The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 73 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 277 349 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.47% 4.56% 5.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.56% 15.64% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 252 321 416
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2397 2232 2615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.05% 29.18% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1918 1828 2274
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -10 84 £45,000 +25.00% 11
Cambridgeshire -28 72 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Bedfordshire +34 66 £35,000 -11.39% 6
Essex -24 46 £37,500 -14.77% 3
Suffolk +4 11 £43,750 +15.13% 3
Norfolk 0 4 £38,500 +40.00%
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 442 (70.38%) Windows
2 373 (59.39%) Microsoft
3 290 (46.18%) MCSE
4 262 (41.72%) SQL Server
5 254 (40.45%) VMware
6 236 (37.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 204 (32.48%) SQL
8 203 (32.32%) MS Exchange
9 192 (30.57%) MCP
9 192 (30.57%) Active Directory
10 180 (28.66%) MS Excel
10 180 (28.66%) Firewall
11 177 (28.18%) MCITP
12 163 (25.96%) .NET
13 157 (25.00%) DNS
14 150 (23.89%) SAN
15 148 (23.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 148 (23.57%) Citrix
15 148 (23.57%) ITIL
16 145 (23.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 142 (22.61%) C#
18 137 (21.82%) MCTS
19 130 (20.70%) Hyper-V
20 124 (19.75%) TCP/IP
21 120 (19.11%) Cisco Certification
22 117 (18.63%) CCNA
23 115 (18.31%) DHCP
24 112 (17.83%) VPN
24 112 (17.83%) LAN
25 111 (17.68%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 203 (32.32%) MS Exchange
2 108 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (16.24%) SharePoint
4 80 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 54 (8.60%) IIS
6 47 (7.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 43 (6.85%) Lync
8 42 (6.69%) Lotus Domino
9 37 (5.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 37 (5.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 26 (4.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
11 19 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (2.87%) CMS
13 10 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (1.27%) SAS
14 8 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.80%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.48%) JOnAS
Applications
1 180 (28.66%) MS Excel
2 107 (17.04%) MS Office
3 13 (2.07%) MS Project
4 11 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.96%) Mingle
6 1 (0.16%) Windchill
6 1 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.11%) Magento
3 7 (1.11%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.96%) Office 365
2 26 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.43%) SaaS
5 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 180 (28.66%) Firewall
2 157 (25.00%) DNS
3 150 (23.89%) SAN
4 124 (19.75%) TCP/IP
5 115 (18.31%) DHCP
6 112 (17.83%) VPN
6 112 (17.83%) LAN
7 95 (15.13%) WAN
8 37 (5.89%) Wi-Fi
9 33 (5.25%) Internet
10 32 (5.10%) NAS
11 31 (4.94%) VLAN
12 29 (4.62%) Network Security
13 24 (3.82%) iSCSI
14 23 (3.66%) SSL
14 23 (3.66%) VoIP
15 22 (3.50%) HTTP
16 20 (3.18%) HTTPS
17 18 (2.87%) NetScaler
18 17 (2.71%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (41.72%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.75%) DTS
11 9 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.11%) MySQL
14 6 (0.96%) Neo4j
14 6 (0.96%) RavenDB
15 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 79 (12.58%) NUnit
2 62 (9.87%) Rhino Mocks
2 62 (9.87%) Moq
3 43 (6.85%) MSTest
4 29 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 28 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.11%) ReSharper
8 6 (0.96%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.96%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.80%) Subversion
10 2 (0.32%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.32%) NCover
10 2 (0.32%) FxCop
11 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 67 (10.67%) Finance
2 25 (3.98%) Music Industry
3 12 (1.91%) Marketing
4 11 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.27%) Legal
5 8 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.96%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.80%) Advertising
8 4 (0.64%) Banking
8 4 (0.64%) Retail
9 3 (0.48%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.48%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (24.04%) Developer
2 95 (15.13%) Support Engineer
3 77 (12.26%) Administrator
4 70 (11.15%) Analyst
5 69 (10.99%) 3rd Line Support
6 65 (10.35%) .NET Developer
7 61 (9.71%) DBA
8 60 (9.55%) SQL DBA
9 52 (8.28%) Network Engineer
10 47 (7.48%) Consultant
11 46 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
12 45 (7.17%) Systems Engineer
13 44 (7.01%) Support Analyst
13 44 (7.01%) Network Support
14 41 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 38 (6.05%) C# Developer
16 37 (5.89%) Systems Administrator
17 33 (5.25%) PC Engineer
17 33 (5.25%) PC Support
17 33 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (25.96%) .NET
2 96 (15.29%) ASP.NET
3 65 (10.35%) Web Services
4 61 (9.71%) WCF
5 51 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (7.80%) WPF
7 41 (6.53%) WinForms
7 41 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 40 (6.37%) Razor View Engine
9 37 (5.89%) Castle Windsor
9 37 (5.89%) Ninject
9 37 (5.89%) Unity DI Container
9 37 (5.89%) Spring.NET
10 28 (4.46%) XML
11 25 (3.98%) NHibernate
12 21 (3.34%) HTML
13 20 (3.18%) CSS
14 18 (2.87%) Silverlight
15 13 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (2.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.64%) Clustering
2 44 (7.01%) Blackberry
3 37 (5.89%) Inversion of Control
3 37 (5.89%) SecurID
4 31 (4.94%) Replication
5 23 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.23%) Firmware
6 14 (2.23%) Statistics
7 12 (1.91%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.75%) PKI
9 10 (1.59%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.43%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.80%) Open Source
11 5 (0.80%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.80%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 442 (70.38%) Windows
2 236 (37.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 148 (23.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 101 (16.08%) Windows 7
5 64 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (9.87%) Linux
7 53 (8.44%) Windows XP
8 42 (6.69%) Android
9 40 (6.37%) Windows Phone
9 40 (6.37%) Windows Phone 8
10 37 (5.89%) VMS
11 33 (5.25%) UNIX
12 30 (4.78%) Windows Vista
13 17 (2.71%) Windows 8
14 14 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (1.75%) CentOS
16 9 (1.43%) Solaris
17 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.80%) HPUX
19 4 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (23.57%) ITIL
2 84 (13.38%) TDD
3 65 (10.35%) Scrum
4 62 (9.87%) Kanban
5 54 (8.60%) MVC
6 53 (8.44%) Migration
7 51 (8.12%) MVVM
8 50 (7.96%) Performance Tuning
8 50 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 40 (6.37%) Web Application Development
10 37 (5.89%) Dependency Injection
10 37 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (5.41%) BDD
11 34 (5.41%) CRM
12 32 (5.10%) Service Delivery
13 30 (4.78%) Project Management
14 28 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (3.98%) Incident Management
16 20 (3.18%) Change Control
17 19 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 204 (32.48%) SQL
2 142 (22.61%) C#
3 60 (9.55%) PowerShell
4 38 (6.05%) VB
4 38 (6.05%) T-SQL
5 32 (5.10%) VB.NET
6 20 (3.18%) Shell Script
7 18 (2.87%) VBScript
8 16 (2.55%) Java
9 9 (1.43%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.27%) PHP
10 8 (1.27%) VBA
11 5 (0.80%) C
11 5 (0.80%) C++
12 2 (0.32%) XAML
12 2 (0.32%) VB6
13 1 (0.16%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.16%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 290 (46.18%) MCSE
2 192 (30.57%) MCP
3 177 (28.18%) MCITP
4 137 (21.82%) MCTS
5 120 (19.11%) Cisco Certification
6 117 (18.63%) CCNA
7 100 (15.92%) MCSA
8 88 (14.01%) MCSD
9 84 (13.38%) Degree
10 76 (12.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 69 (10.99%) MCAD
12 49 (7.80%) CCNP
13 38 (6.05%) Citrix Certification
14 34 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
15 26 (4.14%) NCIE
16 24 (3.82%) CCA
16 24 (3.82%) NCDA
17 16 (2.55%) Security Cleared
17 16 (2.55%) VCAP
18 14 (2.23%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.89%) SLA
2 16 (2.55%) QA
3 7 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (1.11%) GAMP
3 7 (1.11%) GCP
3 7 (1.11%) GMP
4 5 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 192 (30.57%) Active Directory
2 145 (23.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (20.70%) Hyper-V
4 69 (10.99%) vSphere
5 62 (9.87%) XenApp
6 43 (6.85%) XenDesktop
7 40 (6.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 29 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 24 (3.82%) VMware ESX
11 23 (3.66%) Terminal Services
12 22 (3.50%) XenServer
13 17 (2.71%) KVM
14 15 (2.39%) Forefront TMG
15 13 (2.07%) UAG
15 13 (2.07%) ISA Server
16 7 (1.11%) NFS
17 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 5 (0.80%) Terminal Server
17 5 (0.80%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 55 (8.76%) Backup Exec
2 52 (8.28%) SCCM
3 38 (6.05%) McAfee ePO
4 16 (2.55%) SCOM
5 11 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.96%) WSUS
7 6 (0.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 5 (0.80%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.80%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.80%) MOM
9 4 (0.64%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.48%) Puppet
10 3 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.32%) Sysprep
12 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 373 (59.39%) Microsoft
2 254 (40.45%) VMware
3 148 (23.57%) Citrix
4 111 (17.68%) Cisco
5 65 (10.35%) HP
6 56 (8.92%) Symantec
7 45 (7.17%) McAfee
8 42 (6.69%) Lotus
9 40 (6.37%) Oracle
10 37 (5.89%) Clearswift
11 34 (5.41%) NetApp
11 34 (5.41%) Dell
12 22 (3.50%) IBM
13 18 (2.87%) Veeam
14 14 (2.23%) EMC
14 14 (2.23%) CheckPoint
15 13 (2.07%) Google
15 13 (2.07%) Sophos
16 11 (1.75%) CA
16 11 (1.75%) Juniper
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension and MS Certifications
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + be - training, pens, health +
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago