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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 203 163 96
Rank change year-on-year -40 -67 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 179 159 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.45% 1.72% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.82% 7.96% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 144 114 165
10th Percentile £26,475 £31,975 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,313 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,375 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,870 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.29% -0.29% +5.88%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,714 1,998 1,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.15% 21.59% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,795 1,144 1,160
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,575 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,125 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.16% - +11.76%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,813 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £71,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in the Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in the Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the Midlands over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in the Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands -11 134 £47,500 +5.56% 22
East Midlands -68 45 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 165 (92.18%) Microsoft
2 113 (63.13%) Azure
3 95 (53.07%) Windows
4 87 (48.60%) Active Directory
5 77 (43.02%) Microsoft 365
6 65 (36.31%) Windows Server
7 63 (35.20%) MCSE
8 52 (29.05%) Agile
9 51 (28.49%) VMware
10 50 (27.93%) SQL
11 46 (25.70%) .NET
11 46 (25.70%) ITIL
12 43 (24.02%) SQL Server
13 42 (23.46%) MS Exchange
14 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
15 40 (22.35%) C#
16 39 (21.79%) Social Skills
17 38 (21.23%) HTML
18 37 (20.67%) Firewall
18 37 (20.67%) PowerShell
19 36 (20.11%) ASP.NET Web API
19 36 (20.11%) CSS
20 35 (19.55%) SharePoint
20 35 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
21 34 (18.99%) Cisco
21 34 (18.99%) Microsoft Office
22 33 (18.44%) Degree
23 31 (17.32%) Cisco Certification
23 31 (17.32%) SCCM
24 30 (16.76%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 42 (23.46%) MS Exchange
2 35 (19.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.12%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 34 (18.99%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.68%) CATIA
5 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 113 (63.13%) Azure
2 77 (43.02%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (14.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (12.85%) Power Platform
5 12 (6.70%) AWS
6 10 (5.59%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (5.03%) Azure DevOps
8 7 (3.91%) IaaS
9 6 (3.35%) OneDrive
9 6 (3.35%) PaaS
10 5 (2.79%) Azure Key Vault
10 5 (2.79%) Mimecast
10 5 (2.79%) SaaS
11 4 (2.23%) Azure Functions
11 4 (2.23%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (2.23%) Serverless
12 3 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (1.68%) Azure Logic Apps
12 3 (1.68%) Power Automate
12 3 (1.68%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.67%) Firewall
2 27 (15.08%) DNS
3 24 (13.41%) DHCP
4 21 (11.73%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (8.94%) WAN
6 14 (7.82%) Internet
6 14 (7.82%) Network Security
7 13 (7.26%) VPN
8 12 (6.70%) LAN
9 10 (5.59%) SAN
9 10 (5.59%) TCP/IP
9 10 (5.59%) VLAN
10 9 (5.03%) SSL
11 5 (2.79%) SD-WAN
12 4 (2.23%) Broadband
12 4 (2.23%) IPsec
12 4 (2.23%) VoIP
13 3 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.68%) Wireless
13 3 (1.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.70%) Power BI
4 7 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.23%) Big Data
7 3 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.56%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (3.35%) JIRA
2 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) git-flow
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (21.79%) Social Skills
2 25 (13.97%) Law
3 19 (10.61%) Public Sector
4 17 (9.50%) Influencing Skills
4 17 (9.50%) Publishing
5 13 (7.26%) Finance
5 13 (7.26%) Multimedia
6 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.59%) Retail
8 9 (5.03%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (4.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 8 (4.47%) Italian Language
10 5 (2.79%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (2.79%) Manufacturing
11 4 (2.23%) Legal
12 3 (1.68%) Automotive
12 3 (1.68%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
13 2 (1.12%) Advertising
13 2 (1.12%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 40 (22.35%) Developer
2 32 (17.88%) .NET Developer
2 32 (17.88%) Senior .NET Developer
2 32 (17.88%) Senior Developer
3 19 (10.61%) Software Developer
4 18 (10.06%) IT Manager
5 17 (9.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 17 (9.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 17 (9.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 15 (8.38%) .NET Developer - Fintech
6 15 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.82%) IT Support
8 13 (7.26%) Administrator
8 13 (7.26%) Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) Business Manager
8 13 (7.26%) Business Systems Manager
8 13 (7.26%) Consultant
8 13 (7.26%) Systems Manager
9 11 (6.15%) IT Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.70%) .NET
2 38 (21.23%) HTML
3 36 (20.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 36 (20.11%) CSS
4 22 (12.29%) jQuery
5 19 (10.61%) .NET Framework
6 18 (10.06%) Razor View Engine
6 18 (10.06%) XML
7 17 (9.50%) Ajax
7 17 (9.50%) ASP.NET
7 17 (9.50%) Entity Framework
7 17 (9.50%) Kendo UI
7 17 (9.50%) LINQ
7 17 (9.50%) WCF
7 17 (9.50%) Web Services
8 16 (8.94%) .NET Core
8 16 (8.94%) React
9 4 (2.23%) ARM Templates
9 4 (2.23%) CSS3
9 4 (2.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Virtual Team
2 13 (7.26%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.26%) EPoS
2 13 (7.26%) iPad
3 9 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.91%) Replication
5 6 (3.35%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.79%) CCTV
6 5 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.23%) IoT
7 4 (2.23%) Media Streaming
8 3 (1.68%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.68%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.68%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.68%) Robotics
9 2 (1.12%) CSOC
9 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 95 (53.07%) Windows
2 65 (36.31%) Windows Server
3 17 (9.50%) Windows Server 2016
4 16 (8.94%) Windows 10
5 12 (6.70%) Linux
6 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.35%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.79%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.12%) Android
10 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.56%) Unix
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.05%) Agile
2 46 (25.70%) ITIL
3 28 (15.64%) DevOps
4 26 (14.53%) Migration
4 26 (14.53%) Presales
4 26 (14.53%) Technology Roadmap
5 24 (13.41%) Project Management
6 23 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (12.85%) Service Delivery
7 20 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 20 (11.17%) MVC
8 19 (10.61%) SDLC
9 18 (10.06%) Coaching
9 18 (10.06%) OOD
9 18 (10.06%) Scrum
10 17 (9.50%) Benchmarking
10 17 (9.50%) Information Management
10 17 (9.50%) OO
10 17 (9.50%) Service Design
10 17 (9.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.93%) SQL
2 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
3 40 (22.35%) C#
4 37 (20.67%) PowerShell
5 19 (10.61%) T-SQL
6 17 (9.50%) TypeScript
7 8 (4.47%) Python
8 7 (3.91%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.79%) Bash
10 3 (1.68%) VBScript
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 63 (35.20%) MCSE
2 33 (18.44%) Degree
3 31 (17.32%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (16.76%) CCNA
5 27 (15.08%) MCSA
6 25 (13.97%) MCP
7 20 (11.17%) SC Cleared
7 20 (11.17%) Security Cleared
8 10 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (5.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (5.03%) MCITP
10 8 (4.47%) A+ Certification
11 7 (3.91%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (2.23%) CCNP
12 4 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.23%) CWNA
12 4 (2.23%) HNC
12 4 (2.23%) Master's Degree
12 4 (2.23%) MCDST
13 3 (1.68%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.82%) SLA
2 10 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.91%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 87 (48.60%) Active Directory
2 35 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (15.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.91%) vSphere
5 3 (1.68%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
6 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (17.32%) SCCM
2 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (3.91%) Ansible
4 6 (3.35%) Terraform
5 4 (2.23%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.23%) SCOM
6 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.12%) Puppet
6 2 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 165 (92.18%) Microsoft
2 51 (28.49%) VMware
3 34 (18.99%) Cisco
4 24 (13.41%) Meraki
5 17 (9.50%) NEC
5 17 (9.50%) Northgate
6 15 (8.38%) Citrix
7 14 (7.82%) Sage
8 11 (6.15%) Dell
9 8 (4.47%) HP
9 8 (4.47%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.79%) Forcepoint
10 5 (2.79%) Veeam
11 4 (2.23%) Darktrace
11 4 (2.23%) NetApp
11 4 (2.23%) Zscaler
12 3 (1.68%) arcserve
12 3 (1.68%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com