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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 75 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 52 70 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.86% 3.87% 5.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.25% 13.70% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 68 89
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £22,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
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
562 511 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.90% 28.22% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 428 451 414
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 133 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 89 (63.57%) Windows
3 60 (42.86%) .NET
4 52 (37.14%) SQL Server
4 52 (37.14%) MCSE
5 51 (36.43%) C#
5 51 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 44 (31.43%) ASP.NET
7 43 (30.71%) SQL
8 42 (30.00%) HTML
8 42 (30.00%) CSS
9 41 (29.29%) SharePoint
10 37 (26.43%) Active Directory
10 37 (26.43%) VMware
11 36 (25.71%) MCSD
12 35 (25.00%) MCSA
13 34 (24.29%) MCTS
14 32 (22.86%) CRM
15 31 (22.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 31 (22.14%) SharePoint 2013
16 30 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 29 (20.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
19 27 (19.29%) .NET Framework
19 27 (19.29%) MCP
20 26 (18.57%) MCITP
20 26 (18.57%) WCF
21 25 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 41 (29.29%) SharePoint
2 31 (22.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 28 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (12.86%) IIS
6 12 (8.57%) MS Exchange
7 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (4.29%) Lync
8 6 (4.29%) Apache
9 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.86%) Node.js
9 4 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (2.14%) OpenEdge
10 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.43%) CMS
11 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.57%) MS Office
3 3 (2.14%) MS Project
3 3 (2.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.43%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (15.71%) Office 365
3 2 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.57%) Firewall
2 18 (12.86%) SAN
3 7 (5.00%) DNS
4 5 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 5 (3.57%) LAN
4 5 (3.57%) WAN
4 5 (3.57%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.14%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.43%) VLAN
6 2 (1.43%) DHCP
6 2 (1.43%) VPN
6 2 (1.43%) IPv4
6 2 (1.43%) LDAP
6 2 (1.43%) IPsec
7 1 (0.71%) Wireless
7 1 (0.71%) Internet
7 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (3.57%) RequisitePro
1 5 (3.57%) NUnit
2 4 (2.86%) MSTest
2 4 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (2.86%) Moq
2 4 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.71%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (6.43%) Finance
2 6 (4.29%) Retail
3 3 (2.14%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Automotive
4 1 (0.71%) Law
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (38.57%) Developer
2 27 (19.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 19 (13.57%) Consultant
4 16 (11.43%) Architect
5 11 (7.86%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.86%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.43%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.43%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.43%) SharePoint Consultant
8 8 (5.71%) Junior Developer
8 8 (5.71%) Junior
8 8 (5.71%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Data Centre Technician
9 6 (4.29%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Support Technician
10 5 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (42.86%) .NET
2 44 (31.43%) ASP.NET
3 42 (30.00%) HTML
3 42 (30.00%) CSS
4 27 (19.29%) .NET Framework
5 26 (18.57%) WCF
6 24 (17.14%) Ajax
7 19 (13.57%) HTML5
8 16 (11.43%) jQuery
9 12 (8.57%) Web Services
10 11 (7.86%) CSS3
10 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.29%) WPF
12 5 (3.57%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
13 4 (2.86%) Castle Windsor
13 4 (2.86%) Ninject
13 4 (2.86%) Spring.NET
13 4 (2.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.71%) Clustering
4 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.86%) iSeries
6 3 (2.14%) PMI
6 3 (2.14%) iPhone
6 3 (2.14%) iPad
6 3 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.14%) User Experience
7 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.43%) Statistics
7 2 (1.43%) Handset
7 2 (1.43%) Replication
7 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.71%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 89 (63.57%) Windows
2 25 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.14%) Linux
8 2 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.71%) UNIX
9 1 (0.71%) AIX
9 1 (0.71%) Solaris
9 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.86%) CRM
3 22 (15.71%) OO
4 18 (12.86%) MVC
4 18 (12.86%) Migration
5 17 (12.14%) OOA/OOD
6 14 (10.00%) Scrum
7 11 (7.86%) ITIL
8 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.43%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.00%) TDD
9 7 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.29%) ETL
10 6 (4.29%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.57%) OOD
11 5 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.43%) C#
2 44 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 43 (30.71%) SQL
4 23 (16.43%) T-SQL
5 10 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.86%) PHP
8 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (37.14%) MCSE
2 36 (25.71%) MCSD
3 35 (25.00%) MCSA
4 34 (24.29%) MCTS
5 30 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (19.29%) MCP
7 26 (18.57%) MCITP
8 23 (16.43%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (15.71%) CCNA
10 18 (12.86%) MCAD
11 12 (8.57%) Degree
12 10 (7.14%) CCA
12 10 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
14 6 (4.29%) CCNP
15 4 (2.86%) VCP4
15 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
16 3 (2.14%) CCDP
16 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
16 3 (2.14%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (26.43%) Active Directory
2 29 (20.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.71%) vSphere
4 18 (12.86%) VMware ESX
5 16 (11.43%) Hyper-V
6 9 (6.43%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.86%) XenApp
7 4 (2.86%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) SCOM
2 6 (4.29%) SCCM
3 4 (2.86%) WSUS
3 4 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.86%) MOM
4 3 (2.14%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.14%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.14%) SCSM
5 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 133 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (26.43%) VMware
3 25 (17.86%) Citrix
4 24 (17.14%) Cisco
5 8 (5.71%) NetApp
6 5 (3.57%) BT
6 5 (3.57%) SonicWALL
7 4 (2.86%) Veeam
7 4 (2.86%) IBM
7 4 (2.86%) HP
8 3 (2.14%) Apple
8 3 (2.14%) Juniper
8 3 (2.14%) Dell
8 3 (2.14%) Adobe
9 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.71%) Symantec
10 1 (0.71%) Sophos
10 1 (0.71%) EMC
10 1 (0.71%) Kaspersky
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