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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 51 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 68 86 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.29% 4.75% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.08% 14.75% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 59 85 30
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
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
520 583 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.15% 32.23% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 397 506 359
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 103 (79.23%) Microsoft
2 80 (61.54%) MCSE
3 65 (50.00%) Windows
4 54 (41.54%) VMware
5 51 (39.23%) SQL Server
5 51 (39.23%) Windows Server
6 49 (37.69%) SQL
7 48 (36.92%) Active Directory
8 36 (27.69%) Cisco
8 36 (27.69%) Data Centre
9 35 (26.92%) MCSA
10 34 (26.15%) MS Excel
11 33 (25.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (24.62%) Citrix
12 32 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
13 29 (22.31%) .NET
14 28 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (20.77%) ASP.NET
16 26 (20.00%) SharePoint
17 25 (19.23%) SDLC
18 24 (18.46%) JavaScript
18 24 (18.46%) MCTS
19 23 (17.69%) C#
19 23 (17.69%) MVC
20 22 (16.92%) CCNP
21 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Azure
22 20 (15.38%) Office 365
22 20 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 19 (14.62%) MCP
24 18 (13.85%) Web Services

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (12.31%) IIS
3 12 (9.23%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (9.23%) Moodle
4 11 (8.46%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.62%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (3.85%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.08%) WordPress
8 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.77%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (9.23%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.31%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (15.38%) Office 365
3 10 (7.69%) IaaS
4 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.38%) PaaS
5 6 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.85%) SAN
2 17 (13.08%) Kerberos
3 14 (10.77%) Firewall
4 13 (10.00%) LAN
4 13 (10.00%) VoIP
4 13 (10.00%) WAN
5 9 (6.92%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (6.92%) IPv4
6 8 (6.15%) DNS
6 8 (6.15%) Unified Communications
7 7 (5.38%) DHCP
7 7 (5.38%) Network Security
8 6 (4.62%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (4.62%) NetScaler
8 6 (4.62%) WebEx
9 4 (3.08%) Intranet
10 3 (2.31%) Internet
11 2 (1.54%) Extranet
11 2 (1.54%) Skype
11 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (39.23%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (13.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (2.31%) SSDT
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (10.77%) Automotive
2 9 (6.92%) Finance
3 5 (3.85%) Games
3 5 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.31%) Legal
5 3 (2.31%) Retail
6 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (19.23%) Consultant
2 21 (16.15%) Developer
3 18 (13.85%) .NET Developer
3 18 (13.85%) C# Developer
4 16 (12.31%) Analyst
4 16 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (10.77%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (10.77%) C# Software Developer
6 14 (10.77%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 14 (10.77%) Software Developer
6 14 (10.77%) SQL Developer
6 14 (10.77%) VB.NET Developer
6 14 (10.77%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (9.23%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Architect
8 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Network Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.31%) .NET
2 27 (20.77%) ASP.NET
3 18 (13.85%) Web Services
4 16 (12.31%) CSS
4 16 (12.31%) HTML
5 15 (11.54%) jQuery
6 14 (10.77%) .NET Framework
6 14 (10.77%) Ajax
6 14 (10.77%) Classic ASP
6 14 (10.77%) CSS3
6 14 (10.77%) HTML5
7 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.31%) WCF
8 3 (2.31%) WinForms
9 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.77%) XML
9 1 (0.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.69%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 14 (10.77%) Clustering
4 10 (7.69%) Replication
5 9 (6.92%) User Experience
6 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.62%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (3.08%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.54%) FMCG
10 2 (1.54%) Handset
11 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.77%) CMDB
11 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 65 (50.00%) Windows
2 51 (39.23%) Windows Server
3 33 (25.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (10.77%) Windows 10
6 10 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.77%) Linux
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.23%) SDLC
2 23 (17.69%) MVC
3 17 (13.08%) Presales
4 15 (11.54%) ITIL
5 14 (10.77%) Web Development
6 13 (10.00%) CRM
7 12 (9.23%) Load Balancing
8 10 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 9 (6.92%) SOA
10 8 (6.15%) ArchiMate
10 8 (6.15%) TOGAF
10 8 (6.15%) UML
11 7 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (5.38%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.38%) Scrum
12 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.62%) ETL
12 6 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (4.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.69%) SQL
2 24 (18.46%) JavaScript
3 23 (17.69%) C#
4 16 (12.31%) PowerShell
5 15 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 14 (10.77%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.54%) VB
8 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.77%) VBScript
8 1 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (61.54%) MCSE
2 35 (26.92%) MCSA
3 32 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (18.46%) MCTS
5 22 (16.92%) CCNP
6 19 (14.62%) MCP
7 18 (13.85%) MCITP
7 18 (13.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (12.31%) MCSD
9 15 (11.54%) CCNA
10 14 (10.77%) MCAD
11 12 (9.23%) Security Cleared
12 8 (6.15%) MCDST
13 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
14 6 (4.62%) CCA
14 6 (4.62%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (3.08%) Degree
15 4 (3.08%) MCPD
16 3 (2.31%) CIPD
16 3 (2.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (6.92%) vSphere
6 8 (6.15%) XenApp
7 6 (4.62%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.62%) XenServer
8 4 (3.08%) UAG
9 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.77%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) HP Data Protector
2 10 (7.69%) SCOM
2 10 (7.69%) WSUS
3 7 (5.38%) SCCM
4 2 (1.54%) MOM
4 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.77%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 103 (79.23%) Microsoft
2 54 (41.54%) VMware
3 36 (27.69%) Cisco
4 32 (24.62%) Citrix
5 15 (11.54%) HP
6 12 (9.23%) Palo Alto
7 10 (7.69%) NetApp
8 9 (6.92%) Juniper
9 8 (6.15%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.62%) Avaya
11 5 (3.85%) Veeam
12 4 (3.08%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.77%) Apple
13 1 (0.77%) EMC
13 1 (0.77%) Google
13 1 (0.77%) Intel Security
13 1 (0.77%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.77%) Nokia
13 1 (0.77%) Oracle
13 1 (0.77%) Remedy
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