The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 18 36 6
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 1 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.49% 0.35% 17.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 1.47% 45.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 34
Average salary - £85,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +88.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 68 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 26.87% 23.78% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 54 69
Average salary £47,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in the Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Polycom
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (100.00%) Lync

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Polycom