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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 46 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 47 48 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.91% 4.01% 8.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.15% 17.20% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 39 85
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
291 279 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.21% 23.31% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 236 210 278
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 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 July 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 +2 12 £50,000 -
Chelmsford -1 10 £61,000 +110.34%
Colchester 0 8 £25,000 -21.25% 1
Saffron Walden -3 1 £19,500 -51.25%
Harlow -5 1 £20,000 -52.94%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 67 (69.79%) SQL
2 60 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 52 (54.17%) Windows
4 46 (47.92%) ITIL
4 46 (47.92%) Microsoft
5 45 (46.88%) MCSE
6 34 (35.42%) Active Directory
7 31 (32.29%) Finance
8 29 (30.21%) VMware
8 29 (30.21%) MCSA
9 26 (27.08%) T-SQL
9 26 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (26.04%) MS Excel
10 25 (26.04%) Cisco
10 25 (26.04%) Replication
11 24 (25.00%) Citrix
11 24 (25.00%) High Availability
12 22 (22.92%) Office 365
12 22 (22.92%) Degree
13 21 (21.88%) Firewall
13 21 (21.88%) MS Exchange
14 19 (19.79%) Project Management
14 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (18.75%) Service Delivery
15 18 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
16 17 (17.71%) Management Information System

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (3.13%) IIS
6 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (26.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Office
3 4 (4.17%) Mingle
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.92%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.88%) Firewall
2 13 (13.54%) WAN
2 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.46%) DNS
4 9 (9.38%) VoIP
5 7 (7.29%) SAN
6 6 (6.25%) DHCP
7 5 (5.21%) SNMP
8 3 (3.13%) Wireless
8 3 (3.13%) LAN
8 3 (3.13%) Internet
9 2 (2.08%) VPN
9 2 (2.08%) VLAN
10 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.04%) NAS
10 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.04%) IPsec
10 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 18 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 18 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (7.29%) MySQL
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.17%) RavenDB
5 4 (4.17%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.17%) NUnit
2 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.17%) MSTest
2 4 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (32.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Games
3 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) DBA
3 17 (17.71%) SQL DBA
4 14 (14.58%) Programmer
4 14 (14.58%) Head of IT
5 12 (12.50%) Senior DBA
5 12 (12.50%) Administrator
6 11 (11.46%) Senior SQL DBA
6 11 (11.46%) .NET Programmer
7 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (8.33%) Database Developer
8 8 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 8 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Applications Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Software Applications Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Software Programmer
9 7 (7.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Graduate Programmer
9 7 (7.29%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.67%) HTML
1 16 (16.67%) .NET
2 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 9 (9.38%) Web Services
3 8 (8.33%) CSS
3 8 (8.33%) jQuery
3 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (4.17%) RESTful
5 4 (4.17%) Silverlight
6 3 (3.13%) WCF
7 2 (2.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.04%) CSS3
8 1 (1.04%) XML
8 1 (1.04%) Ajax
8 1 (1.04%) JSON
8 1 (1.04%) Velocity
8 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Replication
2 17 (17.71%) Clustering
2 17 (17.71%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.33%) BYOD
6 1 (1.04%) Life Science
6 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.04%) Statistics
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (54.17%) Windows
2 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (15.63%) Linux
4 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.21%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.21%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.17%) Solaris
9 4 (4.17%) CentOS
10 3 (3.13%) Debian
11 2 (2.08%) UNIX
12 1 (1.04%) SUSE
12 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) ITIL
2 24 (25.00%) High Availability
3 19 (19.79%) Project Management
4 18 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.71%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (17.71%) Database Mirroring
6 15 (15.63%) CRM
7 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
7 14 (14.58%) Strategic Management
7 14 (14.58%) SDLC
8 11 (11.46%) TDD
9 10 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (9.38%) MVC
10 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.29%) Security Architecture
13 6 (6.25%) Information Security
13 6 (6.25%) Web Development
14 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (69.79%) SQL
2 26 (27.08%) T-SQL
3 16 (16.67%) C#
4 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (46.88%) MCSE
2 29 (30.21%) MCSA
3 22 (22.92%) Degree
4 11 (11.46%) MCP
5 8 (8.33%) MCTS
6 7 (7.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (7.29%) CISSP
6 7 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.29%) ISACA
7 6 (6.25%) CCNP
7 6 (6.25%) CCNA
8 5 (5.21%) MCITP
9 4 (4.17%) MCDST
9 4 (4.17%) MCSD
10 2 (2.08%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.08%) CCENT
11 1 (1.04%) MOS
11 1 (1.04%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.21%) Nagios
3 4 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.21%) VMware
3 25 (26.04%) Cisco
4 24 (25.00%) Citrix
5 14 (14.58%) Red Gate
6 8 (8.33%) Avaya
7 6 (6.25%) Oracle
8 5 (5.21%) WatchGuard
8 5 (5.21%) HP
8 5 (5.21%) Sophos
9 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.17%) Sun
10 3 (3.13%) DevExpress
10 3 (3.13%) Symantec
11 1 (1.04%) EMC
11 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
11 1 (1.04%) Novell
11 1 (1.04%) Sage
11 1 (1.04%) Twitter
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