Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 39 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.56% 5.34% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 25.29% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 1
Chester median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% +111.11% +4.65%
Cheshire median annual salary £32,500 £31,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -8.09% +54.55%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Chester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 87 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.64% 21.12% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 74 31
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +25.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,525 £19,325 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,750 £54,625 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Chester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) Runbook

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Runbook
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS