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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 65 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 141 248 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.82% 6.88% 7.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.30% 21.58% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 135 206 212
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £26,775 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £46,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1060 1149 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.70% 31.85% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 901 961 860
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 59 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Nottinghamshire -18 57 £40,000 - 5
Leicestershire -25 12 £26,000 -30.66% 2
Derbyshire -6 11 £26,500 -37.64% 4
Lincolnshire +1 1 £20,000 -46.66% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 219 (73.00%) Microsoft
2 195 (65.00%) Windows
3 137 (45.67%) MCSE
4 126 (42.00%) Active Directory
5 115 (38.33%) VMware
6 106 (35.33%) SQL Server
7 103 (34.33%) MCITP
8 101 (33.67%) Hyper-V
9 97 (32.33%) ITIL
10 86 (28.67%) MS Excel
11 75 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 72 (24.00%) MS Exchange
13 69 (23.00%) Cisco Certification
14 68 (22.67%) SQL
15 67 (22.33%) MCP
16 64 (21.33%) DHCP
16 64 (21.33%) CCNA
17 59 (19.67%) Cisco
17 59 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 58 (19.33%) MCTS
19 55 (18.33%) MCSA
19 55 (18.33%) .NET
20 54 (18.00%) DNS
21 51 (17.00%) C#
21 51 (17.00%) Windows 7
22 49 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
23 48 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
24 47 (15.67%) SLA
25 46 (15.33%) SharePoint
26 45 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 72 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 46 (15.33%) SharePoint
3 41 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (9.33%) Lync
5 27 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (6.67%) IIS
8 11 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.00%) SAS
13 2 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 86 (28.67%) MS Excel
2 42 (14.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.00%) Summit
4 2 (0.67%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.00%) Office 365
2 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 64 (21.33%) DHCP
3 54 (18.00%) DNS
4 33 (11.00%) WAN
5 31 (10.33%) VLAN
6 30 (10.00%) Firewall
7 23 (7.67%) VoIP
8 22 (7.33%) RTP
8 22 (7.33%) H.323
8 22 (7.33%) Wireshark
9 21 (7.00%) VPN
10 20 (6.67%) Internet
11 10 (3.33%) SAN
12 7 (2.33%) Intranet
12 7 (2.33%) Extranet
12 7 (2.33%) LAN
12 7 (2.33%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.00%) SMTP
14 5 (1.67%) LDAP
14 5 (1.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (35.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (2.00%) MySQL
10 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.67%) VLDB
11 2 (0.67%) OLAP
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (5.00%) Selenium
2 15 (5.00%) FogBugz
3 14 (4.67%) Visual Studio
4 13 (4.33%) NUnit
4 13 (4.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 24 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.67%) Retail
3 18 (6.00%) Finance
4 12 (4.00%) Legal
5 7 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.00%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.33%) Advertising
8 3 (1.00%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (19.33%) Developer
2 51 (17.00%) Analyst
3 33 (11.00%) Consultant
3 33 (11.00%) .NET Developer
4 25 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (7.67%) Team Leader
6 21 (7.00%) Service Analyst
7 17 (5.67%) Support Engineer
7 17 (5.67%) DBA
7 17 (5.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 16 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.67%) SQL DBA
9 14 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
9 14 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.33%) Administrator
10 13 (4.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 13 (4.33%) Tester
10 13 (4.33%) Software Tester
11 12 (4.00%) Network Engineer
11 12 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.33%) .NET
2 39 (13.00%) ASP.NET
3 29 (9.67%) WCF
4 26 (8.67%) CSS
5 25 (8.33%) HTML
6 24 (8.00%) WPF
6 24 (8.00%) Ajax
6 24 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (6.67%) XML
8 18 (6.00%) jQuery
9 15 (5.00%) WinForms
10 13 (4.33%) Razor View Engine
10 13 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 13 (4.33%) NHibernate
11 8 (2.67%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (1.67%) Application Packaging
13 5 (1.67%) Web Services
14 3 (1.00%) Silverlight
14 3 (1.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.00%) Open Source
4 12 (4.00%) Streaming Music
4 12 (4.00%) Clustering
5 5 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.00%) Replication
6 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.67%) iPhone
7 2 (0.67%) Social Media
7 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.33%) Physics
8 1 (0.33%) Tandem
8 1 (0.33%) CCTV
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) PMI
8 1 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 195 (65.00%) Windows
2 59 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (17.00%) Windows 7
4 48 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (5.67%) Linux
7 16 (5.33%) Windows 8
8 13 (4.33%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.67%) Windows Vista
10 10 (3.33%) UNIX
11 4 (1.33%) Solaris
12 3 (1.00%) Android
13 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (32.33%) ITIL
2 42 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (13.67%) MVC
4 35 (11.67%) Service Delivery
5 32 (10.67%) Scrum
6 26 (8.67%) TDD
7 18 (6.00%) Service Management
8 16 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (5.00%) RAD
9 15 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 15 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
9 15 (5.00%) Automation Testing
10 14 (4.67%) Software Engineering
11 13 (4.33%) MVVM
11 13 (4.33%) Web Application Development
11 13 (4.33%) Configuration Management
11 13 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.00%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.00%) BDD
12 12 (4.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.67%) SQL
2 51 (17.00%) C#
3 22 (7.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (7.33%) VB.NET
4 17 (5.67%) T-SQL
5 14 (4.67%) VB
6 11 (3.67%) C
7 7 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.33%) Java
9 2 (0.67%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.67%) VB6
10 1 (0.33%) VBScript
10 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 137 (45.67%) MCSE
2 103 (34.33%) MCITP
3 69 (23.00%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (22.33%) MCP
5 64 (21.33%) CCNA
6 58 (19.33%) MCTS
7 55 (18.33%) MCSA
8 44 (14.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 41 (13.67%) Degree
10 34 (11.33%) MCSD
11 31 (10.33%) SC Cleared
11 31 (10.33%) Security Cleared
12 29 (9.67%) CCA
12 29 (9.67%) Citrix Certification
13 15 (5.00%) MCAD
13 15 (5.00%) ISTQB
14 13 (4.33%) CCEE
15 12 (4.00%) HND
16 10 (3.33%) CCNP
17 7 (2.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (15.67%) SLA
2 15 (5.00%) QA
3 6 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.33%) TickIT
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) DICOM
System Software
1 126 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 101 (33.67%) Hyper-V
3 49 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.67%) XenDesktop
5 13 (4.33%) vSphere
6 9 (3.00%) XenApp
7 7 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.67%) XenServer
10 4 (1.33%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.33%) vCloud
10 4 (1.33%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.00%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.67%) Firmware
12 2 (0.67%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.33%) NFS
13 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (6.67%) SCCM
2 14 (4.67%) SCOM
3 11 (3.67%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.67%) XenMobile
5 5 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.33%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.33%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.33%) SCSM
7 2 (0.67%) OVSD
7 2 (0.67%) OpenView
7 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.33%) DameWare
8 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 219 (73.00%) Microsoft
2 115 (38.33%) VMware
3 59 (19.67%) Cisco
4 30 (10.00%) Citrix
5 22 (7.33%) Avaya
6 12 (4.00%) Oracle
7 10 (3.33%) NetApp
8 9 (3.00%) HP
9 6 (2.00%) Dell
10 5 (1.67%) AppSense
10 5 (1.67%) Symantec
10 5 (1.67%) Remedy
11 4 (1.33%) McAfee
11 4 (1.33%) Sun
12 3 (1.00%) EMC
12 3 (1.00%) Veeam
13 2 (0.67%) LANDesk
13 2 (0.67%) Apple
13 2 (0.67%) Computacenter
14 1 (0.33%) Google
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