The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 48 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.12% 1.37% 10.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 3.25% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 25
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £36,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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 Solihull region.

Qualifications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
87 123 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 32.46% 41.98% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 63
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) MCTS
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 1 (10.00%) MCSA
7 1 (10.00%) Dell

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) EAI
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSD
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) VMware