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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 91 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 204 259 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.97% 3.39% 3.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.41% 11.42% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 174 222 302
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1959 2267 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.48% 29.68% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1797 2062
Median salary £42,500 £43,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.18% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +2 70 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Cambridgeshire -4 53 £40,000 - 4
Suffolk +9 30 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Bedfordshire -7 25 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Essex -21 20 £43,250 +15.33%
Norfolk +4 6 £30,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 271 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 246 (63.08%) Windows
3 219 (56.15%) MCSE
4 193 (49.49%) Active Directory
5 168 (43.08%) VMware
6 129 (33.08%) MCSA
7 125 (32.05%) SQL Server
8 124 (31.79%) MS Exchange
9 120 (30.77%) Windows Server
10 117 (30.00%) ITIL
11 112 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 108 (27.69%) Office 365
13 107 (27.44%) MS Excel
14 94 (24.10%) SQL
14 94 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 89 (22.82%) Windows Server 2012
16 82 (21.03%) Citrix
17 78 (20.00%) MS Office
18 76 (19.49%) SharePoint
19 75 (19.23%) MCP
20 73 (18.72%) Firewall
21 70 (17.95%) MCITP
22 67 (17.18%) Cisco
23 66 (16.92%) Hyper-V
24 60 (15.38%) Degree
25 57 (14.62%) VPN
25 57 (14.62%) SAN
26 56 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
27 55 (14.10%) MCDST
27 55 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 124 (31.79%) MS Exchange
2 76 (19.49%) SharePoint
3 55 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (11.28%) Skype for Business
6 32 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (5.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (4.87%) IIS
9 11 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.54%) Apache Pig
11 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.51%) Confluence
13 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.26%) CMS
14 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 107 (27.44%) MS Excel
2 78 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.26%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 108 (27.69%) Office 365
2 55 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (3.08%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.26%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (18.72%) Firewall
2 57 (14.62%) SAN
2 57 (14.62%) VPN
3 34 (8.72%) TCP/IP
4 33 (8.46%) LAN
4 33 (8.46%) SSL
4 33 (8.46%) VLAN
4 33 (8.46%) WAN
5 32 (8.21%) DNS
6 28 (7.18%) DHCP
7 27 (6.92%) VoIP
8 17 (4.36%) NAS
9 14 (3.59%) FTP
9 14 (3.59%) Skype
10 13 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (3.08%) iSCSI
11 12 (3.08%) LDAP
12 11 (2.82%) Network Security
12 11 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 14 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.54%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.54%) Big Data
6 6 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) dBASE
8 1 (0.26%) MS Access
8 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.77%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.51%) JIRA
6 1 (0.26%) Moq
6 1 (0.26%) MSTest
6 1 (0.26%) NUnit
6 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 42 (10.77%) Finance
2 14 (3.59%) Front Office
2 14 (3.59%) Retail
3 12 (3.08%) Advertising
4 10 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.31%) Banking
6 7 (1.79%) Legal
7 4 (1.03%) Marketing
8 3 (0.77%) Back Office
8 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (14.62%) Analyst
2 55 (14.10%) Support Engineer
3 43 (11.03%) Consultant
4 33 (8.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 31 (7.95%) Developer
6 28 (7.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 26 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
8 25 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 23 (5.90%) IT Support
10 22 (5.64%) VMware Engineer
11 21 (5.38%) Administrator
11 21 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (5.38%) Infrastructure Support
12 20 (5.13%) IT Engineer
13 19 (4.87%) C# Developer
14 18 (4.62%) IT Manager
14 18 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
15 17 (4.36%) .NET Developer
15 17 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
15 17 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.95%) .NET
2 30 (7.69%) HTML
3 29 (7.44%) CSS
3 29 (7.44%) Web Services
4 18 (4.62%) ASP.NET
5 17 (4.36%) jQuery
6 12 (3.08%) WCF
7 9 (2.31%) .NET Framework
7 9 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (2.31%) Entity Framework
7 9 (2.31%) LINQ
8 7 (1.79%) JSON
8 7 (1.79%) REST
8 7 (1.79%) SOAP
8 7 (1.79%) XML
9 6 (1.54%) Java EE
9 6 (1.54%) STL
10 5 (1.28%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.21%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 24 (6.15%) Replication
4 22 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.87%) Blackberry
6 15 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.59%) Clustering
8 9 (2.31%) FMCG
8 9 (2.31%) HP StoreVirtual
8 9 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.31%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.79%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.54%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.54%) Handset
10 6 (1.54%) PKI
10 6 (1.54%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.28%) Cybercrime
12 4 (1.03%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 246 (63.08%) Windows
2 120 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 112 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (22.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (10.77%) Linux
7 41 (10.51%) Windows 7
8 33 (8.46%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.85%) Unix
10 10 (2.56%) Windows XP
11 9 (2.31%) Windows 10
12 8 (2.05%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.79%) Android
14 6 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.51%) CentOS
15 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.26%) Debian
16 1 (0.26%) SUSE
16 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (30.00%) ITIL
2 29 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (6.15%) Project Management
4 23 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (5.64%) MVC
6 21 (5.38%) Incident Management
6 21 (5.38%) Presales
7 20 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 20 (5.13%) Validation
8 18 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (4.62%) ITIL V3
9 16 (4.10%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (4.10%) Service Management
10 15 (3.85%) Risk Management
10 15 (3.85%) Service Delivery
11 14 (3.59%) High Availability
11 14 (3.59%) Operations Management
12 13 (3.33%) Migration
12 13 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 94 (24.10%) SQL
2 50 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 36 (9.23%) C#
4 30 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 29 (7.44%) C
5 29 (7.44%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.10%) VB.NET
7 13 (3.33%) VBScript
8 10 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.56%) VBA
9 9 (2.31%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.31%) Python
10 8 (2.05%) C++
11 6 (1.54%) Java
11 6 (1.54%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 219 (56.15%) MCSE
2 129 (33.08%) MCSA
3 75 (19.23%) MCP
4 70 (17.95%) MCITP
5 60 (15.38%) Degree
6 56 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (14.10%) MCDST
8 48 (12.31%) CCNA
9 43 (11.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 33 (8.46%) Security Cleared
11 25 (6.41%) SC Cleared
12 22 (5.64%) CISSP
12 22 (5.64%) MCTS
13 21 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (4.36%) CCNP
15 16 (4.10%) SANS
16 13 (3.33%) A+ Certification
17 11 (2.82%) VCAP
18 10 (2.56%) CEH
18 10 (2.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.46%) SLA
2 14 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.56%) ISO27002
4 6 (1.54%) COBIT
5 2 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 193 (49.49%) Active Directory
2 94 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (16.92%) Hyper-V
4 45 (11.54%) vSphere
5 32 (8.21%) XenApp
6 25 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (5.13%) Terminal Services
8 16 (4.10%) VMware ESX
9 13 (3.33%) XenDesktop
10 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (2.31%) Xen
12 7 (1.79%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.26%) Docker
14 1 (0.26%) KVM
14 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (7.44%) SCCM
2 26 (6.67%) SCOM
3 10 (2.56%) Nessus
3 10 (2.56%) QRadar
3 10 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (2.31%) FortiGate
4 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 7 (1.79%) WSUS
6 6 (1.54%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.54%) SCDPM
7 4 (1.03%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.51%) DameWare
8 2 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.51%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.26%) Nagios
9 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.26%) Puppet
9 1 (0.26%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 271 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 168 (43.08%) VMware
3 82 (21.03%) Citrix
4 67 (17.18%) Cisco
5 25 (6.41%) HP
6 21 (5.38%) Dell
7 16 (4.10%) Apple
7 16 (4.10%) Intel
7 16 (4.10%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.59%) IBM
8 14 (3.59%) NetApp
8 14 (3.59%) SonicWALL
8 14 (3.59%) Symantec
8 14 (3.59%) Veeam
9 13 (3.33%) EMC
10 12 (3.08%) 3PAR
10 12 (3.08%) RedGate
11 11 (2.82%) Juniper
12 10 (2.56%) ArcSight
12 10 (2.56%) SolarWinds
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