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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.75% 8.66% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.31% 22.02% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 4
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £43,500 £35,700
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 Solihull region.

Qualifications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 109 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 38.58% 39.35% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 102 53 53
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £53,250
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (80.77%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
4 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) .NET
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
7 10 (38.46%) CRM
7 10 (38.46%) TDD
8 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
9 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
10 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
10 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 5 (19.23%) Scrum
11 5 (19.23%) MCTS
11 5 (19.23%) MCITP
11 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
11 5 (19.23%) CSS
11 5 (19.23%) WPF
12 4 (15.38%) XML
12 4 (15.38%) HTML5
12 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
12 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 4 (15.38%) iPhone
12 4 (15.38%) iPad
12 4 (15.38%) WCF
12 4 (15.38%) BDD
12 4 (15.38%) MCPD

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Software Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (26.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (19.23%) SQL DBA
6 5 (19.23%) Administrator
6 5 (19.23%) DBA
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Silverlight Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.85%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) WPF
4 4 (15.38%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) WCF
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) WinForms
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) iPhone
1 4 (15.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
2 10 (38.46%) CRM
3 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) B2B
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) MCTS
2 5 (19.23%) MCITP
3 4 (15.38%) MCPD
3 4 (15.38%) MCP
4 2 (7.69%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Apple
2 4 (15.38%) DevExpress
2 4 (15.38%) Red Gate
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago