The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 0.93% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.22%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 5 15
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 21.43% 4.63% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 33
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £35,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Bolton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MSI
2 3 (75.00%) InstallShield
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (75.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (75.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (75.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft