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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 92 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 48 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.03% 3.10% 3.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.93% 9.89% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 67
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.40%
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
693 556 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.29% 31.36% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 463 418 465
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,450 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 89 (75.42%) Microsoft
2 86 (72.88%) MCSE
3 62 (52.54%) Windows
4 53 (44.92%) VMware
5 47 (39.83%) Windows Server
6 45 (38.14%) Active Directory
7 40 (33.90%) MCSA
7 40 (33.90%) SQL Server
8 33 (27.97%) SQL
8 33 (27.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (27.12%) Data Centre
9 32 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (25.42%) MS Excel
11 28 (23.73%) ITIL
12 27 (22.88%) Cisco
12 27 (22.88%) Citrix
13 26 (22.03%) Hyper-V
14 24 (20.34%) MCITP
15 23 (19.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 23 (19.49%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (16.95%) SAN
17 19 (16.10%) NetApp
17 19 (16.10%) LAN
17 19 (16.10%) WAN
17 19 (16.10%) .NET
18 17 (14.41%) Firewall
19 16 (13.56%) JavaScript
19 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET
19 16 (13.56%) MCTS

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 13 (11.02%) Skype for Business
2 11 (9.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.93%) WordPress
5 6 (5.08%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (4.24%) IIS
7 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.85%) JBoss
8 1 (0.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 30 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.69%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.86%) Office 365
3 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.54%) IaaS
5 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.69%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.85%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.95%) SAN
2 19 (16.10%) LAN
2 19 (16.10%) WAN
3 17 (14.41%) Firewall
4 9 (7.63%) NetScaler
5 8 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (6.78%) IPv4
5 8 (6.78%) Kerberos
6 7 (5.93%) DHCP
7 6 (5.08%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (5.08%) DNS
7 6 (5.08%) IPsec
7 6 (5.08%) Unified Communications
7 6 (5.08%) VLAN
7 6 (5.08%) WebEx
7 6 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (4.24%) Intranet
8 5 (4.24%) Network Security
8 5 (4.24%) VoIP
9 4 (3.39%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.54%) SSDT
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.85%) MorphX
General
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Automotive
2 5 (4.24%) Retail
3 4 (3.39%) Legal
3 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.39%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) French Language
4 3 (2.54%) German Language
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (16.95%) Support Engineer
2 12 (10.17%) Analyst
2 12 (10.17%) Developer
2 12 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.32%) .NET Developer
3 11 (9.32%) Architect
4 10 (8.47%) Consultant
4 10 (8.47%) DBA
5 9 (7.63%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (6.78%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Administrator
7 7 (5.93%) SQL DBA
8 6 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) .NET
2 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET
3 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (7.63%) CSS
4 9 (7.63%) HTML
4 9 (7.63%) jQuery
5 5 (4.24%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.24%) Ajax
5 5 (4.24%) Classic ASP
5 5 (4.24%) CSS3
5 5 (4.24%) HTML5
5 5 (4.24%) Web Services
6 3 (2.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.02%) Replication
3 10 (8.47%) Clustering
4 8 (6.78%) User Experience
5 6 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (4.24%) Handset
7 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (1.69%) FMCG
9 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 62 (52.54%) Windows
2 47 (39.83%) Windows Server
3 32 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.47%) Windows 10
4 10 (8.47%) Windows 8
5 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.24%) Linux
8 4 (3.39%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) ITIL
2 16 (13.56%) ITIL V3
3 15 (12.71%) Mentoring
3 15 (12.71%) MVC
3 15 (12.71%) Presales
4 14 (11.86%) SDLC
5 12 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (8.47%) CRM
6 10 (8.47%) ETL
7 9 (7.63%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.78%) Coaching
8 8 (6.78%) Patch Management
9 7 (5.93%) ArchiMate
9 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.93%) SOA
9 7 (5.93%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.93%) UML
10 6 (5.08%) Migration
10 6 (5.08%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.97%) SQL
2 16 (13.56%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.71%) PowerShell
4 13 (11.02%) C#
5 6 (5.08%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) VBScript
8 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 86 (72.88%) MCSE
2 40 (33.90%) MCSA
3 24 (20.34%) MCITP
4 23 (19.49%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (19.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (13.56%) MCTS
6 14 (11.86%) CCNA
7 11 (9.32%) CCNP
8 10 (8.47%) MCDST
8 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
9 8 (6.78%) Degree
10 7 (5.93%) CCA
10 7 (5.93%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (5.93%) MCSD
11 6 (5.08%) MCP
12 5 (4.24%) CISSP
12 5 (4.24%) MCAD
12 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
13 4 (3.39%) CCIE
13 4 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (38.14%) Active Directory
2 33 (27.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (22.03%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.17%) XenApp
5 9 (7.63%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.78%) Firmware
6 8 (6.78%) vSphere
7 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (4.24%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.24%) XenServer
9 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) WSUS
2 9 (7.63%) SCCM
2 9 (7.63%) SCOM
3 5 (4.24%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 89 (75.42%) Microsoft
2 53 (44.92%) VMware
3 27 (22.88%) Cisco
3 27 (22.88%) Citrix
4 19 (16.10%) NetApp
5 11 (9.32%) SolarWinds
6 8 (6.78%) HP
6 8 (6.78%) Juniper
6 8 (6.78%) Veeam
7 7 (5.93%) EMC
8 6 (5.08%) Avaya
9 5 (4.24%) SonicWALL
9 5 (4.24%) Symantec
10 4 (3.39%) AVG
10 4 (3.39%) Kaseya
10 4 (3.39%) Kaspersky
10 4 (3.39%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (3.39%) Sophos
11 2 (1.69%) Aruba
12 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
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