The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 70 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 285 350 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.57% 4.53% 5.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.97% 15.68% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 258 327 403
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2381 2232 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.83% 28.90% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1918 1825 2267
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the East of England region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Hertfordshire -16 84 £43,750 +21.52% 7
Cambridgeshire -22 71 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Bedfordshire +34 67 £35,000 -11.39% 8
Essex -21 50 £37,500 -16.20%
Suffolk +3 13 £43,750 +15.13% 5
Norfolk +3 7 £36,250 +31.81%
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 449 (70.38%) Windows
2 382 (59.87%) Microsoft
3 293 (45.92%) MCSE
4 272 (42.63%) SQL Server
5 256 (40.13%) VMware
6 242 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 209 (32.76%) SQL
7 209 (32.76%) MS Exchange
8 202 (31.66%) Active Directory
9 198 (31.03%) MCP
10 187 (29.31%) Firewall
11 185 (29.00%) MS Excel
12 177 (27.74%) MCITP
13 165 (25.86%) .NET
13 165 (25.86%) DNS
14 155 (24.29%) ITIL
15 153 (23.98%) SAN
15 153 (23.98%) Windows Server 2003
16 150 (23.51%) Citrix
17 144 (22.57%) C#
17 144 (22.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 138 (21.63%) MCTS
19 132 (20.69%) Hyper-V
20 127 (19.91%) TCP/IP
21 120 (18.81%) Cisco Certification
22 119 (18.65%) DHCP
23 118 (18.50%) VPN
24 117 (18.34%) CCNA
25 113 (17.71%) LAN
25 113 (17.71%) Cisco

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 209 (32.76%) MS Exchange
2 110 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (16.93%) SharePoint
4 83 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 58 (9.09%) IIS
6 48 (7.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 44 (6.90%) Lync
8 41 (6.43%) Lotus Domino
9 38 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 37 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 28 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (3.29%) SharePoint Server
13 20 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
14 18 (2.82%) CMS
15 10 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
17 8 (1.25%) SAS
18 4 (0.63%) JOnAS
18 4 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 185 (29.00%) MS Excel
2 110 (17.24%) MS Office
3 14 (2.19%) MS Project
4 12 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.78%) Mingle
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) Windchill
6 1 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 20 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.25%) Oracle CRM
3 8 (1.25%) Magento
4 4 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.99%) Office 365
2 27 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.57%) SaaS
4 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 187 (29.31%) Firewall
2 165 (25.86%) DNS
3 153 (23.98%) SAN
4 127 (19.91%) TCP/IP
5 119 (18.65%) DHCP
6 118 (18.50%) VPN
7 113 (17.71%) LAN
8 96 (15.05%) WAN
9 37 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
10 35 (5.49%) Internet
11 32 (5.02%) VLAN
11 32 (5.02%) NAS
12 30 (4.70%) Network Security
13 26 (4.08%) iSCSI
13 26 (4.08%) SSL
14 24 (3.76%) VoIP
15 23 (3.61%) HTTP
16 21 (3.29%) HTTPS
17 19 (2.98%) NetScaler
18 18 (2.82%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (42.63%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.72%) DTS
11 11 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.10%) MySQL
15 5 (0.78%) RavenDB
15 5 (0.78%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 79 (12.38%) NUnit
2 63 (9.87%) Rhino Mocks
2 63 (9.87%) Moq
3 43 (6.74%) MSTest
4 28 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (4.23%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.10%) ReSharper
8 5 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.78%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.78%) Subversion
8 5 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.31%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.31%) NCover
9 2 (0.31%) FxCop
10 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 69 (10.82%) Finance
2 25 (3.92%) Music Industry
3 13 (2.04%) Marketing
4 10 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.10%) Legal
7 6 (0.94%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.78%) Advertising
8 5 (0.78%) Retail
9 4 (0.63%) Banking
9 4 (0.63%) Games
10 3 (0.47%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 151 (23.67%) Developer
2 98 (15.36%) Support Engineer
3 79 (12.38%) Administrator
4 77 (12.07%) Analyst
5 70 (10.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 67 (10.50%) .NET Developer
7 62 (9.72%) DBA
8 61 (9.56%) SQL DBA
9 51 (7.99%) Network Engineer
10 47 (7.37%) Support Analyst
10 47 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
11 46 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support
12 45 (7.05%) Consultant
13 43 (6.74%) Network Support
14 40 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 39 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
16 38 (5.96%) C# Developer
17 33 (5.17%) PC Support
17 33 (5.17%) PC Engineer
17 33 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (25.86%) .NET
2 99 (15.52%) ASP.NET
3 66 (10.34%) Web Services
4 63 (9.87%) WCF
5 52 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (7.68%) WPF
7 43 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 42 (6.58%) Razor View Engine
8 42 (6.58%) WinForms
9 38 (5.96%) Unity DI Container
9 38 (5.96%) Castle Windsor
9 38 (5.96%) Ninject
9 38 (5.96%) Spring.NET
10 29 (4.55%) XML
11 25 (3.92%) NHibernate
12 20 (3.13%) HTML
13 19 (2.98%) CSS
14 16 (2.51%) Silverlight
15 14 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.84%) Clustering
2 46 (7.21%) Blackberry
3 38 (5.96%) Inversion of Control
4 37 (5.80%) SecurID
5 34 (5.33%) Replication
6 24 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 23 (3.61%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.51%) Firmware
9 14 (2.19%) Statistics
10 13 (2.04%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.88%) Thin Client
11 12 (1.88%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.72%) PKI
13 10 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.57%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.94%) EqualLogic
14 6 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.78%) Open Source
15 5 (0.78%) Smartphone
16 3 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 449 (70.38%) Windows
2 242 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 153 (23.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 106 (16.61%) Windows 7
5 63 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (9.87%) Linux
6 56 (8.78%) Windows XP
7 41 (6.43%) Android
8 39 (6.11%) Windows Phone 8
8 39 (6.11%) Windows Phone
9 37 (5.80%) VMS
10 34 (5.33%) UNIX
10 34 (5.33%) Windows Vista
11 19 (2.98%) Windows 8
12 14 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.57%) CentOS
14 9 (1.41%) Solaris
15 8 (1.25%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.78%) HPUX
17 4 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (24.29%) ITIL
2 85 (13.32%) TDD
3 66 (10.34%) Scrum
4 63 (9.87%) Kanban
5 55 (8.62%) MVC
6 53 (8.31%) Migration
7 52 (8.15%) MVVM
8 51 (7.99%) Performance Tuning
8 51 (7.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 42 (6.58%) Web Application Development
10 38 (5.96%) Dependency Injection
10 38 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (5.80%) CRM
12 34 (5.33%) BDD
13 33 (5.17%) Service Delivery
14 30 (4.70%) Project Management
15 28 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (4.23%) Incident Management
17 21 (3.29%) Problem Management
17 21 (3.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 209 (32.76%) SQL
2 144 (22.57%) C#
3 60 (9.40%) PowerShell
4 38 (5.96%) VB
5 37 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 33 (5.17%) VB.NET
7 21 (3.29%) Shell Script
8 18 (2.82%) VBScript
9 17 (2.66%) Java
10 10 (1.57%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.41%) PHP
12 8 (1.25%) VBA
13 5 (0.78%) C++
13 5 (0.78%) C
14 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.16%) XQuery
14 1 (0.16%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.16%) XAML
14 1 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 293 (45.92%) MCSE
2 198 (31.03%) MCP
3 177 (27.74%) MCITP
4 138 (21.63%) MCTS
5 120 (18.81%) Cisco Certification
6 117 (18.34%) CCNA
7 103 (16.14%) MCSA
8 90 (14.11%) MCSD
9 84 (13.17%) Degree
10 74 (11.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 71 (11.13%) MCAD
12 49 (7.68%) CCNP
13 38 (5.96%) Citrix Certification
14 36 (5.64%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (3.76%) NCDA
15 24 (3.76%) NCIE
16 23 (3.61%) CCA
17 17 (2.66%) VCAP
18 16 (2.51%) Security Cleared
19 15 (2.35%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.58%) SLA
2 15 (2.35%) QA
3 7 (1.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (1.10%) GAMP
3 7 (1.10%) GCP
3 7 (1.10%) GMP
4 5 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 202 (31.66%) Active Directory
2 144 (22.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (20.69%) Hyper-V
4 72 (11.29%) vSphere
5 64 (10.03%) XenApp
6 45 (7.05%) XenDesktop
7 39 (6.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 28 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (4.23%) Terminal Services
9 27 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (3.61%) XenServer
11 21 (3.29%) VMware ESX
12 18 (2.82%) KVM
13 17 (2.66%) Forefront TMG
14 15 (2.35%) UAG
14 15 (2.35%) ISA Server
15 7 (1.10%) NFS
16 6 (0.94%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.78%) Terminal Server
17 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 57 (8.93%) Backup Exec
2 52 (8.15%) SCCM
3 39 (6.11%) McAfee ePO
4 18 (2.82%) SCOM
5 14 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.25%) WSUS
7 7 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 5 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.78%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.78%) MOM
9 4 (0.63%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.47%) Puppet
10 3 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.16%) Cacti
Vendors
1 382 (59.87%) Microsoft
2 256 (40.13%) VMware
3 150 (23.51%) Citrix
4 113 (17.71%) Cisco
5 69 (10.82%) HP
6 59 (9.25%) Symantec
7 47 (7.37%) McAfee
8 41 (6.43%) Lotus
8 41 (6.43%) Oracle
9 37 (5.80%) Clearswift
10 35 (5.49%) Dell
11 34 (5.33%) NetApp
12 23 (3.61%) IBM
13 19 (2.98%) Veeam
14 15 (2.35%) EMC
14 15 (2.35%) Sophos
15 14 (2.19%) CheckPoint
16 13 (2.04%) Google
17 11 (1.72%) SonicWALL
17 11 (1.72%) CA
Bedfordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + be - training, pens, health +
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + great opportunity
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Evolve Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Just Cambridge Talent
Salary: + Car Allowance
Posted: 7 days ago