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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank - 28 19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 3.40% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category - 35.71% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £40,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +73.91%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
11 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 31.43% 9.52% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 16
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £40,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £82,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of job ads across the Walsall region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Walsall region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) MCSA
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) WatchGuard
5 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Dell
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) MCSA
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) CCA
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
4 3 (37.50%) WatchGuard
5 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint