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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.49% 14.42% 4.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.11% 60.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 4
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £18,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
74 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.71% 24.04% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 51 23 8
Average salary £45,875 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.91% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 August 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 28 August 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 -15 5 £31,500 +5.00%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) MCSE
3 14 (77.78%) VMware
4 13 (72.22%) Citrix
5 12 (66.67%) MCITP
6 10 (55.56%) Firewall
6 10 (55.56%) MCSA
7 9 (50.00%) Linux
7 9 (50.00%) DHCP
7 9 (50.00%) VPN
7 9 (50.00%) DNS
7 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
8 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 8 (44.44%) XenApp
9 7 (38.89%) CCA
9 7 (38.89%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (38.89%) SAN
9 7 (38.89%) NAS
10 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (33.33%) ITIL
10 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
11 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) VPN
2 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) DHCP
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) SAN
4 7 (38.89%) NAS
5 2 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (11.11%) IPsec
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) MCSE
2 12 (66.67%) MCITP
3 10 (55.56%) MCSA
4 7 (38.89%) CCA
4 7 (38.89%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (11.11%) MCDST
6 2 (11.11%) CCENT
7 1 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) XenApp
3 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (22.22%) XenServer
5 2 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks