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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 4 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 14.29% 6.98% 3.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.57% 30.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £38,375 £27,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.54% -54.16%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
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
14 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 50.00% 23.26% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Average salary £58,500 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Bromwich region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in West Bromwich

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
3 4 (50.00%) Line Management
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Head of IT
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
2 4 (50.00%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco