The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester 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 13 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 12.90% 1.10% 15.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.06% 3.85% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 12
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Microsoft Certification
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester region.

Qualifications Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 27.42% 28.57% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 25
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Worcester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) MCSD
2 7 (46.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) MCITP
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Avaya
3 5 (33.33%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Graduate
3 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) MCSD
2 5 (33.33%) MCITP
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) HP
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) Avaya
1 5 (33.33%) VMware