The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 17 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 5.38% 15.00% 13.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.13% 33.96% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 13
Average salary £26,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Microsoft Certification
Essex

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

Qualifications Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 33.33% 44.17% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 28
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £19,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Replication
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Gate
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter