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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 49 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.44% 1.35% 6.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.34% 8.00% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 13
Median salary £47,500 £22,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +115.90% -29.03%  
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 Shropshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 58 75 58
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 23.58% 16.89% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 46
Median salary £55,000 £37,626 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.17% -7.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £65,000 £54,292
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shrewsbury - 5 £47,500 -
Telford -2 1 £35,000 +62.79%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) DDNS
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Apache
2 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 7 (53.85%) IIS
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) NAS
2 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (53.85%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) VB
4 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (38.46%) MCPD
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) WinForms

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 7 (53.85%) Apache
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (53.85%) IIS
1 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DDNS
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) NAS
1 7 (53.85%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) VB
2 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) MCPD
3 1 (7.69%) MCSD
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle