The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 305 276 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.11% 3.46% 4.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.11% 11.50% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 270 251 320
Average salary £39,250 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.28% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2327 2399 2227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.32% 30.09% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1980 1911 1825
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
Hertfordshire +7 95 £34,000 -24.44% 9
Cambridgeshire +17 77 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Bedfordshire -1 59 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Essex -2 45 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Suffolk +9 22 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Norfolk +5 7 £28,500 -25.97%
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 412 (72.54%) Microsoft
2 407 (71.65%) Windows
3 284 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 280 (49.30%) Active Directory
5 272 (47.89%) MCSE
6 233 (41.02%) SQL
7 222 (39.08%) VMware
8 192 (33.80%) MS Excel
9 174 (30.63%) MCSA
10 170 (29.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 168 (29.58%) ITIL
12 161 (28.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 156 (27.46%) MS Exchange
14 147 (25.88%) MCP
15 126 (22.18%) Citrix
16 114 (20.07%) .NET
16 114 (20.07%) MCITP
17 113 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 111 (19.54%) Degree
19 106 (18.66%) C#
20 104 (18.31%) SharePoint
21 100 (17.61%) PowerShell
22 96 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
23 92 (16.20%) Office 365
24 82 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
24 82 (14.44%) ASP.NET
25 81 (14.26%) HTML
25 81 (14.26%) Cisco
25 81 (14.26%) TCP/IP
26 79 (13.91%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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
1 156 (27.46%) MS Exchange
2 104 (18.31%) SharePoint
3 66 (11.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (8.80%) Lync
6 39 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 35 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (4.23%) IIS
9 16 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (2.11%) CMS
11 9 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 8 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
12 8 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.06%) EPiServer CMS
14 4 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 192 (33.80%) MS Excel
2 66 (11.62%) MS Office
3 4 (0.70%) Mingle
4 3 (0.53%) InDesign
4 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.35%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.88%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 92 (16.20%) Office 365
2 43 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (14.26%) TCP/IP
2 76 (13.38%) DNS
3 64 (11.27%) SAN
4 60 (10.56%) DHCP
5 57 (10.04%) Firewall
6 56 (9.86%) WAN
7 45 (7.92%) LAN
8 38 (6.69%) Internet
9 25 (4.40%) VoIP
10 22 (3.87%) VPN
11 21 (3.70%) iSCSI
12 17 (2.99%) SSL
13 16 (2.82%) SNMP
14 13 (2.29%) NAS
14 13 (2.29%) Skype
15 11 (1.94%) Network Security
15 11 (1.94%) FTP
15 11 (1.94%) SMTP
16 10 (1.76%) VLAN
17 8 (1.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (3.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 18 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 16 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (2.64%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.41%) MySQL
11 6 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.06%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.70%) RavenDB
12 4 (0.70%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle9i Database
15 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.94%) Subversion
3 9 (1.58%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.70%) MSTest
4 4 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.70%) NUnit
5 2 (0.35%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
General
1 52 (9.15%) Finance
2 14 (2.46%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.94%) Legal
4 10 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.88%) Games
5 5 (0.88%) Retail
6 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.53%) Electronics
8 2 (0.35%) Advertising
8 2 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Front Office
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (14.26%) Analyst
2 70 (12.32%) Developer
3 50 (8.80%) Software Engineer
4 49 (8.63%) Support Analyst
5 47 (8.27%) DBA
6 44 (7.75%) Administrator
7 43 (7.57%) SQL DBA
8 42 (7.39%) Support Engineer
9 41 (7.22%) Consultant
10 38 (6.69%) Programmer
11 32 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 31 (5.46%) IT Support
13 30 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
14 25 (4.40%) Technical Support
15 23 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
15 23 (4.05%) .NET Programmer
16 22 (3.87%) Technical Analyst
17 21 (3.70%) Graduate
17 21 (3.70%) Server Engineer
17 21 (3.70%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (20.07%) .NET
2 82 (14.44%) ASP.NET
3 81 (14.26%) HTML
4 58 (10.21%) jQuery
5 31 (5.46%) MFC
6 29 (5.11%) CSS
7 20 (3.52%) Web Services
8 19 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (2.11%) PhoneGap
10 12 (2.11%) .NET Framework
11 11 (1.94%) SAML
11 11 (1.94%) Classic ASP
11 11 (1.94%) Silverlight
12 9 (1.58%) WCF
13 7 (1.23%) XML
14 6 (1.06%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (0.88%) AngularJS
16 4 (0.70%) Reactive Extensions
16 4 (0.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (8.63%) Replication
3 46 (8.10%) Computer Science
4 36 (6.34%) Management Information System
5 33 (5.81%) Clustering
6 29 (5.11%) Pocket PC
7 24 (4.23%) Data Centre
8 19 (3.35%) Client/Server
9 17 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.64%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.94%) SecurID
12 9 (1.58%) Statistics
12 9 (1.58%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.41%) BYOD
13 8 (1.41%) FMCG
14 7 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (1.23%) User Experience
15 6 (1.06%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.88%) Fat Client
16 5 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 407 (71.65%) Windows
2 170 (29.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 161 (28.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 96 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (11.62%) Windows 7
6 42 (7.39%) Linux
7 37 (6.51%) Windows XP
7 37 (6.51%) Android
8 30 (5.28%) Apple iOS
9 15 (2.64%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.94%) UNIX
11 7 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.88%) Solaris
13 5 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.70%) CentOS
15 3 (0.53%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.53%) Debian
15 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (29.58%) ITIL
2 63 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (9.86%) Project Management
4 54 (9.51%) Migration
5 52 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (7.22%) Mentoring
7 39 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
7 39 (6.87%) TDD
8 37 (6.51%) Software Engineering
9 36 (6.34%) High Availability
10 32 (5.63%) MVC
10 32 (5.63%) CRM
11 31 (5.46%) Service Delivery
12 29 (5.11%) Change Management
13 27 (4.75%) PRINCE2
14 24 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
15 23 (4.05%) Server Building
15 23 (4.05%) SDLC
16 22 (3.87%) Project Planning
17 18 (3.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 233 (41.02%) SQL
2 106 (18.66%) C#
3 100 (17.61%) PowerShell
4 79 (13.91%) JavaScript
5 35 (6.16%) Java
5 35 (6.16%) T-SQL
6 31 (5.46%) C++
6 31 (5.46%) Objective-C
7 25 (4.40%) VBScript
8 23 (4.05%) VB
9 11 (1.94%) Perl
9 11 (1.94%) VBA
10 8 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.23%) VB6
12 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.88%) C
12 5 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.35%) VC++
14 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 272 (47.89%) MCSE
2 174 (30.63%) MCSA
3 147 (25.88%) MCP
4 114 (20.07%) MCITP
5 111 (19.54%) Degree
6 82 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
7 79 (13.91%) CCNA
8 76 (13.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 50 (8.80%) MCTS
10 26 (4.58%) Citrix Certification
11 24 (4.23%) VCP5
12 21 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (3.35%) CCNP
14 17 (2.99%) CCA
15 11 (1.94%) A+ Certification
16 10 (1.76%) MCT
17 8 (1.41%) ISEB
18 7 (1.23%) CISSP
18 7 (1.23%) MCSD
18 7 (1.23%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.10%) SLA
2 5 (0.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (0.88%) GMP
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 280 (49.30%) Active Directory
2 113 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 56 (9.86%) VMware ESX
5 48 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (7.75%) XenApp
7 39 (6.87%) vSphere
8 18 (3.17%) Terminal Services
9 13 (2.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (1.23%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.06%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.88%) Xen
13 4 (0.70%) Firmware
14 3 (0.53%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 64 (11.27%) SCCM
2 30 (5.28%) SCOM
3 21 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.88%) Nagios
4 5 (0.88%) Windows Intune
5 4 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (0.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.18%) SCSM
6 1 (0.18%) DameWare
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 412 (72.54%) Microsoft
2 222 (39.08%) VMware
3 126 (22.18%) Citrix
4 81 (14.26%) Cisco
5 37 (6.51%) Intel
6 30 (5.28%) HP
7 27 (4.75%) Oracle
8 15 (2.64%) CheckPoint
9 14 (2.46%) Red Gate
10 13 (2.29%) Fujitsu
10 13 (2.29%) Dell
11 12 (2.11%) Xamarin
12 10 (1.76%) Apple
13 9 (1.58%) SAP
13 9 (1.58%) Avaya
13 9 (1.58%) SonicWALL
14 8 (1.41%) EPiServer
15 7 (1.23%) Sophos
16 6 (1.06%) Mitel
17 5 (0.88%) WatchGuard
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + pension, training budgets, flexitime and more
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Impressive Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, training fund, certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + car, bonus, full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Technology Means Business Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago