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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 85 69 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 55 60 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.48% 3.16% 5.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.23% 12.15% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 108
Median salary £43,124 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,100 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,000 £57,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
596 494 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.86% 26.03% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 386 383 684
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 107 (86.29%) Microsoft
2 73 (58.87%) MCSE
3 58 (46.77%) Windows
4 57 (45.97%) MS Excel
5 44 (35.48%) Degree
6 40 (32.26%) VMware
7 38 (30.65%) SQL Server
8 36 (29.03%) MCSA
8 36 (29.03%) Active Directory
9 34 (27.42%) Windows Server
10 30 (24.19%) MCP
10 30 (24.19%) SQL
11 28 (22.58%) Cisco
12 27 (21.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (20.97%) C#
13 26 (20.97%) .NET
14 25 (20.16%) MS Exchange
14 25 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (20.16%) Office 365
14 25 (20.16%) Presales
15 24 (19.35%) Data Centre
15 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
16 23 (18.55%) SC Cleared
16 23 (18.55%) Security Cleared
17 22 (17.74%) HTML
18 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
18 21 (16.94%) CSS
18 21 (16.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 21 (16.94%) SQL Server 2012
19 20 (16.13%) Hyper-V

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 25 (20.16%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (10.48%) IIS
4 12 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 11 (8.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (8.87%) Skype for Business
6 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (5.65%) Umbraco
8 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.23%) JBoss
9 4 (3.23%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.61%) CMS
11 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 57 (45.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (20.16%) Office 365
3 11 (8.87%) Yammer
4 8 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.32%) Firewall
2 17 (13.71%) SAN
3 16 (12.90%) WAN
4 15 (12.10%) LAN
5 11 (8.87%) VLAN
6 8 (6.45%) VPN
7 7 (5.65%) Network Security
8 6 (4.84%) Skype
9 5 (4.03%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.23%) DHCP
10 4 (3.23%) DNS
10 4 (3.23%) IPv4
10 4 (3.23%) NAS
10 4 (3.23%) VoIP
11 3 (2.42%) BGP
11 3 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.42%) OSPF
11 3 (2.42%) RIP
11 3 (2.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (12.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (10.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (8.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (8.06%) Power BI
7 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.03%) DTS
9 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.42%) NUnit
2 3 (2.42%) Selenium
2 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.71%) Automotive
2 6 (4.84%) Finance
3 4 (3.23%) French Language
3 4 (3.23%) German Language
4 2 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (17.74%) Developer
2 18 (14.52%) .NET Developer
2 18 (14.52%) Architect
3 15 (12.10%) Consultant
4 13 (10.48%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (10.48%) C# Developer
4 13 (10.48%) IT Support
5 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Business Consultant
7 10 (8.06%) Collaboration Consultant
7 10 (8.06%) IT Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) SharePoint Consultant
8 9 (7.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) SQL Developer
8 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.97%) .NET
2 22 (17.74%) HTML
3 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
3 21 (16.94%) CSS
4 16 (12.90%) jQuery
5 15 (12.10%) .NET Framework
6 9 (7.26%) Ajax
6 9 (7.26%) CSS3
6 9 (7.26%) Web Services
7 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.23%) WPF
8 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.42%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.42%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.42%) LINQ
8 3 (2.42%) WCF
8 3 (2.42%) WF
9 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.81%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.71%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.26%) Clustering
5 6 (4.84%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.84%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.03%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.03%) Replication
7 3 (2.42%) FMCG
7 3 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (46.77%) Windows
2 34 (27.42%) Windows Server
3 19 (15.32%) Windows 7
4 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.68%) Windows 10
5 12 (9.68%) Windows 8
5 12 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.84%) Linux
7 3 (2.42%) Unix
7 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.16%) Presales
2 18 (14.52%) Project Management
3 17 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering
4 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (12.90%) Time Management
5 15 (12.10%) ITIL
6 13 (10.48%) MVC
7 12 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (8.06%) Line Management
8 10 (8.06%) Wireframes
9 9 (7.26%) Scrum
9 9 (7.26%) Web Development
10 8 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.65%) Front End Development
11 7 (5.65%) Migration
11 7 (5.65%) SDLC
12 6 (4.84%) ETL
12 6 (4.84%) High Availability
13 4 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.19%) SQL
2 26 (20.97%) C#
3 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.10%) T-SQL
5 13 (10.48%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.42%) Java
8 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) Python
8 1 (0.81%) VBScript
8 1 (0.81%) X++
Qualifications
1 73 (58.87%) MCSE
2 44 (35.48%) Degree
3 36 (29.03%) MCSA
4 30 (24.19%) MCP
5 23 (18.55%) SC Cleared
5 23 (18.55%) Security Cleared
6 21 (16.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (15.32%) MCSD
8 15 (12.10%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (12.10%) MCTS
9 14 (11.29%) MCITP
10 10 (8.06%) CCNA
11 9 (7.26%) MCAD
12 7 (5.65%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (4.84%) CCNP
14 4 (3.23%) VCAP
14 4 (3.23%) VCDX
15 2 (1.61%) DBS Check
15 2 (1.61%) NCDA
15 2 (1.61%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 36 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 25 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.23%) vSphere
7 4 (3.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.61%) XenApp
9 1 (0.81%) Docker
9 1 (0.81%) Firmware
9 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) SCCM
2 5 (4.03%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.23%) SCOM
3 4 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (86.29%) Microsoft
2 40 (32.26%) VMware
3 28 (22.58%) Cisco
4 18 (14.52%) Citrix
5 13 (10.48%) NetApp
6 9 (7.26%) HP
7 5 (4.03%) Kaspersky
7 5 (4.03%) Sophos
7 5 (4.03%) Symantec
7 5 (4.03%) Veeam
8 4 (3.23%) Juniper
9 2 (1.61%) EMC
9 2 (1.61%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.81%) Dell
10 1 (0.81%) Draytek
10 1 (0.81%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.81%) NETGEAR
10 1 (0.81%) Polycom
10 1 (0.81%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.81%) ZyXEL
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