Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 43 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 1.75% 2.56% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 13.92% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
Solihull median annual salary £29,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.25% +14.29% -9.09%
10th Percentile £21,775 £33,500 £28,950
90th Percentile £37,200 £46,500 £43,100
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 Solihull with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Solihull
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 77 79 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 19.25% 18.41% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 64 60 99
Solihull median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £125,000 £78,750 £49,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Solihull

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Solihull

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Solihull over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) VCP5
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) DNA
5 2 (28.57%) WSUS
5 2 (28.57%) VCP4
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Database Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) DNA
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) VCP4
4 2 (28.57%) VCP5
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) MCTS
5 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 22301
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) arcserve
3 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus