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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 92 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 89 204 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.46% 5.15% 7.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.99% 19.08% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 80 188 224
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
891 1069 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.67% 27.01% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 647 913 780
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 £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -38 35 £26,500 -33.75% 7
Derbyshire -4 20 £38,250 -10.00% 5
Northamptonshire -41 17 £30,500 -18.66% 2
Leicestershire +6 10 £37,000 -2.63% 4
Lincolnshire -6 8 £20,000 -2.43% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 146 (76.84%) Microsoft
2 95 (50.00%) Windows
3 82 (43.16%) Active Directory
4 64 (33.68%) MCSE
5 62 (32.63%) VMware
6 58 (30.53%) SQL Server
7 55 (28.95%) MS Excel
8 54 (28.42%) SQL
9 42 (22.11%) MCP
10 41 (21.58%) ITIL
10 41 (21.58%) SharePoint
11 38 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
13 35 (18.42%) .NET
14 34 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (17.37%) MCITP
16 31 (16.32%) CCNA
16 31 (16.32%) C#
16 31 (16.32%) Cisco
16 31 (16.32%) Degree
17 30 (15.79%) Lync
17 30 (15.79%) MS Exchange
18 29 (15.26%) Firewall
19 28 (14.74%) MS Office
20 27 (14.21%) MVC
21 26 (13.68%) SCCM
21 26 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
22 24 (12.63%) SQL Server 2008
22 24 (12.63%) MCSA
22 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (21.58%) SharePoint
2 30 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.79%) Lync
3 19 (10.00%) IIS
4 15 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.63%) CMS
9 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 55 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 28 (14.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) LabWindows
2 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.95%) Office 365
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.26%) Firewall
2 22 (11.58%) WAN
2 22 (11.58%) TCP/IP
2 22 (11.58%) DNS
3 16 (8.42%) SAN
3 16 (8.42%) LAN
4 15 (7.89%) DHCP
5 13 (6.84%) Internet
6 9 (4.74%) VoIP
7 7 (3.68%) Network Security
8 6 (3.16%) VLAN
9 5 (2.63%) Intranet
9 5 (2.63%) Extranet
9 5 (2.63%) MPLS
10 4 (2.11%) VPN
10 4 (2.11%) Wireless
11 3 (1.58%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.58%) PBX
11 3 (1.58%) RTP
11 3 (1.58%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.16%) MySQL
7 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.11%) OLAP
8 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.58%) VLDB
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.05%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.58%) FogBugz
3 3 (1.58%) Selenium
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (6.32%) Finance
2 11 (5.79%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.79%) Retail
3 8 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.63%) Electronics
5 4 (2.11%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.11%) Local Government
6 3 (1.58%) Law
6 3 (1.58%) Legal
6 3 (1.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (17.37%) Developer
2 26 (13.68%) Analyst
3 22 (11.58%) Support Technician
4 15 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.37%) C# Developer
6 11 (5.79%) DBA
7 10 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 10 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (4.74%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.74%) IT Support
9 8 (4.21%) C# Web Developer
9 8 (4.21%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.21%) SQL DBA
10 7 (3.68%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.68%) Administrator
10 7 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.42%) .NET
2 23 (12.11%) CSS
3 22 (11.58%) HTML
4 20 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 17 (8.95%) Ajax
5 17 (8.95%) jQuery
6 11 (5.79%) XML
7 10 (5.26%) WCF
7 10 (5.26%) WPF
8 8 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (4.21%) .NET Framework
9 7 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.11%) WinForms
11 3 (1.58%) Web Services
11 3 (1.58%) JSON
12 2 (1.05%) HTML5
12 2 (1.05%) CSS3
12 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.53%) REST
13 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.21%) Clustering
4 5 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.11%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.58%) Open Source
7 2 (1.05%) iPhone
7 2 (1.05%) Telematics
7 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 2 (1.05%) Replication
7 2 (1.05%) PMI
8 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.53%) SystemC
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 95 (50.00%) Windows
2 38 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 18 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (6.84%) Windows 8
6 13 (6.84%) UNIX
7 11 (5.79%) Linux
8 9 (4.74%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.63%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.63%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.63%) Android
10 3 (1.58%) AIX
11 2 (1.05%) Solaris
11 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.58%) ITIL
2 27 (14.21%) MVC
3 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (7.89%) Software Engineering
5 14 (7.37%) Mentoring
6 13 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.32%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.74%) TDD
8 9 (4.74%) Service Management
8 9 (4.74%) ETL
8 9 (4.74%) Line Management
8 9 (4.74%) Mobile Development
9 8 (4.21%) Coaching
10 7 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.68%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (3.68%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.68%) Project Management
10 7 (3.68%) Change Management
10 7 (3.68%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (28.42%) SQL
2 31 (16.32%) C#
3 17 (8.95%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.89%) VB.NET
5 12 (6.32%) VB
6 11 (5.79%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.68%) C
8 5 (2.63%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.11%) VB6
9 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.05%) Java
11 1 (0.53%) VBScript
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) F#
Qualifications
1 64 (33.68%) MCSE
2 42 (22.11%) MCP
3 37 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (17.37%) MCITP
5 31 (16.32%) Degree
5 31 (16.32%) CCNA
6 24 (12.63%) MCSA
7 23 (12.11%) MCTS
8 16 (8.42%) MCSD
9 13 (6.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.68%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.68%) CCNP
10 7 (3.68%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (3.16%) MCDBA
11 6 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.63%) MCAD
12 5 (2.63%) VCP5
13 4 (2.11%) CCEA
13 4 (2.11%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.05%) SLA
2 9 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.16%) TickIT
3 6 (3.16%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.11%) QA
5 3 (1.58%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.53%) HL7
6 1 (0.53%) DICOM
System Software
1 82 (43.16%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.47%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.32%) vSphere
5 5 (2.63%) XenApp
5 5 (2.63%) XenServer
5 5 (2.63%) Firmware
6 3 (1.58%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.58%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.58%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.53%) NFS
8 1 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (13.68%) SCCM
2 3 (1.58%) SCOM
2 3 (1.58%) WSUS
3 2 (1.05%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 146 (76.84%) Microsoft
2 62 (32.63%) VMware
3 31 (16.32%) Cisco
4 22 (11.58%) Citrix
5 9 (4.74%) HP
5 9 (4.74%) Oracle
5 9 (4.74%) LANDesk
6 8 (4.21%) Dell
7 6 (3.16%) Apple
8 5 (2.63%) Red Gate
8 5 (2.63%) MobileIron
8 5 (2.63%) Remedy
9 4 (2.11%) EMC
9 4 (2.11%) Avaya
9 4 (2.11%) IBM
10 3 (1.58%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.58%) Symantec
10 3 (1.58%) Novell
10 3 (1.58%) Sophos
10 3 (1.58%) Google
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