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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 14 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.03% 2.78% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.00% 7.55% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 4
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,950 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
50 53 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 34.48% 36.81% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 20
Average salary £31,000 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.98% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,350 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,700 £45,000
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
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 22 December 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 +8 15 £31,000 -17.33%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (86.67%) Windows
3 24 (80.00%) Citrix
4 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 22 (73.33%) VMware
5 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (53.33%) DNS
6 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
7 15 (50.00%) MCSE
8 12 (40.00%) Linux
9 11 (36.67%) DHCP
9 11 (36.67%) Firewall
10 10 (33.33%) SAN
10 10 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 9 (30.00%) VPN
11 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (30.00%) XenApp
11 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (26.67%) ITIL
13 7 (23.33%) MCSA
13 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
13 7 (23.33%) CCA
13 7 (23.33%) HP
13 7 (23.33%) NAS
13 7 (23.33%) vSphere
14 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (20.00%) MS Office
14 6 (20.00%) Finance

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 2 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) DNS
2 11 (36.67%) DHCP
2 11 (36.67%) Firewall
3 10 (33.33%) SAN
4 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (30.00%) VPN
5 7 (23.33%) NAS
6 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.00%) DDNS
8 1 (3.33%) IPv4
8 1 (3.33%) IPv6
8 1 (3.33%) LAN
8 1 (3.33%) WAN
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.33%) VLAN
8 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Server Support
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (13.33%) Windows NT
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (6.67%) Project Management
2 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.67%) Time Management
2 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.33%) Network Design
3 1 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) MCSE
2 10 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (23.33%) MCSA
3 7 (23.33%) CCA
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.67%) MCP
5 2 (6.67%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.33%) MCTS
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) XenApp
3 7 (23.33%) vSphere
4 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.67%) XenServer
6 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (80.00%) Citrix
3 22 (73.33%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) Brocade
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (10.00%) Mitel
6 3 (10.00%) Avaya
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Lotus
7 2 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL