The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.33% 2.17% 8.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.64% 8.47% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 17
Average salary £21,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.51% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £26,800 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £57,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 Worcestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
55 59 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 22.54% 25.65% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 50 52 53
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £21,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +10 8 £30,000 -45.45%
Bromsgrove - 5 £18,000 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 14 (56.00%) Windows
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) CSS
2 10 (40.00%) MCSD
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (32.00%) MS Office
4 8 (32.00%) ADSL
4 8 (32.00%) LAN
4 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (28.00%) MVC
5 7 (28.00%) MCSE
5 7 (28.00%) C#
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 7 (28.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (24.00%) HP
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 6 (24.00%) Backup Exec
6 6 (24.00%) MCITP
6 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.00%) vSphere
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (4.00%) Sage 50
1 1 (4.00%) Exchequer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) ADSL
1 8 (32.00%) LAN
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Service Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Junior
4 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Graduate
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (28.00%) MVC
2 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Web Development
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (8.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) MCSD
2 7 (28.00%) MCSE
3 6 (24.00%) MCITP
4 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) HNC
6 1 (4.00%) HND
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Avaya
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Sage
5 1 (4.00%) Draytek
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Dell