The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 6 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 15.38% 6.52% 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.00% 30.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £58,500 £22,500 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+160.00% -50.27%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 West Bromwich region.

Qualifications Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 19.23% 21.74% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 12
Average salary £58,500 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+160.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in West Bromwich

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 4 (57.14%) CCNP
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Information Security
4 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Information Security Governance
4 4 (57.14%) Line Management
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) EPoS
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Head of IT
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Governance
1 4 (57.14%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 1 (14.29%) VMware