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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 7.23% 7.02% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 12.50% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -19.13%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
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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
24 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 28.92% 56.14% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 7
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (60.00%) Marketing
4 6 (60.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Workflow
5 5 (50.00%) SLA
5 5 (50.00%) MCITP
5 5 (50.00%) MCDBA
5 5 (50.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Ajax
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (10.00%) MOLAP
5 1 (10.00%) ROLAP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) MDX
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCDBA
1 5 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (20.00%) VMware