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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 81 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 236 342 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.16% 3.97% 4.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.78% 13.18% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 206 302 373
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
2189 2594 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.34% 30.09% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 2070 2063
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 £57,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -4 78 £35,000 - 3
Essex -7 49 £33,500 -25.55%
Cambridgeshire -25 42 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Bedfordshire -3 32 £38,750 +10.71% 5
Norfolk +20 20 £30,000 - 1
Suffolk -22 15 £44,000 +25.71% 3
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 324 (74.65%) Windows
2 308 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 241 (55.53%) Active Directory
4 219 (50.46%) MCSE
5 207 (47.70%) SQL Server
6 161 (37.10%) VMware
7 152 (35.02%) SQL
8 151 (34.79%) MCSA
9 137 (31.57%) MS Exchange
10 127 (29.26%) ITIL
11 122 (28.11%) MCP
12 120 (27.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 119 (27.42%) MS Excel
14 117 (26.96%) Citrix
15 106 (24.42%) MCITP
16 104 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
17 99 (22.81%) SharePoint
18 83 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
19 82 (18.89%) Cisco
20 79 (18.20%) .NET
21 74 (17.05%) Degree
22 71 (16.36%) PowerShell
23 69 (15.90%) MS Office
24 67 (15.44%) Windows Server 2003
25 65 (14.98%) Finance
26 64 (14.75%) C#
27 62 (14.29%) Firewall
28 58 (13.36%) HTML
28 58 (13.36%) Windows 7
29 55 (12.67%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 137 (31.57%) MS Exchange
2 99 (22.81%) SharePoint
3 53 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (4.15%) Lync
6 18 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (2.07%) IIS
9 9 (2.07%) CMS
10 7 (1.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 7 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2000
10 7 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.46%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 119 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 69 (15.90%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) Mingle
4 4 (0.92%) S-PLUS
4 4 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.15%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (11.52%) Office 365
2 15 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
5 2 (0.46%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (14.29%) Firewall
2 55 (12.67%) SAN
3 53 (12.21%) DNS
4 49 (11.29%) VoIP
5 44 (10.14%) VPN
6 39 (8.99%) WAN
7 37 (8.53%) DHCP
8 29 (6.68%) TCP/IP
9 25 (5.76%) LAN
9 25 (5.76%) VLAN
10 24 (5.53%) Internet
11 20 (4.61%) SSL
12 19 (4.38%) FTP
13 13 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (2.07%) iSCSI
15 8 (1.84%) Network Security
15 8 (1.84%) Wireless
16 6 (1.38%) Ethernet
16 6 (1.38%) SNMP
17 5 (1.15%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (47.70%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.84%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.15%) MySQL
8 5 (1.15%) RavenDB
8 5 (1.15%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.92%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.15%) NUnit
3 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.15%) MSTest
3 5 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 65 (14.98%) Finance
2 14 (3.23%) Advertising
3 10 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.07%) Law
5 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.38%) Retail
6 5 (1.15%) Games
6 5 (1.15%) Legal
7 2 (0.46%) Electronics
7 2 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (17.05%) Analyst
2 53 (12.21%) Support Analyst
3 50 (11.52%) Developer
4 49 (11.29%) Support Engineer
5 43 (9.91%) Consultant
6 29 (6.68%) Administrator
7 25 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (5.76%) IT Support
8 23 (5.30%) DBA
9 22 (5.07%) Programmer
9 22 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (5.07%) SQL DBA
10 20 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 20 (4.61%) Software Engineer
11 19 (4.38%) AWS Developer
12 18 (4.15%) Service Analyst
12 18 (4.15%) IT Administrator
13 17 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 17 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (18.20%) .NET
2 58 (13.36%) HTML
3 55 (12.67%) ASP.NET
4 34 (7.83%) CSS
5 27 (6.22%) jQuery
6 20 (4.61%) Web Services
7 16 (3.69%) MFC
8 14 (3.23%) WCF
9 13 (3.00%) Silverlight
9 13 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (2.76%) WinForms
11 11 (2.53%) XML
12 9 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (1.84%) HTML5
14 7 (1.61%) Ajax
14 7 (1.61%) J2EE
15 6 (1.38%) .NET Framework
15 6 (1.38%) Entity Framework
15 6 (1.38%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.84%) Clustering
4 17 (3.92%) FMCG
5 16 (3.69%) Pocket PC
6 15 (3.46%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.76%) Statistics
7 12 (2.76%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.76%) Replication
7 12 (2.76%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.61%) BYOD
9 6 (1.38%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.92%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.92%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 324 (74.65%) Windows
2 120 (27.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (15.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (13.36%) Windows 7
6 37 (8.53%) Windows 8
7 35 (8.06%) Linux
8 30 (6.91%) Android
9 29 (6.68%) Windows XP
10 24 (5.53%) 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%) UNIX
14 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.92%) Debian
15 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (29.26%) ITIL
2 54 (12.44%) Project Management
3 38 (8.76%) Migration
4 34 (7.83%) MVC
5 30 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (6.68%) CRM
7 26 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (5.76%) Software Engineering
9 21 (4.84%) Service Delivery
10 17 (3.92%) ERP
10 17 (3.92%) Mentoring
11 15 (3.46%) High Availability
11 15 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (3.46%) Change Management
12 14 (3.23%) Waterfall
13 13 (3.00%) TDD
13 13 (3.00%) Strategic Management
13 13 (3.00%) Project Planning
14 12 (2.76%) Web Development
14 12 (2.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (35.02%) SQL
2 71 (16.36%) PowerShell
3 64 (14.75%) C#
4 49 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.07%) VB
6 19 (4.38%) Java
6 19 (4.38%) VBScript
7 16 (3.69%) C++
7 16 (3.69%) Objective-C
8 13 (3.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.61%) VB6
9 7 (1.61%) VC++
10 4 (0.92%) XPath
10 4 (0.92%) C
11 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.46%) VBA
13 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 219 (50.46%) MCSE
2 151 (34.79%) MCSA
3 122 (28.11%) MCP
4 106 (24.42%) MCITP
5 74 (17.05%) Degree
6 55 (12.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 52 (11.98%) MCTS
8 49 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (9.68%) CCNA
10 27 (6.22%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (5.30%) MCDST
12 19 (4.38%) CCNP
13 16 (3.69%) VCP5
14 14 (3.23%) A+ Certification
15 10 (2.30%) MCT
16 8 (1.84%) MCPD
16 8 (1.84%) Security Cleared
17 7 (1.61%) SC Cleared
17 7 (1.61%) CCIE
17 7 (1.61%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.99%) SLA
2 5 (1.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (1.15%) GMP
3 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.46%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 241 (55.53%) Active Directory
2 83 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (12.67%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.68%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (6.22%) VMware ESX
6 25 (5.76%) XenApp
7 23 (5.30%) vSphere
8 9 (2.07%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.15%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.92%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.46%) Xen
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (9.22%) SCCM
2 18 (4.15%) Backup Exec
3 17 (3.92%) SCOM
4 6 (1.38%) Nagios
5 5 (1.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) SCSM
7 1 (0.23%) Opsview
7 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.23%) Cacti
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 308 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 161 (37.10%) VMware
3 117 (26.96%) Citrix
4 82 (18.89%) Cisco
5 34 (7.83%) HP
6 18 (4.15%) Symantec
7 15 (3.46%) Intel
8 14 (3.23%) Dell
9 10 (2.30%) Oracle
9 10 (2.30%) SonicWALL
10 9 (2.07%) SAP
10 9 (2.07%) Avaya
10 9 (2.07%) NetApp
11 7 (1.61%) Sophos
11 7 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.61%) NETGEAR
11 7 (1.61%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (1.38%) Veeam
12 6 (1.38%) Sage
12 6 (1.38%) CheckPoint
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 40k plus 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum To £55k + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £16,000 - £24,000 per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire County Council
Salary: From £29,558 to £31,846 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 9 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago