The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Warwickshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.80% 3.75% 4.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.80% 11.99% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 31
Average salary £33,250 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.13% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
204 267 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 28.57% 31.26% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 160 232 136
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa +19 8 £31,500 -14.86%
Stratford-upon-Avon +15 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Rugby +6 2 - -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 33 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (69.23%) MCSE
3 26 (66.67%) VMware
4 25 (64.10%) Windows
5 23 (58.97%) MCSA
5 23 (58.97%) MS Exchange
6 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
7 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
7 18 (46.15%) MCITP
8 17 (43.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (41.03%) Dell
9 16 (41.03%) ITIL
9 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
10 15 (38.46%) SQL
11 13 (33.33%) SAN
11 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
12 12 (30.77%) VPN
13 11 (28.21%) DNS
13 11 (28.21%) DHCP
13 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
13 11 (28.21%) Linux
13 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
13 11 (28.21%) Finance
14 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (17.95%) VoIP
16 6 (15.38%) CCNA
16 6 (15.38%) Intranet

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 23 (58.97%) MS Exchange
2 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Summit
1 4 (10.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) SAN
2 12 (30.77%) VPN
3 11 (28.21%) DNS
3 11 (28.21%) DHCP
3 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.95%) VoIP
5 6 (15.38%) Intranet
5 6 (15.38%) Internet
5 6 (15.38%) Firewall
6 4 (10.26%) ATM
7 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) OLAP
2 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (10.26%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Cognos Query Studio
2 4 (10.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 4 (10.26%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (10.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Administrator
2 22 (56.41%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (35.90%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Cognos Developer
6 4 (10.26%) IT Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Cognos BI Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Server Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Support
7 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) XML
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.26%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 11 (28.21%) Linux
5 4 (10.26%) SUSE
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
3 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 4 (10.26%) ETL
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) MCSE
2 23 (58.97%) MCSA
3 18 (46.15%) MCITP
4 17 (43.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (15.38%) CCNA
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.26%) MCAD
6 4 (10.26%) MCSD
7 2 (5.13%) MCTS
8 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) HP AIS
8 1 (2.56%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.56%) NCDA
8 1 (2.56%) VCAP
8 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 26 (66.67%) VMware
3 16 (41.03%) Dell
4 4 (10.26%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
4 4 (10.26%) Cognos
4 4 (10.26%) IBM
4 4 (10.26%) Acronis
4 4 (10.26%) WatchGuard
4 4 (10.26%) Netezza
5 3 (7.69%) Veeam
6 2 (5.13%) EMC
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com