The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 24 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.88% - 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.05% - 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 13.67% 14.86% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 15
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Walsall

Microsoft Certification
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) MCSA
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) CCA
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) NetApp
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
1 6 (85.71%) XenServer
1 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
1 6 (85.71%) NetScaler
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Walsall 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
1 1 (14.29%) SOA
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCA
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (85.71%) MCSA
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
1 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
1 6 (85.71%) XenServer
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 4 (57.14%) VMware