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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 51 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.07% 2.96% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.95% 14.73% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 10
Median salary £32,500 £38,500 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +77.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £21,900 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £51,500 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
78 129 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.11% 20.12% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 118 94
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,400 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,628 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Tamworth +7 6 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -4 3 £25,500 +6.25%
Lichfield - 3 £35,000 -
Stafford -3 1 £30,000 +39.53% 1
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 17 (65.38%) MCSE
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (34.62%) CCNP
4 9 (34.62%) CCNA
4 9 (34.62%) Network Security
5 8 (30.77%) Qualys
5 8 (30.77%) CCSA
5 8 (30.77%) CEH
5 8 (30.77%) CISMP
5 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (30.77%) SIEM
5 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (30.77%) Security Operations
5 8 (30.77%) Firewall
5 8 (30.77%) SSCP
5 8 (30.77%) CISSP
5 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
7 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript

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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Network Security
2 8 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 8 (30.77%) Security Operations
1 8 (30.77%) SIEM
1 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (19.23%) MVC
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) ITSM
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (3.85%) API Development
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.85%) OOD
5 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) F#
6 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) MCSE
2 9 (34.62%) CCNA
2 9 (34.62%) CCNP
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (30.77%) CCSA
3 8 (30.77%) CEH
3 8 (30.77%) CISMP
3 8 (30.77%) CISSP
3 8 (30.77%) SSCP
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) MCSA
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.69%) MCSD
6 1 (3.85%) MCP
6 1 (3.85%) MCPD
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) Qualys
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
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