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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 80 112 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.09% 5.26% 4.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.38% 15.28% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 69 92 86
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £28,855 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
646 733 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.01% 34.41% 30.85%
Number of salaries quoted 531 635 592
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 108 (80.60%) Microsoft
2 78 (58.21%) Windows
3 56 (41.79%) MCSE
4 52 (38.81%) .NET
5 49 (36.57%) SQL
6 46 (34.33%) C#
7 45 (33.58%) ASP.NET
8 43 (32.09%) Active Directory
9 41 (30.60%) HTML
9 41 (30.60%) JavaScript
10 39 (29.10%) MS Excel
11 37 (27.61%) jQuery
11 37 (27.61%) HTML5
12 35 (26.12%) CSS
13 31 (23.13%) CSS3
14 29 (21.64%) MCSA
14 29 (21.64%) VMware
15 28 (20.90%) Visual Studio
15 28 (20.90%) E-Commerce
15 28 (20.90%) Windows 8
16 27 (20.15%) T-SQL
16 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
16 27 (20.15%) Hyper-V
17 25 (18.66%) TDD
18 23 (17.16%) Team Foundation Server
18 23 (17.16%) Apple
19 22 (16.42%) MS Exchange
20 20 (14.93%) MCITP
20 20 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (14.93%) Data Centre

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 22 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.45%) SharePoint
3 12 (8.96%) IIS
4 10 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (6.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (6.72%) Lync
6 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.99%) Node.js
7 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.99%) Apache
8 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.49%) Moodle
10 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.75%) CMS
10 1 (0.75%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 39 (29.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.46%) MS Office
3 3 (2.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.49%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.21%) Office 365
3 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.18%) Firewall
2 17 (12.69%) TCP/IP
3 15 (11.19%) SAN
4 13 (9.70%) DNS
5 9 (6.72%) DHCP
5 9 (6.72%) VoIP
6 6 (4.48%) WAN
6 6 (4.48%) LAN
6 6 (4.48%) Internet
7 5 (3.73%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.99%) Skype
9 2 (1.49%) VPN
9 2 (1.49%) IPv4
9 2 (1.49%) Wireless
9 2 (1.49%) IPsec
10 1 (0.75%) VLAN
10 1 (0.75%) Network Security
10 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.75%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (20.90%) Visual Studio
2 23 (17.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.99%) MSTest
3 4 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (2.99%) Moq
3 4 (2.99%) NUnit
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (6.72%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Automotive
3 2 (1.49%) Local Government
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (29.10%) Developer
2 20 (14.93%) Consultant
3 15 (11.19%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.70%) AWS Developer
5 11 (8.21%) C# Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Team Leader
6 10 (7.46%) Architect
6 10 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Graduate
7 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Support Team Leader
8 7 (5.22%) SharePoint Consultant
8 7 (5.22%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.22%) Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) IT Support
9 6 (4.48%) Desktop Support Team Leader
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Desktop Team Leader
9 6 (4.48%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (38.81%) .NET
2 45 (33.58%) ASP.NET
3 41 (30.60%) HTML
4 37 (27.61%) jQuery
4 37 (27.61%) HTML5
5 35 (26.12%) CSS
6 31 (23.13%) CSS3
7 13 (9.70%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.22%) WCF
8 7 (5.22%) Ajax
9 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.48%) WPF
9 6 (4.48%) XML
10 5 (3.73%) Web Services
10 5 (3.73%) Classic ASP
10 5 (3.73%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.99%) Unity DI Container
11 4 (2.99%) WinForms
11 4 (2.99%) Spring.NET
11 4 (2.99%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.19%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.46%) Private Cloud
4 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.73%) Replication
6 4 (2.99%) Clustering
6 4 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.99%) User Experience
7 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.49%) iPad
8 2 (1.49%) iPhone
8 2 (1.49%) iSeries
8 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.49%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 78 (58.21%) Windows
2 28 (20.90%) Windows 8
3 18 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.21%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.73%) Linux
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) E-Commerce
2 25 (18.66%) TDD
3 20 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (14.18%) Test Automation
5 15 (11.19%) Unit Testing
6 14 (10.45%) Mentoring
7 13 (9.70%) Scrum
8 11 (8.21%) MVC
8 11 (8.21%) ITIL
9 10 (7.46%) CRM
9 10 (7.46%) Migration
10 5 (3.73%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.73%) Web Development
10 5 (3.73%) SDLC
10 5 (3.73%) Kanban
10 5 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.99%) Web Application Development
11 4 (2.99%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (2.99%) MVVM
11 4 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.57%) SQL
2 46 (34.33%) C#
3 41 (30.60%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.15%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.96%) VB.NET
5 12 (8.96%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) VBScript
7 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (41.79%) MCSE
2 29 (21.64%) MCSA
3 20 (14.93%) MCITP
4 18 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (13.43%) MCP
5 16 (11.94%) CCNA
6 15 (11.19%) MCSD
6 15 (11.19%) MCTS
7 11 (8.21%) CCNP
7 11 (8.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (5.97%) Degree
9 6 (4.48%) MCAD
10 5 (3.73%) CCA
10 5 (3.73%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.24%) CCDP
13 2 (1.49%) CCENT
13 2 (1.49%) CCDA
13 2 (1.49%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) SLA
2 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (32.09%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.15%) Hyper-V
3 19 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.48%) XenApp
5 5 (3.73%) vSphere
6 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.49%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.49%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.75%) UAG
8 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (11.94%) SCOM
2 14 (10.45%) SCCM
3 7 (5.22%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.73%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.24%) WSUS
5 3 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.49%) MOM
6 2 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.49%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.49%) SCSM
7 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 108 (80.60%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.64%) VMware
3 23 (17.16%) Apple
4 18 (13.43%) Cisco
5 15 (11.19%) Citrix
6 11 (8.21%) HP
7 9 (6.72%) NetApp
8 6 (4.48%) Veeam
9 5 (3.73%) Dell
10 4 (2.99%) Symantec
10 4 (2.99%) Red Gate
10 4 (2.99%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (2.24%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.24%) McAfee
11 3 (2.24%) Adobe
12 2 (1.49%) IBM
12 2 (1.49%) EMC
12 2 (1.49%) Intel
12 2 (1.49%) CommVault
12 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £34,600 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Version 1
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £28500 - £32500 per annum + Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34627 - £34672 per annum + 40day Hol, Final Sal Pen, Health
Posted: 22 days ago