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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 91 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 53 81 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.26% 4.00% 4.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.52% 11.91% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 72 84
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £27,050 £27,938
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £61,750
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
705 680 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.04% 33.60% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 478 545 577
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 29 July 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (76.85%) Microsoft
2 75 (69.44%) MCSE
3 54 (50.00%) Windows
4 43 (39.81%) VMware
5 36 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 35 (32.41%) Active Directory
6 35 (32.41%) Windows Server
7 33 (30.56%) MCSA
7 33 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (28.70%) SQL Server
9 26 (24.07%) SQL
9 26 (24.07%) Citrix
9 26 (24.07%) Hyper-V
9 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (24.07%) MCITP
10 23 (21.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (20.37%) Cisco
11 22 (20.37%) ITIL
12 21 (19.44%) MS Exchange
12 21 (19.44%) Office 365
13 19 (17.59%) Data Centre
13 19 (17.59%) SAN
14 18 (16.67%) NetApp
14 18 (16.67%) LAN
14 18 (16.67%) WAN
14 18 (16.67%) Presales
15 17 (15.74%) Firewall
16 16 (14.81%) SharePoint
16 16 (14.81%) Degree
16 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013

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 21 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 14 (12.96%) Skype for Business
4 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.48%) IIS
4 7 (6.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.78%) JBoss
6 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.78%) WordPress
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.93%) Moodle
7 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (19.44%) Office 365
3 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.48%) Yammer
5 3 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.85%) IaaS
6 2 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.59%) SAN
2 18 (16.67%) LAN
2 18 (16.67%) WAN
3 17 (15.74%) Firewall
4 9 (8.33%) VLAN
5 6 (5.56%) IPsec
5 6 (5.56%) VPN
5 6 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.63%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.70%) L2TP
7 4 (3.70%) VoIP
8 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.78%) DHCP
8 3 (2.78%) IPv4
8 3 (2.78%) Network Security
9 2 (1.85%) DNS
9 2 (1.85%) SSL
9 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.93%) Intranet
10 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.56%) Power BI
4 5 (4.63%) DTS
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MorphX
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) French Language
2 6 (5.56%) German Language
3 4 (3.70%) Automotive
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 12 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 12 (11.11%) Analyst
2 12 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) Consultant
4 10 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) IT Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Developer
5 9 (8.33%) IT Support
5 9 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Administrator
7 7 (6.48%) Architect
7 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.48%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) .NET
2 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.33%) HTML
4 8 (7.41%) CSS
4 8 (7.41%) jQuery
5 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.70%) Ajax
6 4 (3.70%) CSS3
6 4 (3.70%) Web Services
7 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) Clustering
2 11 (10.19%) Replication
3 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.70%) User Experience
4 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.78%) Handset
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.00%) Windows
2 35 (32.41%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.56%) Linux
5 6 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) ITIL
2 18 (16.67%) Presales
3 14 (12.96%) Mentoring
4 11 (10.19%) ETL
4 11 (10.19%) MVC
5 8 (7.41%) Coaching
5 8 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 8 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (7.41%) SDLC
6 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.48%) Time Management
7 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.56%) Service Management
7 6 (5.56%) Wireframes
8 5 (4.63%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.63%) Migration
8 5 (4.63%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.07%) SQL
2 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.41%) C#
4 5 (4.63%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.93%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) VBScript
6 1 (0.93%) X++
Qualifications
1 75 (69.44%) MCSE
2 33 (30.56%) MCSA
3 26 (24.07%) MCITP
4 23 (21.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (14.81%) Degree
6 14 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (12.04%) MCTS
8 12 (11.11%) CCNA
9 10 (9.26%) MCP
9 10 (9.26%) MCSD
10 5 (4.63%) CCNP
10 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.70%) MCAD
11 4 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (2.78%) CCA
12 3 (2.78%) CISSP
12 3 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.85%) CCIE
13 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 35 (32.41%) Active Directory
2 33 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (24.07%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.19%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (8.33%) Firmware
7 8 (7.41%) XenApp
8 5 (4.63%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.63%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.78%) vSphere
11 1 (0.93%) Docker
11 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) SCCM
2 8 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.63%) SCOM
3 5 (4.63%) WSUS
4 3 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 83 (76.85%) Microsoft
2 43 (39.81%) VMware
3 26 (24.07%) Citrix
4 22 (20.37%) Cisco
5 18 (16.67%) NetApp
6 9 (8.33%) HP
7 8 (7.41%) Symantec
8 7 (6.48%) EMC
8 7 (6.48%) Kaspersky
8 7 (6.48%) Sophos
9 6 (5.56%) Veeam
10 5 (4.63%) SonicWALL
11 4 (3.70%) AVG
11 4 (3.70%) Kaseya
11 4 (3.70%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (3.70%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.78%) Juniper
13 2 (1.85%) Aruba
14 1 (0.93%) Avaya
14 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
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