The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 14 71
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +57
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 71 96 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.94% 9.93% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.34% 37.80% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60 90 43
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.35%
Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
349 254 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.30% 26.27% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 260 210 277
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
East of England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +4 19 £50,000 +5.26%
Brentwood 0 13 £53,250 +33.12%
Chelmsford -11 12 £25,000 -37.50%
Colchester -15 6 £45,000 -
Maldon - 5 £25,000 -
Harlow -3 2 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 94 (77.05%) Microsoft
2 87 (71.31%) Windows
3 49 (40.16%) Active Directory
4 48 (39.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (38.52%) MS Exchange
5 47 (38.52%) MCSE
5 47 (38.52%) SQL Server
6 43 (35.25%) ITIL
7 37 (30.33%) Citrix
7 37 (30.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (28.69%) MCP
8 35 (28.69%) MS Excel
8 35 (28.69%) SQL
9 33 (27.05%) .NET
10 32 (26.23%) MCITP
11 31 (25.41%) Finance
12 27 (22.13%) Windows 7
13 26 (21.31%) MCTS
14 25 (20.49%) MVVM
14 25 (20.49%) MVC
14 25 (20.49%) ASP.NET
14 25 (20.49%) C#
14 25 (20.49%) SLA
15 22 (18.03%) MCSA
15 22 (18.03%) MCAD
15 22 (18.03%) MCSD
15 22 (18.03%) Scrum
15 22 (18.03%) WinForms
15 22 (18.03%) Rhino Mocks
15 22 (18.03%) Moq

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 47 (38.52%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (13.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.64%) IIS
8 2 (1.64%) Lync
9 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 35 (28.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (14.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (6.56%) Magento
2 8 (6.56%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.39%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.48%) DNS
3 12 (9.84%) VPN
4 11 (9.02%) Firewall
4 11 (9.02%) Wireless
5 8 (6.56%) VLAN
6 7 (5.74%) VDSL
6 7 (5.74%) SAN
6 7 (5.74%) ADSL
7 6 (4.92%) VoIP
7 6 (4.92%) DHCP
8 5 (4.10%) IP Telephony
8 5 (4.10%) Network Security
9 3 (2.46%) NAS
9 3 (2.46%) MPLS
9 3 (2.46%) LAN
10 2 (1.64%) WAN
11 1 (0.82%) POP3
11 1 (0.82%) SMTP
11 1 (0.82%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) MS Access
3 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (18.03%) NUnit
1 22 (18.03%) MSTest
1 22 (18.03%) Rhino Mocks
1 22 (18.03%) Moq
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Marketing
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Analyst
2 22 (18.03%) Developer
2 22 (18.03%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (17.21%) Support Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Administrator
5 13 (10.66%) SQL DBA
5 13 (10.66%) DBA
6 11 (9.02%) Service Analyst
6 11 (9.02%) IT Support
7 10 (8.20%) Desktop Support
8 9 (7.38%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.56%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Field Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) CRM Analyst
11 6 (4.92%) Server Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Windows Server Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Active Directory Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.05%) .NET
2 25 (20.49%) ASP.NET
3 22 (18.03%) WinForms
3 22 (18.03%) WCF
3 22 (18.03%) WPF
3 22 (18.03%) Spring.NET
3 22 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (18.03%) Castle Windsor
3 22 (18.03%) Ninject
3 22 (18.03%) Razor View Engine
3 22 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 22 (18.03%) Unity DI Container
4 8 (6.56%) ADSI
5 3 (2.46%) jQuery
6 1 (0.82%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (10.66%) Blackberry
3 10 (8.20%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.10%) Handset
5 3 (2.46%) Clustering
6 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.64%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.82%) iPad
7 1 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 87 (71.31%) Windows
2 48 (39.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (30.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (22.13%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.38%) Apple iOS
6 9 (7.38%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.74%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.92%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.92%) UNIX
9 4 (3.28%) Debian
9 4 (3.28%) Fedora
9 4 (3.28%) AIX
9 4 (3.28%) HPUX
9 4 (3.28%) Solaris
9 4 (3.28%) Linux
9 4 (3.28%) CentOS
9 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.64%) Android
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.25%) ITIL
2 25 (20.49%) MVC
2 25 (20.49%) MVVM
3 22 (18.03%) Dependency Injection
3 22 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (18.03%) Kanban
3 22 (18.03%) Scrum
3 22 (18.03%) TDD
3 22 (18.03%) Web Application Development
4 20 (16.39%) CRM
5 13 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (10.66%) Problem Management
6 12 (9.84%) Data Analysis
7 8 (6.56%) E-Commerce
7 8 (6.56%) OO
7 8 (6.56%) Migration
8 6 (4.92%) Asset Management
8 6 (4.92%) Web Design
8 6 (4.92%) Network Design
8 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.69%) SQL
2 25 (20.49%) C#
3 8 (6.56%) Java
3 8 (6.56%) PHP
3 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.10%) VBScript
5 2 (1.64%) VB
5 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (38.52%) MCSE
2 35 (28.69%) MCP
3 32 (26.23%) MCITP
4 26 (21.31%) MCTS
5 22 (18.03%) MCAD
5 22 (18.03%) MCSD
5 22 (18.03%) MCSA
6 13 (10.66%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (8.20%) MCDBA
8 6 (4.92%) MCDST
9 5 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.28%) CCNA
10 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.28%) RHCE
10 4 (3.28%) Degree
11 3 (2.46%) CCA
11 3 (2.46%) CCEA
12 1 (0.82%) PMP
12 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.82%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.49%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (40.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.84%) Terminal Services
3 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.74%) XenServer
4 7 (5.74%) vSphere
5 5 (4.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.28%) XenApp
7 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.82%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.82%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) SCCM
2 7 (5.74%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.92%) WSUS
3 6 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.64%) SCOM
5 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 94 (77.05%) Microsoft
2 37 (30.33%) Citrix
3 21 (17.21%) VMware
4 13 (10.66%) Sophos
5 9 (7.38%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (7.38%) Oracle
6 8 (6.56%) SAP
6 8 (6.56%) JD Edwards
7 7 (5.74%) Symantec
7 7 (5.74%) Draytek
7 7 (5.74%) AVG
8 6 (4.92%) McAfee
8 6 (4.92%) Cisco
9 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.46%) NetApp
10 3 (2.46%) HP
10 3 (2.46%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (2.46%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.46%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.64%) SonicWALL
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago