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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.69% 2.28% 7.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 12.77% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 12
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.49% +5.33%
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
54 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.56% 17.87% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 51
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) AccuRev
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) SEO
2 5 (71.43%) XHTML
2 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) XHTML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) SEO
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) AccuRev