The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 5.99% 7.10% -
As % of the Qualifications category 21.05% 29.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 0
Average salary £29,500 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
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 Colchester region.

Qualifications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
76 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 28.46% 23.87% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 73 35 30
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (90.32%) MS Office
3 23 (74.19%) Windows
4 22 (70.97%) MCSA
4 22 (70.97%) MS Exchange
5 21 (67.74%) Office 365
6 19 (61.29%) Windows 7
7 17 (54.84%) MCSE
8 16 (51.61%) Firewall
8 16 (51.61%) VMware
8 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (48.39%) Degree
10 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
10 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
10 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (45.16%) Veeam
10 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (41.94%) SAN
11 13 (41.94%) SonicWALL
11 13 (41.94%) MCITP
12 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
12 12 (38.71%) Driving Licence
13 10 (32.26%) MCP
14 9 (29.03%) SQL
15 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
16 7 (22.58%) Skype
16 7 (22.58%) VoIP
16 7 (22.58%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 22 (70.97%) MS Exchange
2 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (90.32%) MS Office
2 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 21 (67.74%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) SAN
3 7 (22.58%) Skype
3 7 (22.58%) VoIP
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.23%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) FTP
6 1 (3.23%) IMAP
6 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) POP3
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) IT Support
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Service Desk Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) IT Manager
4 7 (22.58%) IT Support Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Support Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Systems Manager
4 7 (22.58%) Systems Support
4 7 (22.58%) Systems Support Manager
5 6 (19.35%) IT Support Technician
5 6 (19.35%) IT Technician
5 6 (19.35%) Support Technician
6 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) DBA
9 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Driving Licence
2 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows 7
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) CRM
1 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) MCSA
2 17 (54.84%) MCSE
3 15 (48.39%) Degree
4 13 (41.94%) MCITP
5 10 (32.26%) MCP
6 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
1 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SmoothWall
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Veeam
4 13 (41.94%) SonicWALL
5 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Acronis
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) AVG
7 1 (3.23%) Draytek
7 1 (3.23%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.23%) Pegasus
7 1 (3.23%) Sage
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Synology
7 1 (3.23%) Toshiba
7 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro
7 1 (3.23%) ZyXEL
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