The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chesterfield with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Derbyshire / Chesterfield
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chesterfield 8.93% 16.42% 10.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.45% 44.00% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 6
Median salary £28,000 £25,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.80% -21.53%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +5.71%  

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 Chesterfield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Chesterfield
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11 25 24
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chesterfield 19.64% 37.31% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 20
Median salary £28,000 £27,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.81% -32.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £59,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Chesterfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chesterfield citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Chesterfield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Chesterfield

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Chesterfield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chesterfield

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Chesterfield region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) High Availability
3 8 (66.67%) Office 365
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) CCNA
5 6 (50.00%) MCSE
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Skype
6 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
6 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) Internet
6 5 (41.67%) MPLS
6 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) VoIP
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (33.33%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chesterfield 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) MPLS
2 5 (41.67%) Skype
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix Support
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Wintel Support
3 4 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Build Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) High Availability
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Server Building
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNA
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec