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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 38 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.24% 5.73% 3.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.27% 20.88% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,200 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
142 182 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.92% 27.45% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 116 162 113
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
Cannock -3 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Tamworth -6 1 £32,500 +47.72%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (64.00%) Degree
4 15 (60.00%) .NET
5 14 (56.00%) C#
5 14 (56.00%) SOA
5 14 (56.00%) MVC
6 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (44.00%) ITIL
8 9 (36.00%) Service Management
8 9 (36.00%) MCSD
8 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (36.00%) MCSE
8 9 (36.00%) WCF
8 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (36.00%) TDD
8 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (36.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (28.00%) Citrix
10 7 (28.00%) VMware
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (24.00%) LAN
11 6 (24.00%) WAN
11 6 (24.00%) Cisco
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (8.00%) Drupal
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LAN
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) WLAN
4 2 (8.00%) DMZ
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (36.00%) C# Developer
2 9 (36.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (36.00%) WCF
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) XSLT
5 5 (20.00%) XHTML
5 5 (20.00%) Ajax
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.00%) CSS3
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (8.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) SOA
1 14 (56.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.00%) SEO
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) B2B
5 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Email Management
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) VB
2 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (36.00%) MCSD
2 9 (36.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.00%) MCSA
5 3 (12.00%) MCITP
6 2 (8.00%) MCTS
6 2 (8.00%) CCIE
6 2 (8.00%) CCNP
6 2 (8.00%) CISSP
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Citrix
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) AccuRev
5 1 (4.00%) Altiris
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) HP
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Bonus (upto 17.5%)
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago