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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 13 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 5.97% 12.00% 5.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 100.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £30,500 £28,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.96% -33.52%
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 West Bromwich region.

Qualifications Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 23.88% 12.00% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 7
Average salary £52,000 £19,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+173.68% -55.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £19,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,500 £37,500
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 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 31 August 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow