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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 204 241 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.15% 7.82% 6.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.21% 28.32% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 188 219 198
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1062 851 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.80% 27.60% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 910 741 971
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -14 91 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Northamptonshire -13 58 £36,250 -5.84% 4
Derbyshire +2 42 £42,500 +23.18% 2
Leicestershire -22 19 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Lincolnshire -6 10 £20,500 -33.33%
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 293 (66.59%) Windows
2 265 (60.23%) Microsoft
3 199 (45.23%) SQL Server
4 198 (45.00%) MCP
5 175 (39.77%) MCSE
6 160 (36.36%) C#
7 159 (36.14%) .NET
7 159 (36.14%) MCTS
8 143 (32.50%) ASP.NET
9 133 (30.23%) Active Directory
10 128 (29.09%) VMware
11 126 (28.64%) MCITP
12 124 (28.18%) MVC
13 121 (27.50%) TDD
13 121 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 116 (26.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 115 (26.14%) MCSD
16 112 (25.45%) ITIL
17 111 (25.23%) MCAD
18 106 (24.09%) WCF
19 105 (23.86%) Windows Server 2003
20 104 (23.64%) SQL
20 104 (23.64%) Web Application Development
21 98 (22.27%) Citrix
22 97 (22.05%) MS Exchange
22 97 (22.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
23 91 (20.68%) Scrum
24 90 (20.45%) Razor View Engine
25 87 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
26 86 (19.55%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 97 (22.05%) MS Exchange
2 57 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (12.27%) SharePoint
4 35 (7.95%) IIS
5 32 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (5.91%) Lync
8 20 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (3.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.91%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.23%) SAS
16 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 85 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Summit
4 1 (0.23%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.32%) SaaS
2 15 (3.41%) Office 365
3 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 86 (19.55%) DNS
2 69 (15.68%) DHCP
3 59 (13.41%) TCP/IP
4 47 (10.68%) Firewall
5 43 (9.77%) SAN
6 36 (8.18%) LAN
7 35 (7.95%) WAN
8 34 (7.73%) VPN
9 30 (6.82%) NetScaler
10 29 (6.59%) Internet
11 17 (3.86%) Unified Communications
12 16 (3.64%) SSL
13 14 (3.18%) Wireless
14 10 (2.27%) VLAN
15 8 (1.82%) VoIP
16 7 (1.59%) ADSL
17 5 (1.14%) Network Security
18 4 (0.91%) SMTP
18 4 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
18 4 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (45.23%) SQL Server
2 78 (17.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.14%) OLAP
7 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.68%) OLTP
8 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.68%) MS Access
9 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 82 (18.64%) Rhino Mocks
1 82 (18.64%) NUnit
2 54 (12.27%) Moq
3 28 (6.36%) MSTest
4 13 (2.95%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 32 (7.27%) Finance
2 19 (4.32%) Retail
3 16 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.05%) Back Office
6 8 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.59%) Dutch Language
7 7 (1.59%) French Language
7 7 (1.59%) German Language
7 7 (1.59%) Portuguese Language
7 7 (1.59%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.91%) Legal
9 3 (0.68%) Local Government
10 2 (0.45%) Games
10 2 (0.45%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 149 (33.86%) Developer
2 112 (25.45%) .NET Developer
3 72 (16.36%) Analyst
4 47 (10.68%) Support Analyst
5 41 (9.32%) Consultant
6 38 (8.64%) Support Engineer
7 31 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (5.91%) Junior
9 25 (5.68%) Graduate
9 25 (5.68%) Graduate Developer
10 24 (5.45%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 24 (5.45%) Junior .NET Developer
10 24 (5.45%) Junior Developer
11 23 (5.23%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 23 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (5.00%) IT Support
13 19 (4.32%) Senior Support Analyst
14 17 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support
15 16 (3.64%) Software Developer
15 16 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (36.14%) .NET
2 143 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 116 (26.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 106 (24.09%) WCF
5 97 (22.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 90 (20.45%) Razor View Engine
7 79 (17.95%) WPF
8 64 (14.55%) WinForms
9 56 (12.73%) Castle Windsor
10 54 (12.27%) NHibernate
11 49 (11.14%) .NET Framework
12 28 (6.36%) MonoRail
12 28 (6.36%) Ninject
12 28 (6.36%) Spring.NET
12 28 (6.36%) Unity DI Container
13 22 (5.00%) CSS
13 22 (5.00%) HTML
14 20 (4.55%) XML
15 13 (2.95%) Ajax
16 9 (2.05%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (6.82%) Clustering
3 28 (6.36%) Inversion of Control
4 26 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.91%) Streaming Music
4 26 (5.91%) Tandem
5 23 (5.23%) Fat Client
5 23 (5.23%) Client/Server
5 23 (5.23%) Thin Client
6 21 (4.77%) Blackberry
7 18 (4.09%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.82%) FMCG
8 8 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.59%) EPoS
9 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.36%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.14%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.68%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 293 (66.59%) Windows
2 121 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (23.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (12.05%) Windows 7
5 52 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 22 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 18 (4.09%) Linux
8 12 (2.73%) Windows Vista
9 11 (2.50%) UNIX
10 6 (1.36%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.68%) Android
11 3 (0.68%) CentOS
12 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (28.18%) MVC
2 121 (27.50%) TDD
3 112 (25.45%) ITIL
4 104 (23.64%) Web Application Development
5 91 (20.68%) Scrum
6 61 (13.86%) Kanban
7 59 (13.41%) MVVM
8 45 (10.23%) BDD
9 39 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (7.95%) Dependency Injection
11 26 (5.91%) Software Engineering
12 22 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (5.00%) Change Control
12 22 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (4.55%) Project Management
15 15 (3.41%) E-Commerce
16 14 (3.18%) Domain-Driven Design
16 14 (3.18%) OO
16 14 (3.18%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 160 (36.36%) C#
2 104 (23.64%) SQL
3 21 (4.77%) PowerShell
4 16 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 12 (2.73%) VB.NET
6 11 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.82%) C
8 7 (1.59%) VBA
9 4 (0.91%) VBScript
10 1 (0.23%) VB
10 1 (0.23%) Java
10 1 (0.23%) LINC
Qualifications
1 198 (45.00%) MCP
2 175 (39.77%) MCSE
3 159 (36.14%) MCTS
4 126 (28.64%) MCITP
5 115 (26.14%) MCSD
6 111 (25.23%) MCAD
7 74 (16.82%) MCSA
8 61 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
9 55 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 51 (11.59%) CCNA
11 44 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
12 33 (7.50%) CCA
13 31 (7.05%) CCIA
14 26 (5.91%) CCNP
15 20 (4.55%) CCEE
15 20 (4.55%) Degree
16 15 (3.41%) MCPD
17 12 (2.73%) VCAP
18 11 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
18 11 (2.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.27%) SLA
2 6 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.91%) TickIT
System Software
1 133 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 87 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (16.59%) Hyper-V
4 58 (13.18%) XenApp
5 48 (10.91%) vSphere
6 47 (10.68%) XenDesktop
7 41 (9.32%) XenServer
8 22 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (2.73%) UAG
10 8 (1.82%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.36%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.91%) vCloud
13 4 (0.91%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.91%) NFS
14 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.45%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (8.41%) SCCM
2 17 (3.86%) SCOM
3 13 (2.95%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.50%) MOM
4 11 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.14%) WSUS
7 4 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.91%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.45%) Foglight
9 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.23%) SCSM
10 1 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 265 (60.23%) Microsoft
2 128 (29.09%) VMware
3 98 (22.27%) Citrix
4 71 (16.14%) Cisco
5 47 (10.68%) HP
6 30 (6.82%) NetApp
7 26 (5.91%) Dell
8 20 (4.55%) Wyse
9 14 (3.18%) Symantec
10 13 (2.95%) AppSense
11 12 (2.73%) Veeam
12 11 (2.50%) IBM
13 9 (2.05%) EMC
13 9 (2.05%) Juniper
13 9 (2.05%) Oracle
13 9 (2.05%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.05%) Altiris
14 8 (1.82%) Cognos
15 7 (1.59%) McAfee
15 7 (1.59%) Intel
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Ventures
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Derby
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago