The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 11 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 15.63% 2.20% 3.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.91% 5.13% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 2
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
Shropshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Telford region.

Qualifications Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 48.96% 42.86% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 12
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £36,787
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,300 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,900 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Telford

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Telford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Telford 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 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 21 (80.77%) Citrix
4 19 (73.08%) VMware
5 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
6 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
6 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (53.85%) DNS
7 14 (53.85%) MCSE
8 11 (42.31%) DHCP
8 11 (42.31%) Linux
9 10 (38.46%) SAN
9 10 (38.46%) Firewall
10 9 (34.62%) VPN
10 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (34.62%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
11 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (30.77%) XenApp
12 7 (26.92%) vSphere
12 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (26.92%) CCA
12 7 (26.92%) NAS
12 7 (26.92%) ITIL
12 7 (26.92%) HP
13 6 (23.08%) MCSA
13 6 (23.08%) Finance
14 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
14 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Telford 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 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 2 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 11 (42.31%) DHCP
3 10 (38.46%) SAN
3 10 (38.46%) Firewall
4 9 (34.62%) VPN
5 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (26.92%) NAS
7 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (11.54%) DDNS
9 1 (3.85%) IPv4
9 1 (3.85%) IPv6
9 1 (3.85%) LAN
9 1 (3.85%) WAN
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.85%) VLAN
9 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Manager
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Server Support
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) Windows NT
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.69%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.69%) Time Management
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
1 2 (7.69%) C#
1 2 (7.69%) C++
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) MCSE
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (26.92%) CCA
4 6 (23.08%) MCSA
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (7.69%) MCP
6 2 (7.69%) MCITP
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) CCNA
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) XenApp
3 7 (26.92%) vSphere
4 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.69%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) Citrix
3 19 (73.08%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) Brocade
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
6 3 (11.54%) Mitel
6 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 3 (11.54%) Juniper
6 3 (11.54%) NetApp
7 2 (7.69%) Lotus
8 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks