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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 27 37 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.93% 0.49% 7.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.89% 2.33% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 15
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 47 43 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 26.40% 20.87% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 44
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +55.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 March 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
Telford +4 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) DDNS
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Clustering
2 7 (77.78%) NAS
2 7 (77.78%) SolarWinds
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (77.78%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Records Management
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 (77.78%) Apache
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (77.78%) IIS
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DDNS
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
1 7 (77.78%) NAS
1 7 (77.78%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Content Management
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Records Management
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCAD
2 2 (22.22%) MCPD
2 2 (22.22%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) SolarWinds
2 7 (77.78%) VMware