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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 109 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 143 225 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.30% 3.11% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.37% 9.94% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 121 209 221
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1708 2263 2375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.46% 31.29% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1924 1850
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £63,308
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 64 £35,000 +11.11% 5
Cambridgeshire +4 42 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Suffolk -8 12 £35,000 -24.32% 6
Essex -17 12 £40,750 +29.36% 4
Bedfordshire -27 8 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Norfolk -22 5 £27,500 -3.50%
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 224 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 171 (59.38%) Windows
3 132 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 129 (44.79%) MCSE
5 104 (36.11%) ITIL
6 101 (35.07%) VMware
7 97 (33.68%) Windows Server
8 93 (32.29%) SQL Server
9 86 (29.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 75 (26.04%) MCITP
11 72 (25.00%) Citrix
12 69 (23.96%) Office 365
12 69 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 64 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 60 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 60 (20.83%) Hyper-V
15 56 (19.44%) MS Office
16 55 (19.10%) MCP
16 55 (19.10%) SQL
17 54 (18.75%) MCSA
18 52 (18.06%) MS Exchange
19 51 (17.71%) SCCM
20 45 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
20 45 (15.63%) SharePoint
21 44 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
22 43 (14.93%) CCNA
23 42 (14.58%) XenApp
24 41 (14.24%) Cisco
25 39 (13.54%) HP
26 38 (13.19%) MCDST

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 52 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 45 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 37 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 31 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (4.17%) IIS
8 11 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.04%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.35%) CMS
13 1 (0.35%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 56 (19.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (23.96%) Office 365
2 44 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.99%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.47%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.08%) PaaS
6 6 (2.08%) SaaS
7 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.85%) SAN
2 35 (12.15%) DNS
3 31 (10.76%) DHCP
4 24 (8.33%) Firewall
5 23 (7.99%) TCP/IP
6 18 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 18 (6.25%) LAN
7 17 (5.90%) NetScaler
8 16 (5.56%) WAN
9 14 (4.86%) VPN
10 11 (3.82%) Wireshark
11 10 (3.47%) LDAP
11 10 (3.47%) VoIP
12 9 (3.13%) Skype
13 7 (2.43%) Internet
14 6 (2.08%) NAS
15 5 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (1.74%) Network Security
16 4 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (32.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.08%) OLAP
7 6 (2.08%) OLTP
7 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.04%) DTS
10 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.69%) GIS
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.35%) Big Data
11 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.74%) MSTest
2 5 (1.74%) NUnit
3 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.69%) gulp
General
1 33 (11.46%) Finance
2 13 (4.51%) Retail
3 11 (3.82%) Front Office
4 10 (3.47%) Advertising
5 5 (1.74%) Legal
6 4 (1.39%) Banking
6 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Billing
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (15.97%) Support Engineer
2 45 (15.63%) Consultant
3 34 (11.81%) Developer
4 30 (10.42%) Analyst
5 27 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 23 (7.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 23 (7.99%) Office 365 Consultant
6 23 (7.99%) Technical Engineer
7 22 (7.64%) .NET Developer
7 22 (7.64%) Windows Engineer
8 21 (7.29%) Azure Consultant
8 21 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (7.29%) Technical Consultant
9 18 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
10 17 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (5.56%) IT Engineer
12 15 (5.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 15 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (5.21%) Server Engineer
13 14 (4.86%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.81%) .NET
2 25 (8.68%) ASP.NET
3 21 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (6.94%) Web Services
5 13 (4.51%) AngularJS
5 13 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (4.17%) jQuery
7 11 (3.82%) CSS
8 10 (3.47%) WCF
9 9 (3.13%) HTML
10 7 (2.43%) WinForms
11 6 (2.08%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (2.08%) Entity Framework
11 6 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (1.04%) Ajax
13 3 (1.04%) Silverlight
14 2 (0.69%) Sass
14 2 (0.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.86%) Replication
3 13 (4.51%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.82%) Handset
5 8 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.43%) Clustering
6 7 (2.43%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.08%) User Experience
8 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.74%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.04%) Fintech
10 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.04%) Statistics
11 2 (0.69%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.69%) Physics
12 1 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 171 (59.38%) Windows
2 97 (33.68%) Windows Server
3 86 (29.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (10.76%) Windows 7
7 23 (7.99%) Linux
7 23 (7.99%) Unix
8 15 (5.21%) Windows 8
9 14 (4.86%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.74%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.39%) Android
11 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.39%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (36.11%) ITIL
2 28 (9.72%) MVC
3 27 (9.38%) Migration
4 21 (7.29%) Validation
5 19 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (6.60%) Presales
6 18 (6.25%) Service Management
7 16 (5.56%) ITIL V3
8 15 (5.21%) Project Management
9 14 (4.86%) Incident Management
9 14 (4.86%) Mentoring
9 14 (4.86%) Risk Management
10 13 (4.51%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (4.51%) Server Virtualisation
10 13 (4.51%) Service Delivery
11 11 (3.82%) Change Management
11 11 (3.82%) Information Security
11 11 (3.82%) Security Operations
11 11 (3.82%) SIEM
12 10 (3.47%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.10%) SQL
2 33 (11.46%) C#
3 29 (10.07%) PowerShell
4 15 (5.21%) C
4 15 (5.21%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.21%) T-SQL
5 11 (3.82%) Python
5 11 (3.82%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.74%) VBScript
7 3 (1.04%) VBA
8 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.69%) Java
8 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.69%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 129 (44.79%) MCSE
2 75 (26.04%) MCITP
3 55 (19.10%) MCP
4 54 (18.75%) MCSA
5 45 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (14.93%) CCNA
7 38 (13.19%) MCDST
8 35 (12.15%) Degree
9 30 (10.42%) MCTS
9 30 (10.42%) Security Cleared
10 29 (10.07%) SC Cleared
11 28 (9.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (5.56%) CCAA
14 15 (5.21%) CCA
14 15 (5.21%) CCNP
15 14 (4.86%) CISSP
15 14 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (4.17%) A+ Certification
16 12 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.21%) SLA
2 5 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.74%) ISO27002
3 2 (0.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 132 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 60 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 60 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (14.58%) XenApp
4 36 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 21 (7.29%) vSphere
6 13 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (3.82%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.43%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.43%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.39%) XenServer
12 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.35%) Docker
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (17.71%) SCCM
2 33 (11.46%) SCOM
3 11 (3.82%) Nessus
3 11 (3.82%) QRadar
3 11 (3.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.39%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.39%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.39%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.04%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.04%) SCSM
7 3 (1.04%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.69%) Puppet
9 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 224 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 101 (35.07%) VMware
3 72 (25.00%) Citrix
4 41 (14.24%) Cisco
5 39 (13.54%) HP
6 19 (6.60%) IBM
7 17 (5.90%) SolarWinds
8 15 (5.21%) Symantec
9 12 (4.17%) Computacenter
10 11 (3.82%) ArcSight
10 11 (3.82%) Becrypt
10 11 (3.82%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.82%) Splunk
11 9 (3.13%) Veeam
12 8 (2.78%) Apple
13 6 (2.08%) AppSense
13 6 (2.08%) SonicWALL
14 5 (1.74%) Dell
14 5 (1.74%) EMC
14 5 (1.74%) Intel Security
Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Limited
Salary: benefits + Microsoft certifications
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000 per annum dependin
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Limited
Salary: Benefits + Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £46,900 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Montash Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckhurst Hill, Essex
The SmartList
Posted: 23 days ago
Hertfordshire
Partnerships in Care
Salary: £28,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago