Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 60 57
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 56 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 8.64% 3.08% 4.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.18% 13.67% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 39
Warrington median annual salary £27,500 £38,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +67.39% -25.81%
10th Percentile £18,725 £31,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £42,325 £47,500 £46,000
Cheshire median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% +52.17% -32.35%

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 Warrington with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Warrington
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 174 139 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 26.85% 22.53% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 123 111 202
Warrington median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,800 £26,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £57,125
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% -6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Warrington

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Warrington

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Warrington over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 41 (73.21%) Active Directory
3 37 (66.07%) VMware
4 32 (57.14%) MCSA
5 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (48.21%) Citrix
7 24 (42.86%) DHCP
7 24 (42.86%) DNS
8 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
8 23 (41.07%) Hyper-V
9 21 (37.50%) Cisco
10 19 (33.93%) CCNA
10 19 (33.93%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (33.93%) Degree
11 17 (30.36%) MCSE
11 17 (30.36%) Data Centre
12 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
12 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (25.00%) EqualLogic
13 14 (25.00%) WSUS
13 14 (25.00%) SQL
13 14 (25.00%) Dell
13 14 (25.00%) CommVault
13 14 (25.00%) NetApp
13 14 (25.00%) Symantec
14 12 (21.43%) Change Management
14 12 (21.43%) Management Information System
14 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
15 11 (19.64%) VPN
15 11 (19.64%) Thin Client

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Office 365
2 6 (10.71%) G Suite
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) DHCP
1 24 (42.86%) DNS
2 11 (19.64%) VPN
3 7 (12.50%) LAN
3 7 (12.50%) WAN
4 6 (10.71%) Firewall
4 6 (10.71%) WLAN
5 5 (8.93%) SAN
5 5 (8.93%) Skype
5 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Developer
6 6 (10.71%) IT Technician
7 5 (8.93%) Junior
8 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (7.14%) Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) IT Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) IT Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Junior Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) jQuery
3 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 11 (19.64%) Fat Client
3 11 (19.64%) Thin Client
4 9 (16.07%) Life Science
5 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 6 (10.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
2 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
6 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Change Management
2 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (10.71%) ITIL V2
3 6 (10.71%) Time Management
4 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.14%) MVC
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.36%) CRM
7 2 (3.57%) IT Strategy
8 1 (1.79%) Break/Fix
8 1 (1.79%) High Availability
8 1 (1.79%) Network Management
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) MCSA
2 19 (33.93%) CCNA
2 19 (33.93%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.93%) Degree
3 17 (30.36%) MCSE
4 11 (19.64%) MCITP
5 10 (17.86%) CCENT
6 8 (14.29%) MCP
7 6 (10.71%) A+ Certification
7 6 (10.71%) CCA
7 6 (10.71%) CCNP
7 6 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (10.71%) DBS Check
7 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.79%) MCDST
9 1 (1.79%) MCPD
9 1 (1.79%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (73.21%) Active Directory
2 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (41.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) WSUS
2 11 (19.64%) SCOM
2 11 (19.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) VMware
2 27 (48.21%) Citrix
3 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
4 21 (37.50%) Cisco
5 14 (25.00%) CommVault
5 14 (25.00%) Dell
5 14 (25.00%) EqualLogic
5 14 (25.00%) NetApp
5 14 (25.00%) Symantec
6 7 (12.50%) Google
7 4 (7.14%) Veeam
8 3 (5.36%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.79%) Apple
9 1 (1.79%) Facebook
9 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.79%) Twitter