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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 75 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 254 251 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.46% 3.27% 4.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.01% 10.56% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 235 230 295
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,950 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
2307 2377 2050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.40% 30.93% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1856 1695
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 August 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 -4 83 £32,500 -27.77% 14
Cambridgeshire +4 58 £40,000 - 8
Bedfordshire -6 48 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Essex -1 40 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Suffolk -1 13 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Norfolk +14 12 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 397 (74.76%) Microsoft
2 371 (69.87%) Windows
3 253 (47.65%) SQL Server
4 239 (45.01%) Active Directory
5 228 (42.94%) MCSE
6 218 (41.05%) SQL
7 197 (37.10%) VMware
8 187 (35.22%) MS Excel
9 159 (29.94%) ITIL
10 147 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 146 (27.50%) MCSA
11 146 (27.50%) MS Exchange
12 137 (25.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 130 (24.48%) MCP
14 116 (21.85%) Citrix
15 112 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 107 (20.15%) .NET
17 104 (19.59%) C#
18 99 (18.64%) Degree
19 94 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
20 93 (17.51%) TCP/IP
20 93 (17.51%) MCITP
21 89 (16.76%) Office 365
22 84 (15.82%) Cisco Certification
23 83 (15.63%) CCNA
24 79 (14.88%) DNS
25 76 (14.31%) ASP.NET
25 76 (14.31%) SharePoint
25 76 (14.31%) PowerShell
26 74 (13.94%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 146 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 76 (14.31%) SharePoint
3 63 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (9.60%) Lync
5 50 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 38 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 38 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (4.33%) IIS
8 17 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (2.45%) CMS
10 8 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.13%) EPiServer CMS
12 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.56%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 187 (35.22%) MS Excel
2 66 (12.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.56%) InDesign
3 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.38%) Mingle
4 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 89 (16.76%) Office 365
2 43 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 93 (17.51%) TCP/IP
2 79 (14.88%) DNS
3 64 (12.05%) DHCP
4 59 (11.11%) SAN
5 57 (10.73%) Firewall
5 57 (10.73%) WAN
6 52 (9.79%) LAN
7 35 (6.59%) Internet
8 22 (4.14%) VPN
8 22 (4.14%) VoIP
9 21 (3.95%) iSCSI
10 17 (3.20%) SSL
11 15 (2.82%) SNMP
12 14 (2.64%) Skype
13 13 (2.45%) NAS
14 12 (2.26%) Network Security
15 11 (2.07%) SMTP
16 9 (1.69%) FTP
17 8 (1.51%) Unified Communications
18 7 (1.32%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (47.65%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
7 20 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 17 (3.20%) Oracle Database
9 16 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.32%) MySQL
13 6 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.56%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.56%) Big Data
16 2 (0.38%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 14 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.26%) Subversion
3 10 (1.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.38%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.38%) NUnit
4 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.38%) MSTest
4 2 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 47 (8.85%) Finance
2 20 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.45%) Legal
4 10 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.94%) Electronics
6 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.75%) Games
7 3 (0.56%) Retail
7 3 (0.56%) Billing
8 2 (0.38%) Marketing
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (12.99%) Developer
2 63 (11.86%) Analyst
3 48 (9.04%) Software Engineer
3 48 (9.04%) Administrator
4 46 (8.66%) DBA
5 41 (7.72%) SQL DBA
6 40 (7.53%) Consultant
7 36 (6.78%) Support Analyst
8 34 (6.40%) Support Engineer
9 33 (6.21%) Programmer
9 33 (6.21%) IT Support
10 28 (5.27%) Systems Engineer
11 26 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 25 (4.71%) Technical Support
13 24 (4.52%) Help Desk Engineer
14 22 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
15 21 (3.95%) Team Leader
15 21 (3.95%) Server Engineer
15 21 (3.95%) .NET Programmer
16 20 (3.77%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (20.15%) .NET
2 76 (14.31%) ASP.NET
3 73 (13.75%) HTML
4 55 (10.36%) jQuery
5 27 (5.08%) MFC
5 27 (5.08%) CSS
6 19 (3.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (2.64%) Web Services
9 12 (2.26%) PhoneGap
9 12 (2.26%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.07%) SAML
10 11 (2.07%) Classic ASP
11 10 (1.88%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.69%) Silverlight
13 7 (1.32%) XML
14 6 (1.13%) WCF
14 6 (1.13%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (0.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (9.98%) Replication
3 38 (7.16%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.59%) Clustering
5 32 (6.03%) Management Information System
6 25 (4.71%) Pocket PC
7 17 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.82%) Client/Server
9 13 (2.45%) Blackberry
10 11 (2.07%) SecurID
11 10 (1.88%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.51%) User Experience
13 8 (1.51%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.32%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.13%) HP StoreVirtual
15 6 (1.13%) BYOD
15 6 (1.13%) FMCG
15 6 (1.13%) Statistics
16 4 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 371 (69.87%) Windows
2 147 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 137 (25.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 94 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (12.62%) Windows 7
6 41 (7.72%) Linux
7 36 (6.78%) Android
8 34 (6.40%) Windows XP
9 29 (5.46%) Apple iOS
10 17 (3.20%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.07%) UNIX
12 8 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.94%) Solaris
15 4 (0.75%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.56%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.56%) CentOS
16 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (29.94%) ITIL
2 62 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (9.60%) Migration
4 51 (9.60%) Project Management
5 43 (8.10%) Performance Tuning
6 38 (7.16%) TDD
7 37 (6.97%) Mentoring
8 34 (6.40%) High Availability
9 32 (6.03%) Software Engineering
9 32 (6.03%) Service Delivery
9 32 (6.03%) MVC
10 29 (5.46%) PRINCE2
11 28 (5.27%) Change Management
11 28 (5.27%) Capacity Planning
12 26 (4.90%) CRM
13 22 (4.14%) Server Building
14 19 (3.58%) Database Mirroring
15 18 (3.39%) Information Security
16 17 (3.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 218 (41.05%) SQL
2 104 (19.59%) C#
3 76 (14.31%) PowerShell
4 73 (13.75%) JavaScript
5 38 (7.16%) T-SQL
6 32 (6.03%) Java
7 31 (5.84%) C++
8 30 (5.65%) Objective-C
9 23 (4.33%) VBScript
10 15 (2.82%) VB
11 13 (2.45%) VBA
12 11 (2.07%) Perl
13 9 (1.69%) C
14 8 (1.51%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.13%) VB6
15 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.94%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.38%) R
19 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 228 (42.94%) MCSE
2 146 (27.50%) MCSA
3 130 (24.48%) MCP
4 99 (18.64%) Degree
5 93 (17.51%) MCITP
6 84 (15.82%) Cisco Certification
7 83 (15.63%) CCNA
8 70 (13.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 34 (6.40%) MCTS
10 26 (4.90%) Citrix Certification
11 23 (4.33%) VCP5
12 21 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (3.77%) CCNP
14 16 (3.01%) CCA
15 10 (1.88%) CISSP
16 9 (1.69%) ISEB
17 8 (1.51%) VCAP
18 7 (1.32%) ISACA
18 7 (1.32%) MCAD
18 7 (1.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.16%) SLA
2 4 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (0.75%) GMP
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 239 (45.01%) Active Directory
2 112 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (12.99%) Hyper-V
4 53 (9.98%) VMware ESX
5 44 (8.29%) XenApp
6 36 (6.78%) vSphere
7 34 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (3.39%) Terminal Services
9 12 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (1.51%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.13%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.94%) Xen
13 4 (0.75%) Firmware
14 3 (0.56%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (6.97%) SCCM
2 17 (3.20%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.01%) SCOM
4 5 (0.94%) Windows Intune
4 5 (0.94%) Nagios
5 4 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.19%) SCSM
7 1 (0.19%) DameWare
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 397 (74.76%) Microsoft
2 197 (37.10%) VMware
3 116 (21.85%) Citrix
4 74 (13.94%) Cisco
5 37 (6.97%) Intel
6 31 (5.84%) HP
7 27 (5.08%) Oracle
8 17 (3.20%) Red Gate
9 15 (2.82%) Dell
9 15 (2.82%) CheckPoint
10 14 (2.64%) Fujitsu
10 14 (2.64%) SonicWALL
11 12 (2.26%) Apple
11 12 (2.26%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.51%) EPiServer
13 7 (1.32%) Avaya
14 6 (1.13%) Sophos
14 6 (1.13%) Veeam
15 5 (0.94%) Mitel
15 5 (0.94%) Sun
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum To £35k - £55k + Bens (Depending On
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + car, bonus, full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Pool Car
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 2 days ago
South Woodham Ferrers, Essex
Offsite I.T Limited
Salary: Smartphone + Travel Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Impressive Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Overtime + Benefits
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