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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 3.04% 7.87% 4.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.14% 31.82% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -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
86 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 37.39% 24.72% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 54 15 15
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £42,500 £100,000
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 6 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 13 (59.09%) ITIL
4 11 (50.00%) MS Office
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) HP
7 8 (36.36%) MCSE
7 8 (36.36%) MCSA
8 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
8 7 (31.82%) DNS
8 7 (31.82%) Citrix
8 7 (31.82%) Service Management
8 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) Change Management
8 7 (31.82%) Security Management
8 7 (31.82%) Information Security
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL V2
9 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (27.27%) Symantec
9 6 (27.27%) SAN
9 6 (27.27%) SLA
9 6 (27.27%) DHCP
10 5 (22.73%) Sun
10 5 (22.73%) NetApp
10 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
10 5 (22.73%) Solaris
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) SCCP
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) IT Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) Security Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) IT Security Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Server Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
5 3 (13.64%) DBA
6 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
1 5 (22.73%) Statistics
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (18.18%) Smartphone
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Service Management
2 7 (31.82%) Change Management
2 7 (31.82%) Security Management
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL V2
3 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
4 5 (22.73%) BCP
4 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) MCSE
1 8 (36.36%) MCSA
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) MCDBA
3 3 (13.64%) CISSP
3 3 (13.64%) CISA
4 1 (4.55%) MCTS
4 1 (4.55%) VCP4
4 1 (4.55%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) HP
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) Symantec
5 5 (22.73%) NetApp
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Sun
6 4 (18.18%) Dell
6 4 (18.18%) Apple
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) WatchGuard
8 1 (4.55%) Sophos
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco