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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.89% 8.13% 6.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.36% 20.50% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 20
Average salary £29,000 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
144 200 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 28.18% 39.68% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 113 150 61
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Warrington

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 39 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) MCITP
3 27 (56.25%) MCTS
3 27 (56.25%) MCSE
4 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (50.00%) MCSA
7 23 (47.92%) Windows 7
8 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
9 21 (43.75%) MS Excel
9 21 (43.75%) MCP
9 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
10 20 (41.67%) ITIL
11 19 (39.58%) DNS
11 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (37.50%) VMware
13 17 (35.42%) SQL
14 16 (33.33%) DHCP
14 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
14 16 (33.33%) CCNA
14 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (31.25%) Cisco
15 15 (31.25%) MS Office
16 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
17 12 (25.00%) Replication

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.33%) Lync
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.25%) IIS
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle 9iAS
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (31.25%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (6.25%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.25%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) DNS
2 16 (33.33%) DHCP
2 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.83%) VPN
4 7 (14.58%) Firewall
5 3 (6.25%) Wireless
5 3 (6.25%) LAN
5 3 (6.25%) WAN
6 2 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
5 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (6.25%) MySQL
8 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Administrator
1 17 (35.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) DBA
3 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) IT Support
4 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 6 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) SQL DBA
8 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (8.33%) IT Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
1 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.33%) CSS
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
1 4 (8.33%) XML
1 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (8.33%) WCF
1 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 3 (6.25%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Replication
2 9 (18.75%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Life Science
3 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (47.92%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) UNIX
8 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Service Management
3 9 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (18.75%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.42%) ETL
6 4 (8.33%) CRM
6 4 (8.33%) SOA
6 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) MVC
6 4 (8.33%) Document Management
7 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.25%) ITSM
7 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.25%) Security Patching
7 3 (6.25%) Database Security
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 9 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (14.58%) C#
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.25%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 29 (60.42%) MCITP
2 27 (56.25%) MCTS
2 27 (56.25%) MCSE
3 24 (50.00%) MCSA
4 21 (43.75%) MCP
5 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (33.33%) CCNA
6 10 (20.83%) Degree
7 9 (18.75%) OCP
7 9 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (12.50%) CCIE
8 6 (12.50%) CCENT
8 6 (12.50%) CCDP
9 3 (6.25%) A+ Certification
10 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (4.17%) MCDST
10 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.25%) WSUS
3 2 (4.17%) OpenView
3 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (37.50%) VMware
3 15 (31.25%) Cisco
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) CommVault
6 2 (4.17%) Lotus
7 1 (2.08%) Dell