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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.56% 0.60% 10.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 4.35% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 14
Average salary £17,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-61.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
31 23 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.51% 13.69% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 48
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £50,000 £51,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft