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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 47 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 23 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.05% 4.05% 9.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.57% 17.29% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 48
Average salary £24,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
115 133 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.46% 23.42% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 95 122 143
Average salary £32,500 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.19% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Stafford - 5 £32,500 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +12 2 £24,500 +28.94% 1
Tamworth -6 2 £18,500 -7.50% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) CCNA
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) MCSE
6 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (25.00%) Service Management
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) XenApp
7 4 (20.00%) Veeam
7 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) MCITP
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (35.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) DMZ
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) WLAN
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) WCF
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
5 1 (5.00%) XHTML
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.00%) B2B
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) SEO
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) MCITP
3 4 (20.00%) MCSD
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (15.00%) MCTS
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (10.00%) CISSP
5 2 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (5.00%) MCSA
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Veeam
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) AccuRev
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago