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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 2.70% - 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% - 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.49% +5.33%
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
10 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 13.51% 17.78% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 26
Average salary £33,500 £43,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.42% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £18,700 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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
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 22 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wigan

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) Replication

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
1 3 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
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 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
1 3 (50.00%) VMware