The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 41 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.08% 0.39% 7.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 2.17% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £25,000 - £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Microsoft Certification
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Qualifications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 46 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.89% 18.04% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 33
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £67,500 £55,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware