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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 11 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 20.83% 8.33% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.47% 22.22% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 2
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £23,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +73.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
68 27 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 40.48% 37.50% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 54 24 50
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 49 (98.00%) Windows
1 49 (98.00%) MCSE
1 49 (98.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 49 (98.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 48 (96.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (96.00%) VMware
3 47 (94.00%) MCITP
3 47 (94.00%) MCTS
3 47 (94.00%) DHCP
3 47 (94.00%) DNS
4 46 (92.00%) HP
4 46 (92.00%) EMC
4 46 (92.00%) Citrix
4 46 (92.00%) Juniper
4 46 (92.00%) SAN
4 46 (92.00%) Apple
4 46 (92.00%) MCSA
4 46 (92.00%) MS Excel
4 46 (92.00%) Wireless
4 46 (92.00%) Veeam
4 46 (92.00%) Meru Networks
5 45 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (68.00%) Backup Exec
6 34 (68.00%) Symantec
6 34 (68.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.00%) WAN
8 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (6.00%) LAN
8 3 (6.00%) HTML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.00%) IIS
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (92.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (96.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (94.00%) DHCP
1 47 (94.00%) DNS
2 46 (92.00%) SAN
2 46 (92.00%) Wireless
3 3 (6.00%) Network Security
3 3 (6.00%) WAN
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) SNMP
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Support Engineer
2 19 (38.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (34.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 16 (32.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (32.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (26.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (26.00%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (26.00%) Service Analyst
5 13 (26.00%) Analyst
6 9 (18.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (18.00%) IT Support
7 7 (14.00%) Customer Support Engineer
7 7 (14.00%) Customer Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Programmer
8 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.00%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.00%) C# Programmer
8 1 (2.00%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) HTML
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 49 (98.00%) Windows
1 49 (98.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 49 (98.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) C#
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (98.00%) MCSE
2 47 (94.00%) MCTS
2 47 (94.00%) MCITP
3 46 (92.00%) MCSA
4 2 (4.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 45 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (68.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 34 (68.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) VMware
2 46 (92.00%) Veeam
2 46 (92.00%) Meru Networks
2 46 (92.00%) HP
2 46 (92.00%) EMC
2 46 (92.00%) Citrix
2 46 (92.00%) Juniper
2 46 (92.00%) Apple
3 34 (68.00%) Symantec
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
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