The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 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 Basildon region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 4.07% 14.88% 10.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.71% 43.90% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 13
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.03%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
34 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 27.64% 33.88% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 30
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Essex

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) MCP
3 13 (54.17%) MCAD
3 13 (54.17%) MCSD
3 13 (54.17%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) .NET
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
3 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 13 (54.17%) WinForms
3 13 (54.17%) TDD
3 13 (54.17%) NUnit
3 13 (54.17%) MVC
3 13 (54.17%) Scrum
3 13 (54.17%) MCTS
3 13 (54.17%) WCF
3 13 (54.17%) WPF
3 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (54.17%) Kanban
3 13 (54.17%) Spring.NET
3 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (54.17%) Dependency Injection
3 13 (54.17%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (54.17%) MSTest
3 13 (54.17%) MVVM
3 13 (54.17%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (54.17%) Moq
3 13 (54.17%) Castle Windsor
3 13 (54.17%) Ninject
3 13 (54.17%) Razor View Engine

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon 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 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) NUnit
1 13 (54.17%) MSTest
1 13 (54.17%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (54.17%) Moq
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
1 13 (54.17%) .NET Developer
2 9 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) WinForms
1 13 (54.17%) WCF
1 13 (54.17%) WPF
1 13 (54.17%) Spring.NET
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (54.17%) Castle Windsor
1 13 (54.17%) Ninject
1 13 (54.17%) Razor View Engine
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 13 (54.17%) Unity DI Container
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
2 9 (37.50%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) MVC
1 13 (54.17%) Scrum
1 13 (54.17%) TDD
1 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (54.17%) Kanban
1 13 (54.17%) Dependency Injection
1 13 (54.17%) MVVM
1 13 (54.17%) Web Application Development
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) MCP
2 13 (54.17%) MCAD
2 13 (54.17%) MCSD
2 13 (54.17%) MCTS
3 11 (45.83%) MCSE
4 9 (37.50%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) VCP5
5 2 (8.33%) CCA
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) Juniper
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco