Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 53 55
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 59 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 9.78% 3.35% 4.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.82% 13.58% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45 24 35
Warrington median annual salary £27,500 £38,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +67.39% -25.81%
10th Percentile £16,250 £27,675 £21,350
90th Percentile £48,000 £46,750 £41,200
Cheshire median annual salary £27,500 £34,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year -20.29% +56.82% -37.14%

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 152 162 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 25.21% 24.70% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 111 116 199
Warrington median annual salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £57,775
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 45 (76.27%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
3 35 (59.32%) VMware
4 33 (55.93%) MCSA
5 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
7 22 (37.29%) CCNA
7 22 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (37.29%) MCSE
7 22 (37.29%) SQL
8 21 (35.59%) Citrix
9 20 (33.90%) DNS
9 20 (33.90%) Hyper-V
9 20 (33.90%) Degree
10 18 (30.51%) DHCP
11 16 (27.12%) Cisco
11 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
12 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
13 14 (23.73%) Office 365
14 12 (20.34%) Dell
14 12 (20.34%) MCITP
14 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
15 11 (18.64%) EqualLogic
15 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (18.64%) WSUS
15 11 (18.64%) CCENT
15 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (18.64%) Symantec
15 11 (18.64%) CommVault
15 11 (18.64%) NetApp

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 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) G Suite
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.08%) IaaS
4 3 (5.08%) PaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.39%) SaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.69%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) DNS
2 18 (30.51%) DHCP
3 8 (13.56%) LAN
3 8 (13.56%) VPN
3 8 (13.56%) WAN
4 6 (10.17%) Firewall
5 5 (8.47%) WLAN
6 4 (6.78%) SAN
6 4 (6.78%) Skype
6 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Support Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Junior
6 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) IT Technician
6 5 (8.47%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Junior Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.08%) CSS
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) jQuery
3 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
3 3 (5.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (13.56%) Fat Client
3 8 (13.56%) Thin Client
4 7 (11.86%) Life Science
5 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.47%) Driving Licence
7 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (76.27%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.47%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.47%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Change Management
2 8 (13.56%) ITIL
3 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
4 5 (8.47%) ITIL V2
4 5 (8.47%) Time Management
5 4 (6.78%) CRM
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) High Availability
6 3 (5.08%) MVC
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.39%) Break/Fix
7 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (3.39%) Scrum
8 1 (1.69%) Active Listening
8 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.69%) IT Strategy
8 1 (1.69%) Migration
8 1 (1.69%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (55.93%) MCSA
2 22 (37.29%) CCNA
2 22 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (37.29%) MCSE
3 20 (33.90%) Degree
4 12 (20.34%) MCITP
5 11 (18.64%) CCENT
6 6 (10.17%) MCP
7 5 (8.47%) A+ Certification
7 5 (8.47%) CCNP
7 5 (8.47%) DBS Check
8 4 (6.78%) CCA
8 4 (6.78%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (5.08%) MCPD
9 3 (5.08%) MCSD
10 1 (1.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
2 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (33.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.08%) XenApp
5 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) WSUS
2 8 (13.56%) SCOM
2 8 (13.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (59.32%) VMware
2 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 21 (35.59%) Citrix
4 16 (27.12%) Cisco
5 12 (20.34%) Dell
6 11 (18.64%) CommVault
6 11 (18.64%) EqualLogic
6 11 (18.64%) NetApp
6 11 (18.64%) Symantec
7 6 (10.17%) Google
8 3 (5.08%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.69%) Facebook
9 1 (1.69%) Twitter
9 1 (1.69%) Veeam
9 1 (1.69%) WatchGuard