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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 67 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 115 236 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.27% 6.52% 6.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.76% 20.19% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 110 189 205
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
978 1169 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.85% 32.31% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 819 931 851
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Nottinghamshire -21 52 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Northamptonshire -9 39 £32,500 -5.10% 5
Derbyshire -8 12 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Leicestershire -21 11 £26,000 -30.66% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 206 (74.91%) Microsoft
2 164 (59.64%) Windows
3 114 (41.45%) MCSE
4 112 (40.73%) Active Directory
5 99 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 95 (34.55%) VMware
7 92 (33.45%) ITIL
8 85 (30.91%) MS Excel
8 85 (30.91%) MCITP
9 82 (29.82%) Hyper-V
10 67 (24.36%) TCP/IP
11 64 (23.27%) MS Exchange
12 63 (22.91%) SQL
12 63 (22.91%) Cisco Certification
13 58 (21.09%) CCNA
13 58 (21.09%) MCP
13 58 (21.09%) DHCP
13 58 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 54 (19.64%) .NET
15 53 (19.27%) Cisco
16 50 (18.18%) DNS
17 49 (17.82%) C#
17 49 (17.82%) MCSA
18 47 (17.09%) SharePoint
19 45 (16.36%) Windows 7
20 44 (16.00%) SLA
21 42 (15.27%) Degree
22 40 (14.55%) MCTS
22 40 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
22 40 (14.55%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (23.27%) MS Exchange
2 47 (17.09%) SharePoint
3 37 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (8.00%) Lync
7 21 (7.64%) IIS
8 10 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (3.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.09%) SAS
13 2 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 85 (30.91%) MS Excel
2 40 (14.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.82%) LabWindows
3 4 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.73%) Summit
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.36%) Office 365
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.45%) SaaS
4 2 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (24.36%) TCP/IP
2 58 (21.09%) DHCP
3 50 (18.18%) DNS
4 29 (10.55%) WAN
4 29 (10.55%) Firewall
5 28 (10.18%) VLAN
6 20 (7.27%) VoIP
7 19 (6.91%) Wireshark
7 19 (6.91%) RTP
7 19 (6.91%) H.323
7 19 (6.91%) VPN
8 16 (5.82%) Internet
9 10 (3.64%) SAN
10 7 (2.55%) Intranet
10 7 (2.55%) Extranet
11 6 (2.18%) LAN
12 5 (1.82%) SMTP
12 5 (1.82%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.45%) LDAP
13 4 (1.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (5.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (2.18%) MySQL
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.73%) VLDB
10 2 (0.73%) OLAP
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.45%) Selenium
3 15 (5.45%) FogBugz
4 8 (2.91%) NUnit
4 8 (2.91%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (2.91%) Moq
General
1 21 (7.64%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.55%) Finance
2 18 (6.55%) Retail
3 11 (4.00%) Legal
4 9 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.18%) Electronics
6 4 (1.45%) Advertising
6 4 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (20.00%) Developer
2 43 (15.64%) Analyst
3 28 (10.18%) .NET Developer
4 23 (8.36%) Team Leader
4 23 (8.36%) Consultant
4 23 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (6.91%) Service Analyst
6 17 (6.18%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 14 (5.09%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.09%) DBA
7 14 (5.09%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (4.73%) Tester
8 13 (4.73%) Software Tester
8 13 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (4.00%) Network Engineer
9 11 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.00%) SQL DBA
9 11 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (3.64%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (19.64%) .NET
2 36 (13.09%) ASP.NET
3 29 (10.55%) CSS
4 28 (10.18%) HTML
5 26 (9.45%) Ajax
5 26 (9.45%) WCF
6 22 (8.00%) WPF
6 22 (8.00%) XML
7 19 (6.91%) jQuery
7 19 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (4.36%) WinForms
9 8 (2.91%) Razor View Engine
9 8 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (2.91%) NHibernate
9 8 (2.91%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (1.82%) Application Packaging
11 5 (1.82%) Web Services
12 3 (1.09%) XSL
12 3 (1.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.45%) Open Source
4 11 (4.00%) Clustering
5 8 (2.91%) Streaming Music
6 5 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.09%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.09%) Replication
7 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.73%) iPhone
8 2 (0.73%) Social Media
8 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.36%) Physics
9 1 (0.36%) CCTV
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) PMI
9 1 (0.36%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 164 (59.64%) Windows
2 58 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (16.36%) Windows 7
4 40 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.82%) Linux
7 14 (5.09%) Windows 8
8 12 (4.36%) Windows XP
9 11 (4.00%) Windows Vista
10 9 (3.27%) UNIX
11 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.45%) Android
11 4 (1.45%) Solaris
12 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.36%) CentOS
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (33.45%) ITIL
2 39 (14.18%) MVC
3 38 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (12.36%) Service Delivery
5 26 (9.45%) Scrum
6 23 (8.36%) TDD
7 19 (6.91%) Software Engineering
8 18 (6.55%) Service Management
9 15 (5.45%) RAD
9 15 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (5.45%) Software Testing
9 15 (5.45%) Risk Analysis
9 15 (5.45%) Automation Testing
10 12 (4.36%) PRINCE2
10 12 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.00%) Coaching
12 10 (3.64%) Project Management
12 10 (3.64%) Configuration Management
13 9 (3.27%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.91%) SQL
2 49 (17.82%) C#
3 23 (8.36%) JavaScript
3 23 (8.36%) VB.NET
4 17 (6.18%) VB
5 14 (5.09%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.09%) C
6 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.82%) MATLAB
7 5 (1.82%) VB6
8 4 (1.45%) Java
9 1 (0.36%) VBScript
9 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 114 (41.45%) MCSE
2 85 (30.91%) MCITP
3 63 (22.91%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (21.09%) CCNA
4 58 (21.09%) MCP
5 49 (17.82%) MCSA
6 42 (15.27%) Degree
7 40 (14.55%) MCTS
8 33 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (10.91%) SC Cleared
9 30 (10.91%) Security Cleared
9 30 (10.91%) MCSD
10 19 (6.91%) CCA
10 19 (6.91%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (5.45%) ISTQB
12 13 (4.73%) MCAD
13 11 (4.00%) HND
14 9 (3.27%) CCNP
15 6 (2.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (2.18%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.00%) SLA
2 15 (5.45%) QA
3 6 (2.18%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.45%) TickIT
5 1 (0.36%) HL7
5 1 (0.36%) DICOM
System Software
1 112 (40.73%) Active Directory
2 82 (29.82%) Hyper-V
3 38 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.64%) vSphere
5 7 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (2.18%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.18%) XenApp
7 5 (1.82%) Firmware
8 4 (1.45%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.45%) XenServer
9 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.09%) vCloud
9 3 (1.09%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.73%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.73%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.36%) NFS
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (7.27%) SCCM
2 12 (4.36%) SCOM
3 9 (3.27%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (1.82%) XenMobile
5 4 (1.45%) SCSM
5 4 (1.45%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.09%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.73%) OpenView
7 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.73%) OVSD
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 206 (74.91%) Microsoft
2 95 (34.55%) VMware
3 53 (19.27%) Cisco
4 19 (6.91%) Avaya
5 17 (6.18%) Citrix
6 12 (4.36%) Oracle
7 9 (3.27%) NetApp
8 8 (2.91%) HP
9 5 (1.82%) Dell
9 5 (1.82%) AppSense
10 4 (1.45%) Symantec
10 4 (1.45%) Remedy
10 4 (1.45%) Sun
11 3 (1.09%) Apple
11 3 (1.09%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.09%) Veeam
12 2 (0.73%) EMC
12 2 (0.73%) McAfee
13 1 (0.36%) BT
13 1 (0.36%) Computacenter
Nottingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to £22,000
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 6 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive basic + up to 20% bonus, healthcare pension & 25 days A/L
Posted: 11 days ago
East Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 18 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago