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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 36 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.53% 6.10% 6.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.31% 22.22% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 28
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
61 81 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 30.65% 27.46% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 84
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (76.92%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) .NET
3 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 18 (69.23%) CSS
3 18 (69.23%) MCSD
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) MVC
3 18 (69.23%) Finance
3 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) MCPD
3 18 (69.23%) jQuery
3 18 (69.23%) CSS3
3 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 17 (65.38%) C#
5 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
6 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
7 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) HTML
9 7 (26.92%) TDD
9 7 (26.92%) HTML5
10 6 (23.08%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) MCSE
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) .NET Developer
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Support
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Applications Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) CSS
2 18 (69.23%) jQuery
2 18 (69.23%) CSS3
2 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.69%) 3D Printing
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) MVC
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Document Management
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 17 (65.38%) C#
4 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) MCSD
1 18 (69.23%) MCPD
2 6 (23.08%) MCSE
3 4 (15.38%) MCP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) MCSA
6 1 (3.85%) MCTS
6 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
1 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) BMC
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds