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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.49% 3.44% 7.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.14% 10.59% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 16
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
58 85 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 31.02% 32.44% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 52 56 53
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
3 13 (59.09%) DHCP
3 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
3 13 (59.09%) DNS
3 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) MS Office
5 10 (45.45%) LAN
5 10 (45.45%) WAN
6 9 (40.91%) VLAN
6 9 (40.91%) MCDST
6 9 (40.91%) CCENT
6 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
7 8 (36.36%) MCSE
8 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
8 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
8 7 (31.82%) Terminal Services
8 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
8 7 (31.82%) Symantec
8 7 (31.82%) Wyse
8 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec
8 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
8 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
9 6 (27.27%) MCP
10 5 (22.73%) Apple

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Office
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) DHCP
2 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
2 13 (59.09%) DNS
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 9 (40.91%) VLAN
5 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
6 3 (13.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Support
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) IT Support
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) jQuery
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
1 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
1 5 (22.73%) iPhone
1 5 (22.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
4 5 (22.73%) Android
4 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Web Development
1 5 (22.73%) Change Control
1 5 (22.73%) Android Development
1 5 (22.73%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) MCDST
1 9 (40.91%) CCENT
2 8 (36.36%) MCSE
3 6 (27.27%) MCP
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) MCSA
5 1 (4.55%) MCTS
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 7 (31.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
2 7 (31.82%) Symantec
2 7 (31.82%) Wyse
3 5 (22.73%) Apple
4 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 4 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) VMware