The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 93 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 62 85 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.51% 4.54% 5.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.10% 14.99% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37 68 90
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £18,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,950 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
765 567 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.95% 30.26% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 495 465 683
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 97 (87.39%) Microsoft
2 64 (57.66%) MCSE
3 54 (48.65%) Windows
3 54 (48.65%) MS Excel
4 39 (35.14%) VMware
5 35 (31.53%) MCSA
6 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
6 34 (30.63%) Active Directory
7 31 (27.93%) Windows Server
8 30 (27.03%) Degree
9 28 (25.23%) MCP
9 28 (25.23%) Data Centre
10 27 (24.32%) SQL
11 26 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
14 22 (19.82%) C#
14 22 (19.82%) .NET
14 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
15 21 (18.92%) MCSD
15 21 (18.92%) Cisco
15 21 (18.92%) Office 365
16 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
17 19 (17.12%) HTML
17 19 (17.12%) Computer Science
17 19 (17.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (17.12%) Software Engineering
18 18 (16.22%) Windows 7
18 18 (16.22%) jQuery
18 18 (16.22%) SCCM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (13.51%) IIS
4 14 (12.61%) SharePoint
5 11 (9.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (8.11%) Skype for Business
7 7 (6.31%) Umbraco
8 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.60%) JBoss
9 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.80%) CMS
11 1 (0.90%) Moodle
11 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 54 (48.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (18.92%) Office 365
3 11 (9.91%) Yammer
4 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) LAN
1 15 (13.51%) WAN
2 14 (12.61%) Firewall
3 12 (10.81%) SAN
4 7 (6.31%) VLAN
5 6 (5.41%) VoIP
5 6 (5.41%) VPN
6 5 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (4.50%) IPv4
6 5 (4.50%) Network Security
7 3 (2.70%) DHCP
7 3 (2.70%) DNS
7 3 (2.70%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.90%) NAS
9 1 (0.90%) Skype
9 1 (0.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (9.01%) Power BI
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.50%) DTS
7 3 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.70%) NUnit
1 3 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 11 (9.91%) Automotive
2 9 (8.11%) Finance
3 6 (5.41%) French Language
3 6 (5.41%) German Language
4 2 (1.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.12%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.51%) IT Support
4 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (12.61%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (12.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (12.61%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.61%) Consultant
5 13 (11.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) IT Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Analyst
7 11 (9.91%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (9.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) SQL Developer
7 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Developer
8 10 (9.01%) Business Consultant
8 10 (9.01%) Collaboration Consultant
8 10 (9.01%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.82%) .NET
2 19 (17.12%) HTML
3 18 (16.22%) ASP.NET
3 18 (16.22%) CSS
3 18 (16.22%) jQuery
4 15 (13.51%) .NET Framework
5 11 (9.91%) Ajax
5 11 (9.91%) CSS3
5 11 (9.91%) Web Services
6 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.60%) WPF
8 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.70%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.70%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.70%) LINQ
8 3 (2.70%) WCF
8 3 (2.70%) WF
8 3 (2.70%) WinForms
9 1 (0.90%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.23%) Data Centre
2 19 (17.12%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.31%) Clustering
5 5 (4.50%) Replication
6 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.80%) Handset
8 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.90%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 54 (48.65%) Windows
2 31 (27.93%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.22%) Windows 7
4 14 (12.61%) Windows 8
4 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.81%) Windows 10
6 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.80%) Linux
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.12%) Software Engineering
2 17 (15.32%) MVC
3 16 (14.41%) ITIL
3 16 (14.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (13.51%) Presales
5 13 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.91%) Web Development
7 10 (9.01%) Wireframes
8 9 (8.11%) Remediation Plan
8 9 (8.11%) SDLC
8 9 (8.11%) Time Management
9 8 (7.21%) Coaching
9 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.31%) Front End Development
11 5 (4.50%) ETL
11 5 (4.50%) Migration
11 5 (4.50%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.50%) Project Planning
12 4 (3.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.32%) SQL
2 22 (19.82%) C#
3 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.51%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
6 10 (9.01%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.70%) Java
8 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.90%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) Python
8 1 (0.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.90%) X++
Qualifications
1 64 (57.66%) MCSE
2 35 (31.53%) MCSA
3 30 (27.03%) Degree
4 28 (25.23%) MCP
5 21 (18.92%) MCSD
6 19 (17.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (15.32%) MCTS
8 16 (14.41%) MCITP
8 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
8 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
9 12 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (9.91%) MCAD
11 9 (8.11%) CCNA
12 5 (4.50%) CCNP
13 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.90%) CCA
13 1 (0.90%) CCENT
13 1 (0.90%) CISM
13 1 (0.90%) CISSP
13 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (30.63%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.71%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (8.11%) Firmware
7 6 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.50%) vSphere
9 1 (0.90%) Docker
9 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (16.22%) SCCM
2 6 (5.41%) SCOM
3 5 (4.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.50%) WSUS
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 97 (87.39%) Microsoft
2 39 (35.14%) VMware
3 21 (18.92%) Cisco
4 18 (16.22%) Citrix
5 17 (15.32%) NetApp
6 5 (4.50%) EMC
6 5 (4.50%) Juniper
6 5 (4.50%) Kaspersky
6 5 (4.50%) Sophos
6 5 (4.50%) Symantec
6 5 (4.50%) Veeam
7 4 (3.60%) HP
8 1 (0.90%) 3Com
8 1 (0.90%) Draytek
8 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.90%) NETGEAR
8 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.90%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.90%) ZyXEL
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago