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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.33% 2.34% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.81% 10.77% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 14
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -14.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,475 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
126 130 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.38% 21.74% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 106 100 130
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 September 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 27 September 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
Stafford +14 11 £21,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent -3 8 £24,000 -20.00% 4
Lichfield +1 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Tamworth +5 2 £42,500 +32.81%
Cannock +1 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 66 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 45 (58.44%) .NET
3 41 (53.25%) C#
4 35 (45.45%) SQL
5 30 (38.96%) MS Excel
6 29 (37.66%) VB.NET
7 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
8 24 (31.17%) MCSE
9 23 (29.87%) Degree
10 22 (28.57%) HTML
10 22 (28.57%) OO
11 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET
12 19 (24.68%) MVC
13 18 (23.38%) OOP
13 18 (23.38%) Windows
14 17 (22.08%) CSS
14 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
14 17 (22.08%) HTML5
15 16 (20.78%) Driving Licence
16 15 (19.48%) Risk Management
17 13 (16.88%) T-SQL
18 12 (15.58%) Java
18 12 (15.58%) C++
18 12 (15.58%) CSS3
18 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
19 10 (12.99%) CCNA
19 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
19 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
19 10 (12.99%) MS Office
19 10 (12.99%) MCSD

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 8 (10.39%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.19%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.60%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (38.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.90%) Sage Pay
3 1 (1.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Network Security
2 6 (7.79%) Firewall
3 4 (5.19%) Skype
4 3 (3.90%) LAN
4 3 (3.90%) SSL
4 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.90%) WAN
5 2 (2.60%) HTTP
6 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.49%) Games
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Graduate
3 11 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Applications Developer
5 8 (10.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.39%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Security Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Web Applications Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Web Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Junior
6 7 (9.09%) Junior Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Graduate Software Developer
7 5 (6.49%) IT Support Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Software Tester
7 5 (6.49%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (58.44%) .NET
2 22 (28.57%) HTML
3 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET
4 17 (22.08%) CSS
4 17 (22.08%) HTML5
5 12 (15.58%) CSS3
6 10 (12.99%) .NET Framework
7 7 (9.09%) WinForms
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (6.49%) WCF
8 5 (6.49%) WPF
9 3 (3.90%) Ajax
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.90%) SOAP
9 3 (3.90%) Web Services
9 3 (3.90%) XHTML
10 2 (2.60%) .NET Remoting
10 2 (2.60%) Classic ASP
10 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.60%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Driving Licence
2 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.49%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.49%) Physics
4 4 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.60%) Life Science
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
5 2 (2.60%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.60%) Statistics
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) OO
2 19 (24.68%) MVC
3 18 (23.38%) OOP
4 15 (19.48%) Risk Management
5 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.39%) Security Operations
5 8 (10.39%) Service Management
6 7 (9.09%) SIEM
7 6 (7.79%) CRM
7 6 (7.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.49%) Change Management
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL
8 5 (6.49%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (6.49%) OOD
8 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Scrum
8 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) C#
2 35 (45.45%) SQL
3 29 (37.66%) VB.NET
4 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.88%) T-SQL
6 12 (15.58%) C++
6 12 (15.58%) Java
7 5 (6.49%) F#
8 4 (5.19%) VB
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) MCSE
2 23 (29.87%) Degree
3 10 (12.99%) CCNA
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.99%) MCSD
3 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.69%) CCNP
5 8 (10.39%) CEH
5 8 (10.39%) CISMP
5 8 (10.39%) CISSP
5 8 (10.39%) SSCP
6 7 (9.09%) CCSA
7 6 (7.79%) MCP
8 3 (3.90%) MCSA
9 2 (2.60%) MCDST
10 1 (1.30%) MCITP
10 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.49%) QA
3 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Qualys
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) LANDesk
4 4 (5.19%) Remedy
5 3 (3.90%) Citrix
5 3 (3.90%) PayPal
5 3 (3.90%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.60%) Google
6 2 (2.60%) IDERA
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle
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