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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 101 59 34
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 79 157 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.14% 4.14% 6.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.19% 15.18% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 67 142 167
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £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
965 1034 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.09% 27.30% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 730 864 665
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
(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 -14 38 £36,250 -9.37% 6
Derbyshire -2 19 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Leicestershire +6 14 £23,500 -41.25%
Northamptonshire -45 14 £25,500 -32.89% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 140 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 107 (60.80%) Windows
3 91 (51.70%) Active Directory
4 76 (43.18%) MCSE
5 63 (35.80%) VMware
6 62 (35.23%) MS Excel
7 53 (30.11%) MCP
8 50 (28.41%) SQL
9 49 (27.84%) SQL Server
9 49 (27.84%) MS Exchange
9 49 (27.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (22.16%) ITIL
12 36 (20.45%) MS Office
13 34 (19.32%) SCCM
14 32 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (18.18%) MCSA
15 30 (17.05%) MCITP
15 30 (17.05%) Degree
16 29 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
17 28 (15.91%) Cisco
18 27 (15.34%) Firewall
19 26 (14.77%) TCP/IP
19 26 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
20 25 (14.20%) Lync
20 25 (14.20%) SharePoint
20 25 (14.20%) CCNA
20 25 (14.20%) MCTS
21 24 (13.64%) C#
21 24 (13.64%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 49 (27.84%) MS Exchange
2 26 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (14.20%) SharePoint
3 25 (14.20%) Lync
4 18 (10.23%) IIS
5 13 (7.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.70%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.70%) CMS
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 62 (35.23%) MS Excel
2 36 (20.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.95%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.34%) Firewall
2 26 (14.77%) TCP/IP
3 23 (13.07%) WAN
3 23 (13.07%) SAN
4 21 (11.93%) LAN
5 19 (10.80%) DNS
6 12 (6.82%) DHCP
7 8 (4.55%) Network Security
8 7 (3.98%) VPN
9 6 (3.41%) VoIP
9 6 (3.41%) Wireless
9 6 (3.41%) Internet
10 5 (2.84%) MPLS
11 3 (1.70%) PBX
12 2 (1.14%) PSTN
12 2 (1.14%) DMZ
12 2 (1.14%) CTI
12 2 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (1.14%) Skype
12 2 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (10.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.41%) MySQL
7 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.14%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.14%) OLAP
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.57%) OLTP
10 1 (0.57%) VLDB
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.57%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (6.82%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Retail
3 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.27%) Law
4 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.27%) Local Government
5 3 (1.70%) Legal
5 3 (1.70%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.14%) Electronics
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (17.61%) Analyst
2 23 (13.07%) Support Technician
3 19 (10.80%) Support Engineer
4 18 (10.23%) Developer
5 17 (9.66%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.25%) Administrator
8 9 (5.11%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.11%) Technical Support
8 9 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.55%) Consultant
9 8 (4.55%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) IT Support
10 7 (3.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.64%) .NET
2 19 (10.80%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.82%) WinForms
3 12 (6.82%) WCF
3 12 (6.82%) WPF
3 12 (6.82%) HTML
4 10 (5.68%) CSS
5 8 (4.55%) jQuery
6 7 (3.98%) Ajax
7 4 (2.27%) XML
7 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.70%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.70%) JSON
8 3 (1.70%) Web Services
9 2 (1.14%) HTML5
9 2 (1.14%) CSS3
9 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.57%) REST
10 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) Clustering
2 11 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.98%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.41%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.41%) iPhone
5 5 (2.84%) Replication
6 4 (2.27%) iSeries
7 3 (1.70%) Telematics
7 3 (1.70%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.70%) AS400
8 2 (1.14%) PMI
8 2 (1.14%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.57%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.57%) SystemC
9 1 (0.57%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 107 (60.80%) Windows
2 49 (27.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.95%) Linux
6 14 (7.95%) Windows XP
6 14 (7.95%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.11%) UNIX
8 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.84%) Android
10 4 (2.27%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.70%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.70%) AIX
12 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.16%) ITIL
2 21 (11.93%) Service Delivery
3 20 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.09%) Change Management
5 14 (7.95%) MVC
6 13 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (6.25%) TDD
7 11 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 10 (5.68%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.11%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.98%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.98%) MVVM
10 7 (3.98%) Line Management
10 7 (3.98%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.98%) SDLC
11 6 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.41%) Time Management
11 6 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.41%) Service Management
11 6 (3.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.41%) SQL
2 24 (13.64%) C#
3 17 (9.66%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.84%) VB
5 5 (2.84%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.14%) VB6
8 1 (0.57%) C
8 1 (0.57%) VBA
8 1 (0.57%) VBScript
8 1 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 76 (43.18%) MCSE
2 53 (30.11%) MCP
3 32 (18.18%) MCSA
4 30 (17.05%) MCITP
4 30 (17.05%) Degree
5 29 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (14.20%) CCNA
6 25 (14.20%) MCTS
7 13 (7.39%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (7.39%) MCSD
8 10 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.98%) MCPD
10 6 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.84%) CCNP
11 5 (2.84%) VCP5
11 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.84%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.84%) MCDST
12 4 (2.27%) CCEA
12 4 (2.27%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.23%) SLA
2 15 (8.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.11%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.55%) ISO 9001
4 8 (4.55%) TickIT
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 91 (51.70%) Active Directory
2 32 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.25%) vSphere
5 9 (5.11%) XenApp
6 4 (2.27%) XenServer
6 4 (2.27%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.14%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.14%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (19.32%) SCCM
2 3 (1.70%) SCOM
2 3 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.14%) WSUS
4 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 140 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 63 (35.80%) VMware
3 28 (15.91%) Cisco
4 23 (13.07%) Citrix
5 16 (9.09%) HP
6 13 (7.39%) Dell
7 9 (5.11%) IBM
8 8 (4.55%) EMC
8 8 (4.55%) Red Gate
9 7 (3.98%) Apple
10 6 (3.41%) Symantec
10 6 (3.41%) LANDesk
11 4 (2.27%) MobileIron
11 4 (2.27%) Sophos
11 4 (2.27%) Remedy
11 4 (2.27%) Oracle
12 3 (1.70%) Novell
12 3 (1.70%) Avaya
12 3 (1.70%) Google
12 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Lincoln
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Vodafone
Salary: £28K - £33K + great benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 35000-43000 Per Annum 35-43 + Training + Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago