The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Stockport region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.60% 9.50% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 40.48% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 2
Average salary £20,500 £37,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 28.72% 23.46% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 34
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Manchester

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 1 August 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) MCITP
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) MCSE
4 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) MCP
4 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 5 (33.33%) MCTS
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (26.67%) vSphere
5 4 (26.67%) XenApp
5 4 (26.67%) XenServer
5 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
5 4 (26.67%) CCEE
5 4 (26.67%) CCIA
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (26.67%) MCDST
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
1 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
3 2 (13.33%) Celerra
3 2 (13.33%) iPhone
4 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) MCITP
2 6 (40.00%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) MCP
3 5 (33.33%) MCTS
4 4 (26.67%) CCEE
4 4 (26.67%) CCIA
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (26.67%) MCDST
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (13.33%) NCDA
5 2 (13.33%) NCIE
5 2 (13.33%) VCAP
5 2 (13.33%) VCDX
5 2 (13.33%) CCAA
5 2 (13.33%) HP MASE
5 2 (13.33%) HP AIS
5 2 (13.33%) CCEA
5 2 (13.33%) MCSA
6 1 (6.67%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 4 (26.67%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) XenServer
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (20.00%) UAG
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) MOM
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
1 3 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Panasonic
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