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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.00% 8.47% 5.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.82% 41.67% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 9
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% +1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,150 £41,000
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
55 24 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.50% 20.34% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46 18 27
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £42,550
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +1 10 £29,250 +0.86%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
2 28 (90.32%) VMware
3 27 (87.10%) Citrix
4 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
4 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (61.29%) DNS
6 18 (58.06%) TCP/IP
6 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
7 17 (54.84%) Linux
8 16 (51.61%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (51.61%) SAN
8 16 (51.61%) Firewall
8 16 (51.61%) NAS
9 15 (48.39%) MCSE
10 14 (45.16%) VPN
11 13 (41.94%) DHCP
11 13 (41.94%) MCSA
11 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
12 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (32.26%) CCA
15 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
15 9 (29.03%) MCITP
16 8 (25.81%) XenApp
16 8 (25.81%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (58.06%) MS Exchange
2 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.81%) Apache
4 5 (16.13%) IIS
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) DNS
2 18 (58.06%) TCP/IP
3 16 (51.61%) SAN
3 16 (51.61%) Firewall
3 16 (51.61%) NAS
4 14 (45.16%) VPN
5 13 (41.94%) DHCP
6 6 (19.35%) DDNS
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.45%) VLAN
7 2 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (6.45%) IPsec
7 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (19.35%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (35.48%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (54.84%) Linux
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.45%) Server Building
3 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (48.39%) MCSE
3 13 (41.94%) MCSA
4 10 (32.26%) CCA
5 9 (29.03%) MCITP
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 2 (6.45%) CCENT
7 2 (6.45%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) XenApp
3 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (16.13%) XenServer
5 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
5 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
7 3 (9.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
1 28 (90.32%) VMware
2 27 (87.10%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Brocade
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.45%) Mitel
5 2 (6.45%) Lotus
5 2 (6.45%) Avaya
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks