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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.60% 3.11% 9.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.42% 11.11% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 13
Average salary £26,000 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £22,100 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
48 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.00% 27.95% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 36
Average salary £34,500 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £21,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) DHCP
2 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (66.67%) DNS
2 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (66.67%) Firewall
3 13 (61.90%) MCDST
3 13 (61.90%) VLAN
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) MS Office
3 13 (61.90%) CCENT
3 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 7 (33.33%) LAN
5 7 (33.33%) WAN
5 7 (33.33%) Apple
5 7 (33.33%) Change Control
5 7 (33.33%) iPad
5 7 (33.33%) iPhone
6 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) Wireshark
7 5 (23.81%) Android
8 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (19.05%) Android Development
8 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
8 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
8 4 (19.05%) jQuery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) DHCP
1 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 14 (66.67%) DNS
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) VLAN
3 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Network Support
2 6 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) DBA
6 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (19.05%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 7 (33.33%) iPhone
1 7 (33.33%) iPad
2 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Android
3 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Change Control
2 4 (19.05%) Android Development
2 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
2 4 (19.05%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
1 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) MCDST
1 13 (61.90%) CCENT
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (9.52%) Wyse
4 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £15 - £17.5 per annum
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