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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 109 96 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -48
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 184 199 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.62% 2.72% 4.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.90% 9.10% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 160 175 294
Average salary £31,250 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.71% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
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
2067 2186 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.42% 29.84% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1743 1674
Average salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Essex -2 52 £27,500 -14.06% 3
Hertfordshire +2 43 £34,000 -5.55% 9
Cambridgeshire +12 37 £26,000 -22.38% 11
Bedfordshire -6 26 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Norfolk +4 13 £30,000 -
Suffolk -19 13 £30,000 -31.81%
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 281 (70.78%) Microsoft
2 270 (68.01%) Windows
3 237 (59.70%) MCSE
4 194 (48.87%) VMware
5 189 (47.61%) Active Directory
6 159 (40.05%) MCSA
7 131 (33.00%) SQL Server
8 129 (32.49%) MS Excel
9 128 (32.24%) Windows Server
10 122 (30.73%) MS Exchange
11 104 (26.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 101 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 96 (24.18%) ITIL
14 93 (23.43%) Citrix
15 92 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
16 91 (22.92%) SQL
17 89 (22.42%) MS Office
17 89 (22.42%) Office 365
18 80 (20.15%) Firewall
18 80 (20.15%) Hyper-V
19 75 (18.89%) MCITP
20 72 (18.14%) Cisco Certification
21 67 (16.88%) MCP
22 64 (16.12%) CCNA
23 58 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
23 58 (14.61%) SharePoint
23 58 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
24 57 (14.36%) TCP/IP
24 57 (14.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 56 (14.11%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 122 (30.73%) MS Exchange
2 58 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 58 (14.61%) SharePoint
3 43 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (8.56%) Skype for Business
5 29 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (6.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 22 (5.54%) IIS
8 19 (4.79%) Apache Pig
8 19 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.51%) CMS
12 3 (0.76%) Documentum
12 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.25%) JBoss
14 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 129 (32.49%) MS Excel
2 89 (22.42%) MS Office
3 6 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 89 (22.42%) Office 365
2 32 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 80 (20.15%) Firewall
2 57 (14.36%) TCP/IP
3 54 (13.60%) SAN
4 39 (9.82%) WAN
5 38 (9.57%) LAN
6 35 (8.82%) DNS
7 34 (8.56%) DHCP
7 34 (8.56%) VPN
8 33 (8.31%) VoIP
9 28 (7.05%) SSL
10 25 (6.30%) VLAN
11 16 (4.03%) NAS
12 14 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (2.77%) FTP
14 10 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (2.52%) iSCSI
15 9 (2.27%) Skype
16 7 (1.76%) Intranet
17 6 (1.51%) HTTPS
18 5 (1.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (33.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (7.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (6.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 25 (6.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 19 (4.79%) Apache Hive
7 19 (4.79%) Big Data
7 19 (4.79%) Hadoop
8 18 (4.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.76%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.50%) MySQL
14 1 (0.25%) DB2
14 1 (0.25%) MS Access
14 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.76%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.25%) Hudson
5 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.25%) Maven
5 1 (0.25%) Moq
5 1 (0.25%) MSTest
5 1 (0.25%) NUnit
5 1 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 44 (11.08%) Finance
2 30 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.78%) Banking
4 7 (1.76%) Electronics
5 6 (1.51%) Billing
6 4 (1.01%) Marketing
7 3 (0.76%) Back Office
7 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.76%) Retail
8 2 (0.50%) Advertising
8 2 (0.50%) Legal
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 54 (13.60%) Analyst
2 51 (12.85%) Support Engineer
3 34 (8.56%) IT Support
3 34 (8.56%) Microsoft Engineer
4 32 (8.06%) DBA
5 31 (7.81%) SQL DBA
6 27 (6.80%) Support Analyst
7 26 (6.55%) Consultant
8 25 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (6.05%) Help Desk Support
10 23 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 23 (5.79%) IT Engineer
10 23 (5.79%) SQL Server DBA
11 22 (5.54%) Administrator
11 22 (5.54%) Technical Leader
12 21 (5.29%) Developer
13 19 (4.79%) Help Desk Analyst
14 18 (4.53%) IT Manager
14 18 (4.53%) Software Engineer
14 18 (4.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.30%) HTML
2 24 (6.05%) .NET
2 24 (6.05%) CSS
3 19 (4.79%) Java EE
3 19 (4.79%) STL
4 18 (4.53%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (2.27%) WCF
8 7 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (1.76%) jQuery
9 6 (1.51%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.26%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.26%) Web Services
11 4 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (1.01%) CSS3
11 4 (1.01%) HTML5
11 4 (1.01%) XML
12 3 (0.76%) ADO
13 2 (0.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.57%) Replication
2 32 (8.06%) Driving Licence
3 30 (7.56%) Clustering
4 23 (5.79%) Data Centre
5 20 (5.04%) Computer Science
6 18 (4.53%) Cybercrime
7 17 (4.28%) Blackberry
8 14 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (2.52%) HP StoreVirtual
11 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.76%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.76%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.51%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.51%) FMCG
13 6 (1.51%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.51%) Thin Client
14 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (1.26%) PKI
15 4 (1.01%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 270 (68.01%) Windows
2 128 (32.24%) Windows Server
3 101 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (11.34%) Linux
7 40 (10.08%) Windows 7
8 37 (9.32%) Windows 8
9 22 (5.54%) Android
10 19 (4.79%) Apple iOS
11 15 (3.78%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.26%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.01%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.01%) Unix
14 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.50%) Solaris
15 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (24.18%) ITIL
2 43 (10.83%) Mentoring
3 35 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (8.31%) Capacity Planning
4 33 (8.31%) Service Delivery
5 30 (7.56%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (6.30%) Database Mirroring
7 24 (6.05%) Software Engineering
8 21 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (5.29%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (5.04%) Business Continuity
9 20 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (5.04%) High Availability
9 20 (5.04%) MVC
10 19 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (4.79%) Ethical Hacking
10 19 (4.79%) Mobile Development
10 19 (4.79%) Multithreading
10 19 (4.79%) Reverse Engineering
11 17 (4.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 91 (22.92%) SQL
2 50 (12.59%) PowerShell
3 41 (10.33%) C#
4 38 (9.57%) C
5 32 (8.06%) T-SQL
6 25 (6.30%) JavaScript
7 20 (5.04%) C++
7 20 (5.04%) Java
8 19 (4.79%) Objective-C
9 13 (3.27%) VBA
10 10 (2.52%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.52%) VBScript
11 4 (1.01%) VB
12 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.50%) Python
13 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 237 (59.70%) MCSE
2 159 (40.05%) MCSA
3 75 (18.89%) MCITP
4 72 (18.14%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (16.88%) MCP
6 64 (16.12%) CCNA
7 57 (14.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 55 (13.85%) Degree
9 30 (7.56%) MCDST
10 29 (7.30%) VCAP
11 22 (5.54%) CISSP
11 22 (5.54%) SANS
12 19 (4.79%) GIAC
12 19 (4.79%) Linux+ Certification
12 19 (4.79%) SSCP
13 18 (4.53%) VCP5
14 16 (4.03%) MCTS
15 12 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (3.02%) Security Cleared
16 11 (2.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.80%) SLA
2 7 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.50%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 189 (47.61%) Active Directory
2 104 (26.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (20.15%) Hyper-V
4 45 (11.34%) vSphere
5 37 (9.32%) XenApp
6 24 (6.05%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (5.29%) VMware ESX
8 13 (3.27%) Terminal Services
9 10 (2.52%) XenServer
10 9 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (1.51%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.51%) Xen
12 4 (1.01%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.76%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.50%) KVM
15 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (4.79%) SCCM
2 6 (1.51%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.01%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.01%) SCOM
3 4 (1.01%) WSUS
4 3 (0.76%) DameWare
4 3 (0.76%) Nessus
4 3 (0.76%) QRadar
4 3 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.50%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 281 (70.78%) Microsoft
2 194 (48.87%) VMware
3 93 (23.43%) Citrix
4 56 (14.11%) Cisco
5 44 (11.08%) Intel
6 26 (6.55%) HP
6 26 (6.55%) Red Gate
7 25 (6.30%) SonicWALL
8 21 (5.29%) Veeam
9 16 (4.03%) Dell
10 14 (3.53%) NetApp
11 13 (3.27%) Apple
12 11 (2.77%) EMC
13 10 (2.52%) Fujitsu
14 8 (2.02%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.76%) Draytek
16 6 (1.51%) Sophos
17 5 (1.26%) Progress
17 5 (1.26%) Red Hat
17 5 (1.26%) Symantec
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
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