The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 2.79% 10.24% 6.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.29% 43.33% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 5
Average salary £30,000 £53,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.66% +33.12%
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 Brentwood region.

Qualifications Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 27.09% 23.62% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 46 23 17
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Brentwood

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) ITIL
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 12 (57.14%) Linux
5 12 (57.14%) MCSE
5 12 (57.14%) DNS
6 10 (47.62%) MCSA
7 9 (42.86%) MS Office
7 9 (42.86%) SAN
7 9 (42.86%) Citrix
7 9 (42.86%) Finance
8 8 (38.10%) Change Management
8 8 (38.10%) Symantec
8 8 (38.10%) DHCP
8 8 (38.10%) HP
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 7 (33.33%) VMware
9 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
9 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
10 6 (28.57%) ITIL V2
10 6 (28.57%) Information Security
10 6 (28.57%) Service Management
10 6 (28.57%) Security Management
10 6 (28.57%) MS Excel

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DNS
2 9 (42.86%) SAN
3 8 (38.10%) DHCP
4 4 (19.05%) SNMP
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) VoIP
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Administrator
1 6 (28.57%) IT Administrator
1 6 (28.57%) Security Administrator
1 6 (28.57%) IT Security Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Server Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
1 5 (23.81%) Statistics
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Solaris
5 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
5 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
6 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Debian
6 3 (14.29%) Android
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Security Management
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL V2
3 6 (28.57%) Service Management
4 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
4 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
4 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (23.81%) BCP
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) MCSE
2 10 (47.62%) MCSA
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) CISSP
4 3 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (19.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 8 (38.10%) HP
3 8 (38.10%) Symantec
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) Sun
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (19.05%) WatchGuard
6 4 (19.05%) Sophos
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) Apple
7 3 (14.29%) Dell
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