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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.29% 1.71% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.28% 11.11% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Median salary £24,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% -12.16%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.40%
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
47 27 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 20.17% 15.43% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 41 19 50
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 May 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) Degree
3 12 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (75.00%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) C++
3 12 (75.00%) Java
3 12 (75.00%) OOP
3 12 (75.00%) OO
3 12 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (68.75%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (50.00%) HTML5
5 8 (50.00%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 4 (25.00%) N-Tier
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) VMware
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
10 1 (6.25%) IDERA
10 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (6.25%) MCITP
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (6.25%) Statistics
10 1 (6.25%) Retail

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Junior
2 12 (75.00%) Junior Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Graduate
3 7 (43.75%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Junior Software Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Software Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Graduate
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) CSS3
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) OO
1 12 (75.00%) OOP
2 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
2 1 (6.25%) Database Security
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) C++
1 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) IDERA
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp