The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 2.17% 7.69% 21.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 50.00% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Average salary £24,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Microsoft Certification
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dartford region.

Qualifications Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 19.57% 15.38% 61.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 29
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Dartford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Dartford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Dartford region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Dartford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCTS
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) HP