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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 43 34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 0.53% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.13% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
37 32 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 20.67% 16.93% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 55
Average salary £45,000 £30,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.54% -39.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £21,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £45,500
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 30 April 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 17 (100.00%) MS Office
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 11 (64.71%) Office 365
4 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) MCSA
5 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) CRM
7 7 (41.18%) Data Analysis
7 7 (41.18%) Skype
8 6 (35.29%) VMware
8 6 (35.29%) Firewall
8 6 (35.29%) MCP
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 6 (35.29%) MCSE
9 5 (29.41%) VoIP
9 5 (29.41%) Citrix
9 5 (29.41%) Veeam
9 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
9 5 (29.41%) Migration
9 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
10 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 4 (23.53%) MCITP
10 4 (23.53%) Banking

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Skype
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) FTP
6 1 (5.88%) IMAP
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) POP3
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) IT Support
2 7 (41.18%) IT Manager
2 7 (41.18%) IT Support Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Support Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Support
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Support Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (23.53%) IT Technician
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.88%) Android
7 1 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) CRM
1 7 (41.18%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) MCSA
3 6 (35.29%) MCP
3 6 (35.29%) MCSE
4 4 (23.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SmoothWall
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Veeam
4 4 (23.53%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.76%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Acronis
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) AVG
6 1 (5.88%) Draytek
6 1 (5.88%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.88%) Sage
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Synology
6 1 (5.88%) Toshiba
6 1 (5.88%) Trend Micro
6 1 (5.88%) ZyXEL