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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.25% 2.04% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.32% 12.75% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 6
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £32,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
113 102 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.56% 16.04% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 100 75 104
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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 11 £42,000 +61.53% 4
Stafford +15 10 £21,500 -30.64% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +3 7 £24,000 -4.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £18,500 -
Cannock +2 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) Degree
3 22 (47.83%) C#
3 22 (47.83%) .NET
4 21 (45.65%) Windows
5 17 (36.96%) MCSE
5 17 (36.96%) OOP
6 16 (34.78%) VB.NET
7 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
8 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 13 (28.26%) HTML
9 13 (28.26%) HTML5
9 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
10 11 (23.91%) MCSD
10 11 (23.91%) Games
10 11 (23.91%) VMware
10 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
11 10 (21.74%) MCITP
12 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
12 9 (19.57%) OO
12 9 (19.57%) Java
12 9 (19.57%) C++
13 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
13 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
13 8 (17.39%) ITIL
13 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
13 8 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
13 8 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Firewall
1 4 (8.70%) LAN
2 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.91%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Graduate
3 12 (26.09%) Graduate Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Software Developer
5 9 (19.57%) Graduate Software Developer
5 9 (19.57%) Junior
5 9 (19.57%) Junior Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Applications Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Junior Software Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Web Applications Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Web Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) HTML
2 13 (28.26%) HTML5
3 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.04%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) CSS3
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) PDA
5 1 (2.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Android
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) OOP
2 9 (19.57%) OO
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
3 8 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (13.04%) Presales
5 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) People Management
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Coaching
8 2 (4.35%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
9 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.17%) RAD
9 1 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Security Operations
9 1 (2.17%) SIEM
9 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) SQL
2 22 (47.83%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) VB.NET
4 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) C++
5 9 (19.57%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) F#
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Degree
2 17 (36.96%) MCSE
3 11 (23.91%) MCSD
4 10 (21.74%) MCITP
5 8 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (15.22%) MCSA
6 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
6 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.87%) CCNA
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (10.87%) MCP
8 4 (8.70%) CCA
8 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (6.52%) CCNP
9 3 (6.52%) MCDST
10 1 (2.17%) CCDA
10 1 (2.17%) CCSA
10 1 (2.17%) CEH
10 1 (2.17%) CISMP
10 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) NetApp
4 1 (2.17%) Qualys
4 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
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Salary: Company Car
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + pen/health/25 hols/gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Katharine House Hospice
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Shift Allowance, 10% Annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago