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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.65% 5.44% 10.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.55% 21.31% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 21
Average salary £26,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.82% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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 61 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 31.98% 25.52% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 59 49
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 16 (64.00%) Citrix
4 12 (48.00%) MS Office
5 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (36.00%) MCSE
6 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (32.00%) C#
7 8 (32.00%) .NET
7 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (24.00%) MCSD
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (24.00%) MCPD
9 6 (24.00%) ITIL
9 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (24.00%) SDLC
10 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (20.00%) Incident Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Office
2 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) VoIP
1 5 (20.00%) DHCP
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) ADSL
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (32.00%) Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Applications Developer
4 6 (24.00%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (24.00%) Applications Support
4 6 (24.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
1 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.00%) CSS3
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) LINQ
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) SDLC
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) MCSE
2 6 (24.00%) MCSD
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (24.00%) MCPD
3 5 (20.00%) MCITP
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCTS
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) Citrix
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy