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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 55 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 34 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.95% 3.06% 8.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.82% 12.50% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 89
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £23,933 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £48,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
313 272 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.98% 24.46% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 243 191 263
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Basildon -1 9 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Chelmsford -9 7 £61,000 +152.24%
Colchester 0 6 £31,500 +1.61% 1
Saffron Walden -2 1 £19,500 -51.25%
Harlow -8 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 55 (66.27%) SQL
2 52 (62.65%) SQL Server
3 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
4 45 (54.22%) Windows
5 40 (48.19%) ITIL
6 32 (38.55%) MCSE
6 32 (38.55%) MCSA
7 28 (33.73%) MS Excel
7 28 (33.73%) T-SQL
8 27 (32.53%) Replication
9 24 (28.92%) VMware
9 24 (28.92%) Finance
10 23 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (26.51%) High Availability
12 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
13 20 (24.10%) Active Directory
13 20 (24.10%) SQL Server 2000
13 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (22.89%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (22.89%) Database Mirroring
14 19 (22.89%) Clustering
15 18 (21.69%) Service Delivery
16 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (19.28%) Degree
17 16 (19.28%) Office 365
17 16 (19.28%) Red Gate
17 16 (19.28%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (9.64%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (2.41%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (33.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) Firewall
2 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.25%) WAN
4 7 (8.43%) DNS
5 6 (7.23%) SAN
6 5 (6.02%) LAN
6 5 (6.02%) VoIP
7 4 (4.82%) DHCP
8 3 (3.61%) SNMP
8 3 (3.61%) Wireless
9 2 (2.41%) Internet
9 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.41%) NAS
9 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.20%) ADSL
10 1 (1.20%) IPsec
10 1 (1.20%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (62.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (24.10%) SQL Server 2000
2 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (7.23%) MySQL
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.20%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.20%) NUnit
1 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.20%) MSTest
1 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) DBA
2 19 (22.89%) SQL DBA
3 17 (20.48%) Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Senior DBA
5 13 (15.66%) Senior SQL DBA
6 12 (14.46%) Administrator
7 9 (10.84%) Programmer
7 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (9.64%) Database Developer
8 8 (9.64%) SQL Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 8 (9.64%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (9.64%) SQL Database Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Head of IT
9 7 (8.43%) Graduate Software Developer
9 7 (8.43%) IT Security Manager
9 7 (8.43%) Security Manager
9 7 (8.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) HTML
1 9 (10.84%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) jQuery
2 7 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (4.82%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.41%) CSS
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.20%) WCF
5 1 (1.20%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) Replication
2 19 (22.89%) Clustering
3 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.23%) BYOD
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Life Science
5 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.22%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (10.84%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.23%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.82%) Solaris
7 3 (3.61%) UNIX
7 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.41%) Debian
8 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) ITIL
2 22 (26.51%) High Availability
3 19 (22.89%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (22.89%) Database Mirroring
4 18 (21.69%) Service Delivery
5 12 (14.46%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (13.25%) Project Management
7 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.84%) CRM
9 8 (9.64%) TDD
9 8 (9.64%) Strategic Management
9 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
9 8 (9.64%) SDLC
10 7 (8.43%) Security Architecture
10 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
11 6 (7.23%) Information Security
12 3 (3.61%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (3.61%) Security Management
12 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 55 (66.27%) SQL
2 28 (33.73%) T-SQL
3 9 (10.84%) C#
4 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (38.55%) MCSE
1 32 (38.55%) MCSA
2 16 (19.28%) Degree
3 9 (10.84%) MCITP
3 9 (10.84%) MCP
4 7 (8.43%) CISSP
4 7 (8.43%) ISACA
5 6 (7.23%) MCTS
5 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.23%) CCNP
5 6 (7.23%) CCNA
6 5 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.82%) MCDST
8 2 (2.41%) MOS
9 1 (1.20%) CCENT
9 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.20%) MCSD
9 1 (1.20%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (24.10%) Active Directory
3 15 (18.07%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.20%) XenApp
8 1 (1.20%) XenServer
8 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.61%) Nagios
4 1 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.92%) VMware
3 16 (19.28%) Red Gate
3 16 (19.28%) Cisco
4 14 (16.87%) Citrix
5 7 (8.43%) Oracle
6 6 (7.23%) Avaya
7 5 (6.02%) HP
8 4 (4.82%) Sophos
8 4 (4.82%) Sun
8 4 (4.82%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.61%) Veeam
9 3 (3.61%) WatchGuard
9 3 (3.61%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.41%) Symantec
11 1 (1.20%) Dell
11 1 (1.20%) Draytek
11 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
11 1 (1.20%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.20%) Apple
South Woodham Ferrers, Essex
Offsite I.T Limited
Salary: Smartphone + Travel Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Xchanging UK Ltd
Salary: Comp+bens+bonus
Posted: 15 days ago