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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 60 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 317 305 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.15% 3.69% 4.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.62% 12.47% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 270 272 369
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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
2328 2446 2275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.49% 29.56% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1942 1953 1891
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -3 90 £34,000 -17.57% 12
Cambridgeshire +23 79 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Bedfordshire -7 49 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Essex -9 47 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Suffolk +15 43 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Norfolk -4 9 £25,500 -24.44% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 404 (72.66%) Windows
2 397 (71.40%) Microsoft
3 286 (51.44%) SQL Server
4 268 (48.20%) Active Directory
5 266 (47.84%) MCSE
6 216 (38.85%) SQL
7 210 (37.77%) VMware
8 177 (31.83%) MCSA
8 177 (31.83%) MS Excel
9 158 (28.42%) MS Exchange
9 158 (28.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 157 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 152 (27.34%) ITIL
12 147 (26.44%) MCP
13 129 (23.20%) Citrix
14 122 (21.94%) .NET
15 111 (19.96%) SharePoint
15 111 (19.96%) MCITP
16 108 (19.42%) Degree
16 108 (19.42%) C#
17 105 (18.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 94 (16.91%) PowerShell
19 90 (16.19%) HTML
19 90 (16.19%) Office 365
20 85 (15.29%) ASP.NET
20 85 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
21 83 (14.93%) JavaScript
22 81 (14.57%) Cisco
23 74 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
24 72 (12.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 158 (28.42%) MS Exchange
2 111 (19.96%) SharePoint
3 63 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 48 (8.63%) Lync
6 35 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 32 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (4.32%) IIS
9 18 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (2.34%) CMS
11 8 (1.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 8 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
11 8 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.72%) EPiServer CMS
15 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.36%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 177 (31.83%) MS Excel
2 57 (10.25%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) Mingle
4 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.36%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.36%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.36%) InDesign
4 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.90%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 90 (16.19%) Office 365
2 38 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.36%) IaaS
5 2 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (12.59%) SAN
2 67 (12.05%) TCP/IP
3 64 (11.51%) DNS
4 58 (10.43%) WAN
4 58 (10.43%) Firewall
5 48 (8.63%) DHCP
6 43 (7.73%) LAN
7 39 (7.01%) Internet
8 37 (6.65%) VoIP
9 28 (5.04%) VPN
10 22 (3.96%) SSL
11 19 (3.42%) VLAN
12 17 (3.06%) SNMP
12 17 (3.06%) FTP
12 17 (3.06%) iSCSI
13 13 (2.34%) Network Security
14 11 (1.98%) SMTP
14 11 (1.98%) NAS
14 11 (1.98%) Skype
15 8 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (51.44%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 15 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (2.16%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.26%) MySQL
10 5 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.90%) RavenDB
10 5 (0.90%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.98%) Subversion
3 9 (1.62%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.90%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.90%) MSTest
4 5 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (0.90%) NUnit
5 2 (0.36%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (10.07%) Finance
2 13 (2.34%) Telecoms
2 13 (2.34%) Manufacturing
3 10 (1.80%) Legal
4 7 (1.26%) Retail
5 5 (0.90%) Games
6 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.54%) Electronics
7 2 (0.36%) Automotive
7 2 (0.36%) Marketing
7 2 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Billing
8 1 (0.18%) Local Government
8 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.18%) Front Office
8 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (13.67%) Analyst
2 71 (12.77%) Developer
3 57 (10.25%) Support Analyst
4 55 (9.89%) Software Engineer
5 45 (8.09%) Consultant
6 41 (7.37%) DBA
7 39 (7.01%) Programmer
7 39 (7.01%) Support Engineer
7 39 (7.01%) Administrator
8 37 (6.65%) SQL DBA
9 34 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 31 (5.58%) Systems Engineer
11 27 (4.86%) IT Support
12 25 (4.50%) Graduate
13 24 (4.32%) .NET Programmer
14 23 (4.14%) Software Developer
15 20 (3.60%) Technical Support
15 20 (3.60%) Technical Analyst
16 19 (3.42%) Software Programmer
16 19 (3.42%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (21.94%) .NET
2 90 (16.19%) HTML
3 85 (15.29%) ASP.NET
4 60 (10.79%) jQuery
5 33 (5.94%) MFC
6 32 (5.76%) CSS
7 22 (3.96%) Web Services
8 19 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (3.06%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.34%) Silverlight
10 13 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (2.34%) XML
11 12 (2.16%) PhoneGap
12 11 (1.98%) SAML
12 11 (1.98%) Classic ASP
13 10 (1.80%) WCF
14 7 (1.26%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (1.08%) J2EE
15 6 (1.08%) WinForms
16 5 (0.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 43 (7.73%) Replication
4 32 (5.76%) Management Information System
5 31 (5.58%) Pocket PC
6 26 (4.68%) Clustering
7 23 (4.14%) Data Centre
8 21 (3.78%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.52%) Blackberry
11 13 (2.34%) FMCG
12 11 (1.98%) SecurID
13 10 (1.80%) Statistics
14 9 (1.62%) Thin Client
14 9 (1.62%) Fat Client
15 8 (1.44%) BYOD
16 7 (1.26%) Mobile App
17 6 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
18 5 (0.90%) User Experience
19 4 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 404 (72.66%) Windows
2 158 (28.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 157 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (9.35%) Windows 7
6 42 (7.55%) Android
7 41 (7.37%) Linux
8 35 (6.29%) Apple iOS
9 33 (5.94%) Windows XP
10 18 (3.24%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.80%) UNIX
12 8 (1.44%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.90%) CentOS
14 5 (0.90%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.54%) Solaris
15 3 (0.54%) Debian
15 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (27.34%) ITIL
2 56 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (9.71%) Migration
4 52 (9.35%) Project Management
5 47 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 40 (7.19%) Software Engineering
6 40 (7.19%) Mentoring
7 36 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
7 36 (6.47%) TDD
8 33 (5.94%) MVC
9 31 (5.58%) High Availability
10 30 (5.40%) Service Delivery
11 29 (5.22%) CRM
12 28 (5.04%) Change Management
13 23 (4.14%) PRINCE2
14 22 (3.96%) SDLC
15 21 (3.78%) Information Security
15 21 (3.78%) Project Planning
16 20 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
17 18 (3.24%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 216 (38.85%) SQL
2 108 (19.42%) C#
3 94 (16.91%) PowerShell
4 83 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 37 (6.65%) Java
6 33 (5.94%) C++
6 33 (5.94%) Objective-C
7 31 (5.58%) T-SQL
8 28 (5.04%) VBScript
9 25 (4.50%) VB
10 11 (1.98%) Perl
11 8 (1.44%) VB6
11 8 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.26%) VBA
13 5 (0.90%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.90%) C
14 4 (0.72%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.54%) VC++
15 3 (0.54%) XPath
16 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 266 (47.84%) MCSE
2 177 (31.83%) MCSA
3 147 (26.44%) MCP
4 111 (19.96%) MCITP
5 108 (19.42%) Degree
6 72 (12.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 68 (12.23%) Cisco Certification
8 65 (11.69%) CCNA
9 51 (9.17%) MCTS
10 24 (4.32%) Citrix Certification
11 21 (3.78%) VCP5
12 20 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (3.06%) CCNP
14 16 (2.88%) CCA
15 13 (2.34%) MCDST
16 10 (1.80%) CISSP
16 10 (1.80%) A+ Certification
16 10 (1.80%) MCT
17 8 (1.44%) MCSD
17 8 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.09%) SLA
2 5 (0.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (0.90%) GMP
3 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 268 (48.20%) Active Directory
2 105 (18.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (10.97%) Hyper-V
4 50 (8.99%) VMware ESX
5 40 (7.19%) XenApp
5 40 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (6.29%) vSphere
7 19 (3.42%) Terminal Services
8 12 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (1.26%) Terminal Server
9 7 (1.26%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.90%) Xen
11 3 (0.54%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.54%) Firmware
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 61 (10.97%) SCCM
2 28 (5.04%) SCOM
3 19 (3.42%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.08%) Nagios
5 5 (0.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.72%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.18%) SCSM
7 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 397 (71.40%) Microsoft
2 210 (37.77%) VMware
3 129 (23.20%) Citrix
4 81 (14.57%) Cisco
5 29 (5.22%) Intel
6 26 (4.68%) HP
7 20 (3.60%) Oracle
8 14 (2.52%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.16%) Xamarin
10 11 (1.98%) Red Gate
10 11 (1.98%) Fujitsu
10 11 (1.98%) Dell
11 9 (1.62%) SAP
11 9 (1.62%) Avaya
12 8 (1.44%) Apple
12 8 (1.44%) Sophos
13 7 (1.26%) SonicWALL
14 6 (1.08%) EPiServer
14 6 (1.08%) Mitel
15 5 (0.90%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + .
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + 10% bonus, 3% pension and more
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + bonus & full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allow, Health + Pen
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45000
Posted: 8 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Blue Town Online
Salary: £35662 - £41140 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, Heath care
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
FirstPort
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago