The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 24 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 3.03% - 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.79% - 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £37,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 Wigan region.

Qualifications Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 19.19% 15.38% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 13
Average salary £32,500 £28,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £17,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Wigan

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Replication
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) CLARiiON
3 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Supervisor
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
1 3 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) BCP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CNA
2 1 (16.67%) Novell Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco