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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 106 85
Rank change year-on-year -19 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 91 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.16% 2.26% 3.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.67% 9.15% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75 83 78
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £23,750 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +2.81%  

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 941 863 815
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 22.34% 24.67% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1332 1273
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,750 £61,125
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 29 June 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 29 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
Stockport -16 7 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Altrincham -7 3 £34,500 +7.81%
Cheadle - 3 £29,000 -
Sale - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 116 (71.60%) Microsoft
2 92 (56.79%) Active Directory
3 89 (54.94%) Windows
4 88 (54.32%) MCSE
5 60 (37.04%) MCSA
5 60 (37.04%) ITIL
6 55 (33.95%) Windows Server
7 53 (32.72%) VMware
8 52 (32.10%) MCP
9 46 (28.40%) SQL Server
10 43 (26.54%) WAN
11 41 (25.31%) Cisco
12 37 (22.84%) Cisco Certification
13 36 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 36 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 35 (21.60%) Microsoft Azure
15 33 (20.37%) Degree
16 32 (19.75%) Hyper-V
17 31 (19.14%) Office 365
18 30 (18.52%) LAN
18 30 (18.52%) DNS
18 30 (18.52%) .NET
19 28 (17.28%) SLA
19 28 (17.28%) Finance
19 28 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (16.67%) C#
20 27 (16.67%) SQL
21 24 (14.81%) ASP.NET
21 24 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
22 23 (14.20%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 36 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.32%) CMS
5 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.70%) Confluence
6 6 (3.70%) IIS
7 4 (2.47%) nginx
7 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.85%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.23%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.62%) Apache
10 1 (0.62%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.62%) DNN
10 1 (0.62%) Drupal
10 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.09%) Magento
3 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.62%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (19.14%) Office 365
3 9 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.23%) GitHub
6 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (26.54%) WAN
2 36 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 30 (18.52%) DNS
3 30 (18.52%) LAN
4 22 (13.58%) Firewall
5 19 (11.73%) DHCP
6 18 (11.11%) Unified Communications
7 16 (9.88%) NetScaler
8 15 (9.26%) VoIP
9 12 (7.41%) SAN
10 7 (4.32%) Skype
10 7 (4.32%) VPN
11 5 (3.09%) Network Security
12 4 (2.47%) ISDN
12 4 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.85%) Internet
14 2 (1.23%) WLAN
15 1 (0.62%) HTTP
15 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
15 1 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.32%) MySQL
6 6 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.23%) Big Data
8 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.62%) Power BI
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) JIRA
2 4 (2.47%) InstallShield
2 4 (2.47%) MSI
3 3 (1.85%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.62%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.62%) Ant
5 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.62%) Maven
5 1 (0.62%) NUnit
5 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.62%) QUnit
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 28 (17.28%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.17%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.70%) Marketing
5 5 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (14.81%) Developer
2 24 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 19 (11.73%) Analyst
4 16 (9.88%) .NET Developer
5 15 (9.26%) Network Engineer
5 15 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (8.64%) C# Developer
6 14 (8.64%) IT Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (6.79%) IT Support
9 11 (6.79%) Network Communications Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) DBA
10 10 (6.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Technical Manager
11 9 (5.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.52%) .NET
2 24 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 19 (11.73%) Web Services
4 16 (9.88%) jQuery
5 12 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 12 (7.41%) Entity Framework
6 9 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.94%) HTML
8 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (2.47%) LINQ
10 2 (1.23%) CSS
11 1 (0.62%) Java EE
11 1 (0.62%) JSON
11 1 (0.62%) React
11 1 (0.62%) REST
11 1 (0.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.02%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.94%) Replication
5 7 (4.32%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.70%) Life Science
7 5 (3.09%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.47%) Fintech
8 4 (2.47%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.85%) Clustering
9 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.85%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.85%) FMCG
9 3 (1.85%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.23%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.62%) CMDB
11 1 (0.62%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (54.94%) Windows
2 55 (33.95%) Windows Server
3 24 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (14.20%) Windows 7
5 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (10.49%) Linux
7 10 (6.17%) Windows 10
7 10 (6.17%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.70%) Android
8 6 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.09%) CentOS
9 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.47%) Debian
11 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.23%) Unix
11 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.04%) ITIL
2 18 (11.11%) Service Management
3 16 (9.88%) MVC
3 16 (9.88%) Time Management
4 13 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (8.02%) Load Balancing
4 13 (8.02%) Statistics
4 13 (8.02%) TDD
5 12 (7.41%) CRM
5 12 (7.41%) Migration
6 11 (6.79%) Change Control
6 11 (6.79%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.17%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.94%) Performance Improvement
9 8 (4.94%) WAN Optimisation
10 7 (4.32%) Document Management
10 7 (4.32%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.32%) Network Management
11 6 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.67%) C#
1 27 (16.67%) SQL
2 20 (12.35%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.47%) VB
6 4 (2.47%) VBScript
7 1 (0.62%) C
7 1 (0.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.62%) Java
7 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (54.32%) MCSE
2 60 (37.04%) MCSA
3 52 (32.10%) MCP
4 37 (22.84%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (20.37%) Degree
6 23 (14.20%) CCNA
7 16 (9.88%) CCNP
8 15 (9.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (8.64%) CCIE
10 13 (8.02%) MCITP
11 9 (5.56%) Security Cleared
12 6 (3.70%) Master's Degree
13 4 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (2.47%) MCT
13 4 (2.47%) RHCE
13 4 (2.47%) RHCSA
14 3 (1.85%) HND
14 3 (1.85%) MCDST
14 3 (1.85%) MCTS
14 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.28%) SLA
2 8 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 92 (56.79%) Active Directory
2 32 (19.75%) Hyper-V
3 28 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.47%) KVM
6 4 (2.47%) Varnish
6 4 (2.47%) XenApp
7 3 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.85%) vSphere
7 3 (1.85%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.23%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.62%) NDS
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.62%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (7.41%) SCCM
2 7 (4.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.47%) cPanel
3 4 (2.47%) Plesk
4 3 (1.85%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.23%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.62%) Cacti
6 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.62%) Icinga
6 1 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 116 (71.60%) Microsoft
2 53 (32.72%) VMware
3 41 (25.31%) Cisco
4 16 (9.88%) Citrix
5 14 (8.64%) F5
5 14 (8.64%) Juniper
5 14 (8.64%) Riverbed
6 7 (4.32%) EqualLogic
6 7 (4.32%) Symantec
7 6 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.70%) Avaya
7 6 (3.70%) Dell
7 6 (3.70%) Veeam
8 5 (3.09%) NetApp
8 5 (3.09%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.09%) Sitecore
8 5 (3.09%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.47%) EMC
9 4 (2.47%) HP
9 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modulus Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Training, Travel Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £70k per year + Car Allowance & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MAG
Salary: From £34,344 to £38,856 per annum plus contributory pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago