The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.69% 1.11% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.53% 5.43% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 13
Median salary £32,500 £23,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.78% -41.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £21,850 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £24,650 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 92 146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 19.50% 20.40% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 68 67 127
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Lancashire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Lancashire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Lancashire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -5 3 £32,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) EPoS
4 4 (44.44%) CRM
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) Avaya
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (11.11%) XenApp
7 1 (11.11%) XenServer
7 1 (11.11%) Veeam
7 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (11.11%) Parallel Computing
7 1 (11.11%) vSphere
7 1 (11.11%) iPad
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) IT Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) IT Support
3 4 (44.44%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) EPoS
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCAD
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) MCPD
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Epicor
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
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