The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 21 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 6.31% 10.20% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.31% 23.48% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 2
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
Derbyshire

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

Qualifications Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 132 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 29.61% 43.42% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51 114 66
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Derby

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) IIS
5 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) XML
5 7 (35.00%) MCSD
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (35.00%) Ajax
5 7 (35.00%) WCF
5 7 (35.00%) WPF
5 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) MCSE
6 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) MCP
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) VMware

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 7 (35.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) 4G
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# Web Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (35.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) Ajax
2 7 (35.00%) WCF
2 7 (35.00%) WPF
3 3 (15.00%) WinForms
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) MCSD
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) MCP
4 3 (15.00%) MCSA
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL