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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 64 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.16% 2.26% 5.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.21% 11.51% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 32
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £33,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £40,000 £54,600
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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
152 139 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.46% 19.61% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 109 113 161
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £49,250
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 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 6 £30,000 -
Tamworth -8 3 £22,750 -30.00%
Cannock +4 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Stafford - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (73.33%) MCITP
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (60.00%) VMware
6 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (53.33%) Hyper-V
7 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
8 13 (43.33%) MCSA
8 13 (43.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (43.33%) SaaS
9 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (40.00%) MS Office
9 12 (40.00%) LAN
10 11 (36.67%) WAN
10 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
10 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
10 11 (36.67%) MCSE
10 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Management
11 9 (30.00%) Citrix
11 9 (30.00%) DHCP
12 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (26.67%) CCNA
12 8 (26.67%) Project Management
12 8 (26.67%) MCTS
13 7 (23.33%) Wireless
13 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
13 7 (23.33%) VPN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) LAN
2 11 (36.67%) WAN
2 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (30.00%) DHCP
4 7 (23.33%) VPN
4 7 (23.33%) DNS
4 7 (23.33%) 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%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (26.67%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Server Building
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) MCITP
2 13 (43.33%) MCSA
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (36.67%) MCSE
4 8 (26.67%) MCTS
4 8 (26.67%) CCNA
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
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
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