The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 58 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 152 190 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.05% 5.97% 6.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.25% 23.49% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 136 162 207
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1067 809 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.40% 25.44% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 889 676 929
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 63 £38,000 +8.57% 8
Nottinghamshire -18 55 £42,000 +12.00% 7
Leicestershire -11 26 £31,500 -25.88% 5
Derbyshire -22 7 £42,500 +4.29% 5
Lincolnshire -6 3 £25,000 -33.33% 4
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 251 (72.75%) Windows
2 232 (67.25%) Microsoft
3 153 (44.35%) MCSE
4 145 (42.03%) SQL Server
5 138 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 130 (37.68%) VMware
7 127 (36.81%) MCP
8 111 (32.17%) MS Exchange
9 109 (31.59%) ITIL
10 108 (31.30%) MCTS
11 100 (28.99%) MCITP
12 99 (28.70%) Hyper-V
13 90 (26.09%) .NET
14 87 (25.22%) C#
15 86 (24.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 82 (23.77%) ASP.NET
16 82 (23.77%) MS Excel
17 81 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
18 80 (23.19%) DNS
19 78 (22.61%) TCP/IP
19 78 (22.61%) SQL
20 77 (22.32%) DHCP
21 75 (21.74%) Cisco
22 74 (21.45%) MCSA
23 73 (21.16%) TDD
24 70 (20.29%) Cisco Certification
25 69 (20.00%) MCAD
26 68 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
27 67 (19.42%) MCSD
28 66 (19.13%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 111 (32.17%) MS Exchange
2 64 (18.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (8.70%) Lync
6 26 (7.54%) SharePoint
7 25 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (6.67%) IIS
9 10 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 82 (23.77%) MS Excel
2 39 (11.30%) MS Office
3 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.03%) Summit
2 3 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.09%) Office 365
2 6 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (23.19%) DNS
2 78 (22.61%) TCP/IP
3 77 (22.32%) DHCP
4 44 (12.75%) Firewall
5 21 (6.09%) Internet
6 19 (5.51%) SAN
7 18 (5.22%) VPN
8 15 (4.35%) WAN
9 14 (4.06%) VLAN
10 12 (3.48%) Unified Communications
11 11 (3.19%) SSL
11 11 (3.19%) SMTP
11 11 (3.19%) NetScaler
12 9 (2.61%) VoIP
13 8 (2.32%) Wireshark
13 8 (2.32%) LDAP
13 8 (2.32%) RTP
13 8 (2.32%) BGP
13 8 (2.32%) H.323
14 5 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (42.03%) SQL Server
2 46 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (8.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.45%) OLAP
9 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.87%) OLTP
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (16.23%) NUnit
2 54 (15.65%) Rhino Mocks
3 37 (10.72%) Moq
4 11 (3.19%) MSTest
5 9 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 30 (8.70%) Retail
2 17 (4.93%) Finance
3 11 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.74%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.74%) Legal
6 3 (0.87%) Law
6 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 101 (29.28%) Developer
2 62 (17.97%) .NET Developer
3 61 (17.68%) Analyst
4 39 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (10.43%) Consultant
6 32 (9.28%) Support Engineer
7 22 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 20 (5.80%) Team Leader
9 17 (4.93%) Support Analyst
10 16 (4.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 16 (4.64%) Network Analyst
10 16 (4.64%) SQL Developer
11 15 (4.35%) Software Developer
11 15 (4.35%) Administrator
11 15 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (3.48%) Graduate
12 12 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.19%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (3.19%) Junior Developer
13 11 (3.19%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (26.09%) .NET
2 82 (23.77%) ASP.NET
3 66 (19.13%) WCF
4 56 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 54 (15.65%) Razor View Engine
5 54 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 46 (13.33%) WPF
7 43 (12.46%) NHibernate
8 42 (12.17%) WinForms
9 28 (8.12%) Castle Windsor
10 23 (6.67%) .NET Framework
11 20 (5.80%) HTML
11 20 (5.80%) CSS
12 19 (5.51%) XML
13 17 (4.93%) MonoRail
14 11 (3.19%) XHTML
14 11 (3.19%) Ninject
14 11 (3.19%) Unity DI Container
14 11 (3.19%) Spring.NET
15 9 (2.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.54%) Streaming Music
2 24 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.22%) Clustering
4 17 (4.93%) Tandem
5 14 (4.06%) Blackberry
6 12 (3.48%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.19%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (2.90%) N-Tier
9 9 (2.61%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.32%) Fat Client
10 8 (2.32%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.45%) iPhone
12 4 (1.16%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.16%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.87%) Replication
13 3 (0.87%) Kindle
13 3 (0.87%) FMCG
14 2 (0.58%) Celerra
14 2 (0.58%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 251 (72.75%) Windows
2 86 (24.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 81 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (17.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (16.23%) Windows 7
6 27 (7.83%) Windows 8
7 22 (6.38%) Windows XP
8 16 (4.64%) Windows Vista
9 15 (4.35%) Linux
10 13 (3.77%) UNIX
11 5 (1.45%) Android
12 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.87%) CentOS
14 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.29%) Solaris
15 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (31.59%) ITIL
2 73 (21.16%) TDD
3 64 (18.55%) MVC
4 60 (17.39%) Web Application Development
5 56 (16.23%) Scrum
6 39 (11.30%) MVVM
7 37 (10.72%) Kanban
8 26 (7.54%) BDD
9 24 (6.96%) ITIL V3
10 17 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (4.64%) Unit Testing
11 16 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (4.35%) Incident Management
13 13 (3.77%) Data Modelling
14 12 (3.48%) UML
14 12 (3.48%) Configuration Management
15 11 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (3.19%) E-Commerce
15 11 (3.19%) Change Control
15 11 (3.19%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 87 (25.22%) C#
2 78 (22.61%) SQL
3 23 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.61%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.03%) C
7 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.29%) VBA
8 1 (0.29%) Java
8 1 (0.29%) VBScript
8 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (44.35%) MCSE
2 127 (36.81%) MCP
3 108 (31.30%) MCTS
4 100 (28.99%) MCITP
5 74 (21.45%) MCSA
6 70 (20.29%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (20.00%) MCAD
8 67 (19.42%) MCSD
9 66 (19.13%) CCNA
10 53 (15.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (10.43%) Citrix Certification
12 33 (9.57%) CCA
13 21 (6.09%) Degree
14 19 (5.51%) CCEE
15 17 (4.93%) SC Cleared
15 17 (4.93%) Security Cleared
16 16 (4.64%) VCAP
17 13 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (2.61%) CCNP
18 9 (2.61%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.25%) SLA
2 7 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.16%) TickIT
4 2 (0.58%) COBIT
4 2 (0.58%) QA
4 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 138 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 99 (28.70%) Hyper-V
3 68 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 26 (7.54%) vSphere
5 26 (7.54%) XenApp
6 19 (5.51%) XenServer
7 12 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.32%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.03%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.74%) vCloud
12 5 (1.45%) UAG
13 4 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (1.16%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.16%) ISA Server
13 4 (1.16%) NFS
14 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.22%) SCCM
2 17 (4.93%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.48%) SCOM
3 12 (3.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (2.90%) SCVMM
5 8 (2.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (1.74%) WSUS
6 6 (1.74%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.87%) MOM
7 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.87%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.29%) DameWare
9 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.29%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 232 (67.25%) Microsoft
2 130 (37.68%) VMware
3 75 (21.74%) Cisco
4 58 (16.81%) Citrix
5 29 (8.41%) NetApp
6 23 (6.67%) HP
7 17 (4.93%) Symantec
8 14 (4.06%) EMC
9 13 (3.77%) McAfee
10 12 (3.48%) Dell
11 11 (3.19%) Avaya
12 7 (2.03%) Intel
12 7 (2.03%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.74%) Computacenter
13 6 (1.74%) Altiris
13 6 (1.74%) AppSense
14 5 (1.45%) Hitachi
14 5 (1.45%) Veeam
15 4 (1.16%) Wyse
16 3 (0.87%) Cognos
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications Funded
Posted: 5 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derbyshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £40-55k + Car Allow + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Erin Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, great environment
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Upto £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincoln
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago