The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cornwall with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West / Cornwall
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 24 8
Rank change year-on-year -13 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 1.50% 9.52% 17.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 58.82% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 17
Median salary £42,500 £23,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.78% +9.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cornwall.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cornwall
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 86 17 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cornwall 43.00% 16.19% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 65 12 29
Median salary £37,500 £23,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.04% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,300 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cornwall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cornwall citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Cornwall

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Cornwall

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cornwall region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Social Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Skype
5 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy
5 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (20.00%) Sophos
5 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Social Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CCA
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) HP