The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 6.56% 0.85% 11.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.14% 8.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £20,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.45%
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 Wilmslow region.

Qualifications Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 11.48% 10.26% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 12
Average salary £20,000 £38,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.38% +40.90%
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 Wilmslow

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Wilmslow

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) IPv4
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
1 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) WF
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) LESS
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Xen
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel