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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 121 61 82
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 129 319 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.96% 4.20% 3.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.85% 13.47% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 114 282 259
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median 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
1883 2369 2387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.60% 31.16% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 2014 1923
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,007 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +7 76 £40,000 +20.30% 8
Cambridgeshire -38 33 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Bedfordshire -20 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Essex -37 6 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Norfolk -5 2 £28,250 -0.87%
Suffolk -27 2 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 235 (70.15%) Microsoft
2 189 (56.42%) Windows
3 163 (48.66%) MCSE
4 145 (43.28%) Active Directory
5 130 (38.81%) VMware
6 128 (38.21%) ITIL
7 108 (32.24%) Windows Server
8 106 (31.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 100 (29.85%) SQL Server
10 91 (27.16%) MS Exchange
11 84 (25.07%) MS Excel
12 83 (24.78%) Office 365
13 81 (24.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 75 (22.39%) Citrix
15 73 (21.79%) MCP
16 69 (20.60%) SQL
17 65 (19.40%) MCSA
17 65 (19.40%) Hyper-V
18 63 (18.81%) Windows Server 2012
18 63 (18.81%) Cisco
19 60 (17.91%) MS Office
19 60 (17.91%) MCITP
20 56 (16.72%) Cisco Certification
21 54 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
22 52 (15.52%) SharePoint
23 49 (14.63%) CCNA
23 49 (14.63%) Firewall
24 46 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
25 45 (13.43%) Windows 7
25 45 (13.43%) MCDST

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 91 (27.16%) MS Exchange
2 52 (15.52%) SharePoint
3 45 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (11.64%) Skype for Business
6 33 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (4.18%) IIS
8 8 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.60%) Confluence
13 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.30%) CMS
13 1 (0.30%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (25.07%) MS Excel
2 60 (17.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 83 (24.78%) Office 365
2 54 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (9.85%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (4.78%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (14.63%) Firewall
2 41 (12.24%) SAN
3 36 (10.75%) VPN
4 34 (10.15%) DNS
4 34 (10.15%) LAN
4 34 (10.15%) WAN
5 28 (8.36%) DHCP
6 21 (6.27%) TCP/IP
7 19 (5.67%) VLAN
8 17 (5.07%) iSCSI
8 17 (5.07%) VoIP
9 16 (4.78%) LDAP
10 15 (4.48%) SSL
11 14 (4.18%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (4.18%) Wireshark
12 12 (3.58%) NAS
12 12 (3.58%) Skype
13 10 (2.99%) NetScaler
14 9 (2.69%) Network Security
15 7 (2.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.90%) DTS
9 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.30%) Big Data
10 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.30%) OLAP
10 1 (0.30%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (4.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.60%) gulp
4 2 (0.60%) JIRA
4 2 (0.60%) MSTest
4 2 (0.60%) NUnit
5 1 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 30 (8.96%) Finance
2 17 (5.07%) Front Office
2 17 (5.07%) Retail
3 16 (4.78%) Advertising
4 10 (2.99%) Legal
5 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Back Office
7 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (15.52%) Consultant
2 48 (14.33%) Analyst
3 42 (12.54%) 3rd Line Support
3 42 (12.54%) Support Engineer
4 39 (11.64%) Developer
5 34 (10.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 26 (7.76%) Technical Consultant
6 26 (7.76%) Technical Engineer
7 25 (7.46%) Office 365 Consultant
8 24 (7.16%) C# Developer
8 24 (7.16%) Cloud Consultant
9 22 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 22 (6.57%) Azure Consultant
10 20 (5.97%) Operations Analyst
11 19 (5.67%) .NET Developer
12 18 (5.37%) Administrator
12 18 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (5.37%) Citrix Specialist
13 16 (4.78%) Microsoft Consultant
14 15 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.94%) .NET
2 37 (11.04%) Web Services
3 24 (7.16%) CSS
4 23 (6.87%) jQuery
5 22 (6.57%) ASP.NET
5 22 (6.57%) HTML
6 11 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.69%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.69%) Entity Framework
8 9 (2.69%) LINQ
8 9 (2.69%) REST
9 8 (2.39%) WCF
10 7 (2.09%) JSON
10 7 (2.09%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (2.09%) SOAP
10 7 (2.09%) XML
11 5 (1.49%) Ajax
11 5 (1.49%) Silverlight
12 4 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.15%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.97%) Blackberry
3 19 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.78%) Replication
5 13 (3.88%) Handset
6 11 (3.28%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.69%) Clustering
7 9 (2.69%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.79%) User Experience
10 5 (1.49%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.19%) FMCG
12 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.60%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.60%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.60%) iSeries
13 2 (0.60%) Physics
13 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 189 (56.42%) Windows
2 108 (32.24%) Windows Server
3 106 (31.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (18.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (13.43%) Windows 7
7 37 (11.04%) Linux
8 19 (5.67%) Unix
9 15 (4.48%) Windows 8
10 14 (4.18%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.39%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.60%) CentOS
14 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.30%) Android
15 1 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (38.21%) ITIL
2 30 (8.96%) Validation
3 28 (8.36%) ITIL V3
4 26 (7.76%) MVC
5 25 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (7.46%) Incident Management
5 25 (7.46%) Project Management
6 22 (6.57%) Presales
7 20 (5.97%) Risk Assessment
7 20 (5.97%) Risk Management
8 18 (5.37%) Operations Management
9 17 (5.07%) Migration
9 17 (5.07%) Service Management
10 16 (4.78%) Technical Analysis
10 16 (4.78%) Web Development
11 15 (4.48%) Information Security
12 14 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (4.18%) Security Operations
12 14 (4.18%) SIEM
13 13 (3.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (20.60%) SQL
2 38 (11.34%) C#
3 32 (9.55%) PowerShell
4 25 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 24 (7.16%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.27%) C
7 16 (4.78%) VB.NET
8 14 (4.18%) Python
8 14 (4.18%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.69%) VBScript
10 7 (2.09%) VBA
11 5 (1.49%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.90%) C++
12 3 (0.90%) VB
13 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.30%) Java
14 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 163 (48.66%) MCSE
2 73 (21.79%) MCP
3 65 (19.40%) MCSA
4 60 (17.91%) MCITP
5 56 (16.72%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (14.63%) CCNA
7 45 (13.43%) MCDST
8 38 (11.34%) Degree
9 37 (11.04%) Security Cleared
10 36 (10.75%) SC Cleared
11 35 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 27 (8.06%) MCTS
13 24 (7.16%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (6.87%) CCNP
15 21 (6.27%) CISSP
16 19 (5.67%) Citrix Certification
17 15 (4.48%) SANS
18 14 (4.18%) A+ Certification
18 14 (4.18%) CEH
18 14 (4.18%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.97%) SLA
2 9 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.69%) ISO27002
3 6 (1.79%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 145 (43.28%) Active Directory
2 81 (24.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (19.40%) Hyper-V
4 41 (12.24%) XenApp
5 32 (9.55%) vSphere
6 29 (8.66%) XenDesktop
7 17 (5.07%) Terminal Services
8 12 (3.58%) VMware ESX
8 12 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.49%) Xen
13 4 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.19%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.90%) XenServer
15 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 1 (0.30%) Docker
16 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 37 (11.04%) SCCM
2 34 (10.15%) SCOM
3 14 (4.18%) Nessus
3 14 (4.18%) QRadar
3 14 (4.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (1.79%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.79%) SCDPM
5 6 (1.79%) WSUS
6 4 (1.19%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.30%) Nagios
9 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 235 (70.15%) Microsoft
2 130 (38.81%) VMware
3 75 (22.39%) Citrix
4 63 (18.81%) Cisco
5 32 (9.55%) HP
6 20 (5.97%) IBM
6 20 (5.97%) Red Hat
7 16 (4.78%) Dell
7 16 (4.78%) Symantec
8 14 (4.18%) ArcSight
8 14 (4.18%) SolarWinds
8 14 (4.18%) Splunk
9 12 (3.58%) Becrypt
10 11 (3.28%) Apple
10 11 (3.28%) Juniper
11 10 (2.99%) SonicWALL
12 9 (2.69%) Veeam
13 8 (2.39%) Intel Security
14 7 (2.09%) NetApp
15 6 (1.79%) EMC
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