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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 83 50 33
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 87 200 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.73% 5.38% 7.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.12% 18.17% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 78 177 189
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £50,000 £40,000
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
954 1101 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.97% 29.60% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 734 877 750
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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
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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 -29 33 £24,000 -40.00% 4
Northamptonshire -19 24 £32,500 -7.80% 1
Derbyshire -4 17 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Lincolnshire -3 7 £20,000 -42.85% 2
Leicestershire +6 5 £37,250 +6.42% 5
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 180 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 119 (52.19%) Windows
3 97 (42.54%) Active Directory
4 77 (33.77%) MCSE
5 73 (32.02%) VMware
6 71 (31.14%) MS Excel
6 71 (31.14%) SQL Server
7 70 (30.70%) ITIL
8 57 (25.00%) SQL
9 51 (22.37%) MCITP
10 48 (21.05%) MCP
11 45 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
12 43 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (18.42%) .NET
14 41 (17.98%) SharePoint
15 40 (17.54%) CCNA
15 40 (17.54%) Hyper-V
16 39 (17.11%) C#
17 38 (16.67%) SLA
18 36 (15.79%) MS Office
18 36 (15.79%) MS Exchange
18 36 (15.79%) Degree
19 35 (15.35%) Windows 7
19 35 (15.35%) TCP/IP
19 35 (15.35%) Cisco
20 32 (14.04%) MCSA
21 31 (13.60%) MVC
22 30 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
23 29 (12.72%) DNS
23 29 (12.72%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 41 (17.98%) SharePoint
2 36 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 23 (10.09%) Lync
4 22 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (7.46%) IIS
6 16 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (5.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.19%) CMS
9 3 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.44%) SAS
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 71 (31.14%) MS Excel
2 36 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) LabWindows
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.14%) Office 365
2 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.75%) SaaS
4 2 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.35%) TCP/IP
2 29 (12.72%) DHCP
2 29 (12.72%) DNS
3 23 (10.09%) WAN
4 21 (9.21%) Firewall
5 14 (6.14%) VoIP
6 13 (5.70%) SAN
6 13 (5.70%) Internet
6 13 (5.70%) VLAN
7 11 (4.82%) LAN
8 10 (4.39%) RTP
8 10 (4.39%) H.323
8 10 (4.39%) Wireshark
9 8 (3.51%) VPN
10 5 (2.19%) Extranet
10 5 (2.19%) Intranet
11 3 (1.32%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.32%) Wireless
12 2 (0.88%) CTI
12 2 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (31.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.51%) MySQL
8 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.88%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.88%) VLDB
12 2 (0.88%) OLAP
12 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (9.21%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.39%) FogBugz
3 10 (4.39%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (7.02%) Telecoms
1 16 (7.02%) Finance
2 9 (3.95%) Manufacturing
2 9 (3.95%) Retail
3 6 (2.63%) Electronics
3 6 (2.63%) Legal
4 4 (1.75%) Advertising
5 3 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.88%) Law
6 2 (0.88%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (17.98%) Analyst
2 37 (16.23%) Developer
3 19 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 18 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.46%) Support Technician
5 17 (7.46%) C# Developer
6 15 (6.58%) Team Leader
6 15 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (5.26%) DBA
9 11 (4.82%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.39%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.39%) Consultant
11 9 (3.95%) Tester
11 9 (3.95%) Software Tester
11 9 (3.95%) SQL DBA
11 9 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.51%) C# Web Developer
12 8 (3.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.42%) .NET
2 28 (12.28%) HTML
3 25 (10.96%) CSS
4 23 (10.09%) ASP.NET
5 20 (8.77%) Ajax
5 20 (8.77%) jQuery
6 14 (6.14%) XML
7 12 (5.26%) WCF
8 11 (4.82%) WPF
9 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (3.51%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.32%) JSON
12 3 (1.32%) Application Packaging
12 3 (1.32%) WinForms
12 3 (1.32%) Web Services
13 2 (0.88%) HTML5
13 2 (0.88%) CSS3
13 2 (0.88%) AngularJS
14 1 (0.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.39%) Open Source
4 5 (2.19%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.75%) Clustering
6 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) iPhone
7 2 (0.88%) Telematics
7 2 (0.88%) PMI
7 2 (0.88%) Replication
7 2 (0.88%) User Experience
7 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) CCTV
8 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) Social Media
8 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.44%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 119 (52.19%) Windows
2 43 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (15.35%) Windows 7
4 25 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (6.58%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.39%) Linux
7 10 (4.39%) Apple iOS
8 9 (3.95%) UNIX
9 6 (2.63%) Android
10 5 (2.19%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.75%) Solaris
11 4 (1.75%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.75%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.44%) CentOS
13 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.70%) ITIL
2 31 (13.60%) MVC
3 30 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (10.96%) Service Delivery
5 18 (7.89%) Service Management
5 18 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 16 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 15 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (6.14%) Coaching
9 13 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.82%) TDD
10 11 (4.82%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.82%) Scrum
11 10 (4.39%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (4.39%) Software Testing
11 10 (4.39%) Project Management
11 10 (4.39%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.39%) RAD
11 10 (4.39%) Automation Testing
12 9 (3.95%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.00%) SQL
2 39 (17.11%) C#
3 22 (9.65%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 16 (7.02%) VB
6 13 (5.70%) C
7 9 (3.95%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.19%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.75%) VB6
9 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.32%) Java
11 1 (0.44%) VBScript
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) F#
Qualifications
1 77 (33.77%) MCSE
2 51 (22.37%) MCITP
3 48 (21.05%) MCP
4 45 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (17.54%) CCNA
6 36 (15.79%) Degree
7 32 (14.04%) MCSA
8 27 (11.84%) MCTS
9 22 (9.65%) SC Cleared
9 22 (9.65%) Security Cleared
10 21 (9.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (7.46%) MCSD
12 11 (4.82%) CCA
12 11 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (4.39%) ISTQB
14 8 (3.51%) VCP4
15 7 (3.07%) HND
16 6 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (2.19%) MCAD
17 5 (2.19%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (16.67%) SLA
2 11 (4.82%) QA
3 8 (3.51%) TickIT
3 8 (3.51%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) HL7
5 1 (0.44%) DICOM
System Software
1 97 (42.54%) Active Directory
2 40 (17.54%) Hyper-V
3 29 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.51%) vSphere
5 5 (2.19%) XenApp
5 5 (2.19%) XenServer
5 5 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (2.19%) Firmware
6 4 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.88%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.44%) NFS
8 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (11.84%) SCCM
2 9 (3.95%) SCOM
3 5 (2.19%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.75%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.75%) SCSM
5 3 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.88%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.88%) OpenView
6 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.88%) OVSD
6 2 (0.88%) WSUS
7 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 180 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 73 (32.02%) VMware
3 35 (15.35%) Cisco
4 21 (9.21%) Citrix
5 11 (4.82%) Avaya
5 11 (4.82%) Oracle
6 9 (3.95%) LANDesk
7 7 (3.07%) HP
8 6 (2.63%) Dell
8 6 (2.63%) Apple
8 6 (2.63%) Remedy
9 5 (2.19%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.75%) Red Gate
10 4 (1.75%) NetApp
11 3 (1.32%) Sun
11 3 (1.32%) AppSense
12 2 (0.88%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.88%) Sophos
12 2 (0.88%) Symantec
13 1 (0.44%) McAfee
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East Midlands
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