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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 36 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.58% 8.15% 3.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.64% 35.71% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 7
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
56 42 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 23.33% 22.83% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 58
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Android
2 9 (60.00%) MCP
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
4 7 (46.67%) Web Development
4 7 (46.67%) Android Development
4 7 (46.67%) iOS Development
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) VB.NET
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (40.00%) MCSE
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
7 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 8

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Android
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Web Development
1 7 (46.67%) Android Development
1 7 (46.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) OOD
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MCP
2 6 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Symantec
2 4 (26.67%) Wyse
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Panasonic