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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 54 71 24
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -47
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 9 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.65% 1.25% 9.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.41% 6.29% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 43
Average salary £27,000 £37,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.02% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
111 143 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.41% 19.86% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74 120 140
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £19,500 £25,875
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +9 3 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Tamworth -23 3 £22,500 +18.42%
Cannock +13 1 - -
Stafford - 1 £31,000 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 15 (62.50%) MCITP
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
6 12 (50.00%) LAN
6 12 (50.00%) MS Office
7 11 (45.83%) WAN
8 10 (41.67%) Citrix
8 10 (41.67%) MCSE
8 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
9 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (37.50%) VMware
10 8 (33.33%) DHCP
10 8 (33.33%) DNS
10 8 (33.33%) MCTS
10 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
11 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
11 7 (29.17%) Wireless
11 7 (29.17%) VPN
11 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (29.17%) CCNA
11 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
11 7 (29.17%) MCSA
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (25.00%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
2 12 (50.00%) LAN
3 11 (45.83%) WAN
4 8 (33.33%) DHCP
4 8 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (29.17%) Wireless
5 7 (29.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) LINQ
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.83%) Database Tuning
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) MCITP
2 10 (41.67%) MCSE
3 8 (33.33%) MCTS
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (29.17%) CCNA
4 7 (29.17%) MCSA
5 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.83%) Terminal Server
5 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Altiris
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago