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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 17 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.94% - 8.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% - 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £25,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
12 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 17.65% 17.44% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 17
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £43,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp