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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 79 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 236 341 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.24% 4.30% 4.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.02% 13.92% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 208 306 352
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
2142 2450 2370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.42% 30.88% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1696 1963 1937
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -12 74 £35,000 - 7
Essex -4 54 £32,000 -3.03% 1
Cambridgeshire -34 37 £40,000 - 10
Bedfordshire -7 34 £41,250 +17.85% 3
Norfolk +20 21 £30,000 -7.69%
Suffolk -15 16 £44,500 +27.14% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 318 (73.27%) Windows
2 309 (71.20%) Microsoft
3 248 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 217 (50.00%) MCSE
5 199 (45.85%) SQL Server
6 162 (37.33%) VMware
7 158 (36.41%) MCSA
8 140 (32.26%) SQL
9 135 (31.11%) ITIL
10 129 (29.72%) MS Exchange
11 119 (27.42%) MS Excel
12 117 (26.96%) Citrix
13 116 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 113 (26.04%) MCITP
15 108 (24.88%) MCP
16 93 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 89 (20.51%) SharePoint
18 85 (19.59%) Cisco
19 82 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
20 73 (16.82%) .NET
21 71 (16.36%) MS Office
22 69 (15.90%) PowerShell
22 69 (15.90%) Windows 7
23 66 (15.21%) Degree
24 64 (14.75%) Firewall
25 63 (14.52%) Finance
26 58 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
27 57 (13.13%) C#
27 57 (13.13%) SAN
28 56 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 129 (29.72%) MS Exchange
2 89 (20.51%) SharePoint
3 54 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (4.15%) Lync
8 16 (3.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (2.76%) IIS
11 9 (2.07%) CMS
12 6 (1.38%) OpenEdge
13 4 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 119 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 71 (16.36%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) Mingle
4 4 (0.92%) S-PLUS
4 4 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.15%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.68%) Office 365
2 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.69%) IaaS
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (14.75%) Firewall
2 57 (13.13%) SAN
3 54 (12.44%) DNS
4 49 (11.29%) VoIP
5 41 (9.45%) VPN
6 35 (8.06%) DHCP
7 29 (6.68%) WAN
8 26 (5.99%) TCP/IP
8 26 (5.99%) Internet
9 25 (5.76%) VLAN
10 17 (3.92%) LAN
11 16 (3.69%) SSL
12 15 (3.46%) FTP
13 13 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (2.30%) Network Security
15 8 (1.84%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.61%) Wireless
17 6 (1.38%) SNMP
17 6 (1.38%) PBX
17 6 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (45.85%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.15%) RavenDB
9 5 (1.15%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.15%) MySQL
10 4 (0.92%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.23%) DTS
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.38%) NUnit
4 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.15%) MSTest
4 5 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.23%) Hudson
5 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.23%) MorphX
General
1 63 (14.52%) Finance
2 14 (3.23%) Advertising
3 11 (2.53%) Law
4 10 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.38%) Retail
6 5 (1.15%) Games
7 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (17.74%) Analyst
2 57 (13.13%) Support Engineer
3 52 (11.98%) Support Analyst
4 50 (11.52%) Developer
5 44 (10.14%) Consultant
6 26 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (5.99%) Administrator
7 25 (5.76%) DBA
8 24 (5.53%) SQL DBA
9 23 (5.30%) IT Support
10 22 (5.07%) Programmer
11 21 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
11 21 (4.84%) Service Analyst
11 21 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (4.61%) Service Desk Analyst
13 19 (4.38%) AWS Developer
14 18 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 16 (3.69%) .NET Developer
16 16 (3.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (16.82%) .NET
2 48 (11.06%) HTML
2 48 (11.06%) ASP.NET
3 30 (6.91%) CSS
4 21 (4.84%) jQuery
5 18 (4.15%) Web Services
6 14 (3.23%) WCF
7 13 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (2.76%) Silverlight
8 12 (2.76%) WinForms
9 10 (2.30%) MFC
10 9 (2.07%) XML
10 9 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (1.84%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.84%) HTML5
12 7 (1.61%) Ajax
13 6 (1.38%) J2EE
13 6 (1.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (1.38%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.38%) Clustering
5 16 (3.69%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.23%) FMCG
7 13 (3.00%) Replication
8 12 (2.76%) Thin Client
8 12 (2.76%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.30%) Pocket PC
10 9 (2.07%) Statistics
11 8 (1.84%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.61%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.92%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.46%) EqualLogic
15 2 (0.46%) CCTV
15 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 318 (73.27%) Windows
2 116 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (15.90%) Windows 7
5 58 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (8.99%) Windows 8
7 32 (7.37%) Linux
8 27 (6.22%) Windows XP
9 23 (5.30%) Android
10 18 (4.15%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.07%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.38%) CentOS
13 6 (1.38%) Solaris
14 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.92%) Debian
15 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (31.11%) ITIL
2 47 (10.83%) Project Management
3 40 (9.22%) Migration
4 34 (7.83%) MVC
5 30 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (5.76%) CRM
7 21 (4.84%) Service Delivery
8 20 (4.61%) Software Engineering
9 18 (4.15%) ERP
9 18 (4.15%) Mentoring
10 17 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (3.46%) Service Management
12 14 (3.23%) Change Management
13 13 (3.00%) TDD
14 12 (2.76%) Web Development
14 12 (2.76%) ITIL V3
15 11 (2.53%) Project Planning
15 11 (2.53%) Waterfall
15 11 (2.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 140 (32.26%) SQL
2 69 (15.90%) PowerShell
3 57 (13.13%) C#
4 39 (8.99%) JavaScript
5 26 (5.99%) VB
6 20 (4.61%) VBScript
7 13 (3.00%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.00%) Java
8 10 (2.30%) C++
8 10 (2.30%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.61%) VB6
9 7 (1.61%) VC++
10 4 (0.92%) XPath
11 3 (0.69%) C
12 2 (0.46%) VBA
13 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 217 (50.00%) MCSE
2 158 (36.41%) MCSA
3 113 (26.04%) MCITP
4 108 (24.88%) MCP
5 66 (15.21%) Degree
6 56 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 49 (11.29%) MCTS
7 49 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (9.68%) CCNA
9 30 (6.91%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (5.99%) MCDST
11 18 (4.15%) A+ Certification
12 16 (3.69%) CCNP
12 16 (3.69%) VCP5
13 11 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (2.07%) SC Cleared
14 9 (2.07%) Security Cleared
15 8 (1.84%) MCPD
15 8 (1.84%) MCT
16 7 (1.61%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.29%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (0.92%) GMP
2 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 248 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 82 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (12.21%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.91%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (6.45%) XenApp
6 26 (5.99%) VMware ESX
7 23 (5.30%) vSphere
8 9 (2.07%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.84%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.15%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.46%) Xen
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (11.29%) SCCM
2 20 (4.61%) SCOM
3 18 (4.15%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.38%) Nagios
5 5 (1.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (1.15%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.92%) SCSM
7 2 (0.46%) Opsview
7 2 (0.46%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.46%) Cacti
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 309 (71.20%) Microsoft
2 162 (37.33%) VMware
3 117 (26.96%) Citrix
4 85 (19.59%) Cisco
5 34 (7.83%) HP
6 21 (4.84%) Symantec
7 18 (4.15%) Dell
8 15 (3.46%) Intel
9 10 (2.30%) SonicWALL
10 9 (2.07%) Oracle
10 9 (2.07%) NetApp
11 8 (1.84%) Avaya
11 8 (1.84%) SAP
12 7 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.61%) Veeam
12 7 (1.61%) NETGEAR
12 7 (1.61%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (1.38%) Sage
13 6 (1.38%) Sophos
13 6 (1.38%) Brocade
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £35,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £31k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Career Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Flexible Working Arrangments
Posted: 9 days ago
Stevenage
Altura
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago