The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
North West / Manchester
Rank 135 94 86
Rank change year-on-year -41 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 67 92 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.72% 2.73% 3.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 11.10% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 58 80 80
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 912 829 1113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.40% 24.58% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 692 683 897
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Manchester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Manchester

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Salford -3 5 £35,000 +62.79%
Bolton -9 4 £35,000 +52.17%
Wigan - 3 £40,000 -
Stockport -1 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Altrincham - 2 £24,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 119 (73.01%) Microsoft
2 97 (59.51%) Active Directory
3 86 (52.76%) Windows
4 75 (46.01%) MCSE
5 66 (40.49%) MS Excel
6 63 (38.65%) SQL Server
7 56 (34.36%) ITIL
8 55 (33.74%) VMware
9 51 (31.29%) MCSA
10 45 (27.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (26.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (26.38%) Windows Server
13 42 (25.77%) MS Exchange
14 38 (23.31%) Office 365
15 35 (21.47%) Hyper-V
15 35 (21.47%) Degree
16 34 (20.86%) DNS
16 34 (20.86%) SQL
17 33 (20.25%) MCITP
18 32 (19.63%) MCP
18 32 (19.63%) WAN
18 32 (19.63%) Cisco
18 32 (19.63%) Windows 7
19 31 (19.02%) Windows Server 2012
20 29 (17.79%) DHCP
20 29 (17.79%) LAN
21 28 (17.18%) Cisco Certification
22 25 (15.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 25 (15.34%) Microsoft Azure
23 24 (14.72%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 42 (25.77%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.04%) SharePoint
3 16 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.52%) IIS
6 8 (4.91%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.68%) Confluence
7 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.84%) Site Server
10 2 (1.23%) nginx
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.61%) Apache
11 1 (0.61%) CMS
11 1 (0.61%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.61%) Zimbra
Applications
1 66 (40.49%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (11.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.23%) Magento
3 2 (1.23%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.61%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.31%) Office 365
2 25 (15.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.91%) IaaS
3 8 (4.91%) SaaS
4 7 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.29%) PaaS
5 3 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.84%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.61%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.86%) DNS
2 32 (19.63%) WAN
3 29 (17.79%) DHCP
3 29 (17.79%) LAN
4 21 (12.88%) VoIP
5 19 (11.66%) TCP/IP
6 16 (9.82%) VPN
7 13 (7.98%) Firewall
7 13 (7.98%) SAN
8 7 (4.29%) NetScaler
8 7 (4.29%) Skype
9 6 (3.68%) Unified Communications
9 6 (3.68%) VLAN
9 6 (3.68%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (3.07%) NAS
10 5 (3.07%) Network Security
10 5 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.45%) MPLS
12 3 (1.84%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (38.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (13.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (11.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.45%) MySQL
8 4 (2.45%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.84%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) InstallShield
1 8 (4.91%) JIRA
1 8 (4.91%) MSI
2 2 (1.23%) AccuRev
2 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.61%) Ant
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Maven
3 1 (0.61%) MorphX
3 1 (0.61%) NUnit
3 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.61%) QUnit
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (13.50%) Finance
2 15 (9.20%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.91%) Marketing
3 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.29%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (17.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (15.95%) Analyst
3 24 (14.72%) Developer
4 20 (12.27%) Support Engineer
5 18 (11.04%) Support Analyst
6 17 (10.43%) .NET Developer
6 17 (10.43%) DBA
6 17 (10.43%) SQL DBA
7 16 (9.82%) C# Developer
8 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (8.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (8.59%) Support Technician
10 13 (7.98%) IT Support
11 11 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (6.75%) IT Manager
11 11 (6.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Technician
12 9 (5.52%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.72%) .NET
2 19 (11.66%) ASP.NET
3 17 (10.43%) Web Services
4 16 (9.82%) jQuery
5 13 (7.98%) .NET Framework
6 12 (7.36%) Entity Framework
7 11 (6.75%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.07%) HTML
9 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.23%) CSS
10 1 (0.61%) Ajax
10 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.61%) COM
10 1 (0.61%) LINQ
10 1 (0.61%) MvvmCross
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.66%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.52%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.29%) iPad
5 6 (3.68%) Life Science
6 5 (3.07%) Replication
7 4 (2.45%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.84%) Clustering
8 3 (1.84%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.84%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.23%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.23%) PKI
10 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.61%) NHS
10 1 (0.61%) Online Games
10 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (52.76%) Windows
2 44 (26.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (26.38%) Windows Server
4 32 (19.63%) Windows 7
5 31 (19.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.98%) Windows 8
7 11 (6.75%) Linux
8 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.68%) Windows 10
10 5 (3.07%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (2.45%) Android
11 4 (2.45%) CentOS
12 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.23%) Debian
13 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.36%) ITIL
2 22 (13.50%) Service Management
3 21 (12.88%) CRM
4 15 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (8.59%) Data Protection
5 14 (8.59%) ITIL V3
6 13 (7.98%) High Availability
6 13 (7.98%) MVC
7 12 (7.36%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.36%) TDD
8 11 (6.75%) Performance Improvement
8 11 (6.75%) Statistics
9 10 (6.13%) Application Virtualisation
9 10 (6.13%) Document Management
10 9 (5.52%) Migration
10 9 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (5.52%) Time Management
11 8 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.91%) Application Packaging
11 8 (4.91%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.86%) SQL
2 22 (13.50%) PowerShell
3 20 (12.27%) C#
4 14 (8.59%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.07%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.45%) VBScript
7 3 (1.84%) C
8 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.61%) VB
8 1 (0.61%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 75 (46.01%) MCSE
2 51 (31.29%) MCSA
3 35 (21.47%) Degree
4 33 (20.25%) MCITP
5 32 (19.63%) MCP
6 28 (17.18%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (12.27%) CCNA
8 19 (11.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (8.59%) MCTS
9 14 (8.59%) Security Cleared
10 12 (7.36%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (5.52%) CCA
12 8 (4.91%) BC Cleared
12 8 (4.91%) NCIE
13 7 (4.29%) VCP5
14 5 (3.07%) CCIE
14 5 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (3.07%) MCDST
14 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
15 4 (2.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.50%) SLA
2 12 (7.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.13%) PCI DSS
4 9 (5.52%) QA
5 5 (3.07%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.61%) GPG13
6 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (59.51%) Active Directory
2 45 (27.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (21.47%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.82%) vSphere
5 11 (6.75%) XenApp
6 10 (6.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (4.29%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.23%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.23%) KVM
10 2 (1.23%) Varnish
10 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.61%) NDS
11 1 (0.61%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (7.36%) SCCM
2 8 (4.91%) SCOrch
3 5 (3.07%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (3.07%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.84%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (1.84%) WSUS
5 2 (1.23%) cPanel
5 2 (1.23%) Plesk
6 1 (0.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.61%) Cacti
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.61%) Icinga
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) SCOM
6 1 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 119 (73.01%) Microsoft
2 55 (33.74%) VMware
3 32 (19.63%) Cisco
4 19 (11.66%) Citrix
5 12 (7.36%) NetApp
6 11 (6.75%) HP
6 11 (6.75%) Veeam
7 10 (6.13%) Dell
7 10 (6.13%) Symantec
8 9 (5.52%) EMC
9 7 (4.29%) EqualLogic
9 7 (4.29%) F5
10 6 (3.68%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.68%) Avaya
11 5 (3.07%) Juniper
11 5 (3.07%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.45%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.45%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.45%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.84%) MobileIron
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
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Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Altrincham
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Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Inc OT + Great Benefits package
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