The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.84% 6.11% 4.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.11% 25.00% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 9
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,750 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 32 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.24% 24.43% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 65
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 -2 8 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (35.71%) XenServer
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco
8 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (21.43%) WPF
9 3 (21.43%) C#
9 3 (21.43%) Linux
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) LAN
9 3 (21.43%) DDNS
9 3 (21.43%) SAN
9 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (7.14%) Moodle
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) WordPress
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) DDNS
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Graduate
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) WPF
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) LINQ
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) WinForms
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) MCAD
4 1 (7.14%) MCSD
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) XenServer
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) Typemock
5 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Altiris
Telford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago