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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 52 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.69% 2.04% 3.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.18% 9.32% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 18
Average salary £45,000 £24,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.67% -45.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
129 118 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.38% 21.93% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 118 99 98
Average salary £41,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.74% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 0 5 £24,000 -23.20% 2
Stafford -1 4 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Tamworth -8 3 £48,250 +160.81% 1
Lichfield - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) MCSE
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
5 10 (37.04%) C#
5 10 (37.04%) .NET
5 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) MCITP
6 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.93%) ITIL
7 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
7 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (25.93%) Degree
7 7 (25.93%) Presales
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) Firewall
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco
9 5 (18.52%) WAN
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (18.52%) CCNA
9 5 (18.52%) Citrix
9 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
9 5 (18.52%) LAN
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (14.81%) People Management
10 4 (14.81%) OOP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) Wireless
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) ADSL
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.41%) WLAN
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) Skype
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Graduate
3 6 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Graduate Software Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) CSS3
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
1 7 (25.93%) Presales
2 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) OOP
3 4 (14.81%) People Management
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Energy Management
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) MCSE
2 10 (37.04%) MCITP
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (18.52%) CCNA
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (14.81%) CCA
5 4 (14.81%) CCNP
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (14.81%) MCSD
6 3 (11.11%) MCSA
6 3 (11.11%) MCTS
6 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
EMBS - People Transfer
Salary: Amazing Bens + MS Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + Car allow + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 25 days ago