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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 13 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 13.33% 4.44% 7.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.50% 20.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £30,000 £31,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +42.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,250 £28,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
16 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 35.56% 22.22% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 4
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £19,499 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (100.00%) MCSE
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) ITIL
3 16 (84.21%) Citrix
3 16 (84.21%) NetApp
3 16 (84.21%) SLA
3 16 (84.21%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (84.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) VoIP
4 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Office 365
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Process Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VoIP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Analyst
2 16 (84.21%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Administrator
3 9 (47.37%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Process Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) MCSE
2 16 (84.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
1 16 (84.21%) Citrix
1 16 (84.21%) NetApp
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco