Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 49 59
Rank change year-on-year +26 +10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 63 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 9.24% 4.75% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.81% 17.49% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 21
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,125 £22,050 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,500 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +11.94%

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 192 183 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 28.15% 27.15% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 132 129 121
Warrington median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,025 £22,350 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,250 £56,250
Cheshire median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.25% +3.90% -3.75%

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 40 (63.49%) MCSE
2 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 35 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 30 (47.62%) Project Management
5 29 (46.03%) Security Cleared
5 29 (46.03%) Presales
6 28 (44.44%) Windows
7 26 (41.27%) Customer Requirements
8 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
8 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (31.75%) SQL
9 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
10 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (30.16%) Office 365
11 18 (28.57%) MCP
12 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (25.40%) Degree
13 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (23.81%) Programme Management
13 15 (23.81%) Network Security
13 15 (23.81%) Citrix
13 15 (23.81%) Server Virtualisation
13 15 (23.81%) Vendor Relationship Management
14 14 (22.22%) Line Management
14 14 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (22.22%) Finance
14 14 (22.22%) Time Management
14 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
15 12 (19.05%) VB6

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 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Office 365
2 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) Network Security
2 7 (11.11%) DNS
3 5 (7.94%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) Firewall
4 2 (3.17%) VLAN
4 2 (3.17%) VPN
5 1 (1.59%) 4G
5 1 (1.59%) DSL
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (7.94%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) OLAP
5 1 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.59%) Power BI
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.59%) Moq
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Architect
2 15 (23.81%) Technical Architect
3 14 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
3 14 (22.22%) Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Lead Architect
4 12 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 11 (17.46%) .NET Developer
5 11 (17.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Recruitment Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Trainee
9 3 (4.76%) Trainee Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) .NET
1 12 (19.05%) WinForms
2 1 (1.59%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.59%) COM
2 1 (1.59%) MDX
2 1 (1.59%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.17%) Replication
2 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
4 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Android
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Project Management
2 29 (46.03%) Presales
3 26 (41.27%) Customer Requirements
4 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (23.81%) Programme Management
4 15 (23.81%) Server Virtualisation
4 15 (23.81%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 14 (22.22%) Line Management
5 14 (22.22%) Time Management
6 11 (17.46%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.94%) High Availability
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.76%) ITIL
8 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.17%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.17%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (1.59%) SOLID
10 1 (1.59%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) C#
2 12 (19.05%) VB
2 12 (19.05%) VB6
3 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.59%) X++
Qualifications
1 40 (63.49%) MCSE
2 29 (46.03%) Security Cleared
3 18 (28.57%) MCP
4 16 (25.40%) Degree
5 14 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 7 (11.11%) MCSA
7 4 (6.35%) CCNA
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.35%) MCITP
8 3 (4.76%) CCENT
9 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) Terminal Services
3 5 (7.94%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.94%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) Citrix
3 11 (17.46%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco
5 2 (3.17%) Dell
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Veeam
6 1 (1.59%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.59%) NetApp
6 1 (1.59%) Xamarin