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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 76 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 250 314 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.34% 4.39% 5.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.86% 15.26% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 223 286 449
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,646 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
2302 2057 2767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.78% 28.79% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1804 1711 2379
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,928 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -6 83 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Cambridgeshire -11 71 £40,000 - 7
Bedfordshire +11 51 £33,000 +1.53% 2
Essex -31 31 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Suffolk -4 16 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Norfolk +5 3 £33,750 +22.72% 4
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 404 (71.38%) Windows
2 337 (59.54%) Microsoft
3 257 (45.41%) MCSE
4 254 (44.88%) VMware
5 213 (37.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 207 (36.57%) SQL Server
7 180 (31.80%) MCITP
8 178 (31.45%) Active Directory
9 167 (29.51%) SQL
9 167 (29.51%) MS Excel
10 166 (29.33%) MS Exchange
11 149 (26.33%) MCP
12 142 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 139 (24.56%) Firewall
14 138 (24.38%) Citrix
15 132 (23.32%) .NET
15 132 (23.32%) MCTS
16 128 (22.61%) ITIL
17 127 (22.44%) SAN
18 112 (19.79%) Hyper-V
19 110 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
20 109 (19.26%) DNS
21 107 (18.90%) C#
22 100 (17.67%) TCP/IP
23 97 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
24 94 (16.61%) Windows 7
25 93 (16.43%) CCNA
26 89 (15.72%) MCSA
26 89 (15.72%) Cisco
26 89 (15.72%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 166 (29.33%) MS Exchange
2 89 (15.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (14.13%) SharePoint
4 63 (11.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 45 (7.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 45 (7.95%) IIS
6 43 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (7.42%) Lync
8 39 (6.89%) Lotus Domino
9 30 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.24%) CMS
13 5 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.88%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.71%) SAS
15 3 (0.53%) OpenEdge
16 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 167 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 85 (15.02%) MS Office
3 11 (1.94%) MS Project
4 7 (1.24%) Mingle
5 6 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.24%) Magento
4 5 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.60%) Office 365
2 28 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.24%) SaaS
5 4 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 139 (24.56%) Firewall
2 127 (22.44%) SAN
3 109 (19.26%) DNS
4 100 (17.67%) TCP/IP
5 86 (15.19%) LAN
6 82 (14.49%) WAN
7 79 (13.96%) DHCP
8 77 (13.60%) VPN
9 34 (6.01%) Wi-Fi
10 27 (4.77%) VLAN
11 26 (4.59%) Network Security
12 24 (4.24%) Internet
13 23 (4.06%) NAS
14 21 (3.71%) VoIP
15 17 (3.00%) HTTP
16 15 (2.65%) iSCSI
17 14 (2.47%) Wireless
17 14 (2.47%) HTTPS
18 12 (2.12%) SSL
19 11 (1.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (36.57%) SQL Server
2 64 (11.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.30%) DTS
10 11 (1.94%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.41%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.24%) RavenDB
12 7 (1.24%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (10.95%) NUnit
2 47 (8.30%) Rhino Mocks
2 47 (8.30%) Moq
3 33 (5.83%) MSTest
4 27 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (4.59%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.24%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.24%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.88%) Subversion
8 3 (0.53%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.35%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.35%) NCover
9 2 (0.35%) FxCop
10 1 (0.18%) Hudson
10 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 66 (11.66%) Finance
2 21 (3.71%) Music Industry
3 10 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.77%) Legal
4 8 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.88%) Advertising
5 5 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 5 (0.88%) Marketing
6 4 (0.71%) Law
7 3 (0.53%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Retail
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 125 (22.08%) Developer
2 82 (14.49%) Support Engineer
3 65 (11.48%) Analyst
4 56 (9.89%) Administrator
5 55 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 55 (9.72%) Consultant
6 53 (9.36%) DBA
6 53 (9.36%) SQL DBA
7 51 (9.01%) Network Engineer
7 51 (9.01%) .NET Developer
8 45 (7.95%) Network Support
9 41 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (6.71%) C# Developer
11 36 (6.36%) Support Analyst
12 33 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
13 32 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
14 28 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
15 24 (4.24%) Network Support Engineer
15 24 (4.24%) PC Support
15 24 (4.24%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (23.32%) .NET
2 64 (11.31%) ASP.NET
3 48 (8.48%) WCF
4 47 (8.30%) Web Services
5 36 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (6.18%) WPF
7 32 (5.65%) XML
8 29 (5.12%) WinForms
9 27 (4.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 26 (4.59%) Unity DI Container
10 26 (4.59%) Razor View Engine
10 26 (4.59%) Castle Windsor
10 26 (4.59%) Ninject
10 26 (4.59%) Spring.NET
11 21 (3.71%) NHibernate
12 20 (3.53%) CSS
12 20 (3.53%) HTML
13 15 (2.65%) Silverlight
14 13 (2.30%) SOAP
15 11 (1.94%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.13%) Blackberry
2 41 (7.24%) Clustering
3 34 (6.01%) SecurID
4 29 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.59%) Inversion of Control
6 23 (4.06%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.71%) Management Information System
8 17 (3.00%) Replication
9 14 (2.47%) Statistics
10 11 (1.94%) PKI
11 9 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.59%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.88%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.88%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.88%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.88%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.88%) Open Source
14 3 (0.53%) Firmware
14 3 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 404 (71.38%) Windows
2 213 (37.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 94 (16.61%) Windows 7
5 60 (10.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (9.19%) Linux
7 48 (8.48%) Windows XP
8 40 (7.07%) Android
9 37 (6.54%) Windows Phone 8
9 37 (6.54%) Windows Phone
10 34 (6.01%) VMS
11 21 (3.71%) UNIX
12 17 (3.00%) Windows Vista
12 17 (3.00%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.59%) CentOS
15 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.88%) Solaris
17 4 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (22.61%) ITIL
2 78 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (11.84%) TDD
4 49 (8.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (8.48%) Scrum
6 47 (8.30%) Kanban
7 46 (8.13%) Migration
8 41 (7.24%) MVC
9 40 (7.07%) MVVM
10 39 (6.89%) Project Management
11 38 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
11 38 (6.71%) Mentoring
12 30 (5.30%) CRM
12 30 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (5.12%) Service Delivery
14 28 (4.95%) BDD
15 26 (4.59%) Web Application Development
15 26 (4.59%) Dependency Injection
16 25 (4.42%) Incident Management
16 25 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 167 (29.51%) SQL
2 107 (18.90%) C#
3 48 (8.48%) PowerShell
4 40 (7.07%) T-SQL
5 31 (5.48%) VB
6 28 (4.95%) VB.NET
7 15 (2.65%) Java
8 14 (2.47%) VBScript
9 11 (1.94%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.77%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.06%) VBA
11 6 (1.06%) PHP
12 5 (0.88%) C++
12 5 (0.88%) C
13 2 (0.35%) XAML
13 2 (0.35%) VB6
14 1 (0.18%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.18%) XQuery
14 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 257 (45.41%) MCSE
2 180 (31.80%) MCITP
3 149 (26.33%) MCP
4 132 (23.32%) MCTS
5 97 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
6 93 (16.43%) CCNA
7 89 (15.72%) MCSA
8 75 (13.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 70 (12.37%) Degree
10 68 (12.01%) MCSD
11 50 (8.83%) MCAD
12 39 (6.89%) CCNP
13 31 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (5.12%) Citrix Certification
15 28 (4.95%) NCIE
16 26 (4.59%) NCDA
17 20 (3.53%) CCA
18 15 (2.65%) VCAP
19 12 (2.12%) Security Cleared
19 12 (2.12%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.89%) SLA
2 6 (1.06%) QA
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 178 (31.45%) Active Directory
2 142 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (19.79%) Hyper-V
4 64 (11.31%) vSphere
5 51 (9.01%) XenApp
6 37 (6.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 37 (6.54%) XenDesktop
7 33 (5.83%) VMware ESX
8 25 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (3.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (3.00%) XenServer
11 12 (2.12%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.77%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (1.41%) UAG
13 8 (1.41%) ISA Server
14 7 (1.24%) NFS
14 7 (1.24%) KVM
15 4 (0.71%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 49 (8.66%) Backup Exec
2 47 (8.30%) SCCM
3 34 (6.01%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (1.77%) SCOM
5 7 (1.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (0.88%) HP SIM
7 5 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.88%) MOM
7 5 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.71%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.53%) Puppet
10 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.35%) Sysprep
10 2 (0.35%) MIIS
10 2 (0.35%) WSUS
11 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 337 (59.54%) Microsoft
2 254 (44.88%) VMware
3 138 (24.38%) Citrix
4 89 (15.72%) Cisco
5 49 (8.66%) HP
5 49 (8.66%) Symantec
6 40 (7.07%) NetApp
7 39 (6.89%) Lotus
8 37 (6.54%) McAfee
9 34 (6.01%) Clearswift
10 32 (5.65%) Dell
11 30 (5.30%) Oracle
12 25 (4.42%) IBM
13 17 (3.00%) CheckPoint
13 17 (3.00%) Veeam
14 11 (1.94%) CA
15 10 (1.77%) EMC
15 10 (1.77%) F5
16 9 (1.59%) Websense
17 8 (1.41%) Juniper
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: + Very good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Easy Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Brentwood
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Pension, Private Health
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Willmott Dixon
Salary: £30-£37k plus bonus
Posted: 20 days ago