Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 40 66
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 59 48 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 8.83% 6.70% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.65% 23.08% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 19
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.64% -38.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £18,875 £35,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,625 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +36.36% -26.67% +44.00%

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 161 208 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 24.10% 29.05% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 101 157 109
Warrington median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,300 £25,800
90th Percentile £78,750 £53,750 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -3.85%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 44 (74.58%) MCSE
2 38 (64.41%) SQL Server
3 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
4 32 (54.24%) Project Management
5 29 (49.15%) Security Cleared
5 29 (49.15%) Presales
6 28 (47.46%) Windows
7 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
8 21 (35.59%) SQL
8 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
8 21 (35.59%) Customer Requirements
9 17 (28.81%) Office 365
9 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (28.81%) Citrix
10 16 (27.12%) MCP
10 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (27.12%) Degree
11 15 (25.42%) Network Security
11 15 (25.42%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (25.42%) Programme Management
11 15 (25.42%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 15 (25.42%) Server Virtualisation
12 14 (23.73%) Line Management
12 14 (23.73%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (23.73%) Time Management
12 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
13 12 (20.34%) Finance
13 12 (20.34%) GDPR

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 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Office 365
2 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) Network Security
2 7 (11.86%) DNS
3 5 (8.47%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (5.08%) SAN
5 2 (3.39%) DHCP
5 2 (3.39%) FTP
5 2 (3.39%) HTTP
5 2 (3.39%) SMTP
5 2 (3.39%) SSH
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.69%) 4G
6 1 (1.69%) DSL
6 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (64.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.47%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.69%) OLAP
6 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.69%) Moq
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Architect
2 15 (25.42%) Technical Architect
3 14 (23.73%) Cloud Architect
3 14 (23.73%) Lead Architect
4 9 (15.25%) Developer
5 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) DBA
9 3 (5.08%) IT Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) .NET
1 8 (13.56%) WinForms
2 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.69%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.69%) COM
3 1 (1.69%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
2 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.17%) Linux
5 3 (5.08%) Android
6 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Project Management
2 29 (49.15%) Presales
3 21 (35.59%) Customer Requirements
4 15 (25.42%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (25.42%) Programme Management
4 15 (25.42%) Server Virtualisation
4 15 (25.42%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 14 (23.73%) Line Management
5 14 (23.73%) Time Management
6 11 (18.64%) Data Protection
7 6 (10.17%) High Availability
7 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (5.08%) ITIL
10 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) VB
3 7 (11.86%) VB6
4 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 44 (74.58%) MCSE
2 29 (49.15%) Security Cleared
3 16 (27.12%) Degree
3 16 (27.12%) MCP
4 14 (23.73%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) CCNA
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.39%) MCITP
6 2 (3.39%) MCSA
7 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) vSphere
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.47%) Terminal Services
4 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.39%) XenApp
5 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) Citrix
3 11 (18.64%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.69%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.69%) NetApp