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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.77% 3.90% 5.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.43% 9.82% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 14
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £34,700 £35,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £45,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
92 112 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 32.51% 39.72% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 57
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,550 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £57,500 £45,300
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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Solihull

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 7 (38.89%) CSS
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
7 6 (33.33%) MCTS
7 6 (33.33%) MCITP
8 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
9 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 3 (16.67%) CRM
11 2 (11.11%) MCSD
11 2 (11.11%) Windows
11 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
11 2 (11.11%) QA
12 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
12 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
12 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
12 1 (5.56%) MCPD
12 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 6 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (27.78%) DBA
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) SQL DBA
4 5 (27.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) EAI
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCTS
1 6 (33.33%) MCITP
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) MCSD
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) CCA
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Dell
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) NetApp
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.56%) Red Gate