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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / East of England
Rank 110 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 138 188 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.36% 2.75% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 9.43% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 125 159 163
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
1656 1993 2132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.26% 29.20% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1529 1697
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +40 67 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Cambridgeshire +3 35 £34,000 +23.63% 3
Suffolk +15 19 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Bedfordshire -14 8 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Norfolk -26 5 £30,000 -
Essex -20 4 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 257 (89.24%) Microsoft
2 178 (61.81%) Windows
3 136 (47.22%) Active Directory
4 125 (43.40%) MCSE
5 117 (40.63%) SQL Server
6 104 (36.11%) Windows Server
7 94 (32.64%) MS Excel
7 94 (32.64%) VMware
8 90 (31.25%) SQL
9 79 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 77 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 69 (23.96%) MCITP
11 69 (23.96%) ITIL
12 61 (21.18%) MCSA
13 60 (20.83%) MS Exchange
14 56 (19.44%) MCP
15 55 (19.10%) .NET
16 53 (18.40%) Citrix
16 53 (18.40%) Cisco Certification
16 53 (18.40%) Office 365
17 52 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 50 (17.36%) CCNA
19 48 (16.67%) C#
20 47 (16.32%) MS Office
21 45 (15.63%) T-SQL
22 44 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
23 43 (14.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 40 (13.89%) PowerShell
24 40 (13.89%) SCCM
25 39 (13.54%) Hyper-V

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 37 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (12.15%) SharePoint
4 21 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (5.56%) IIS
5 16 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 14 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.74%) IBM Domino
8 5 (1.74%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 94 (32.64%) MS Excel
2 47 (16.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.69%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 53 (18.40%) Office 365
2 44 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.47%) SaaS
5 9 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.78%) PaaS
7 3 (1.04%) Akamai
7 3 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.69%) IaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.19%) DNS
2 30 (10.42%) DHCP
3 26 (9.03%) Firewall
4 22 (7.64%) SAN
5 20 (6.94%) TCP/IP
6 17 (5.90%) LAN
7 14 (4.86%) VPN
8 13 (4.51%) Internet
8 13 (4.51%) NetScaler
9 9 (3.13%) WAN
10 8 (2.78%) iSCSI
10 8 (2.78%) VoIP
11 6 (2.08%) Wireless
12 5 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (1.74%) SMTP
13 4 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (1.39%) HTTP
13 4 (1.39%) HTTPS
13 4 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (10.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (7.64%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.94%) RDBMS
6 18 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (4.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (4.17%) DTS
8 12 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.13%) MySQL
10 8 (2.78%) OLTP
11 6 (2.08%) OLAP
11 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.39%) GIS
12 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (5.90%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.04%) MSTest
3 3 (1.04%) NUnit
4 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.35%) MSI
4 1 (0.35%) Protractor
General
1 31 (10.76%) Finance
2 17 (5.90%) Legal
3 7 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.39%) Banking
5 3 (1.04%) Retail
6 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.69%) Front Office
6 2 (0.69%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 51 (17.71%) Developer
3 41 (14.24%) Analyst
4 36 (12.50%) Consultant
5 35 (12.15%) C# Developer
6 30 (10.42%) IT Support
7 27 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 27 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
8 26 (9.03%) Support Analyst
8 26 (9.03%) Systems Developer
9 24 (8.33%) IT Engineer
9 24 (8.33%) Server Engineer
10 22 (7.64%) Microsoft Engineer
11 20 (6.94%) Senior Developer
11 20 (6.94%) Windows Engineer
12 19 (6.60%) Citrix Engineer
12 19 (6.60%) IT Support Engineer
13 18 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
13 18 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (5.90%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.10%) .NET
2 37 (12.85%) ASP.NET
3 30 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (9.38%) WCF
6 25 (8.68%) .NET Framework
6 25 (8.68%) Entity Framework
7 17 (5.90%) WinForms
8 16 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 16 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 11 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (3.13%) LAMP
11 7 (2.43%) jQuery
12 6 (2.08%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.08%) LINQ
13 4 (1.39%) CSS
13 4 (1.39%) HTML
13 4 (1.39%) XMPP
14 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.64%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.51%) Replication
3 11 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.43%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.39%) Clustering
9 4 (1.39%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.04%) NHS
10 3 (1.04%) Statistics
11 2 (0.69%) Handset
11 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.35%) EPoS
12 1 (0.35%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 178 (61.81%) Windows
2 104 (36.11%) Windows Server
3 79 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 26 (9.03%) Linux
7 20 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (6.60%) Windows 8
9 17 (5.90%) Unix
10 11 (3.82%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.08%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.74%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.04%) Android
13 3 (1.04%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.35%) Debian
14 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (23.96%) ITIL
2 37 (12.85%) MVC
3 31 (10.76%) SDLC
4 25 (8.68%) Migration
5 23 (7.99%) Change Management
6 22 (7.64%) Service Delivery
7 21 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (7.29%) Presales
8 17 (5.90%) Problem Management
8 17 (5.90%) SOA
9 16 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (5.21%) Incident Management
11 14 (4.86%) Service Management
12 11 (3.82%) Project Management
12 11 (3.82%) Server Virtualisation
13 9 (3.13%) Configuration Management
13 9 (3.13%) Time Management
13 9 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
14 8 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 90 (31.25%) SQL
2 48 (16.67%) C#
3 45 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 40 (13.89%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.90%) VBScript
6 11 (3.82%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.13%) Perl
7 9 (3.13%) PHP
8 6 (2.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.74%) VB
10 3 (1.04%) C
11 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.69%) VBA
12 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.35%) Java
12 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 125 (43.40%) MCSE
2 69 (23.96%) MCITP
3 61 (21.18%) MCSA
4 56 (19.44%) MCP
5 53 (18.40%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (17.36%) CCNA
7 43 (14.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (10.76%) MCTS
9 26 (9.03%) Degree
10 24 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
11 22 (7.64%) A+ Certification
12 16 (5.56%) CCA
13 15 (5.21%) MCDST
14 12 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (3.13%) SC Cleared
15 9 (3.13%) Security Cleared
16 8 (2.78%) CCAA
16 8 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
17 6 (2.08%) CCNP
17 6 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.81%) SLA
2 10 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 136 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 52 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (13.54%) Hyper-V
4 22 (7.64%) XenApp
5 20 (6.94%) XenDesktop
6 18 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (5.90%) vSphere
8 9 (3.13%) vCloud
8 9 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.43%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (2.08%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.08%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.39%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.39%) XenServer
12 3 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 40 (13.89%) SCCM
2 28 (9.72%) SCOM
3 10 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.47%) Puppet
4 7 (2.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.39%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.39%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.04%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.04%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.04%) SCSM
6 3 (1.04%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 257 (89.24%) Microsoft
2 94 (32.64%) VMware
3 53 (18.40%) Citrix
4 39 (13.54%) Cisco
5 27 (9.38%) HP
6 14 (4.86%) Computacenter
6 14 (4.86%) IBM
7 13 (4.51%) Veeam
8 11 (3.82%) Oracle
9 8 (2.78%) Google
10 7 (2.43%) 3Com
10 7 (2.43%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.08%) Draytek
11 6 (2.08%) EMC
11 6 (2.08%) NETGEAR
12 5 (1.74%) BMC
12 5 (1.74%) Remedy
12 5 (1.74%) Symantec
12 5 (1.74%) ZyXEL
13 4 (1.39%) Intel Security
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