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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
West Midlands / West Bromwich
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - 15
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich 3.03% - 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% - 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 6 13 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 18.18% 16.05% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 5
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -46.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) VMware