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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 8.95% 3.49% 7.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.42% 9.89% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 18
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,600 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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 91 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 32.63% 35.27% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 54 84 52
Average salary £29,846 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.16% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £59,000
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 3 June 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
3 18 (54.55%) Finance
4 17 (51.52%) C#
4 17 (51.52%) SQL
4 17 (51.52%) .NET
4 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (48.48%) MCPD
5 16 (48.48%) MCSD
5 16 (48.48%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
6 13 (39.39%) CSS
6 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 12 (36.36%) MVC
7 12 (36.36%) jQuery
7 12 (36.36%) CSS3
7 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (33.33%) Citrix
8 11 (33.33%) MS Office
9 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
9 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
10 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
10 7 (21.21%) VMware
11 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 6 (18.18%) SLA
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 6 (18.18%) Windows 8

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) VoIP
1 4 (12.12%) DHCP
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) ADSL
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) .NET Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Applications Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Applications Support
4 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
5 8 (24.24%) .NET Applications Developer
6 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) SCCM Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
2 13 (39.39%) CSS
3 12 (36.36%) jQuery
3 12 (36.36%) CSS3
3 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.03%) LINQ
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) 3D Printing
3 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) SDLC
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) CRM
5 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Document Management
6 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) People Management
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.03%) OOD
6 1 (3.03%) OOP
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C#
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) MCPD
1 16 (48.48%) MCSD
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) MCITP
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (9.09%) VCP5
5 3 (9.09%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) MCTS
6 1 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) Brocade
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy