Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 30 59
Rank change year-on-year -7 +29 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 58 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.59% 9.18% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.57% 34.52% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 21
Warrington median annual salary £43,500 £27,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.18% -28.57% +67.39%
10th Percentile £31,500 £18,525 £31,000
90th Percentile £60,750 £41,750 £45,000
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £27,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +28.44% -22.14% +52.17%

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 115 168 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 18.91% 26.58% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 84 121 105
Warrington median annual salary £44,000 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.64% +5.19% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,075 £19,250 £23,900
90th Percentile £66,250 £53,750 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Warrington

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 24 (70.59%) MCSE
3 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
4 15 (44.12%) SQL
5 14 (41.18%) Project Management
6 12 (35.29%) Windows
7 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
7 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
7 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
7 11 (32.35%) Presales
7 11 (32.35%) GDPR
8 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (26.47%) Office 365
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) Citrix
10 7 (20.59%) MCP
10 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (20.59%) Degree
11 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (17.65%) Network Security
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (17.65%) VMware
11 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
11 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
11 6 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (17.65%) Customer Requirements

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 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Network Security
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Skype
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) FTP
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) SMTP
4 2 (5.88%) SSH
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) OLAP
4 1 (2.94%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Moq
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 5 (14.71%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Lead Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) DBA
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (14.71%) WinForms
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) SignalR
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.71%) Android
5 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Project Management
2 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
2 11 (32.35%) Presales
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
3 6 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (17.65%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 5 (14.71%) Analytics
4 5 (14.71%) Line Management
4 5 (14.71%) MVVM
4 5 (14.71%) OCR
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
4 5 (14.71%) Time Management
5 4 (11.76%) SOLID
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) VB6
6 1 (2.94%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) MCSE
2 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 7 (20.59%) MCP
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CCNA
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Citrix
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Ivanti