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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 16 21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - 8.00% 14.08%
As % of the Qualifications category - 35.29% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 9
Average salary - £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
5 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 7.58% 22.67% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 26
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.37%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) CNA
2 1 (33.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco