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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.83% 2.55% 5.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 9.21% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 17
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
60 76 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 21.98% 27.64% 49.17%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 107
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,559 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MCSA
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) MCP
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) Dell

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) OOP
1 1 (12.50%) SOA
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) TDD
1 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSA
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) CCA
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) NetApp
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix