The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 West Bromwich region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 12 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 15.69% 8.51% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 33.33% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £19,000 £36,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.58% -27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 31.37% 25.53% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 7
Average salary £19,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.29% -
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 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 25 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (92.86%) 3G
2 13 (92.86%) McAfee
2 13 (92.86%) Blackberry
2 13 (92.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (92.86%) MCSE
2 13 (92.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (92.86%) Windows XP
2 13 (92.86%) Broadband
2 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 13 (92.86%) VoIP
2 13 (92.86%) WAN
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 13 (92.86%) SLA
2 13 (92.86%) PDA
2 13 (92.86%) LANDesk
2 13 (92.86%) XenApp
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (78.57%) Asset Management
3 11 (78.57%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Broadband
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
1 13 (92.86%) VoIP
1 13 (92.86%) WAN
1 13 (92.86%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) OLTP
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Service Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Blackberry
1 13 (92.86%) PDA
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows XP
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 11 (78.57%) Service Management
2 11 (78.57%) Asset Management
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (92.86%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) McAfee
2 13 (92.86%) LANDesk