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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.80% 6.04% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 28.13% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 8
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
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
42 32 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.15% 21.48% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 66
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) iPhone
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Celerra
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (37.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) MCDST
4 1 (12.50%) MCTS
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) HP AIS
4 1 (12.50%) HP MASE
4 1 (12.50%) VCDX
4 1 (12.50%) NCDA
4 1 (12.50%) NCIE
4 1 (12.50%) VCAP
4 1 (12.50%) CCEE
4 1 (12.50%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Panasonic
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago