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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 15 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 3.13% 16.00% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 50.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £19,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -55.29%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
26 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 40.63% 32.00% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 9
Average salary £62,500 £19,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+228.94% -55.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow