The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 9 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.74% 8.11% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 23.08% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 1
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Qualifications Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 39 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 29.47% 35.14% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,200 £42,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) MCSE
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) MCITP
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) Citrix
5 8 (42.11%) NetApp
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
6 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) MCSA
7 6 (31.58%) CCA
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Avaya
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) DHCP
7 6 (31.58%) DNS
7 6 (31.58%) Lync
7 6 (31.58%) Unified Communications
7 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
7 6 (31.58%) XenApp
7 6 (31.58%) XenServer
7 6 (31.58%) XenDesktop
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (31.58%) SCOM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (31.58%) Lync
1 6 (31.58%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) NetScaler
1 6 (31.58%) Unified Communications
1 6 (31.58%) WebEx
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Lync Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) ERP Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) ERP Presales Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Navision Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Presales Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
1 6 (31.58%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
1 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Analytics
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analytics
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) ERP
2 3 (15.79%) OO
2 3 (15.79%) Presales
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) MCSE
2 8 (42.11%) MCITP
3 6 (31.58%) CCA
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (31.58%) MCSA
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (10.53%) NCSA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) XenApp
2 6 (31.58%) XenDesktop
2 6 (31.58%) XenServer
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 8 (42.11%) NetApp
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Avaya
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec