The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 31.03% 29.17% 28.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.00% 77.78% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 6
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average 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 Dudley region.

Qualifications Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 41.38% 37.50% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 9
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Dudley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Dudley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Dudley region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Dudley

Microsoft Certification
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) SLA
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) NetApp
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Process Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) NetApp