The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 1.87% 3.23% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 20.00% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Microsoft Certification
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 30.84% 16.13% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 8
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Microsoft Certification
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco