The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 10 37
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.52% 12.12% 3.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.13% 40.58% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 5
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +96.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £57,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 69 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 28.05% 29.87% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 61 55 30
Average salary £39,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) .NET
3 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 18 (85.71%) MS Excel
4 17 (80.95%) C#
4 17 (80.95%) CSS
4 17 (80.95%) MVC
4 17 (80.95%) Finance
5 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (52.38%) HTML
8 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
8 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
8 10 (47.62%) jQuery
9 9 (42.86%) MCPD
9 9 (42.86%) CSS3
9 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (42.86%) MCSD
9 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
10 8 (38.10%) VBA
10 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
10 8 (38.10%) Degree
10 8 (38.10%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 4 (19.05%) TDD
13 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 3 (14.29%) HTML5
14 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) IPv6
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.76%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) MSTest
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Graduate
2 10 (47.62%) Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Software Programmer
3 9 (42.86%) Analyst Programmer
3 9 (42.86%) Programmer
3 9 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Developer Analyst
4 8 (38.10%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 8 (38.10%) Junior Software Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) Junior Software Developer
4 8 (38.10%) C# Software Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
4 8 (38.10%) Junior Developer
4 8 (38.10%) Junior Analyst Programmer
4 8 (38.10%) Junior C# Developer
4 8 (38.10%) Junior
4 8 (38.10%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (38.10%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) jQuery
7 9 (42.86%) CSS3
7 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
9 3 (14.29%) HTML5
10 1 (4.76%) WinForms
10 1 (4.76%) XML
10 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) MVC
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
4 8 (38.10%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) MCPD
1 9 (42.86%) MCSD
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MOS
3 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (4.76%) UAG
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Websense
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.76%) F5
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