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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 18 23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood - 5.56% 5.50%
As % of the Qualifications category - 28.57% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £32,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
24 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 15.69% 19.44% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 18
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -32.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) WatchGuard
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 4 (57.14%) Sophos
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Games
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) SNMP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (57.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (57.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) WatchGuard
2 4 (57.14%) Sophos
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft