The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 55 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 9.63% 11.51% 6.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.96% 40.38% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 31
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.35%
Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
204 104 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 35.73% 28.49% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 137 80 127
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
Cheshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Warrington region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Warrington

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 86 (79.63%) C#
1 86 (79.63%) .NET
2 77 (71.30%) MCP
3 73 (67.59%) MCTS
4 72 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 63 (58.33%) TDD
6 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 53 (49.07%) MVC
7 53 (49.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (48.15%) SQL Server
9 51 (47.22%) MCAD
9 51 (47.22%) MCSD
10 50 (46.30%) Scrum
10 50 (46.30%) NUnit
10 50 (46.30%) Dependency Injection
10 50 (46.30%) Inversion of Control
10 50 (46.30%) MSTest
10 50 (46.30%) Rhino Mocks
10 50 (46.30%) Moq
10 50 (46.30%) Spring.NET
10 50 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (46.30%) Kanban
10 50 (46.30%) Castle Windsor
10 50 (46.30%) Ninject
10 50 (46.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 50 (46.30%) Unity DI Container
11 46 (42.59%) Windows
12 41 (37.96%) WPF
13 38 (35.19%) WinForms
13 38 (35.19%) OO

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.70%) IIS
4 4 (3.70%) Apache
5 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) Lync
7 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 33 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) WAN
1 7 (6.48%) VPN
2 6 (5.56%) LAN
3 5 (4.63%) DNS
4 4 (3.70%) SAN
4 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.78%) Firewall
5 3 (2.78%) PBX
5 3 (2.78%) VoIP
6 2 (1.85%) Internet
6 2 (1.85%) Wireless
6 2 (1.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.93%) SMTP
7 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (46.30%) NUnit
1 50 (46.30%) MSTest
1 50 (46.30%) Rhino Mocks
1 50 (46.30%) Moq
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) French Language
Job Titles
1 69 (63.89%) Developer
1 69 (63.89%) .NET Developer
2 14 (12.96%) C# Developer
2 14 (12.96%) Senior Developer
2 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (12.96%) Senior C# Developer
2 14 (12.96%) Senior .NET Developer
2 14 (12.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (12.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (10.19%) Software Engineer
4 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Team Leader
5 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Software Team Leader
6 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.63%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (79.63%) .NET
2 72 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 53 (49.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (46.30%) Castle Windsor
4 50 (46.30%) Ninject
4 50 (46.30%) Spring.NET
4 50 (46.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 50 (46.30%) Unity DI Container
5 41 (37.96%) WPF
6 38 (35.19%) WinForms
7 31 (28.70%) WCF
8 28 (25.93%) Razor View Engine
9 19 (17.59%) HTML
9 19 (17.59%) REST
9 19 (17.59%) Ajax
9 19 (17.59%) CSS
9 19 (17.59%) SOAP
9 19 (17.59%) XML
9 19 (17.59%) XML-RPC
10 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (46.30%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (12.96%) SystemC
3 10 (9.26%) NHS
4 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Celerra
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.59%) Windows
2 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.48%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.33%) TDD
2 53 (49.07%) MVC
3 50 (46.30%) Scrum
3 50 (46.30%) Dependency Injection
3 50 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (46.30%) Kanban
4 38 (35.19%) OO
4 38 (35.19%) OOD
5 28 (25.93%) Web Application Development
6 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (22.22%) MVVM
8 22 (20.37%) OOP
8 22 (20.37%) OOA/OOD
9 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
10 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
11 10 (9.26%) ITIL
12 7 (6.48%) Matrix Management
12 7 (6.48%) Product Management
13 3 (2.78%) Project Management
14 2 (1.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (79.63%) C#
2 36 (33.33%) SQL
3 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.59%) T-SQL
5 14 (12.96%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (71.30%) MCP
2 73 (67.59%) MCTS
3 51 (47.22%) MCAD
3 51 (47.22%) MCSD
4 17 (15.74%) MCSE
5 16 (14.81%) MCPD
6 11 (10.19%) MCITP
7 10 (9.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (6.48%) MCSA
9 4 (3.70%) CCNA
9 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.93%) CCA
11 1 (0.93%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.93%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.93%) VCDX
11 1 (0.93%) NCDA
11 1 (0.93%) NCIE
11 1 (0.93%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.70%) vSphere
4 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) XenServer
5 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.81%) VMware
3 10 (9.26%) McKesson
3 10 (9.26%) Cisco
4 2 (1.85%) NetApp
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.93%) Facebook
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Dell
5 1 (0.93%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Nviron Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,999 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Posted: 25 days ago