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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 36 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.56% 3.00% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.47% 15.79% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £31,500 £31,250 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% -27.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,450 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £37,050 £48,600
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
59 38 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 30.26% 19.00% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 57 25 82
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £42,500
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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 2 £31,000 -19.48% 2
Kidderminster - 2 £31,500 -
Bromsgrove - 1 £45,000 - 2
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 8 (47.06%) WAN
4 7 (41.18%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) MCSE
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) MCITP
4 7 (41.18%) vSphere
5 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
5 6 (35.29%) MS Office
6 5 (29.41%) IIS
6 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (29.41%) Avaya
6 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (23.53%) ADSL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (29.41%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LAN
1 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 7 (41.18%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) ADSL
4 2 (11.76%) DDNS
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) SMTP
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Designer
4 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) Web Development
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) MCSE
1 7 (41.18%) MCITP
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCSD
5 2 (11.76%) MCSA
5 2 (11.76%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
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