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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 49 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.50% 2.62% 8.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.41% 12.75% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 38
Average salary £21,750 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.66% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £21,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,581 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.83% -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
148 102 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.72% 20.52% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 126 92 139
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,850 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Tamworth -16 2 £25,500 +18.60% 1
Stafford - 2 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £17,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £24,500 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) MCSE
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) MCITP
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (27.78%) CCNA
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 5 (27.78%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco
9 4 (22.22%) Wireless
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) MCTS
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) XenApp
9 4 (22.22%) Veeam
9 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) AccuRev
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) LINQ
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) XHTML
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) OOD
3 2 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Email Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) SEO
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) MCITP
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) MCTS
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) MCSA
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.56%) MCP
6 1 (5.56%) MCSD
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Veeam
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
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