The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Manchester / Wigan
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 4.23% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wigan
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15 6 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 21.13% 35.29% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 2
Median salary £37,500 £23,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.57% -21.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £18,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £25,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wigan citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Wigan

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Wigan

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Wigan region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) MCSD
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (14.29%) MCTS
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) Wonderware
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (42.86%) IT Technician
2 3 (42.86%) Support Technician
3 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSA
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) MCSD
4 1 (14.29%) CCA
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Wonderware