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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.91% 5.58% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.52% 18.64% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 0
Average salary £48,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
81 59 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 31.89% 29.95% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 50 56 35
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) MCP
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) Citrix
4 11 (39.29%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (39.29%) VMware
4 11 (39.29%) MCITP
5 10 (35.71%) Windows
6 8 (28.57%) MCSE
6 8 (28.57%) .NET
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (25.00%) MCTS
7 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (25.00%) XenApp
7 7 (25.00%) XenServer
7 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 7 (25.00%) vSphere
7 7 (25.00%) CCEE
7 7 (25.00%) CCIA
7 7 (25.00%) HP
7 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (21.43%) SAN
8 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
8 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Junior DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Junior
7 2 (7.14%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) EqualLogic
2 3 (10.71%) Celerra
3 2 (7.14%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 6 (21.43%) Android
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) iOS Development
2 5 (17.86%) Web Development
2 5 (17.86%) Android Development
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C#
1 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) MCP
2 11 (39.29%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (39.29%) MCITP
3 8 (28.57%) MCSE
4 7 (25.00%) MCTS
4 7 (25.00%) CCEE
4 7 (25.00%) CCIA
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (17.86%) MCDST
6 4 (14.29%) CCNA
6 4 (14.29%) CCEA
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (14.29%) CCAA
7 3 (10.71%) VCDX
7 3 (10.71%) NCDA
7 3 (10.71%) NCIE
7 3 (10.71%) HP AIS
7 3 (10.71%) VCAP
7 3 (10.71%) HP MASE
8 2 (7.14%) HP ASE
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (25.00%) XenApp
2 7 (25.00%) XenServer
2 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 7 (25.00%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (14.29%) UAG
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) MOM
1 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
1 4 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Citrix
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (14.29%) Symantec
4 4 (14.29%) Veeam
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) EMC
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
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