The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.09% 0.83% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.16% 1.92% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 3
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
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 Shropshire region.

Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 52 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.14% 43.33% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 48 14 24
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £47,039
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Shropshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +12 18 £31,500 -21.25%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (90.00%) Windows
3 26 (86.67%) Citrix
3 26 (86.67%) VMware
4 23 (76.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (63.33%) DNS
6 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
7 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
7 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
8 16 (53.33%) Linux
8 16 (53.33%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (53.33%) SAN
9 15 (50.00%) NAS
10 14 (46.67%) Firewall
11 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (43.33%) VPN
12 11 (36.67%) DHCP
12 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
12 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (33.33%) Apache
14 9 (30.00%) CCA
14 9 (30.00%) MCSE
14 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (26.67%) DDNS
15 8 (26.67%) MCSA
15 8 (26.67%) SQL
15 8 (26.67%) Cisco
15 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
15 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Apache
3 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (16.67%) IIS
5 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) DNS
2 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
3 16 (53.33%) SAN
4 15 (50.00%) NAS
5 14 (46.67%) Firewall
6 13 (43.33%) VPN
7 11 (36.67%) DHCP
8 8 (26.67%) DDNS
9 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (3.33%) VLAN
11 1 (3.33%) IPv4
11 1 (3.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (53.33%) Linux
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.67%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL
1 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.33%) Time Management
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.33%) Project Management
2 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.33%) Network Design
2 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
2 9 (30.00%) CCA
3 8 (26.67%) MCSA
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) VCP4
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) XenServer
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (86.67%) Citrix
2 26 (86.67%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 7 (23.33%) Brocade
5 6 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (13.33%) Avaya
6 4 (13.33%) Juniper
6 4 (13.33%) Mitel
6 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.00%) Lotus
8 1 (3.33%) NetApp
8 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL