Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 59 56
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 5.82% 2.76% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.39% 18.29% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 6
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £26,000 £24,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -20.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £17,375 £20,375 £29,000
90th Percentile £49,500 £38,750 £33,750
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £24,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year +14.58% -25.58% -9.15%

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 71 82 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 17.97% 15.10% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 68 75 68
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £27,000 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.92% +6.56% +8.93%
10th Percentile £18,925 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £50,375 £53,750 £47,000
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,250 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -11.33% +15.38% -7.14%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Stoke-on-Trent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (39.13%) Windows 8
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) VMware
7 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (17.39%) Replication
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (17.39%) Statistics
9 4 (17.39%) .NET
9 4 (17.39%) C
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 4 (17.39%) MCSE
9 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
9 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
4 4 (17.39%) DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Graduate
5 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.70%) Handset
4 2 (8.70%) Life Science
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.35%) iPad
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 8
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.70%) Android
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
2 4 (17.39%) Database Security
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) Statistics
2 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.35%) IT Audit
5 1 (4.35%) Software Audit
5 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) MCSD
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CISA
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) CITP
5 1 (4.35%) CNE
5 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (4.35%) MCTS
5 1 (4.35%) Novell Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HIPAA
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Apple
4 2 (8.70%) CommVault
4 2 (8.70%) Lotus
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) IDERA
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) SAP