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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 102 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 204 301 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.57% 4.39% 4.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.73% 14.56% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 166 264 368
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2338 2067 2749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.42% 30.18% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1852 1592 2252
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -31 63 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Essex -15 56 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Cambridgeshire -41 37 £32,500 -18.75% 14
Bedfordshire -23 24 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Norfolk +8 14 £30,000 -1.63% 1
Suffolk -7 11 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 326 (72.12%) Windows
2 321 (71.02%) Microsoft
3 214 (47.35%) Active Directory
4 201 (44.47%) MCSE
5 178 (39.38%) VMware
6 147 (32.52%) MCITP
7 140 (30.97%) SQL Server
8 133 (29.42%) MS Excel
9 127 (28.10%) MS Exchange
10 125 (27.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 119 (26.33%) Citrix
12 116 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 115 (25.44%) ITIL
14 103 (22.79%) SQL
15 96 (21.24%) MCSA
16 93 (20.58%) MCP
17 90 (19.91%) Windows 7
18 89 (19.69%) MCTS
19 88 (19.47%) Cisco
20 83 (18.36%) Cisco Certification
21 77 (17.04%) CCNA
21 77 (17.04%) SAN
22 76 (16.81%) MS Office
23 75 (16.59%) .NET
24 74 (16.37%) Hyper-V
25 68 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
26 67 (14.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 65 (14.38%) Degree
28 63 (13.94%) Firewall
29 61 (13.50%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 127 (28.10%) MS Exchange
2 61 (13.50%) SharePoint
2 61 (13.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (6.19%) Lync
6 26 (5.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 24 (5.31%) IIS
9 14 (3.10%) Lotus Domino
10 11 (2.43%) OpenEdge
11 10 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.88%) JBoss
14 4 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 133 (29.42%) MS Excel
2 76 (16.81%) MS Office
3 7 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.33%) Mingle
5 2 (0.44%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.88%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (4.65%) Office 365
2 5 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.11%) SaaS
3 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (17.04%) SAN
2 63 (13.94%) Firewall
3 60 (13.27%) DNS
4 50 (11.06%) VPN
5 46 (10.18%) TCP/IP
6 38 (8.41%) DHCP
7 28 (6.19%) VoIP
7 28 (6.19%) WAN
7 28 (6.19%) Internet
8 23 (5.09%) VLAN
8 23 (5.09%) LAN
9 12 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (2.43%) Network Security
11 10 (2.21%) Wireless
12 9 (1.99%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.77%) SSL
13 8 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (1.55%) HTTPS
15 6 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (30.97%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.33%) RavenDB
8 6 (1.33%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.88%) DTS
10 4 (0.88%) DB2
10 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (5.75%) NUnit
2 17 (3.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 17 (3.76%) Moq
3 15 (3.32%) MSTest
4 13 (2.88%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.88%) Hudson
7 4 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.22%) Ant
8 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.22%) Maven
8 1 (0.22%) MorphX
General
1 52 (11.50%) Finance
2 18 (3.98%) Advertising
3 17 (3.76%) Law
4 8 (1.77%) Music Industry
5 5 (1.11%) Legal
6 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.44%) Electronics
7 2 (0.44%) Banking
7 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (16.15%) Developer
2 67 (14.82%) Support Engineer
3 61 (13.50%) Analyst
4 54 (11.95%) Consultant
5 37 (8.19%) Administrator
6 29 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (6.19%) .NET Developer
8 27 (5.97%) Service Analyst
8 27 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
9 26 (5.75%) Network Engineer
10 24 (5.31%) Support Analyst
10 24 (5.31%) DBA
11 23 (5.09%) SQL DBA
11 23 (5.09%) Network Support
12 21 (4.65%) Team Leader
12 21 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
13 18 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (3.76%) C# Developer
15 16 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (16.59%) .NET
2 36 (7.96%) ASP.NET
3 26 (5.75%) HTML
3 26 (5.75%) WCF
4 24 (5.31%) CSS
5 22 (4.87%) Web Services
6 20 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (3.32%) XML
7 15 (3.32%) WinForms
8 13 (2.88%) WPF
8 13 (2.88%) Silverlight
9 10 (2.21%) SOAP
9 10 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (1.99%) Unity DI Container
10 9 (1.99%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (1.99%) Spring.NET
10 9 (1.99%) Castle Windsor
10 9 (1.99%) Ninject
11 8 (1.77%) NHibernate
12 7 (1.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.19%) Blackberry
2 24 (5.31%) Clustering
3 17 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.21%) SecurID
4 10 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (1.99%) Replication
5 9 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (1.77%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.11%) Statistics
7 5 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (0.88%) EqualLogic
8 4 (0.88%) FMCG
9 2 (0.44%) CCTV
9 2 (0.44%) EPoS
10 1 (0.22%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.22%) LIMS
10 1 (0.22%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.22%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 326 (72.12%) Windows
2 125 (27.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (19.91%) Windows 7
4 68 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (8.19%) Windows XP
7 33 (7.30%) Windows 8
8 30 (6.64%) Linux
9 21 (4.65%) Android
10 14 (3.10%) Windows Phone
11 13 (2.88%) Windows Phone 8
11 13 (2.88%) UNIX
12 10 (2.21%) VMS
13 9 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.77%) CentOS
15 6 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.33%) Solaris
15 6 (1.33%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.33%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (25.44%) ITIL
2 53 (11.73%) Project Management
3 45 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (8.41%) TDD
5 34 (7.52%) MVC
6 31 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (6.19%) Migration
8 24 (5.31%) CRM
9 23 (5.09%) Mentoring
10 20 (4.42%) Service Delivery
11 19 (4.20%) ERP
11 19 (4.20%) Scrum
11 19 (4.20%) MVVM
12 18 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (3.76%) Kanban
14 16 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (3.10%) BDD
15 14 (3.10%) Incident Management
15 14 (3.10%) Change Management
15 14 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 103 (22.79%) SQL
2 59 (13.05%) C#
3 36 (7.96%) PowerShell
4 21 (4.65%) VB
5 19 (4.20%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.32%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.88%) VBScript
8 9 (1.99%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.33%) VB6
10 5 (1.11%) Java
11 4 (0.88%) VC++
11 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.44%) XAML
13 1 (0.22%) XPath
13 1 (0.22%) X++
13 1 (0.22%) C
13 1 (0.22%) C++
13 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 201 (44.47%) MCSE
2 147 (32.52%) MCITP
3 96 (21.24%) MCSA
4 93 (20.58%) MCP
5 89 (19.69%) MCTS
6 83 (18.36%) Cisco Certification
7 77 (17.04%) CCNA
8 67 (14.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 65 (14.38%) Degree
10 35 (7.74%) CCNP
11 31 (6.86%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (5.53%) MCSD
13 21 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
14 20 (4.42%) NCIE
15 18 (3.98%) A+ Certification
16 17 (3.76%) MCAD
16 17 (3.76%) NCDA
17 16 (3.54%) MCDST
18 14 (3.10%) VCP5
19 12 (2.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.31%) SLA
2 6 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 214 (47.35%) Active Directory
2 116 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (16.37%) Hyper-V
4 34 (7.52%) VMware ESX
5 30 (6.64%) vSphere
6 22 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (4.42%) XenApp
8 15 (3.32%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 13 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.77%) XenServer
11 5 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.11%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.88%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.88%) UAG
13 3 (0.66%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.44%) KVM
15 1 (0.22%) Firmware
15 1 (0.22%) Xen
15 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (7.30%) SCCM
2 19 (4.20%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.55%) SCOrch
4 7 (1.55%) SCOM
5 6 (1.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 5 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.88%) SCSM
8 3 (0.66%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.44%) Cacti
9 2 (0.44%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.44%) MIIS
9 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.44%) Opsview
10 1 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 321 (71.02%) Microsoft
2 178 (39.38%) VMware
3 119 (26.33%) Citrix
4 88 (19.47%) Cisco
5 40 (8.85%) HP
6 34 (7.52%) NetApp
6 34 (7.52%) Symantec
7 27 (5.97%) Dell
8 15 (3.32%) IBM
9 13 (2.88%) Lotus
9 13 (2.88%) McAfee
10 12 (2.65%) Veeam
11 10 (2.21%) Clearswift
12 9 (1.99%) Apple
13 8 (1.77%) Remedy
14 7 (1.55%) Juniper
14 7 (1.55%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.55%) Intel
14 7 (1.55%) SolarWinds
15 6 (1.33%) SonicWALL
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chigwell, Essex
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits including ongoing Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago