The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 42 15
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 49 69 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.71% 4.85% 9.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.96% 19.94% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 90
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
351 346 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.61% 24.31% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 275 257 211
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,998 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Essex region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Essex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Essex

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Southend-on-Sea - 8 - -
Basildon -3 7 £26,000 -48.00%
Brentwood -18 7 £30,000 -43.66% 1
Braintree - 3 £35,000 -
Dunmow - 3 £20,000 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £28,250 -
Rayleigh - 2 £60,000 -
Colchester -7 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Hockley - 1 £18,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 75 (72.12%) Windows
2 71 (68.27%) Active Directory
3 60 (57.69%) MCSE
4 58 (55.77%) ITIL
5 55 (52.88%) Citrix
6 52 (50.00%) Finance
7 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
8 47 (45.19%) SQL
9 39 (37.50%) MS Exchange
10 38 (36.54%) MCSA
10 38 (36.54%) SQL Server
11 37 (35.58%) VMware
12 33 (31.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (28.85%) DNS
15 29 (27.88%) Firewall
16 28 (26.92%) MS Office
17 27 (25.96%) MS Excel
17 27 (25.96%) Cisco
17 27 (25.96%) Project Management
18 25 (24.04%) Hyper-V
19 24 (23.08%) Degree
20 23 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2007
20 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (21.15%) Office 365
22 21 (20.19%) SharePoint
22 21 (20.19%) Linux
23 20 (19.23%) VoIP
23 20 (19.23%) Windows 7
24 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 39 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 23 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (20.19%) SharePoint
4 18 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.88%) IIS
8 3 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (26.92%) MS Office
2 27 (25.96%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.85%) Mingle
4 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.15%) Office 365
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.85%) DNS
2 29 (27.88%) Firewall
3 20 (19.23%) VoIP
4 17 (16.35%) DHCP
4 17 (16.35%) SAN
5 16 (15.38%) WAN
6 12 (11.54%) VPN
7 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.73%) VLAN
9 6 (5.77%) Wireless
10 5 (4.81%) Internet
10 5 (4.81%) SNMP
11 4 (3.85%) LAN
11 4 (3.85%) SCCP
12 3 (2.88%) Broadband
12 3 (2.88%) Network Security
12 3 (2.88%) Junos
12 3 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.96%) IPsec
13 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (4.81%) MySQL
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.85%) RavenDB
3 4 (3.85%) Neo4j
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.85%) NUnit
2 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.85%) MSTest
2 4 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 52 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Law
3 5 (4.81%) Games
4 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (17.31%) Analyst
2 14 (13.46%) Head of IT
3 13 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (11.54%) Administrator
4 12 (11.54%) Consultant
5 11 (10.58%) Support Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Programmer
8 7 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.77%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.77%) Server Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) IT Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) DBA
9 6 (5.77%) IT Security Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) Security Administrator
10 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) HTML
1 9 (8.65%) .NET
1 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET
1 9 (8.65%) Web Services
2 8 (7.69%) CSS
2 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (3.85%) Silverlight
3 4 (3.85%) RESTful
3 4 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (2.88%) WCF
5 2 (1.92%) HTML5
6 1 (0.96%) CSS3
6 1 (0.96%) jQuery
6 1 (0.96%) XML
6 1 (0.96%) WAP
6 1 (0.96%) Ajax
6 1 (0.96%) JSON
6 1 (0.96%) Velocity
6 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Management Information System
2 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (15.38%) Clustering
4 8 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 8 (7.69%) BYOD
5 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.77%) Statistics
7 5 (4.81%) Replication
8 4 (3.85%) Smartphone
8 4 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 75 (72.12%) Windows
2 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (20.19%) Linux
5 20 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (5.77%) Solaris
9 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.81%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.81%) CentOS
10 5 (4.81%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.85%) Android
11 4 (3.85%) Debian
11 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.92%) UNIX
13 1 (0.96%) AIX
13 1 (0.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.77%) ITIL
2 27 (25.96%) Project Management
3 16 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 14 (13.46%) CRM
4 14 (13.46%) Strategic Management
4 14 (13.46%) Waterfall
4 14 (13.46%) High Availability
5 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (8.65%) MVC
7 8 (7.69%) Migration
7 8 (7.69%) Change Management
7 8 (7.69%) Service Management
7 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.73%) Security Management
8 7 (6.73%) Information Security
9 6 (5.77%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.77%) ITIL V2
9 6 (5.77%) Web Development
9 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.19%) SQL
2 9 (8.65%) C#
3 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (57.69%) MCSE
2 38 (36.54%) MCSA
3 24 (23.08%) Degree
4 17 (16.35%) MCP
5 11 (10.58%) MCITP
6 7 (6.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.85%) CISA
8 4 (3.85%) MCTS
8 4 (3.85%) MCSD
8 4 (3.85%) CISSP
8 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.88%) CCNP
9 3 (2.88%) CCNA
9 3 (2.88%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.92%) CCENT
11 1 (0.96%) RHCE
11 1 (0.96%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (68.27%) Active Directory
2 33 (31.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (24.04%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.58%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.85%) XenApp
7 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (4.81%) Nagios
3 4 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 55 (52.88%) Citrix
2 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
3 37 (35.58%) VMware
4 27 (25.96%) Cisco
5 18 (17.31%) HP
6 11 (10.58%) Symantec
7 8 (7.69%) Avaya
8 7 (6.73%) Dell
9 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.77%) NETGEAR
9 6 (5.77%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (5.77%) SonicWALL
10 5 (4.81%) WatchGuard
10 5 (4.81%) Sage
10 5 (4.81%) Sophos
10 5 (4.81%) Sun
10 5 (4.81%) NetApp
11 4 (3.85%) Apple
12 3 (2.88%) Novell
12 3 (2.88%) Juniper
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