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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.98% 4.40% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.82% 11.21% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 6
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £38,500 £37,250
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
110 107 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 33.64% 39.19% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 89 42 53
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (77.27%) C#
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) CRM
8 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) MCTS
8 5 (22.73%) MCITP
8 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
9 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (13.64%) Red Gate
10 3 (13.64%) BDD
10 3 (13.64%) DevExpress
10 3 (13.64%) MCPD
10 3 (13.64%) WinForms
10 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
10 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
10 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (13.64%) QA
10 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (13.64%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Software Developer
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
4 7 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (22.73%) SQL DBA
6 5 (22.73%) DBA
6 5 (22.73%) Administrator
6 5 (22.73%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (22.73%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (4.55%) WPF Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) WinForms
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) WPF
6 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) XAML
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) MCTS
1 5 (22.73%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) MCPD
3 2 (9.09%) MCSD
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Red Gate
2 3 (13.64%) DevExpress
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
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