The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Wigan region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 18 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 3.90% 1.85% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 9.09% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -51.13%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 14.29% 20.37% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 28
Average salary £20,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,029 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £58,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Manchester

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
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wigan

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) MCTS
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) WinForms
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) NUnit
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) MCAD
3 3 (33.33%) MCSD
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) MCSA
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) NUnit
1 3 (33.33%) MSTest
1 3 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (33.33%) Moq
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Junior Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Junior
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Graduate
1 3 (33.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (33.33%) WinForms
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
1 3 (33.33%) WPF
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Spring.NET
1 3 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (33.33%) Ninject
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) CLARiiON
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
2 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (33.33%) MVVM
2 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) BCP
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCTS
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
2 3 (33.33%) MCAD
2 3 (33.33%) MCSD
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) NCIE
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
1 2 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) EMC
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) CommVault
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
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