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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.60% 1.45% 6.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.64% 6.78% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 15
Average salary £21,500 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.86% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
56 59 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 23.43% 21.38% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55 51 72
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 - 7 £26,000 -
Bromsgrove - 4 £18,000 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (53.85%) Windows
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) MCSD
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) LAN
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) ADSL
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) MS Office
4 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
5 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 7 (26.92%) MVC
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
5 7 (26.92%) XML
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
5 7 (26.92%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
6 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 6 (23.08%) MCSE
6 6 (23.08%) MCITP
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
7 5 (19.23%) Citrix
7 5 (19.23%) Avaya

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) LAN
1 9 (34.62%) WAN
2 8 (30.77%) ADSL
3 5 (19.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Service Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate
4 3 (11.54%) Junior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Designer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) CSS
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
2 7 (26.92%) XML
2 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) MVC
1 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
2 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Content Management
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) MCSD
2 6 (23.08%) MCSE
2 6 (23.08%) MCITP
3 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) MCPD
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Sage
4 1 (3.85%) Dell