The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.49% 4.05% 6.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.74% 22.03% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 24
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
95 59 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 37.25% 18.38% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 84 59 106
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £62,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
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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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
2 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 24 (77.42%) Finance
3 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
4 20 (64.52%) C#
4 20 (64.52%) .NET
4 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
5 19 (61.29%) MVC
5 19 (61.29%) VBA
5 19 (61.29%) .NET Framework
5 19 (61.29%) Degree
5 19 (61.29%) Financial Modelling
6 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
6 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (48.39%) HTML
6 15 (48.39%) CSS
7 10 (32.26%) Windows
8 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
9 6 (19.35%) MCSE
10 5 (16.13%) HP
10 5 (16.13%) SAN
10 5 (16.13%) SLA
10 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
11 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (12.90%) Statistics
11 4 (12.90%) HP ASE
12 3 (9.68%) Juniper
12 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
12 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
12 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) IPv6
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) OSPF
4 1 (3.23%) BGP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) ADSL
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 19 (61.29%) Programmer
2 19 (61.29%) Junior
2 19 (61.29%) Junior Developer
2 19 (61.29%) Graduate
2 19 (61.29%) Developer Analyst
2 19 (61.29%) Junior Programmer
2 19 (61.29%) Junior Analyst
3 15 (48.39%) Software Programmer
3 15 (48.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (48.39%) C# Software Developer
3 15 (48.39%) C# Analyst Programmer
3 15 (48.39%) Junior Analyst Programmer
3 15 (48.39%) Junior C# Developer
3 15 (48.39%) Junior Software Developer
3 15 (48.39%) Junior Software Engineer
3 15 (48.39%) C# Programmer
3 15 (48.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (48.39%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) .NET
1 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
2 19 (61.29%) .NET Framework
3 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (48.39%) HTML
3 15 (48.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (12.90%) Statistics
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) MVC
1 19 (61.29%) Financial Modelling
2 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) Data Management
3 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 20 (64.52%) C#
3 19 (61.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) HP ASE
4 2 (6.45%) MCITP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) MOS
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
5 1 (3.23%) CCDE
5 1 (3.23%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (6.45%) UAG
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) HP
2 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
3 3 (9.68%) Juniper
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Websense
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) F5