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

Microsoft Certification
West Midlands / West Bromwich
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 4
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich 3.51% - 17.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £41,750 - £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 West Bromwich.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Bromwich
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11 8 15
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 19.30% 11.27% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 14
Median salary £40,000 £28,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.35% -51.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £35,375
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £75,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Bromwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Bromwich 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 West Bromwich

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in West Bromwich

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

1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
5 7 (63.64%) LAN
5 7 (63.64%) WAN
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 7 (63.64%) SAN
5 7 (63.64%) Project Management
5 7 (63.64%) Firewall
5 7 (63.64%) VLAN
5 7 (63.64%) MCITP
6 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (54.55%) CCNA
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) SCCM
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) MCSA
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Bromwich 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
1 7 (63.64%) VLAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Server Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
2 7 (63.64%) MCITP
3 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) MCSA
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (9.09%) CCNP
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow