The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 15 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 1.89% 1.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 5.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 16.98% 29.69% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 10
Average salary £37,800 £58,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.82% +36.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Bedfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Dunstable

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
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