The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.63% 4.50% 5.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 16.95% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
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 Stockport region.

Qualifications Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 22.28% 26.58% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 31
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Stockport

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) WSE
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CCENT

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
2 1 (16.67%) WSE
2 1 (16.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCENT
2 1 (16.67%) MCDST
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Wyse