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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 72 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 281 341 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.71% 3.94% 4.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 13.59% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 229 305 379
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
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
2248 2510 2447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.70% 28.99% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1813 2003 2031
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -11 80 £35,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire -4 65 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Essex -4 46 £40,500 -4.70% 4
Suffolk +12 42 £25,000 -33.33% 3
Bedfordshire -15 38 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Norfolk -2 10 £24,500 -24.61% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 372 (74.85%) Windows
2 349 (70.22%) Microsoft
3 256 (51.51%) Active Directory
4 255 (51.31%) SQL Server
5 238 (47.89%) MCSE
6 188 (37.83%) VMware
7 182 (36.62%) SQL
8 169 (34.00%) MCSA
9 159 (31.99%) MS Exchange
10 147 (29.58%) MS Excel
11 144 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 143 (28.77%) MCP
13 140 (28.17%) ITIL
14 136 (27.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 124 (24.95%) Citrix
16 110 (22.13%) .NET
17 100 (20.12%) SharePoint
17 100 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
18 99 (19.92%) MCITP
19 93 (18.71%) C#
20 87 (17.51%) HTML
21 83 (16.70%) PowerShell
22 82 (16.50%) Degree
23 79 (15.90%) JavaScript
24 78 (15.69%) Cisco
25 75 (15.09%) ASP.NET
26 73 (14.69%) Windows Server 2003
27 72 (14.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 69 (13.88%) SAN
29 68 (13.68%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 159 (31.99%) MS Exchange
2 100 (20.12%) SharePoint
3 60 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (6.04%) Lync
7 20 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (3.62%) IIS
9 15 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (2.21%) CMS
11 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2000
11 8 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 147 (29.58%) MS Excel
2 62 (12.47%) MS Office
3 5 (1.01%) Mingle
4 4 (0.80%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.40%) InDesign
5 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.01%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 68 (13.68%) Office 365
2 17 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.40%) PaaS
5 2 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 69 (13.88%) SAN
2 61 (12.27%) Firewall
3 54 (10.87%) DNS
4 53 (10.66%) WAN
5 46 (9.26%) VoIP
6 45 (9.05%) TCP/IP
7 39 (7.85%) DHCP
8 38 (7.65%) LAN
9 37 (7.44%) Internet
10 33 (6.64%) VPN
11 24 (4.83%) SSL
12 22 (4.43%) VLAN
12 22 (4.43%) FTP
13 15 (3.02%) iSCSI
14 13 (2.62%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (2.62%) Network Security
14 13 (2.62%) SNMP
15 8 (1.61%) NAS
16 7 (1.41%) Ethernet
16 7 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (51.31%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 11 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.41%) MySQL
11 5 (1.01%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.01%) RavenDB
11 5 (1.01%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.41%) Subversion
3 6 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.01%) MSTest
4 5 (1.01%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.01%) NUnit
5 2 (0.40%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
General
1 59 (11.87%) Finance
2 14 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.01%) Legal
5 8 (1.61%) Retail
6 5 (1.01%) Games
7 3 (0.60%) Law
7 3 (0.60%) Advertising
8 2 (0.40%) Electronics
8 2 (0.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Front Office
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (15.09%) Analyst
2 62 (12.47%) Developer
3 60 (12.07%) Support Analyst
4 48 (9.66%) Software Engineer
4 48 (9.66%) Consultant
5 46 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 38 (7.65%) Administrator
7 37 (7.44%) Programmer
8 30 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (6.04%) DBA
9 29 (5.84%) SQL DBA
10 25 (5.03%) IT Support
11 23 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
11 23 (4.63%) Graduate
12 21 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (4.02%) .NET Programmer
14 19 (3.82%) Software Developer
14 19 (3.82%) AWS Developer
15 17 (3.42%) IT Administrator
15 17 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (22.13%) .NET
2 87 (17.51%) HTML
3 75 (15.09%) ASP.NET
4 53 (10.66%) jQuery
5 36 (7.24%) CSS
6 29 (5.84%) MFC
7 24 (4.83%) Web Services
8 15 (3.02%) Silverlight
8 15 (3.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (2.82%) XML
10 13 (2.62%) WCF
10 13 (2.62%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.01%) PhoneGap
13 9 (1.81%) WinForms
14 8 (1.61%) J2EE
15 7 (1.41%) Ajax
15 7 (1.41%) Classic ASP
15 7 (1.41%) SAML
16 6 (1.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.85%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.64%) Data Centre
4 27 (5.43%) Replication
4 27 (5.43%) Pocket PC
5 24 (4.83%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.02%) Clustering
7 19 (3.82%) Client/Server
8 18 (3.62%) FMCG
9 12 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.41%) Blackberry
9 12 (2.41%) Thin Client
9 12 (2.41%) Fat Client
10 10 (2.01%) Statistics
11 8 (1.61%) BYOD
12 7 (1.41%) SecurID
13 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.80%) NHS
14 4 (0.80%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 372 (74.85%) Windows
2 144 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (27.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (14.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (10.06%) Windows 7
6 39 (7.85%) Android
7 38 (7.65%) Linux
8 33 (6.64%) Apple iOS
9 28 (5.63%) Windows XP
10 19 (3.82%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.01%) UNIX
11 10 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.81%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.01%) CentOS
13 5 (1.01%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.60%) Debian
16 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (28.17%) ITIL
2 53 (10.66%) Project Management
3 48 (9.66%) Migration
4 46 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (7.24%) Software Engineering
7 31 (6.24%) MVC
8 30 (6.04%) Mentoring
9 28 (5.63%) TDD
9 28 (5.63%) CRM
9 28 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (4.83%) Service Delivery
11 23 (4.63%) High Availability
12 21 (4.23%) Change Management
12 21 (4.23%) SDLC
13 20 (4.02%) Project Planning
14 17 (3.42%) Server Building
15 16 (3.22%) Information Security
15 16 (3.22%) ERP
16 15 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 182 (36.62%) SQL
2 93 (18.71%) C#
3 83 (16.70%) PowerShell
4 79 (15.90%) JavaScript
5 33 (6.64%) Java
6 29 (5.84%) Objective-C
6 29 (5.84%) C++
7 28 (5.63%) VBScript
8 26 (5.23%) VB
9 21 (4.23%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.01%) VB6
11 8 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.41%) Perl
13 5 (1.01%) C
13 5 (1.01%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.01%) VC++
14 4 (0.80%) XPath
15 3 (0.60%) VBA
16 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 238 (47.89%) MCSE
2 169 (34.00%) MCSA
3 143 (28.77%) MCP
4 99 (19.92%) MCITP
5 82 (16.50%) Degree
6 72 (14.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 56 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (10.26%) CCNA
9 50 (10.06%) MCTS
10 25 (5.03%) VCP5
11 19 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (3.22%) CCNP
14 14 (2.82%) CCA
14 14 (2.82%) MCDST
15 10 (2.01%) MCT
16 9 (1.81%) A+ Certification
17 8 (1.61%) MCPD
17 8 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 6 (1.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.25%) SLA
2 5 (1.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (1.01%) GMP
3 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 256 (51.51%) Active Directory
2 100 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 50 (10.06%) VMware ESX
5 38 (7.65%) XenApp
5 38 (7.65%) vSphere
6 28 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.41%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.61%) Terminal Server
8 8 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.21%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.01%) Xen
11 3 (0.60%) Firmware
11 3 (0.60%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 46 (9.26%) SCCM
2 21 (4.23%) SCOM
3 17 (3.42%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.21%) Nagios
5 5 (1.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.20%) SCSM
6 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 349 (70.22%) Microsoft
2 188 (37.83%) VMware
3 124 (24.95%) Citrix
4 78 (15.69%) Cisco
5 27 (5.43%) HP
6 26 (5.23%) Intel
7 14 (2.82%) Oracle
8 13 (2.62%) CheckPoint
9 10 (2.01%) Xamarin
10 9 (1.81%) Fujitsu
10 9 (1.81%) SAP
10 9 (1.81%) Avaya
11 8 (1.61%) Symantec
11 8 (1.61%) Sophos
11 8 (1.61%) Dell
11 8 (1.61%) Veeam
12 7 (1.41%) SonicWALL
13 6 (1.21%) Brocade
13 6 (1.21%) Red Gate
14 5 (1.01%) WatchGuard
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manningtree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + 10% bonus, 3% pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
iKonnect
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits - Travel Expenses + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Reed Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Blue Town Online
Salary: £41140 - £47677 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire County Council
Salary: £28455.00 - £38392.00 per annum + MB(New).1
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits - Travel Expenses + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 days ago