The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.61% 4.00% 14.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.52% 15.00% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 17
Average salary £24,183 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% -22.22%
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 Chelmsford region.

Qualifications Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 40.00% 26.67% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 36
Average salary £33,163 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.97% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £31,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 7 (87.50%) MS Office
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) MCSA
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) ADSL
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) GFI Software

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) ADSL
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) VDSL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Siemens
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 1 (12.50%) Draytek
5 1 (12.50%) GFI Software
5 1 (12.50%) AVG
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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