The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 69 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -46
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 12 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.94% 1.61% 9.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.41% 8.39% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 47
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £41,000 £52,600
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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
145 143 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.69% 19.17% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 99 119 158
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Staffordshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +5 5 £30,000 -18.91% 1
Tamworth -15 5 £22,500 -30.76%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £32,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (76.67%) MCITP
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (53.33%) MS Office
5 16 (53.33%) VMware
6 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 15 (50.00%) LAN
7 14 (46.67%) WAN
7 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
7 14 (46.67%) MCSE
8 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
9 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (40.00%) DHCP
9 12 (40.00%) Citrix
10 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (36.67%) CCNA
10 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
10 11 (36.67%) MCSA
10 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
10 11 (36.67%) MCTS
11 10 (33.33%) SaaS
11 10 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 10 (33.33%) Wireless
11 10 (33.33%) VPN
11 10 (33.33%) DNS
12 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Office
2 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) LAN
2 14 (46.67%) WAN
2 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (40.00%) DHCP
4 10 (33.33%) VPN
4 10 (33.33%) DNS
4 10 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) WebEx
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) LINQ
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Server Building
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) MCITP
2 14 (46.67%) MCSE
3 11 (36.67%) MCSA
3 11 (36.67%) CCNA
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (36.67%) MCTS
4 10 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
3 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (26.67%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 12 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) Altiris
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Lotus
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 8 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Market Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Lichfield
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago