The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tamworth with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Staffordshire / Tamworth
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tamworth 22.22% 22.45% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.17% 81.48% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 3
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £30,000 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £23,550
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +2.81%  

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 Tamworth.

Academic & Professional Certification
Tamworth
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 29 27 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tamworth 40.28% 27.55% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 32
Median salary £35,000 £30,625 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +36.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,250 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £44,550 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Tamworth

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Tamworth

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Tamworth

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Tamworth

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Tamworth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Tamworth over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 29 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 Tamworth region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 13 (61.90%) MVC
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) VB.NET
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 5 (23.81%) Driving Licence
8 5 (23.81%) SOLID
8 5 (23.81%) WCF
8 5 (23.81%) WPF
8 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
8 5 (23.81%) WinForms
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
11 2 (9.52%) SLA
11 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tamworth 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:

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) C# Developer
3 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (23.81%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
5 5 (23.81%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (23.81%) WCF
3 5 (23.81%) WinForms
3 5 (23.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Driving Licence
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) SOLID
3 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Data Conversion
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) VB.NET
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix