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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.00% - 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.76% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
51 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 25.50% 15.97% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 43 39 46
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £70,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSA
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (100.00%) MCITP
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) SaaS
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (11.11%) MCSE
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (11.11%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSA
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware