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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.70% 2.17% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 9.21% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 15
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,800 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
136 152 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.82% 23.60% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 121 107 115
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -2 13 £24,000 -20.00% 2
Stafford +9 7 £21,500 - 1
Lichfield - 6 £35,000 -
Tamworth +6 2 £42,500 +86.81%
Cannock +3 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 72 (86.75%) Microsoft
2 49 (59.04%) .NET
3 45 (54.22%) C#
4 38 (45.78%) SQL
5 33 (39.76%) VB.NET
6 32 (38.55%) JavaScript
7 31 (37.35%) MS Excel
8 27 (32.53%) HTML
8 27 (32.53%) Degree
9 24 (28.92%) OO
10 23 (27.71%) OOP
10 23 (27.71%) MCSE
11 22 (26.51%) Windows
11 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET
11 22 (26.51%) HTML5
12 20 (24.10%) CSS
13 18 (21.69%) MVC
14 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
15 16 (19.28%) Driving Licence
16 15 (18.07%) T-SQL
16 15 (18.07%) Risk Management
17 14 (16.87%) Java
17 14 (16.87%) C++
17 14 (16.87%) MS Office
17 14 (16.87%) CSS3
17 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
18 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
19 12 (14.46%) MCSD
20 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
20 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.43%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.82%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.61%) IIS
5 2 (2.41%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (37.35%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.87%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
1 3 (3.61%) Sage Pay
2 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) Network Security
2 6 (7.23%) Firewall
3 5 (6.02%) LAN
4 4 (4.82%) WAN
5 3 (3.61%) Skype
5 3 (3.61%) SSL
5 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.41%) HTTP
6 2 (2.41%) SAN
7 1 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.64%) Games
2 3 (3.61%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (53.01%) Developer
2 14 (16.87%) Graduate
2 14 (16.87%) Software Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Analyst
4 12 (14.46%) Graduate Developer
5 11 (13.25%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Applications Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Web Applications Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Junior
7 9 (10.84%) Junior Developer
8 8 (9.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (9.64%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Security Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) Graduate Software Developer
9 7 (8.43%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) Security Operations Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) IT Support
11 5 (6.02%) IT Services Manager
11 5 (6.02%) Service Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (59.04%) .NET
2 27 (32.53%) HTML
3 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET
3 22 (26.51%) HTML5
4 20 (24.10%) CSS
5 14 (16.87%) CSS3
6 9 (10.84%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.43%) WinForms
8 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (6.02%) WCF
8 5 (6.02%) WPF
9 3 (3.61%) Ajax
9 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.61%) SOAP
9 3 (3.61%) Web Services
9 3 (3.61%) XHTML
10 2 (2.41%) .NET Remoting
10 2 (2.41%) Classic ASP
10 2 (2.41%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.41%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Driving Licence
2 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.64%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.02%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.02%) Physics
5 4 (4.82%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.61%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.41%) Life Science
7 2 (2.41%) Replication
7 2 (2.41%) Statistics
8 1 (1.20%) Clustering
8 1 (1.20%) PDA
8 1 (1.20%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) OO
2 23 (27.71%) OOP
3 18 (21.69%) MVC
4 15 (18.07%) Risk Management
5 9 (10.84%) Service Management
6 8 (9.64%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.64%) Security Operations
7 7 (8.43%) CRM
7 7 (8.43%) ITIL
7 7 (8.43%) SIEM
8 6 (7.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (6.02%) BDD
9 5 (6.02%) Change Management
9 5 (6.02%) Regression Testing
9 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.02%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.02%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.02%) Ticket Management
9 5 (6.02%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) C#
2 38 (45.78%) SQL
3 33 (39.76%) VB.NET
4 32 (38.55%) JavaScript
5 15 (18.07%) T-SQL
6 14 (16.87%) C++
6 14 (16.87%) Java
7 5 (6.02%) F#
8 4 (4.82%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) Degree
2 23 (27.71%) MCSE
3 12 (14.46%) MCSD
4 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
4 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
5 10 (12.05%) CCNA
5 10 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (9.64%) CCNP
6 8 (9.64%) CEH
6 8 (9.64%) CISMP
6 8 (9.64%) CISSP
6 8 (9.64%) MCP
6 8 (9.64%) SSCP
7 7 (8.43%) CCSA
8 4 (4.82%) MCSA
9 3 (3.61%) MCDST
10 2 (2.41%) MCITP
11 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.02%) QA
3 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (86.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Qualys
3 6 (7.23%) VMware
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco
5 4 (4.82%) LANDesk
5 4 (4.82%) Remedy
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix
6 3 (3.61%) PayPal
6 3 (3.61%) WorldPay
7 2 (2.41%) Google
7 2 (2.41%) IDERA
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle
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