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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.07% 4.81% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.15% 16.95% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.83% 28.37% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 24
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £32,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford -4 4 £23,500 -27.69%
Ludlow - 1 £41,500 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) XenServer
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
3 1 (12.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DDNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) CCA
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCAD
2 1 (12.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Altiris
5 1 (12.50%) Typemock
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
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