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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Rank 86 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 57 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.44% 4.47% 4.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.70% 14.00% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 45 32
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -14.72%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
235 407 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.91% 31.90% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 157 287 303
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 3 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) MCP
5 5 (27.78%) MCSE
6 4 (22.22%) MCSA
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (16.67%) MCITP
7 3 (16.67%) SCCM
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) MCDBA
8 2 (11.11%) Linux

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) PBX
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) DBA
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Database Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Deskside Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Debian
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Office Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Presales
4 1 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (5.56%) Security Management
4 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCP
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
2 4 (22.22%) MCSA
3 3 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) MCDBA
4 2 (11.11%) MCTS
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) SCSM
2 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Polycom
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec