% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.43%
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 Salford region.

Qualifications Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 12.79% 13.64% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 18
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,800 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £41,100 £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 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 24 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago