The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Sutton Coldfield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 7 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 6.67% 2.47% -
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 9.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £22,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 46.67% 25.93% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 3
Average salary £52,500 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% -1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) VBScript
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) HP
3 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
4 7 (63.64%) Clustering
4 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 7 (63.64%) SAN
4 7 (63.64%) Internet
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (27.27%) MCTS
7 3 (27.27%) MCITP
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) Wireless
7 3 (27.27%) Terminal Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) VBScript
1 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) MCTS
3 3 (27.27%) MCITP
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft