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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 53 70 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.20% 6.59% 6.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.22% 24.91% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 56
Average salary £32,000 £29,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.40% -31.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £19,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
401 281 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.75% 26.46% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 321 195 179
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,848 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +3 9 £32,000 -28.88%
Brentwood -18 8 £46,250 +16.35%
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Dunmow - 3 £20,000 -
Harwich - 3 - -
Basildon -9 2 £26,000 -48.00% 2
Braintree - 2 £35,000 - 1
Rayleigh - 2 £60,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Chelmsford -14 1 - -
Hockley - 1 £18,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £60,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 72 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 71 (67.62%) Windows
3 65 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 57 (54.29%) ITIL
5 56 (53.33%) MCSE
6 55 (52.38%) Finance
7 52 (49.52%) Citrix
8 34 (32.38%) MS Office
9 33 (31.43%) MCSA
10 32 (30.48%) SQL
11 31 (29.52%) MS Excel
12 29 (27.62%) MS Exchange
13 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (26.67%) Windows 7
14 27 (25.71%) VMware
15 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
15 26 (24.76%) DNS
16 23 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (20.95%) MCP
18 20 (19.05%) HP
18 20 (19.05%) MCITP
18 20 (19.05%) Degree
19 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
20 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (17.14%) Firewall
20 18 (17.14%) Hyper-V
21 17 (16.19%) Project Management
21 17 (16.19%) VoIP
21 17 (16.19%) Cisco
22 16 (15.24%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 29 (27.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (32.38%) MS Office
2 31 (29.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Office 365
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.76%) DNS
2 18 (17.14%) Firewall
3 17 (16.19%) VoIP
4 16 (15.24%) SAN
5 15 (14.29%) DHCP
6 14 (13.33%) VPN
7 8 (7.62%) VLAN
8 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.67%) WAN
9 6 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (4.76%) Network Security
11 4 (3.81%) Junos
11 4 (3.81%) Broadband
11 4 (3.81%) SCCP
12 3 (2.86%) Wireless
12 3 (2.86%) Internet
13 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.90%) SNMP
13 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.95%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) RavenDB
3 2 (1.90%) Neo4j
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.90%) NUnit
2 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) MSTest
2 2 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 55 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Law
3 4 (3.81%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.90%) Games
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (18.10%) Analyst
2 15 (14.29%) Consultant
3 14 (13.33%) Administrator
4 13 (12.38%) Service Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (11.43%) Support Analyst
6 11 (10.48%) Support Engineer
7 10 (9.52%) Security Administrator
8 9 (8.57%) Wintel Consultant
9 8 (7.62%) IT Administrator
9 8 (7.62%) IT Security Administrator
9 8 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.71%) DBA
11 6 (5.71%) Developer
11 6 (5.71%) Server Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Head of IT
12 5 (4.76%) SQL DBA
12 5 (4.76%) Desktop Support
13 4 (3.81%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) .NET
2 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.71%) HTML
3 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (4.76%) CSS
4 4 (3.81%) Web Services
5 2 (1.90%) HTML5
5 2 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.90%) RESTful
5 2 (1.90%) WCF
5 2 (1.90%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.90%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.95%) jQuery
6 1 (0.95%) CSS3
6 1 (0.95%) XML
6 1 (0.95%) WAP
6 1 (0.95%) Ajax
6 1 (0.95%) JSON
6 1 (0.95%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Clustering
2 14 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.52%) Blackberry
5 9 (8.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.71%) Statistics
7 5 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (4.76%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.95%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 71 (67.62%) Windows
2 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (14.29%) Linux
6 12 (11.43%) Windows 8
7 9 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (5.71%) Android
8 6 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.71%) Solaris
8 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.86%) CentOS
10 3 (2.86%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.90%) Debian
12 1 (0.95%) Fedora
12 1 (0.95%) SUSE
12 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) ITIL
2 17 (16.19%) Project Management
3 16 (15.24%) Migration
4 13 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (11.43%) Service Management
6 11 (10.48%) ITIL V3
7 10 (9.52%) ITIL V2
7 10 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.57%) Change Management
8 9 (8.57%) Security Management
8 9 (8.57%) Information Security
9 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.71%) CRM
10 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.71%) MVC
10 6 (5.71%) Strategic Management
11 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.76%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.48%) SQL
2 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.71%) C#
4 5 (4.76%) VBScript
4 5 (4.76%) VB
5 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (53.33%) MCSE
2 33 (31.43%) MCSA
3 22 (20.95%) MCP
4 20 (19.05%) MCITP
4 20 (19.05%) Degree
5 10 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (7.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (4.76%) MCTS
8 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.81%) CISA
9 4 (3.81%) CISSP
9 4 (3.81%) MCDBA
9 4 (3.81%) CCNP
9 4 (3.81%) CCNA
10 3 (2.86%) VCP4
11 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.90%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.90%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 7 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.76%) XenApp
7 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) SCCM
2 5 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (1.90%) Nagios
3 2 (1.90%) SCOM
3 2 (1.90%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Intune
3 2 (1.90%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.90%) SCSM
Vendors
1 65 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 52 (49.52%) Citrix
3 27 (25.71%) VMware
4 20 (19.05%) HP
5 17 (16.19%) Cisco
6 10 (9.52%) Symantec
7 9 (8.57%) Dell
8 7 (6.67%) NETGEAR
9 6 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (5.71%) SonicWALL
9 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.76%) Apple
10 5 (4.76%) Sage
10 5 (4.76%) NetApp
10 5 (4.76%) Sun
11 4 (3.81%) Juniper
12 3 (2.86%) Novell
13 2 (1.90%) Sophos
13 2 (1.90%) Avaya
13 2 (1.90%) WatchGuard
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 40k plus project bonus, pension, flexitime and more
Posted: 6 days ago