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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 17 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.90% 5.26% 4.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% 14.29% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Average salary £49,500 £31,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.76% -16.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
9 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 10.34% 36.84% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 15
Average salary £49,500 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.40% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
1 6 (85.71%) MCTS
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (14.29%) PDA
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) SQL DBA
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PDA
1 1 (14.29%) Physics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
1 6 (85.71%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware