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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 74 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 255 326 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.28% 4.56% 5.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.65% 15.86% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 233 301 432
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £26,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +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
2394 2056 2712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.76% 28.74% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1868 1700 2349
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -19 76 £45,000 +25.00% 10
Cambridgeshire -28 70 £40,000 - 10
Bedfordshire +29 64 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Essex -30 34 £37,500 -14.77% 5
Suffolk -3 15 £42,500 +18.88% 1
Norfolk -1 4 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 416 (71.48%) Windows
2 345 (59.28%) Microsoft
3 268 (46.05%) MCSE
4 249 (42.78%) VMware
5 221 (37.97%) SQL Server
5 221 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 183 (31.44%) MCITP
7 180 (30.93%) SQL
8 179 (30.76%) Active Directory
9 176 (30.24%) MS Exchange
10 174 (29.90%) MS Excel
11 162 (27.84%) MCP
12 156 (26.80%) Firewall
13 148 (25.43%) .NET
14 139 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 138 (23.71%) SAN
16 135 (23.20%) Citrix
17 132 (22.68%) MCTS
18 128 (21.99%) DNS
19 127 (21.82%) ITIL
20 126 (21.65%) C#
21 123 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
22 118 (20.27%) Hyper-V
23 114 (19.59%) TCP/IP
24 107 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
25 104 (17.87%) CCNA
26 98 (16.84%) Cisco
27 97 (16.67%) LAN
27 97 (16.67%) MCSA
27 97 (16.67%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 176 (30.24%) MS Exchange
2 97 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 94 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 47 (8.08%) IIS
6 46 (7.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 43 (7.39%) Lync
8 40 (6.87%) Lotus Domino
9 39 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 29 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
13 14 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (2.06%) CMS
15 11 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (1.03%) SAS
17 5 (0.86%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 174 (29.90%) MS Excel
2 94 (16.15%) MS Office
3 11 (1.89%) MS Project
4 7 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.20%) Mingle
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Windchill
5 1 (0.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 23 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (0.86%) Magento
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.39%) Office 365
2 25 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.20%) SaaS
5 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 156 (26.80%) Firewall
2 138 (23.71%) SAN
3 128 (21.99%) DNS
4 114 (19.59%) TCP/IP
5 97 (16.67%) LAN
6 94 (16.15%) DHCP
7 89 (15.29%) VPN
8 86 (14.78%) WAN
9 35 (6.01%) Wi-Fi
10 31 (5.33%) NAS
11 30 (5.15%) Internet
12 29 (4.98%) VLAN
12 29 (4.98%) Network Security
13 20 (3.44%) VoIP
13 20 (3.44%) HTTP
14 17 (2.92%) HTTPS
14 17 (2.92%) iSCSI
15 15 (2.58%) SSL
16 12 (2.06%) Reverse Proxy
16 12 (2.06%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 63 (10.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.06%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.89%) DTS
10 9 (1.55%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.20%) RavenDB
12 7 (1.20%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.03%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.52%) MySQL
16 2 (0.34%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 71 (12.20%) NUnit
2 53 (9.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 53 (9.11%) Moq
3 37 (6.36%) MSTest
4 32 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (5.15%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.20%) ReSharper
7 7 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.86%) Subversion
9 2 (0.34%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.34%) NCover
9 2 (0.34%) FxCop
10 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 63 (10.82%) Finance
2 23 (3.95%) Music Industry
3 12 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.37%) Legal
4 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.20%) Marketing
6 6 (1.03%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.86%) Advertising
8 3 (0.52%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.34%) Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Electronics
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Retail
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 143 (24.57%) Developer
2 81 (13.92%) Support Engineer
3 61 (10.48%) Administrator
4 60 (10.31%) Analyst
5 58 (9.97%) .NET Developer
6 56 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 56 (9.62%) Consultant
7 54 (9.28%) Network Engineer
8 52 (8.93%) DBA
9 51 (8.76%) SQL DBA
10 46 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 46 (7.90%) Network Support
11 41 (7.04%) C# Developer
12 38 (6.53%) Support Analyst
13 36 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
13 36 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 30 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
15 27 (4.64%) PC Support
15 27 (4.64%) PC Engineer
16 25 (4.30%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (25.43%) .NET
2 77 (13.23%) ASP.NET
3 61 (10.48%) Web Services
4 55 (9.45%) WCF
5 43 (7.39%) WPF
6 40 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (5.84%) WinForms
8 32 (5.50%) XML
9 31 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 30 (5.15%) Unity DI Container
10 30 (5.15%) Razor View Engine
10 30 (5.15%) Castle Windsor
10 30 (5.15%) Ninject
10 30 (5.15%) Spring.NET
11 23 (3.95%) NHibernate
12 22 (3.78%) CSS
12 22 (3.78%) HTML
13 19 (3.26%) Silverlight
14 17 (2.92%) SOAP
15 15 (2.58%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.73%) Blackberry
2 42 (7.22%) Clustering
3 35 (6.01%) SecurID
4 30 (5.15%) Inversion of Control
5 21 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.44%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.26%) Replication
8 14 (2.41%) Statistics
9 11 (1.89%) PKI
10 10 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.55%) Firmware
12 8 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.86%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.86%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.86%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.86%) EqualLogic
14 5 (0.86%) Open Source
15 3 (0.52%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 416 (71.48%) Windows
2 221 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 94 (16.15%) Windows 7
5 63 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (9.79%) Linux
7 48 (8.25%) Windows XP
8 40 (6.87%) Android
9 38 (6.53%) Windows Phone 8
9 38 (6.53%) Windows Phone
10 35 (6.01%) VMS
11 24 (4.12%) UNIX
12 20 (3.44%) Windows Vista
13 15 (2.58%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (1.72%) CentOS
16 6 (1.03%) Solaris
17 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
19 2 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (21.82%) ITIL
2 76 (13.06%) TDD
3 54 (9.28%) Scrum
4 53 (9.11%) Kanban
5 49 (8.42%) Migration
5 49 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 47 (8.08%) MVC
6 47 (8.08%) MVVM
7 44 (7.56%) Performance Tuning
8 38 (6.53%) Project Management
9 36 (6.19%) CRM
10 30 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (5.15%) Dependency Injection
10 30 (5.15%) BDD
10 30 (5.15%) Web Application Development
11 29 (4.98%) Service Delivery
12 26 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (4.12%) Incident Management
14 22 (3.78%) PRINCE2
15 20 (3.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 180 (30.93%) SQL
2 126 (21.65%) C#
3 54 (9.28%) PowerShell
4 38 (6.53%) T-SQL
5 33 (5.67%) VB
6 30 (5.15%) VB.NET
7 15 (2.58%) Shell Script
7 15 (2.58%) VBScript
8 14 (2.41%) Java
9 11 (1.89%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.03%) PHP
10 6 (1.03%) VBA
11 5 (0.86%) C++
11 5 (0.86%) C
12 2 (0.34%) XAML
12 2 (0.34%) VB6
13 1 (0.17%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.17%) XQuery
13 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 268 (46.05%) MCSE
2 183 (31.44%) MCITP
3 162 (27.84%) MCP
4 132 (22.68%) MCTS
5 107 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
6 104 (17.87%) CCNA
7 97 (16.67%) MCSA
8 79 (13.57%) Degree
9 76 (13.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 75 (12.89%) MCSD
11 57 (9.79%) MCAD
12 45 (7.73%) CCNP
13 31 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (5.15%) Citrix Certification
15 27 (4.64%) NCIE
16 25 (4.30%) NCDA
17 21 (3.61%) CCA
18 16 (2.75%) VCAP
18 16 (2.75%) Security Cleared
19 12 (2.06%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.44%) SLA
2 9 (1.55%) QA
3 6 (1.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 6 (1.03%) GAMP
3 6 (1.03%) GCP
3 6 (1.03%) GMP
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 179 (30.76%) Active Directory
2 139 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (20.27%) Hyper-V
4 66 (11.34%) vSphere
5 53 (9.11%) XenApp
6 38 (6.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 37 (6.36%) XenDesktop
8 32 (5.50%) VMware ESX
9 27 (4.64%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (2.58%) Terminal Services
11 15 (2.58%) XenServer
12 12 (2.06%) KVM
13 11 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (1.55%) UAG
14 9 (1.55%) ISA Server
15 7 (1.20%) NFS
16 5 (0.86%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 55 (9.45%) SCCM
2 50 (8.59%) Backup Exec
3 35 (6.01%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (1.89%) SCOM
5 7 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.86%) MOM
7 5 (0.86%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.86%) HP SIM
7 5 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.69%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.52%) Puppet
10 2 (0.34%) Sysprep
10 2 (0.34%) WSUS
10 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 345 (59.28%) Microsoft
2 249 (42.78%) VMware
3 135 (23.20%) Citrix
4 98 (16.84%) Cisco
5 51 (8.76%) HP
6 48 (8.25%) Symantec
7 40 (6.87%) Lotus
8 38 (6.53%) McAfee
8 38 (6.53%) NetApp
9 35 (6.01%) Clearswift
10 33 (5.67%) Dell
11 31 (5.33%) Oracle
12 22 (3.78%) IBM
13 17 (2.92%) Veeam
14 16 (2.75%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.06%) EMC
16 11 (1.89%) CA
17 10 (1.72%) Juniper
17 10 (1.72%) F5
18 9 (1.55%) Websense
Norwich, Norfolk
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Pension, Private Health
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Circa £30k + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Willmott Dixon
Salary: £30-£37k plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago