The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 25 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.42% 4.23% 17.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.26% 16.67% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 23
Average salary £29,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 36.99% 25.35% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 52 17 38
Average salary £33,163 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £38,536
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Essex

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 11 (64.71%) Sophos
5 10 (58.82%) MS Office
6 9 (52.94%) ITIL
6 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
6 9 (52.94%) DNS
6 9 (52.94%) SLA
6 9 (52.94%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (47.06%) VMware
7 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
7 8 (47.06%) Office 365
8 7 (41.18%) Backup Exec
8 7 (41.18%) Symantec
9 6 (35.29%) McAfee
9 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (35.29%) Terminal Services
9 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (35.29%) ADSL
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 6 (35.29%) MCSE
9 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
9 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (35.29%) Windows Vista
9 6 (35.29%) WSUS
9 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (35.29%) Windows 8

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) ADSL
3 5 (29.41%) VDSL
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Vista
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (35.29%) MCSE
2 6 (35.29%) MCITP
3 5 (29.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 6 (35.29%) Terminal Services
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Backup Exec
2 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (35.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Sophos
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Symantec
5 6 (35.29%) McAfee
6 5 (29.41%) Draytek
6 5 (29.41%) AVG
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 2 (11.76%) Citrix
9 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
9 1 (5.88%) GFI Software