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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 91 49 28
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 89 181 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.51% 4.89% 7.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.23% 18.14% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 75 169 190
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
870 998 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.56% 26.94% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 631 855 672
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -18 36 £34,500 -13.75% 7
Derbyshire +5 21 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Northamptonshire -40 17 £30,000 -21.05% 1
Leicestershire +8 15 £24,250 -37.01%
Lincolnshire -9 5 £45,000 +119.51% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 142 (80.68%) Microsoft
2 103 (58.52%) Windows
3 90 (51.14%) Active Directory
4 67 (38.07%) MCSE
5 59 (33.52%) MS Excel
6 58 (32.95%) VMware
7 51 (28.98%) MCP
7 51 (28.98%) SQL Server
8 49 (27.84%) SQL
9 45 (25.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (21.59%) Degree
11 38 (21.59%) ITIL
11 38 (21.59%) MS Exchange
12 32 (18.18%) MS Office
13 31 (17.61%) SharePoint
13 31 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (17.05%) Lync
14 30 (17.05%) Cisco
15 29 (16.48%) MCSA
15 29 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (16.48%) SCCM
15 29 (16.48%) MCITP
16 28 (15.91%) Firewall
17 25 (14.20%) CCNA
18 24 (13.64%) .NET
18 24 (13.64%) MCTS
19 23 (13.07%) SQL Server 2008
19 23 (13.07%) Windows 7
20 22 (12.50%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (21.59%) MS Exchange
2 31 (17.61%) SharePoint
3 30 (17.05%) Lync
4 20 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (10.23%) IIS
6 16 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.84%) CMS
7 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.70%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 59 (33.52%) MS Excel
2 32 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.84%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.09%) Office 365
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.91%) Firewall
2 22 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 21 (11.93%) SAN
4 19 (10.80%) WAN
5 17 (9.66%) DNS
6 16 (9.09%) LAN
7 12 (6.82%) Internet
8 10 (5.68%) DHCP
9 8 (4.55%) Network Security
10 7 (3.98%) VoIP
11 6 (3.41%) VPN
12 5 (2.84%) Extranet
12 5 (2.84%) Intranet
12 5 (2.84%) MPLS
13 3 (1.70%) PBX
13 3 (1.70%) Wireless
13 3 (1.70%) VLAN
14 2 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
14 2 (1.14%) PSTN
14 2 (1.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (28.98%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (11.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.41%) MySQL
8 3 (1.70%) OLAP
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.14%) VLDB
9 2 (1.14%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.57%) OLTP
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (8.52%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.57%) FogBugz
4 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 12 (6.82%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.98%) Retail
3 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.84%) Electronics
5 4 (2.27%) Local Government
5 4 (2.27%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.70%) Law
6 3 (1.70%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (15.91%) Analyst
2 25 (14.20%) Support Technician
3 21 (11.93%) Developer
4 15 (8.52%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.52%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 11 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (5.68%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.68%) DBA
7 9 (5.11%) Administrator
7 9 (5.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 9 (5.11%) IT Support
8 8 (4.55%) SQL DBA
8 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Technical Support
8 8 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Web Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.98%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.64%) .NET
2 17 (9.66%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.95%) HTML
4 13 (7.39%) CSS
5 10 (5.68%) WCF
5 10 (5.68%) WPF
6 9 (5.11%) WinForms
6 9 (5.11%) Ajax
6 9 (5.11%) jQuery
7 6 (3.41%) XML
8 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (1.70%) Web Services
9 3 (1.70%) JSON
9 3 (1.70%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.14%) CSS3
10 2 (1.14%) HTML5
10 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.57%) SOAP
11 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.68%) Clustering
2 9 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.84%) Replication
5 3 (1.70%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.70%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.70%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.14%) Telematics
6 2 (1.14%) iSeries
6 2 (1.14%) iPhone
6 2 (1.14%) User Experience
7 1 (0.57%) PMI
7 1 (0.57%) AS400
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.57%) SystemC
7 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 103 (58.52%) Windows
2 45 (25.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (13.07%) Windows 7
5 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.66%) Windows 8
7 12 (6.82%) Linux
7 12 (6.82%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.68%) UNIX
9 9 (5.11%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.84%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.84%) Android
10 5 (2.84%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.70%) AIX
11 3 (1.70%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.59%) ITIL
2 18 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (9.09%) MVC
3 16 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 15 (8.52%) Software Engineering
5 13 (7.39%) Change Management
6 12 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.68%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.11%) TDD
9 8 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.98%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.98%) Supplier Management
10 7 (3.98%) Line Management
11 6 (3.41%) Time Management
11 6 (3.41%) Mobile Development
11 6 (3.41%) Coaching
11 6 (3.41%) Service Management
11 6 (3.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.84%) SQL
2 22 (12.50%) C#
3 16 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 8 (4.55%) VB
5 7 (3.98%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.98%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.84%) VB6
7 4 (2.27%) C
8 3 (1.70%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.57%) VBScript
9 1 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 67 (38.07%) MCSE
2 51 (28.98%) MCP
3 38 (21.59%) Degree
4 29 (16.48%) MCSA
4 29 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (16.48%) MCITP
5 25 (14.20%) CCNA
6 24 (13.64%) MCTS
7 11 (6.25%) MCSD
8 10 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.84%) MCAD
10 5 (2.84%) CCNP
10 5 (2.84%) VCP5
11 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.27%) MCDST
11 4 (2.27%) MCDBA
11 4 (2.27%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.09%) SLA
2 14 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.98%) ISO 9001
4 7 (3.98%) TickIT
5 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 90 (51.14%) Active Directory
2 31 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.66%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.25%) vSphere
5 7 (3.98%) XenApp
6 5 (2.84%) Firmware
7 4 (2.27%) XenServer
8 3 (1.70%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.14%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (16.48%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) WSUS
2 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 142 (80.68%) Microsoft
2 58 (32.95%) VMware
3 30 (17.05%) Cisco
4 20 (11.36%) Citrix
5 13 (7.39%) HP
6 11 (6.25%) Dell
7 9 (5.11%) IBM
8 8 (4.55%) Red Gate
8 8 (4.55%) EMC
9 7 (3.98%) LANDesk
10 6 (3.41%) Apple
11 5 (2.84%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.27%) Oracle
12 4 (2.27%) Symantec
12 4 (2.27%) Avaya
13 3 (1.70%) Novell
13 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.70%) Remedy
13 3 (1.70%) Sophos
13 3 (1.70%) Google
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