The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Stratford-upon-Avon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Stratford-upon-Avon region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 8 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stratford-upon-Avon 10.71% 1.39% 30.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.50% 4.17% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 9
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Stratford-upon-Avon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stratford-upon-Avon 28.57% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 10
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Stratford-upon-Avon region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stratford-upon-Avon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stratford-upon-Avon 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 (87.50%) MCSE
1 7 (87.50%) MCSA
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (50.00%) Dell
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) SUSE
4 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (50.00%) Acronis
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (25.00%) Replication
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Intranet
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) DFS Replication
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stratford-upon-Avon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stratford-upon-Avon 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) SUSE
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
1 7 (87.50%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 4 (50.00%) Acronis