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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.94% 5.05% -
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 14.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £32,000 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
22 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 21.78% 34.34% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 18
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) ITIL
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
1 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) VLAN
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) vSphere
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 6 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 5 (35.71%) MCDBA
3 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (35.71%) JD Edwards
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle CRM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle CRM
1 5 (35.71%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) VLAN
1 6 (42.86%) Network Security
1 6 (42.86%) IP Telephony
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 6 (42.86%) Desktop Technician
1 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support Technician
1 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support
1 6 (42.86%) Support Technician
1 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) DBA
2 5 (35.71%) SQL DBA
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) PHP
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCDBA
3 3 (21.43%) MCSM
3 3 (21.43%) MCTS
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) XenServer
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) JD Edwards
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle