The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Abingdon region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 10 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 23.42% 4.30% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.62% 12.50% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 1
Average salary £33,000 £24,000 £24,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -0.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 32 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 43.67% 34.41% 46.79%
Number of salaries quoted 54 20 49
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Abingdon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 45 (97.83%) Windows
1 45 (97.83%) MCSE
1 45 (97.83%) Windows Server 2008
1 45 (97.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 44 (95.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (95.65%) VMware
3 43 (93.48%) MCITP
3 43 (93.48%) MCTS
3 43 (93.48%) DHCP
3 43 (93.48%) DNS
3 43 (93.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (91.30%) Veeam
4 42 (91.30%) Meru Networks
4 42 (91.30%) HP
4 42 (91.30%) EMC
4 42 (91.30%) Citrix
4 42 (91.30%) Juniper
4 42 (91.30%) SAN
4 42 (91.30%) Apple
4 42 (91.30%) MCSA
4 42 (91.30%) MS Excel
4 42 (91.30%) Wireless
5 32 (69.57%) Backup Exec
5 32 (69.57%) Symantec
5 32 (69.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.52%) WAN
7 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.52%) LAN
7 3 (6.52%) HTML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (91.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 44 (95.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (93.48%) DHCP
1 43 (93.48%) DNS
2 42 (91.30%) SAN
2 42 (91.30%) Wireless
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) Network Security
4 2 (4.35%) SNMP
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Support Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (34.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 15 (32.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (28.26%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (28.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (28.26%) Service Analyst
4 13 (28.26%) Analyst
4 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) IT Support
6 7 (15.22%) Customer Support Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Developer
7 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Programmer
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Windows
1 45 (97.83%) Windows Server 2008
1 45 (97.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.35%) UNIX
2 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
2 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (97.83%) MCSE
2 43 (93.48%) MCITP
2 43 (93.48%) MCTS
3 42 (91.30%) MCSA
4 2 (4.35%) CISSP
System Software
1 43 (93.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (69.57%) Backup Exec
1 32 (69.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (95.65%) VMware
2 42 (91.30%) Veeam
2 42 (91.30%) Meru Networks
2 42 (91.30%) HP
2 42 (91.30%) EMC
2 42 (91.30%) Citrix
2 42 (91.30%) Juniper
2 42 (91.30%) Apple
3 32 (69.57%) Symantec
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
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