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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 83 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 64 82 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.73% 4.17% 5.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.18% 12.65% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 39 70 95
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £22,000 £28,728
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
697 648 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.71% 32.93% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 444 528 646
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 28 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 94 (83.93%) Microsoft
2 68 (60.71%) MCSE
3 56 (50.00%) Windows
4 45 (40.18%) MS Excel
5 39 (34.82%) VMware
6 37 (33.04%) MCSA
7 36 (32.14%) Active Directory
8 31 (27.68%) SQL Server
8 31 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (27.68%) Windows Server
9 29 (25.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (23.21%) Office 365
10 26 (23.21%) Hyper-V
11 25 (22.32%) Degree
11 25 (22.32%) SQL
11 25 (22.32%) MS Exchange
12 23 (20.54%) Citrix
13 22 (19.64%) MCITP
13 22 (19.64%) Data Centre
14 21 (18.75%) ITIL
15 20 (17.86%) NetApp
15 20 (17.86%) Cisco
15 20 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 19 (16.96%) Presales
16 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (16.07%) .NET
17 18 (16.07%) SharePoint
17 18 (16.07%) Firewall
18 17 (15.18%) MCP
18 17 (15.18%) MCSD

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 (22.32%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (16.07%) SharePoint
4 13 (11.61%) Skype for Business
5 11 (9.82%) IIS
5 11 (9.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.57%) JBoss
8 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.68%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.89%) Moodle
10 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (40.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (23.21%) Office 365
3 11 (9.82%) Yammer
4 9 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.79%) IaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) Firewall
2 16 (14.29%) LAN
2 16 (14.29%) SAN
2 16 (14.29%) WAN
3 11 (9.82%) VLAN
4 7 (6.25%) VPN
5 5 (4.46%) IPsec
5 5 (4.46%) NetScaler
5 5 (4.46%) VoIP
5 5 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.57%) IPv4
6 4 (3.57%) L2TP
6 4 (3.57%) Network Security
7 2 (1.79%) DHCP
7 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.79%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.89%) DNS
8 1 (0.89%) Skype
8 1 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (8.93%) Power BI
4 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.46%) DTS
7 2 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.79%) NUnit
1 2 (1.79%) Selenium
2 1 (0.89%) MorphX
General
1 8 (7.14%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Automotive
2 7 (6.25%) French Language
2 7 (6.25%) German Language
3 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) Analyst
2 14 (12.50%) Consultant
2 14 (12.50%) Developer
2 14 (12.50%) IT Support
3 13 (11.61%) IT Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (8.93%) Business Consultant
6 10 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.93%) Collaboration Consultant
6 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) SharePoint Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) .NET
2 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.50%) HTML
4 13 (11.61%) CSS
4 13 (11.61%) jQuery
5 9 (8.04%) .NET Framework
6 7 (6.25%) Ajax
6 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (6.25%) CSS3
6 7 (6.25%) Web Services
7 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.68%) WinForms
8 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.79%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.79%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.79%) LINQ
8 2 (1.79%) WCF
8 2 (1.79%) WF
8 2 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.64%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.14%) Clustering
4 8 (7.14%) Replication
5 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.68%) Handset
6 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.89%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.00%) Windows
2 31 (27.68%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.61%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.04%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.36%) Linux
6 6 (5.36%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.57%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) ITIL
2 19 (16.96%) Presales
3 14 (12.50%) MVC
4 13 (11.61%) Mentoring
5 12 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.93%) Wireframes
8 9 (8.04%) SDLC
8 9 (8.04%) Time Management
9 8 (7.14%) Coaching
9 8 (7.14%) Remediation Plan
10 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.25%) ETL
10 7 (6.25%) Migration
10 7 (6.25%) Web Development
11 6 (5.36%) ITIL V3
12 5 (4.46%) People Management
12 5 (4.46%) Project Planning
12 5 (4.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.39%) C#
4 14 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 9 (8.04%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.79%) Java
8 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.89%) Python
8 1 (0.89%) VBScript
8 1 (0.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 68 (60.71%) MCSE
2 37 (33.04%) MCSA
3 25 (22.32%) Degree
4 22 (19.64%) MCITP
5 20 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (15.18%) MCP
6 17 (15.18%) MCSD
7 15 (13.39%) MCTS
8 13 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (10.71%) CCNA
10 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
10 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
11 7 (6.25%) MCAD
12 5 (4.46%) CCNP
13 4 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (1.79%) CCA
14 2 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.89%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.89%) CISSP
15 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 31 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (23.21%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (8.04%) Firmware
7 6 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.36%) XenApp
8 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.57%) VMware ESX
9 4 (3.57%) vSphere
10 1 (0.89%) Docker
10 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) SCCM
2 9 (8.04%) Backup Exec
2 9 (8.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.46%) SCOM
3 5 (4.46%) WSUS
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 94 (83.93%) Microsoft
2 39 (34.82%) VMware
3 23 (20.54%) Citrix
4 20 (17.86%) Cisco
4 20 (17.86%) NetApp
5 9 (8.04%) Kaspersky
5 9 (8.04%) Sophos
5 9 (8.04%) Symantec
6 8 (7.14%) EMC
7 7 (6.25%) HP
8 6 (5.36%) Veeam
9 4 (3.57%) AVG
9 4 (3.57%) Juniper
9 4 (3.57%) Kaseya
9 4 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (3.57%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.89%) Aruba
11 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
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