The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 93 60 38
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 84 147 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.31% 3.93% 5.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.78% 14.05% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 68 134 159
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £51,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Microsoft Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1079 1046 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.67% 27.99% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 819 874 675
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -8 43 £35,000 -16.66% 3
Derbyshire +7 17 £55,750 +31.17% 2
Northamptonshire -42 15 £25,500 -34.61% 3
Leicestershire +3 14 £28,000 -25.33% 6
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 134 (79.29%) Microsoft
2 108 (63.91%) Windows
3 86 (50.89%) Active Directory
4 80 (47.34%) MCSE
5 64 (37.87%) VMware
6 62 (36.69%) MS Excel
7 50 (29.59%) MCP
8 46 (27.22%) MS Exchange
8 46 (27.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (26.04%) SQL
10 42 (24.85%) SQL Server
11 41 (24.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (23.67%) SCCM
13 39 (23.08%) ITIL
14 34 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (18.93%) MCSA
16 31 (18.34%) MS Office
17 30 (17.75%) SharePoint
17 30 (17.75%) Degree
18 28 (16.57%) Cisco Certification
18 28 (16.57%) Firewall
19 26 (15.38%) Cisco
20 25 (14.79%) TCP/IP
20 25 (14.79%) MCITP
20 25 (14.79%) Hyper-V
20 25 (14.79%) Lync
21 24 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2010
21 24 (14.20%) CCNA
22 23 (13.61%) SAN
23 21 (12.43%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 46 (27.22%) MS Exchange
2 30 (17.75%) SharePoint
3 25 (14.79%) Lync
4 24 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (9.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (7.69%) IIS
7 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.78%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 62 (36.69%) MS Excel
2 31 (18.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) LabWindows
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.65%) Office 365
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.57%) Firewall
2 25 (14.79%) TCP/IP
3 23 (13.61%) SAN
4 20 (11.83%) WAN
5 18 (10.65%) LAN
6 16 (9.47%) DNS
7 11 (6.51%) DHCP
8 8 (4.73%) Network Security
8 8 (4.73%) VPN
9 5 (2.96%) MPLS
9 5 (2.96%) Internet
9 5 (2.96%) Wireless
10 4 (2.37%) VoIP
11 3 (1.78%) Skype
11 3 (1.78%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (1.18%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.18%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.18%) VLAN
12 2 (1.18%) DMZ
12 2 (1.18%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.96%) MySQL
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.18%) OLAP
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.59%) OLTP
8 1 (0.59%) VLDB
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.59%) SimpleDB
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.59%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (7.69%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Retail
3 5 (2.96%) Law
4 4 (2.37%) Local Government
4 4 (2.37%) Legal
4 4 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (17.75%) Analyst
2 20 (11.83%) Support Technician
3 19 (11.24%) Support Analyst
3 19 (11.24%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (10.06%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.28%) Developer
6 13 (7.69%) Consultant
7 12 (7.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.51%) Administrator
9 10 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.73%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Senior Security Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) Security Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 6 (3.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.83%) .NET
2 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.28%) WinForms
4 10 (5.92%) WCF
4 10 (5.92%) WPF
5 8 (4.73%) HTML
6 6 (3.55%) CSS
7 5 (2.96%) jQuery
8 4 (2.37%) Ajax
9 3 (1.78%) JSON
9 3 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.18%) HTML5
10 2 (1.18%) CSS3
10 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.59%) SOAP
11 1 (0.59%) Web Services
11 1 (0.59%) XML
11 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.59%) REST
11 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.88%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.69%) Clustering
3 12 (7.10%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.73%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.96%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.96%) iPhone
7 4 (2.37%) iSeries
7 4 (2.37%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.78%) Replication
8 3 (1.78%) AS400
8 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.18%) BYOD
10 1 (0.59%) PMI
10 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.59%) Telematics
10 1 (0.59%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 108 (63.91%) Windows
2 46 (27.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (24.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (9.47%) Linux
4 16 (9.47%) Windows 7
5 15 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.33%) UNIX
8 8 (4.73%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.37%) Android
10 3 (1.78%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.78%) AIX
10 3 (1.78%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.59%) Solaris
12 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.08%) ITIL
2 20 (11.83%) Service Delivery
3 17 (10.06%) Change Management
4 15 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.51%) Unit Testing
6 10 (5.92%) PRINCE2
7 9 (5.33%) Incident Management
7 9 (5.33%) TDD
8 8 (4.73%) MVVM
8 8 (4.73%) SDLC
8 8 (4.73%) MVC
9 7 (4.14%) Migration
9 7 (4.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.55%) Time Management
10 6 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.55%) Supplier Management
10 6 (3.55%) Service Management
11 5 (2.96%) Line Management
11 5 (2.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.04%) SQL
2 21 (12.43%) C#
3 17 (10.06%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.96%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.78%) VB
5 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.18%) VB6
6 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.59%) C
7 1 (0.59%) VBA
7 1 (0.59%) F#
Qualifications
1 80 (47.34%) MCSE
2 50 (29.59%) MCP
3 32 (18.93%) MCSA
4 30 (17.75%) Degree
5 28 (16.57%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (14.79%) MCITP
7 24 (14.20%) CCNA
8 19 (11.24%) MCTS
9 15 (8.88%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (6.51%) MCSD
10 11 (6.51%) SC Cleared
10 11 (6.51%) Security Cleared
11 10 (5.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (4.73%) MCPD
13 7 (4.14%) MCDST
14 6 (3.55%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (3.55%) CNE
14 6 (3.55%) Novell Certification
15 5 (2.96%) CCNP
15 5 (2.96%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.28%) SLA
3 9 (5.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.37%) TickIT
4 4 (2.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 86 (50.89%) Active Directory
2 34 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.79%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.51%) vSphere
5 7 (4.14%) XenApp
6 4 (2.37%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.78%) XenServer
7 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.18%) Firmware
9 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 40 (23.67%) SCCM
2 8 (4.73%) SCOM
3 5 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.37%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.18%) WSUS
5 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 134 (79.29%) Microsoft
2 64 (37.87%) VMware
3 26 (15.38%) Cisco
4 21 (12.43%) Citrix
5 14 (8.28%) HP
5 14 (8.28%) Dell
6 8 (4.73%) IBM
6 8 (4.73%) EMC
6 8 (4.73%) Symantec
7 6 (3.55%) Sophos
7 6 (3.55%) Remedy
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle
8 5 (2.96%) Red Gate
9 4 (2.37%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.37%) Computacenter
9 4 (2.37%) Google
9 4 (2.37%) Apple
10 3 (1.78%) Novell
10 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.78%) Altiris
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