The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 4.78% 2.68% 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.00% 5.88% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 6
Average salary £31,500 £29,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.77% -3.27%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
Microsoft Certification
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Qualifications Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 51 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 29.88% 45.54% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59 37 60
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (77.78%) Windows 7
1 14 (77.78%) Windows 8
1 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) Windows 10
4 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (55.56%) MCSA
5 9 (50.00%) Symantec
5 9 (50.00%) SAN
5 9 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 9 (50.00%) Driving Licence
5 9 (50.00%) Coaching
5 9 (50.00%) Veeam
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Degree
8 6 (33.33%) Sophos
9 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 5 (27.78%) MCSE
9 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
10 4 (22.22%) Server Building
10 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
10 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Server Support
2 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Velocity
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) Windows 7
1 14 (77.78%) Windows 8
1 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 10
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Coaching
2 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Server Building
2 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) MCSA
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) MCSE
4 3 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 3 (16.67%) LPIC
4 3 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 9 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (16.67%) WSUS
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Symantec
2 9 (50.00%) Veeam
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Sophos
5 2 (11.11%) CommVault
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago