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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 3.33% - 5.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.71% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £26,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
28 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 31.11% 21.74% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 25
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 December 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 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) MCSD
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
2 5 (41.67%) MCITP
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Avaya
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (41.67%) IIS
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Graduate
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCSD
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (41.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Avaya
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Dell