Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 51 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.65% 1.91% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 6.88% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 8
Shropshire median annual salary £47,500 £21,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +120.93% -39.86% +15.32%
10th Percentile £32,000 £18,000 £24,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £36,000 £44,875
West Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -6.25%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 126 160 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 27.88% 27.73% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 94 106 92
Shropshire median annual salary £55,000 £36,984 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.71% -12.98% +37.10%
10th Percentile £32,000 £22,125 £21,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £58,750 £65,480
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Shropshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Shropshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Shropshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Shropshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Telford -3 14 £55,000 +155.81%
Shrewsbury - 3 £47,500 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) SAN
3 15 (71.43%) DNS
3 15 (71.43%) VMware
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) NAS
4 12 (57.14%) Clustering
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
6 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 9 (42.86%) Citrix
6 9 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (42.86%) DHCP
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 8 (38.10%) MCSE
8 7 (33.33%) MCSA
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) SCCM
9 6 (28.57%) SCOM
9 6 (28.57%) WSUS
9 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (28.57%) MCITP
9 6 (28.57%) Service Management
9 6 (28.57%) Change Management
9 6 (28.57%) Apache
9 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (28.57%) IIS
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) DNS
1 15 (71.43%) SAN
2 12 (57.14%) NAS
3 9 (42.86%) DHCP
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) DDNS
4 6 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) Skype
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Server Support
1 6 (28.57%) Technical Leader
1 6 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) WAP
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Clustering
2 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (23.81%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) VB
2 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCSE
3 7 (33.33%) MCSA
4 6 (28.57%) MCITP
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) MCPD
6 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.76%) MCP
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
2 6 (28.57%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds