Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 52 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.43% 1.28% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.37% 4.96% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 12
Worcestershire median annual salary £33,000 £37,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.81% +12.98% +25.96%
10th Percentile £23,278 £26,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £48,000 £42,500 £63,375
West Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -6.25%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 164 121 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 33.06% 25.85% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 133 116 103
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,532
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.27% -18.67%
10th Percentile £21,470 £22,250 £20,600
90th Percentile £68,500 £51,250 £52,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +5 7 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Kidderminster - 3 £32,500 -
Pershore - 1 £22,350 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) MCSE
3 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (41.18%) HP
5 7 (41.18%) SAN
5 7 (41.18%) MCSA
5 7 (41.18%) Power BI
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) X++
8 4 (23.53%) MorphX
8 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (23.53%) MCITP
8 4 (23.53%) Retail
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) ERP
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
9 3 (17.65%) RIP

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) BGP
4 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
4 3 (17.65%) NAS
4 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) RIP
4 3 (17.65%) Skype
4 3 (17.65%) VLAN
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Power BI
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MorphX
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 3 (17.65%) IT Technical Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Network Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Field Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Line Management
3 3 (17.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Presales
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) X++
2 1 (5.88%) ANSI C
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) MCSE
2 7 (41.18%) MCSA
3 4 (23.53%) MCITP
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
3 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) Polycom
5 3 (17.65%) Veeam