The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Wolverhampton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.08% 5.41% 3.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 18.18% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £40,750 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £55,500 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 23.96% 29.73% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 16
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £40,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) xDSL
3 2 (50.00%) WinDbg
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) TDD

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) xDSL
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) WinDbg
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (25.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (25.00%) Ninject
1 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (25.00%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCAD
2 1 (25.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware