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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 69 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-30 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 102 229 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.21% 6.38% 6.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.72% 19.46% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 95 191 182
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 £52,000 £50,000 £40,000
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
870 1177 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.38% 32.80% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 689 923 756
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -9 51 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Northamptonshire -21 23 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Derbyshire -9 14 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Leicestershire -11 9 £28,000 -20.00% 5
Lincolnshire -4 3 £20,000 -42.85% 5
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 202 (77.69%) Microsoft
2 143 (55.00%) Windows
3 111 (42.69%) Active Directory
4 95 (36.54%) MCSE
5 94 (36.15%) SQL Server
6 87 (33.46%) ITIL
7 79 (30.38%) MS Excel
8 78 (30.00%) VMware
9 72 (27.69%) MCITP
10 64 (24.62%) Hyper-V
10 64 (24.62%) SQL
11 55 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (20.77%) .NET
12 54 (20.77%) MCP
13 51 (19.62%) TCP/IP
14 50 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
15 49 (18.85%) C#
16 47 (18.08%) DHCP
17 46 (17.69%) MS Exchange
17 46 (17.69%) SharePoint
18 45 (17.31%) DNS
18 45 (17.31%) CCNA
19 42 (16.15%) MS Office
20 40 (15.38%) MCSA
20 40 (15.38%) SLA
20 40 (15.38%) Cisco
20 40 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
20 40 (15.38%) Degree
21 39 (15.00%) MVC
22 38 (14.62%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 46 (17.69%) SharePoint
1 46 (17.69%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (8.46%) Lync
3 22 (8.46%) IIS
4 20 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.92%) CMS
10 3 (1.15%) SAS
10 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 79 (30.38%) MS Excel
2 42 (16.15%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.92%) LabWindows
3 4 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.31%) Office 365
2 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.54%) SaaS
4 2 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (19.62%) TCP/IP
2 47 (18.08%) DHCP
3 45 (17.31%) DNS
4 28 (10.77%) WAN
5 25 (9.62%) Firewall
6 24 (9.23%) VLAN
7 18 (6.92%) VoIP
8 15 (5.77%) RTP
8 15 (5.77%) H.323
8 15 (5.77%) Wireshark
9 14 (5.38%) VPN
10 13 (5.00%) SAN
10 13 (5.00%) Internet
11 10 (3.85%) LAN
12 7 (2.69%) Extranet
12 7 (2.69%) Intranet
13 3 (1.15%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.15%) 4G
14 2 (0.77%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (36.15%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (2.69%) MySQL
11 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.77%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.77%) VLDB
12 2 (0.77%) OLAP
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (0.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (8.85%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.77%) Selenium
3 15 (5.77%) FogBugz
4 3 (1.15%) NUnit
4 3 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.15%) Moq
General
1 20 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.31%) Finance
3 13 (5.00%) Retail
4 10 (3.85%) Legal
4 10 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.31%) Electronics
6 5 (1.92%) Advertising
7 3 (1.15%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.77%) Law
8 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (20.38%) Developer
2 47 (18.08%) Analyst
3 22 (8.46%) .NET Developer
4 21 (8.08%) Team Leader
5 20 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (7.31%) Service Analyst
7 15 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (5.38%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.00%) Software Tester
9 13 (5.00%) Consultant
9 13 (5.00%) DBA
9 13 (5.00%) Tester
10 12 (4.62%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 11 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (3.85%) SQL DBA
13 9 (3.46%) Administrator
13 9 (3.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (3.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.77%) .NET
2 35 (13.46%) ASP.NET
3 32 (12.31%) CSS
4 31 (11.92%) HTML
5 28 (10.77%) Ajax
6 24 (9.23%) XML
7 23 (8.85%) WCF
8 22 (8.46%) jQuery
9 19 (7.31%) WPF
10 14 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (3.85%) .NET Framework
12 8 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (2.31%) WinForms
14 4 (1.54%) Web Services
15 3 (1.15%) XSL
15 3 (1.15%) Application Packaging
15 3 (1.15%) NHibernate
15 3 (1.15%) Silverlight
15 3 (1.15%) Razor View Engine
15 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.46%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.77%) Open Source
4 9 (3.46%) Clustering
5 5 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.15%) iPhone
6 3 (1.15%) Replication
6 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.15%) Streaming Music
7 2 (0.77%) User Experience
7 2 (0.77%) PMI
7 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.77%) Telematics
7 2 (0.77%) Social Media
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.38%) Physics
8 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 143 (55.00%) Windows
2 55 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (14.62%) Windows 7
4 33 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (5.38%) Windows 8
7 12 (4.62%) Linux
8 10 (3.85%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.08%) UNIX
9 8 (3.08%) Android
10 7 (2.69%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.92%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.92%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.54%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.54%) Solaris
13 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (33.46%) ITIL
2 40 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (15.00%) MVC
4 33 (12.69%) Service Delivery
5 21 (8.08%) Software Engineering
5 21 (8.08%) Scrum
6 20 (7.69%) TDD
7 18 (6.92%) Service Management
8 17 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (6.54%) Mentoring
9 15 (5.77%) RAD
9 15 (5.77%) Software Testing
9 15 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
9 15 (5.77%) Automation Testing
10 14 (5.38%) Coaching
11 13 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.62%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.62%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.85%) Project Management
14 9 (3.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (24.62%) SQL
2 49 (18.85%) C#
3 25 (9.62%) VB.NET
4 24 (9.23%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.92%) VB
6 13 (5.00%) C
7 12 (4.62%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.92%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.92%) VB6
8 5 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.15%) Java
10 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (36.54%) MCSE
2 72 (27.69%) MCITP
3 54 (20.77%) MCP
4 50 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (17.31%) CCNA
6 40 (15.38%) MCSA
6 40 (15.38%) Degree
7 32 (12.31%) MCTS
8 27 (10.38%) MCSD
9 25 (9.62%) SC Cleared
9 25 (9.62%) Security Cleared
10 23 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (5.77%) ISTQB
12 13 (5.00%) CCA
12 13 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (4.23%) HND
14 8 (3.08%) MCAD
15 6 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (1.92%) CCNP
17 4 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.38%) SLA
2 15 (5.77%) QA
3 8 (3.08%) TickIT
3 8 (3.08%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) HL7
5 1 (0.38%) DICOM
System Software
1 111 (42.69%) Active Directory
2 64 (24.62%) Hyper-V
3 31 (11.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.92%) Firmware
4 5 (1.92%) XenApp
4 5 (1.92%) vSphere
5 4 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.15%) XenServer
7 2 (0.77%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.38%) NFS
8 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (8.08%) SCCM
2 10 (3.85%) SCOM
3 6 (2.31%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.54%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.54%) SCSM
5 2 (0.77%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.77%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.77%) OpenView
5 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.77%) OVSD
6 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 202 (77.69%) Microsoft
2 78 (30.00%) VMware
3 40 (15.38%) Cisco
4 16 (6.15%) Avaya
5 15 (5.77%) Citrix
6 12 (4.62%) Oracle
7 8 (3.08%) LANDesk
8 7 (2.69%) HP
9 5 (1.92%) Dell
9 5 (1.92%) NetApp
9 5 (1.92%) Apple
9 5 (1.92%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.54%) Sun
11 3 (1.15%) Remedy
11 3 (1.15%) AppSense
11 3 (1.15%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.77%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.38%) Veeam
13 1 (0.38%) BT
13 1 (0.38%) IBM
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 28.5k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barton-Upon-Humber, South Humberside
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k+ Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Barton-Upon-Humber, South Humberside
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 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
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits, pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Derbyshire County Council
Salary: From £23,616 to £29,190 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago