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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 96 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 189 331 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.60% 5.05% 4.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.88% 16.02% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 165 298 364
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2129 2066 2516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.25% 31.50% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1686 1617 2093
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Essex -14 52 £32,000 +8.47% 2
Hertfordshire -50 47 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Cambridgeshire -52 29 £28,000 -30.00% 5
Bedfordshire -20 27 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Suffolk -3 19 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Norfolk +7 15 £30,000 -1.63% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 308 (74.76%) Microsoft
2 305 (74.03%) Windows
3 211 (51.21%) Active Directory
4 173 (41.99%) MCSE
5 149 (36.17%) VMware
6 138 (33.50%) SQL Server
7 127 (30.83%) MS Excel
8 126 (30.58%) MCITP
9 119 (28.88%) MS Exchange
10 117 (28.40%) ITIL
11 111 (26.94%) MCSA
12 108 (26.21%) Citrix
13 102 (24.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 93 (22.57%) SQL
15 88 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 87 (21.12%) MCP
17 84 (20.39%) Windows 7
18 79 (19.17%) Cisco
19 71 (17.23%) MS Office
20 64 (15.53%) .NET
20 64 (15.53%) SAN
21 62 (15.05%) Hyper-V
22 59 (14.32%) Cisco Certification
23 58 (14.08%) SharePoint
23 58 (14.08%) Firewall
24 57 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
24 57 (13.83%) MCTS
25 56 (13.59%) Degree
25 56 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
26 54 (13.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 119 (28.88%) MS Exchange
2 58 (14.08%) SharePoint
3 57 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (5.58%) Lync
6 23 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (4.37%) IIS
7 18 (4.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (2.67%) OpenEdge
10 7 (1.70%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.97%) JBoss
12 4 (0.97%) CMS
12 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 127 (30.83%) MS Excel
2 71 (17.23%) MS Office
3 4 (0.97%) S-PLUS
3 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) Mingle
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.97%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.58%) Office 365
2 16 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.21%) Yammer
3 5 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.49%) SaaS
5 2 (0.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (15.53%) SAN
2 58 (14.08%) Firewall
3 49 (11.89%) DNS
4 47 (11.41%) VPN
5 39 (9.47%) VoIP
6 32 (7.77%) DHCP
6 32 (7.77%) TCP/IP
7 25 (6.07%) Internet
8 23 (5.58%) WAN
8 23 (5.58%) VLAN
9 17 (4.13%) LAN
10 13 (3.16%) Wireless
11 12 (2.91%) SSL
11 12 (2.91%) Network Security
12 11 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (2.43%) FTP
14 9 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (1.94%) iSCSI
16 5 (1.21%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (33.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.97%) DB2
10 4 (0.97%) DTS
10 4 (0.97%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.97%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.49%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.49%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.67%) NUnit
2 8 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.70%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (1.46%) Moq
5 5 (1.21%) MSTest
6 4 (0.97%) Hudson
6 4 (0.97%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.24%) Maven
8 1 (0.24%) MorphX
8 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.24%) Ant
General
1 53 (12.86%) Finance
2 17 (4.13%) Law
3 13 (3.16%) Advertising
4 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.97%) Retail
6 3 (0.73%) Music Industry
6 3 (0.73%) Legal
7 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.49%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (17.72%) Analyst
2 61 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 52 (12.62%) Developer
4 49 (11.89%) Consultant
5 38 (9.22%) Support Analyst
6 30 (7.28%) Service Analyst
7 29 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 27 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (6.07%) Administrator
10 21 (5.10%) .NET Developer
10 21 (5.10%) DBA
11 20 (4.85%) SQL DBA
11 20 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (4.37%) Network Engineer
13 17 (4.13%) IT Support
14 16 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 14 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.40%) C# Developer
15 14 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.53%) .NET
2 27 (6.55%) HTML
3 26 (6.31%) ASP.NET
4 21 (5.10%) CSS
5 18 (4.37%) WCF
6 14 (3.40%) XML
7 13 (3.16%) WinForms
8 12 (2.91%) Web Services
9 11 (2.67%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.18%) jQuery
11 8 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (1.94%) Silverlight
11 8 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (1.70%) J2EE
12 7 (1.70%) SOAP
13 6 (1.46%) X-Windows
13 6 (1.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (1.46%) HTML5
14 5 (1.21%) Ajax
14 5 (1.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.34%) Blackberry
2 19 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.61%) Clustering
3 13 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.18%) FMCG
6 8 (1.94%) Replication
6 8 (1.94%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.46%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.46%) SecurID
9 5 (1.21%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.21%) Statistics
10 4 (0.97%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.49%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.49%) CCTV
12 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 305 (74.03%) Windows
2 102 (24.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (20.39%) Windows 7
4 56 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (9.22%) Windows 8
7 31 (7.52%) Windows XP
8 24 (5.83%) Linux
9 18 (4.37%) Android
10 11 (2.67%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.43%) UNIX
12 9 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.70%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.46%) VMS
14 6 (1.46%) Solaris
14 6 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.46%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (1.21%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.97%) CentOS
16 4 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (28.40%) ITIL
2 44 (10.68%) Project Management
3 31 (7.52%) Migration
3 31 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (6.55%) MVC
5 25 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (5.10%) TDD
7 20 (4.85%) Mentoring
8 19 (4.61%) CRM
9 18 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (3.64%) Service Management
11 14 (3.40%) Service Delivery
11 14 (3.40%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (3.16%) ITIL V3
13 12 (2.91%) SOA
13 12 (2.91%) Change Management
13 12 (2.91%) Change Control
13 12 (2.91%) MVVM
13 12 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (2.91%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (22.57%) SQL
2 46 (11.17%) C#
3 29 (7.04%) PowerShell
4 23 (5.58%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.13%) VB
6 15 (3.64%) VBScript
7 13 (3.16%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.21%) VB6
8 5 (1.21%) VC++
8 5 (1.21%) Java
9 4 (0.97%) XPath
10 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) X++
12 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.24%) C
12 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 173 (41.99%) MCSE
2 126 (30.58%) MCITP
3 111 (26.94%) MCSA
4 87 (21.12%) MCP
5 59 (14.32%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (13.83%) MCTS
7 56 (13.59%) Degree
8 54 (13.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 53 (12.86%) CCNA
10 31 (7.52%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (7.04%) CCNP
12 23 (5.58%) MCDST
13 14 (3.40%) A+ Certification
13 14 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (3.16%) VCP5
15 10 (2.43%) MCSD
16 9 (2.18%) Security Cleared
16 9 (2.18%) SC Cleared
16 9 (2.18%) NCDA
16 9 (2.18%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.37%) SLA
2 6 (1.46%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.49%) QA
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 211 (51.21%) Active Directory
2 88 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (15.05%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.83%) vSphere
5 22 (5.34%) VMware ESX
6 20 (4.85%) XenApp
7 14 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.91%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.21%) XenServer
12 4 (0.97%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.73%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.73%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.49%) UAG
14 2 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.24%) KVM
15 1 (0.24%) Xen
15 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (6.80%) SCCM
2 13 (3.16%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.70%) SCOrch
3 7 (1.70%) SCOM
4 6 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.97%) SCSM
7 3 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.73%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.49%) MIIS
8 2 (0.49%) Cacti
8 2 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.49%) Opsview
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.24%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 308 (74.76%) Microsoft
2 149 (36.17%) VMware
3 108 (26.21%) Citrix
4 79 (19.17%) Cisco
5 37 (8.98%) HP
6 29 (7.04%) Symantec
7 22 (5.34%) Dell
8 21 (5.10%) NetApp
9 14 (3.40%) IBM
10 10 (2.43%) Oracle
10 10 (2.43%) Veeam
11 9 (2.18%) SonicWALL
11 9 (2.18%) Intel
12 8 (1.94%) Apple
12 8 (1.94%) NETGEAR
13 7 (1.70%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.70%) Barracuda Networks
13 7 (1.70%) Remedy
13 7 (1.70%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.46%) Sage
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + healthcare, Microsoft Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £36000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65k, Car Allowance and corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 27k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Great Yarmouth
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Ipswich
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago