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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.86% 10.13% 5.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.45% 42.59% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 8
Average salary £44,500 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £34,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
55 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.01% 23.79% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 47 36
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £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 16 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 17 (80.95%) CSS
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 17 (80.95%) MVC
3 17 (80.95%) Finance
4 16 (76.19%) MS Excel
4 16 (76.19%) C#
5 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
5 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
5 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
5 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (61.90%) jQuery
6 12 (57.14%) MCPD
6 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (57.14%) CSS3
6 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (57.14%) MCSD
7 11 (52.38%) HTML
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
9 7 (33.33%) TDD
9 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (28.57%) HTML5
11 5 (23.81%) VBA
11 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
11 5 (23.81%) Degree
11 5 (23.81%) Financial Modelling
12 2 (9.52%) Windows
12 2 (9.52%) MCSE
12 2 (9.52%) ITIL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (76.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.76%) FWSM
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) IPv6
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) MSTest
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Analyst
4 7 (33.33%) Graduate
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (33.33%) Programmer
4 7 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
4 7 (33.33%) Software Programmer
5 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Junior
6 5 (23.81%) Junior Software Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) Junior Software Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Junior Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Junior Analyst Programmer
6 5 (23.81%) Junior C# Developer
6 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
6 5 (23.81%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (23.81%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) CSS
3 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 13 (61.90%) jQuery
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (57.14%) CSS3
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) HTML5
7 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.76%) WCF
8 1 (4.76%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) MVC
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
3 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) MCPD
1 12 (57.14%) MCSD
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) MOS
4 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (4.76%) UAG
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Websense