The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.42% 9.22% 7.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 23.42% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 18
Average salary £30,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.49% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £38,905 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
98 111 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 33.91% 39.36% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 47 83 42
Average salary £36,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £29,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £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 Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Solihull region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Solihull

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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%) C#
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) CRM
4 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (44.44%) Degree
7 8 (44.44%) HTML
8 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
9 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 5 (27.78%) XML
10 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
10 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (27.78%) WCF
10 5 (27.78%) WPF
10 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
10 5 (27.78%) HTML5
11 4 (22.22%) MCTS
11 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (22.22%) Workflow
11 4 (22.22%) Validation
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 3 (16.67%) MCP
12 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 3 (16.67%) B2B
12 3 (16.67%) Apple
12 3 (16.67%) Scrum
12 3 (16.67%) iPhone

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Junior
8 1 (5.56%) Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) WCF
4 5 (27.78%) WPF
4 5 (27.78%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) iPhone
2 3 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) CRM
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) B2B
5 2 (11.11%) EAI
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) MCTS
3 3 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
4 1 (5.56%) Red Gate
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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