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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.53% 7.04% 5.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 24.14% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 12
Median salary £35,000 £29,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -38.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
22 58 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 16.79% 29.15% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 53 55
Median salary £40,000 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -18.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of job ads across the Stockport region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stockport region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) WCF

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WSDL
2 1 (20.00%) WSE
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam