The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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
Worcestershire / Worcester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 4.00% - 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.05% - 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £37,500 - £30,500
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 Worcester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21 40 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 21.00% 24.84% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 36
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,625 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £41,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Worcester

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 Worcester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) MCSE
2 12 (80.00%) MCSA
2 12 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (73.33%) vSphere
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Backup Exec
3 11 (73.33%) MCITP
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 11 (73.33%) SharePoint
3 11 (73.33%) IIS
3 11 (73.33%) Veeam
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (53.33%) SAP
5 8 (53.33%) Driving Licence
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (20.00%) NAS
8 3 (20.00%) Fortinet

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcester 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 11 (73.33%) IIS
1 11 (73.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) IT Technical Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate C# Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) Angular 2
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
1 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 3 (20.00%) Line Management
1 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (20.00%) Presales
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) E-business
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Information Management
3 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) MCSA
1 12 (80.00%) MCSE
2 11 (73.33%) MCITP
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) MCSD
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (73.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) Veeam
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) SAP
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Fortinet