The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 65 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 6.68% 14.04% 15.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.95% 48.87% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 74
Average salary £27,750 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.71% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
177 133 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 39.42% 28.73% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 148 104 139
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 November 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 47 (63.51%) Windows
3 42 (56.76%) MCP
3 42 (56.76%) MCSA
4 37 (50.00%) MCTS
5 34 (45.95%) MCSE
5 34 (45.95%) MS Excel
6 33 (44.59%) MS Exchange
7 32 (43.24%) TCP/IP
7 32 (43.24%) Windows 7
8 31 (41.89%) Active Directory
9 30 (40.54%) DNS
10 29 (39.19%) DHCP
11 28 (37.84%) MCITP
11 28 (37.84%) Hyper-V
12 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (35.14%) Windows XP
13 26 (35.14%) MS Office
14 25 (33.78%) VPN
15 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
15 24 (32.43%) Linux
16 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2007
17 22 (29.73%) .NET
18 18 (24.32%) VMware
18 18 (24.32%) UNIX
18 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (22.97%) C#
19 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
19 17 (22.97%) MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 33 (44.59%) MS Exchange
2 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (12.16%) IIS
5 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.41%) Lync
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 26 (35.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.24%) TCP/IP
2 30 (40.54%) DNS
3 29 (39.19%) DHCP
4 25 (33.78%) VPN
5 11 (14.86%) Network Security
6 10 (13.51%) iSCSI
7 9 (12.16%) SAN
8 6 (8.11%) LAN
8 6 (8.11%) WAN
9 1 (1.35%) SMTP
9 1 (1.35%) Internet
9 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MSTest
1 12 (16.22%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (16.22%) Moq
1 12 (16.22%) NUnit
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (25.68%) Developer
3 17 (22.97%) .NET Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) IT Support
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.76%) Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) .NET
2 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
2 17 (22.97%) WCF
3 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (16.22%) Spring.NET
4 12 (16.22%) Castle Windsor
4 12 (16.22%) Ninject
4 12 (16.22%) Razor View Engine
4 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 12 (16.22%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (8.11%) CSS
6 5 (6.76%) Web Services
6 5 (6.76%) HTML
6 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (5.41%) XML
8 2 (2.70%) jQuery
9 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Thin Client
1 14 (18.92%) Fat Client
2 12 (16.22%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (9.46%) User Experience
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.35%) Life Science
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (63.51%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Windows 7
3 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (35.14%) Windows XP
5 24 (32.43%) Linux
6 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (24.32%) UNIX
7 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.35%) Android
9 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) MVC
2 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) TDD
3 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (16.22%) Kanban
3 12 (16.22%) Dependency Injection
3 12 (16.22%) Web Application Development
3 12 (16.22%) Scrum
4 11 (14.86%) ITIL
5 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.76%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (6.76%) Document Management
6 5 (6.76%) CRM
6 5 (6.76%) SOA
6 5 (6.76%) Change Management
7 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.41%) Service Management
8 3 (4.05%) Information Security Management
8 3 (4.05%) Security Management
8 3 (4.05%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) C#
2 12 (16.22%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.41%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) Python
6 1 (1.35%) Perl
6 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (56.76%) MCSA
1 42 (56.76%) MCP
2 37 (50.00%) MCTS
3 34 (45.95%) MCSE
4 28 (37.84%) MCITP
5 13 (17.57%) Degree
6 12 (16.22%) MCAD
6 12 (16.22%) MCSD
7 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
7 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
7 7 (9.46%) MCDST
8 4 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.70%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.35%) CCNA
11 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.35%) RHCE
11 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 31 (41.89%) Active Directory
2 28 (37.84%) Hyper-V
3 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.76%) XenApp
5 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.70%) vSphere
7 1 (1.35%) GPFS
7 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) SCOM
2 2 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) VMware
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco
4 9 (12.16%) Citrix
5 8 (10.81%) HP
6 6 (8.11%) Dell
7 4 (5.41%) EMC
7 4 (5.41%) NETGEAR
8 2 (2.70%) Symantec
8 2 (2.70%) CommVault
9 1 (1.35%) NetApp
9 1 (1.35%) IBM
9 1 (1.35%) Telerik
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