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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.53% 3.41% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 16.67% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
36 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 27.48% 20.45% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 20
Average salary £31,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.84% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £29,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) MCTS
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Administrator
2 5 (71.43%) SQL DBA
2 5 (71.43%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCTS
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware