The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
West Midlands / Walsall
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 1.64% 1.05% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 7.14% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Median salary £30,000 £22,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.22%  

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 Walsall.

Academic & Professional Certification
Walsall
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15 14 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 24.59% 14.74% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 49
Median salary £62,750 £31,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +99.20% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £38,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Walsall

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Walsall

For the 6 months to 28 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 Walsall region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco