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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 52 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.05% 5.56% 5.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.72% 19.27% 20.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 44
Average salary £32,000 £29,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.47% -36.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
379 275 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 29.54% 28.86% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 304 179 185
Average salary £48,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Colchester +15 12 £32,000 - 1
Brentwood -17 12 £40,000 +48.14%
Harwich - 3 - -
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £26,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £45,000 -
Billericay +9 1 £30,000 +50.00%
Basildon -3 1 £21,500 -57.00%
Chelmsford -10 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £60,000 -
Harlow - 1 £29,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 65 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 63 (69.23%) Windows
3 60 (65.93%) Active Directory
4 53 (58.24%) ITIL
5 47 (51.65%) Finance
6 46 (50.55%) Citrix
7 45 (49.45%) MCSE
8 35 (38.46%) MS Office
9 31 (34.07%) MS Excel
10 28 (30.77%) MS Exchange
10 28 (30.77%) MCSA
10 28 (30.77%) Windows 7
11 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (25.27%) MCITP
12 21 (23.08%) DNS
12 21 (23.08%) HP
13 20 (21.98%) VMware
14 19 (20.88%) SQL
15 18 (19.78%) MCP
15 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
15 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (18.68%) Clustering
16 17 (18.68%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (17.58%) Migration
18 15 (16.48%) VPN
18 15 (16.48%) Degree
18 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
19 13 (14.29%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (38.46%) MS Office
2 31 (34.07%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) IaaS
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) DNS
2 15 (16.48%) VPN
3 13 (14.29%) SAN
4 12 (13.19%) VoIP
4 12 (13.19%) DHCP
5 11 (12.09%) Firewall
6 7 (7.69%) VLAN
6 7 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.59%) Network Security
8 5 (5.49%) Junos
8 5 (5.49%) Broadband
9 4 (4.40%) WAN
9 4 (4.40%) SCCP
10 3 (3.30%) Wireless
11 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.20%) LAN
11 2 (2.20%) Internet
11 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 47 (51.65%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Law
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Analyst
2 16 (17.58%) Consultant
3 13 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 13 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 13 (14.29%) Administrator
4 10 (10.99%) Security Administrator
4 10 (10.99%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (9.89%) Wintel Consultant
6 8 (8.79%) IT Administrator
6 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) IT Security Administrator
7 7 (7.69%) DBA
8 6 (6.59%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) SQL DBA
9 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.40%) Development Manager
10 4 (4.40%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Clustering
2 11 (12.09%) Blackberry
3 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.49%) Statistics
5 5 (5.49%) Smartphone
5 5 (5.49%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.10%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 63 (69.23%) Windows
2 28 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (12.09%) Windows 8
7 9 (9.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (9.89%) Linux
8 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.59%) Solaris
9 6 (6.59%) Android
9 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.10%) CentOS
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.10%) UNIX
11 1 (1.10%) AIX
11 1 (1.10%) HPUX
11 1 (1.10%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.24%) ITIL
2 17 (18.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (17.58%) Migration
4 12 (13.19%) Service Management
5 11 (12.09%) ITIL V3
6 10 (10.99%) Change Management
6 10 (10.99%) ITIL V2
7 9 (9.89%) Project Management
7 9 (9.89%) Security Management
7 9 (9.89%) Information Security
8 8 (8.79%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.49%) Information Assurance
10 5 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (5.49%) BCP
10 5 (5.49%) Business Continuity
10 5 (5.49%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.40%) SOA
11 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.59%) VBScript
3 6 (6.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (49.45%) MCSE
2 28 (30.77%) MCSA
3 23 (25.27%) MCITP
4 18 (19.78%) MCP
5 15 (16.48%) Degree
6 11 (12.09%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (8.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (8.79%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (6.59%) MCTS
9 5 (5.49%) CCNP
9 5 (5.49%) CCNA
9 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (4.40%) CISA
10 4 (4.40%) MCDBA
10 4 (4.40%) CISSP
11 3 (3.30%) MCSM
12 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (65.93%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.19%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (9.89%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.30%) XenApp
7 3 (3.30%) XenServer
7 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) SCCM
2 5 (5.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.20%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.20%) SCSM
3 2 (2.20%) SCOM
3 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 65 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 46 (50.55%) Citrix
3 21 (23.08%) HP
4 20 (21.98%) VMware
5 10 (10.99%) Symantec
5 10 (10.99%) Dell
6 9 (9.89%) Cisco
7 8 (8.79%) NETGEAR
8 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.59%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (6.59%) SonicWALL
9 5 (5.49%) Juniper
9 5 (5.49%) Apple
9 5 (5.49%) Sage
9 5 (5.49%) Sun
9 5 (5.49%) NetApp
10 2 (2.20%) Novell
10 2 (2.20%) Siemens
11 1 (1.10%) Avaya
11 1 (1.10%) Altiris
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
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