The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Winchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 2.30% 6.97% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 29.79% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 4
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% +37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £31,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £32,500 £31,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 47 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 31.03% 23.38% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 35
Average salary £34,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.29% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
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Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Winchester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) MCSE
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (58.82%) MCITP
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (58.82%) CCNA
4 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) HP
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (29.41%) Citrix
8 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Thin Client
9 4 (23.53%) ITIL
9 4 (23.53%) CCA
9 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
9 4 (23.53%) Fat Client
10 3 (17.65%) MCP
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) IT Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
2 4 (23.53%) Support Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Thin Client
1 4 (23.53%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Fault Management
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) MCSE
2 10 (58.82%) MCITP
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (23.53%) CCA
6 3 (17.65%) MCP
7 1 (5.88%) CCAA
7 1 (5.88%) MCDST
7 1 (5.88%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy