The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 50 43 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.07% 3.21% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.36% 10.89% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 2
Median salary £33,000 £33,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £34,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +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 Worcestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 89 101 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 24.86% 29.45% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 89 94 56
Median salary £42,500 £37,160 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.37% -7.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Worcestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Worcestershire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -9 11 £33,000 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) vSphere
3 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) Veeam
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) MCITP
3 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) IIS
3 9 (64.29%) MCSE
3 9 (64.29%) MCSA
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (42.86%) SAP
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Office 365
6 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (64.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) IT Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Manager
3 3 (21.43%) IT Technical Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 2 (14.29%) Angular 2
1 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
1 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Line Management
2 3 (21.43%) Presales
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) MCITP
1 9 (64.29%) MCSA
1 9 (64.29%) MCSE
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) MCSD
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (7.14%) MCTS
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Veeam
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) SAP
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.14%) 3PAR