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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Manchester / Wigan
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 12 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan - 2.50% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 10 8 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 10.42% 20.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Median salary £19,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) MCSD
2 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Wonderware