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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 60 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 79 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.87% 6.79% 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.79% 24.53% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 66 49
Average salary £42,250 £45,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.11% +39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,687 £27,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
343 322 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.59% 27.66% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 261 243 198
Average salary £47,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £29,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 October 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 24 October 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
(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
Brentwood -10 9 £62,500 +47.05%
Chelmsford +5 5 £70,000 +100.00%
Harlow +1 5 £40,500 +15.71%
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Southend-on-Sea -9 2 £41,250 -6.25%
Colchester -5 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 62 (71.26%) Windows
1 62 (71.26%) Microsoft
2 43 (49.43%) MCSE
3 40 (45.98%) ITIL
4 39 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 34 (39.08%) Finance
6 33 (37.93%) Citrix
7 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
7 28 (32.18%) MCITP
8 27 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (31.03%) Windows 7
9 26 (29.89%) VMware
10 24 (27.59%) MS Exchange
11 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
12 21 (24.14%) MS Office
13 19 (21.84%) SQL
13 19 (21.84%) PowerShell
14 18 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (19.54%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (18.39%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (18.39%) Microsoft App-V
16 16 (18.39%) MCTS
17 15 (17.24%) SCCM
17 15 (17.24%) Migration
17 15 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
18 14 (16.09%) MCP
18 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
18 14 (16.09%) XenDesktop
18 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.15%) IIS
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (24.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 2 (2.30%) IaaS
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) DNS
1 10 (11.49%) Firewall
2 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.20%) SAN
4 7 (8.05%) VPN
4 7 (8.05%) Network Security
5 6 (6.90%) VLAN
6 5 (5.75%) VoIP
6 5 (5.75%) DHCP
7 4 (4.60%) IP Telephony
7 4 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.30%) Junos
9 2 (2.30%) LDAP
9 2 (2.30%) Broadband
10 1 (1.15%) LAN
10 1 (1.15%) ADSL
10 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.15%) HTTP
10 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) OLAP
4 1 (1.15%) DTS
4 1 (1.15%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) NUnit
1 2 (2.30%) MSTest
1 2 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (2.30%) Moq
General
1 34 (39.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Law
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (17.24%) Administrator
2 14 (16.09%) DBA
3 13 (14.94%) SQL DBA
4 9 (10.34%) Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Developer
5 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.20%) Senior DBA
6 7 (8.05%) Senior SQL DBA
6 7 (8.05%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.75%) IT Support
9 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 4 (4.60%) Security Administrator
9 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support Technician
9 4 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.30%) XML
2 2 (2.30%) WinForms
2 2 (2.30%) WCF
2 2 (2.30%) WPF
2 2 (2.30%) Spring.NET
2 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.30%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (2.30%) Ninject
2 2 (2.30%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (2.30%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (1.15%) ADSI
3 1 (1.15%) LAMP
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Clustering
2 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.45%) Statistics
6 2 (2.30%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.15%) Replication
7 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (71.26%) Windows
2 27 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (31.03%) Windows 7
3 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.75%) Linux
8 4 (4.60%) UNIX
9 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.45%) Android
10 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.15%) CentOS
11 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.98%) ITIL
2 16 (18.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (17.24%) Migration
4 13 (14.94%) Service Delivery
5 12 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (11.49%) High Availability
6 10 (11.49%) Information Assurance
7 6 (6.90%) MVVM
7 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.90%) Change Management
8 5 (5.75%) Project Management
8 5 (5.75%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.60%) ITIL V2
9 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.60%) Service Management
9 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.60%) SOA
9 4 (4.60%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.60%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) SQL
1 19 (21.84%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.64%) VBScript
2 11 (12.64%) VB
3 4 (4.60%) Java
4 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.45%) C#
4 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.15%) PHP
5 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.15%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 43 (49.43%) MCSE
2 28 (32.18%) MCITP
3 17 (19.54%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (18.39%) MCTS
5 15 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (16.09%) MCP
7 13 (14.94%) MCSA
8 7 (8.05%) Degree
9 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
11 4 (4.60%) MCSM
11 4 (4.60%) Sun Certification
11 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
11 4 (4.60%) CCNA
12 3 (3.45%) MCAD
12 3 (3.45%) MCSD
12 3 (3.45%) MCDBA
13 2 (2.30%) CCNP
13 2 (2.30%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
4 14 (16.09%) XenDesktop
5 8 (9.20%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.75%) vSphere
7 4 (4.60%) XenServer
8 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.30%) XenApp
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) Puppet
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.30%) SCSM
3 2 (2.30%) SCOM
3 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (71.26%) Microsoft
2 33 (37.93%) Citrix
3 26 (29.89%) VMware
4 13 (14.94%) Cisco
5 4 (4.60%) Juniper
5 4 (4.60%) Dell
6 3 (3.45%) Symantec
6 3 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (2.30%) Pegasus
7 2 (2.30%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.15%) GFI Software
8 1 (1.15%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.15%) Apple
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle
8 1 (1.15%) Siemens
8 1 (1.15%) Avaya
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago