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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 159 199 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.26% 6.24% 6.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.65% 23.78% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 136 174 219
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
1085 837 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.05% 26.24% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 878 682 925
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Northamptonshire -7 65 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Nottinghamshire -10 59 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Leicestershire -18 21 £30,000 -33.33% 8
Derbyshire -17 13 £41,250 -6.25% 6
Lincolnshire -9 3 £25,000 -33.33% 6
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 244 (73.94%) Windows
2 226 (68.48%) Microsoft
3 152 (46.06%) MCSE
4 140 (42.42%) VMware
5 139 (42.12%) Active Directory
6 137 (41.52%) SQL Server
7 108 (32.73%) Hyper-V
8 104 (31.52%) MCP
8 104 (31.52%) MS Exchange
9 103 (31.21%) ITIL
10 99 (30.00%) MCITP
11 93 (28.18%) MCTS
12 85 (25.76%) MCSA
13 82 (24.85%) .NET
13 82 (24.85%) TCP/IP
14 81 (24.55%) MS Excel
15 79 (23.94%) DNS
16 78 (23.64%) C#
17 77 (23.33%) DHCP
17 77 (23.33%) Cisco
17 77 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
17 77 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 76 (23.03%) Windows Server 2003
18 76 (23.03%) SQL
18 76 (23.03%) ASP.NET
19 73 (22.12%) CCNA
20 68 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
21 63 (19.09%) Exchange Server 2010
21 63 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
22 61 (18.48%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 104 (31.52%) MS Exchange
2 63 (19.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (9.39%) Lync
4 31 (9.39%) SharePoint
5 25 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (5.45%) IIS
8 12 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.91%) SAS
11 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 81 (24.55%) MS Excel
2 42 (12.73%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.12%) Summit
2 5 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (24.85%) TCP/IP
2 79 (23.94%) DNS
3 77 (23.33%) DHCP
4 47 (14.24%) Firewall
5 23 (6.97%) Internet
6 21 (6.36%) WAN
7 19 (5.76%) VPN
7 19 (5.76%) VLAN
8 16 (4.85%) SAN
9 14 (4.24%) VoIP
10 13 (3.94%) RTP
10 13 (3.94%) H.323
10 13 (3.94%) Wireshark
11 11 (3.33%) SMTP
12 10 (3.03%) Unified Communications
13 8 (2.42%) BGP
13 8 (2.42%) LDAP
14 7 (2.12%) SSL
15 6 (1.82%) NetScaler
16 5 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (41.52%) SQL Server
2 42 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (7.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.52%) OLAP
11 3 (0.91%) OLTP
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (13.94%) NUnit
2 44 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 31 (9.39%) Moq
4 13 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.42%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.12%) MSTest
7 5 (1.52%) FogBugz
7 5 (1.52%) Selenium
8 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 34 (10.30%) Retail
2 17 (5.15%) Finance
3 14 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.73%) Legal
5 8 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.82%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.21%) Law
8 2 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (28.79%) Developer
2 55 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 47 (14.24%) Analyst
4 39 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (10.61%) Consultant
6 24 (7.27%) Team Leader
7 21 (6.36%) Support Engineer
8 20 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 16 (4.85%) Network Analyst
9 16 (4.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 16 (4.85%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 15 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 15 (4.55%) SQL Developer
11 12 (3.64%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.33%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.33%) Microsoft Consultant
12 11 (3.33%) Exchange Specialist
13 10 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (3.03%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (24.85%) .NET
2 76 (23.03%) ASP.NET
3 60 (18.18%) WCF
4 49 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
5 44 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 40 (12.12%) WPF
7 37 (11.21%) NHibernate
8 36 (10.91%) WinForms
9 23 (6.97%) CSS
10 21 (6.36%) XML
11 20 (6.06%) HTML
11 20 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
12 17 (5.15%) .NET Framework
13 15 (4.55%) Ajax
14 13 (3.94%) MonoRail
15 9 (2.73%) jQuery
16 8 (2.42%) XHTML
17 7 (2.12%) Spring.NET
17 7 (2.12%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.27%) Streaming Music
2 15 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.24%) Clustering
4 13 (3.94%) Tandem
5 10 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.12%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.12%) iPhone
6 7 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.52%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.52%) Open Source
9 4 (1.21%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.21%) Replication
10 3 (0.91%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.91%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.91%) Kindle
11 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.30%) EPoS
12 1 (0.30%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.30%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 244 (73.94%) Windows
2 77 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (23.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (15.15%) Windows 7
6 24 (7.27%) Windows 8
7 21 (6.36%) Windows XP
8 16 (4.85%) Linux
9 11 (3.33%) UNIX
10 10 (3.03%) Windows Vista
11 7 (2.12%) Android
12 4 (1.21%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.91%) CentOS
14 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.30%) Solaris
15 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (31.21%) ITIL
2 61 (18.48%) TDD
3 56 (16.97%) MVC
4 52 (15.76%) Scrum
5 49 (14.85%) Web Application Development
6 32 (9.70%) MVVM
7 31 (9.39%) Kanban
8 27 (8.18%) ITIL V3
9 24 (7.27%) BDD
10 17 (5.15%) Service Delivery
11 16 (4.85%) Incident Management
12 14 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (3.94%) Unit Testing
14 12 (3.64%) Data Modelling
15 11 (3.33%) Configuration Management
15 11 (3.33%) Software Engineering
16 10 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (3.03%) Business Continuity
17 9 (2.73%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 78 (23.64%) C#
2 76 (23.03%) SQL
3 21 (6.36%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 9 (2.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.21%) VB
7 1 (0.30%) C
7 1 (0.30%) Java
7 1 (0.30%) VBA
7 1 (0.30%) VB6
7 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 152 (46.06%) MCSE
2 104 (31.52%) MCP
3 99 (30.00%) MCITP
4 93 (28.18%) MCTS
5 85 (25.76%) MCSA
6 77 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
7 73 (22.12%) CCNA
8 60 (18.18%) MCSD
9 56 (16.97%) MCAD
10 53 (16.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (8.79%) Citrix Certification
12 28 (8.48%) CCA
13 27 (8.18%) Degree
14 17 (5.15%) SC Cleared
14 17 (5.15%) Security Cleared
15 16 (4.85%) VCAP
15 16 (4.85%) CCEE
16 10 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (2.73%) CCNP
18 7 (2.12%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.79%) SLA
2 7 (2.12%) QA
3 6 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.91%) TickIT
5 2 (0.61%) COBIT
5 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 139 (42.12%) Active Directory
2 108 (32.73%) Hyper-V
3 68 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (6.97%) XenDesktop
5 22 (6.67%) vSphere
6 16 (4.85%) XenApp
7 11 (3.33%) XenServer
8 9 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.82%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.82%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.52%) vCloud
12 4 (1.21%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.21%) NFS
13 3 (0.91%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.91%) UAG
14 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 16 (4.85%) SCCM
2 11 (3.33%) SCOM
2 11 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.03%) SCVMM
4 7 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (2.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (1.82%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.21%) WSUS
7 3 (0.91%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.61%) MOM
8 2 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.30%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.30%) DameWare
9 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 226 (68.48%) Microsoft
2 140 (42.42%) VMware
3 77 (23.33%) Cisco
4 46 (13.94%) Citrix
5 26 (7.88%) NetApp
6 16 (4.85%) HP
7 15 (4.55%) Avaya
8 13 (3.94%) EMC
9 10 (3.03%) Symantec
10 9 (2.73%) McAfee
11 6 (1.82%) Altiris
11 6 (1.82%) Computacenter
11 6 (1.82%) Dell
12 5 (1.52%) Veeam
12 5 (1.52%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.52%) AppSense
12 5 (1.52%) Hitachi
13 2 (0.61%) Remedy
13 2 (0.61%) Sophos
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Lincoln, Lincolnshire
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Derbyshire
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