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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 8 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.59% 3.45% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 17.65% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £33,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £35,000 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
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
28 17 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.18% 19.54% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 45
Average salary £28,000 £50,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +61.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,750 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 11 £33,500 +3.07%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
4 16 (61.54%) Citrix
5 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 14 (53.85%) VMware
6 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (38.46%) MCSE
8 10 (38.46%) DNS
9 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (26.92%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (26.92%) XenApp
10 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (23.08%) Linux
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) ITIL
10 6 (23.08%) MS Office
10 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) C#
11 5 (19.23%) XenServer
11 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
11 5 (19.23%) vSphere
11 5 (19.23%) Legal
12 4 (15.38%) Firewall
12 4 (15.38%) Wireless
12 4 (15.38%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.85%) WordPress
5 1 (3.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) Wireless
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
4 3 (11.54%) DDNS
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 5 (19.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (11.54%) Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Graduate
3 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) WPF
2 1 (3.85%) LINQ
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) WinForms
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (15.38%) Windows NT
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) OO
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) TDD
4 1 (3.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) C
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) MCSE
2 7 (26.92%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) CCA
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.69%) MCSA
5 2 (7.69%) MCP
5 2 (7.69%) MCITP
6 1 (3.85%) MCAD
6 1 (3.85%) MCSD
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) MCTS
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) XenApp
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (19.23%) XenServer
4 5 (19.23%) vSphere
5 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Citrix
3 14 (53.85%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) Lotus
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.85%) Typemock
7 1 (3.85%) Altiris
7 1 (3.85%) Dell