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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 0.65% 3.25% 16.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 18.18% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £20,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
34 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 22.08% 17.89% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 22
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) MVVM
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (50.00%) Magento
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Dell
6 1 (16.67%) Siemens
6 1 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (16.67%) HTTP
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) Local Government

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) MVVM
1 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens
2 1 (16.67%) Apple