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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 90 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.88% 8.19% 5.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.35% 28.39% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 81 51
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,329 £28,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
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
282 317 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.38% 28.84% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 204 248 210
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Saffron Walden - 8 £40,000 -
Brentwood -3 5 - - 1
Chelmsford -1 4 £67,500 +92.85%
Colchester -3 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Basildon -9 3 £50,000 -
Harlow +7 2 £30,500 -12.85%
Southend-on-Sea -8 1 £37,500 -14.77%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 58 (66.67%) Windows
1 58 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (43.68%) MCSE
3 35 (40.23%) ITIL
4 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 33 (37.93%) Active Directory
5 31 (35.63%) Finance
5 31 (35.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (34.48%) MS Exchange
7 27 (31.03%) Citrix
8 26 (29.89%) VMware
8 26 (29.89%) MCITP
9 23 (26.44%) Windows 7
9 23 (26.44%) SQL
10 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (22.99%) MS Office
12 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
12 19 (21.84%) MCTS
13 18 (20.69%) MCP
14 16 (18.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
16 14 (16.09%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (14.94%) PowerShell
17 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (14.94%) .NET
17 13 (14.94%) Cisco

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 30 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.15%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) MS Office
2 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Magento
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) Firewall
2 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.34%) DNS
4 8 (9.20%) SAN
4 8 (9.20%) Network Security
5 7 (8.05%) VLAN
6 6 (6.90%) DHCP
6 6 (6.90%) IP Telephony
7 5 (5.75%) VoIP
7 5 (5.75%) VPN
8 2 (2.30%) LDAP
8 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.15%) NAS
9 1 (1.15%) Junos
9 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.15%) ADSL
9 1 (1.15%) Broadband
9 1 (1.15%) LAN
9 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) OLAP
5 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.15%) DTS
5 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.15%) OLTP
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) NUnit
1 4 (4.60%) MSTest
1 4 (4.60%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (4.60%) Moq
General
1 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) DBA
1 18 (20.69%) SQL DBA
2 13 (14.94%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (12.64%) Administrator
4 10 (11.49%) Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Senior DBA
6 8 (9.20%) Senior SQL DBA
7 7 (8.05%) Support Technician
7 7 (8.05%) Desktop Support
7 7 (8.05%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Desktop Support Technician
8 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 6 (6.90%) Desktop Technician
9 5 (5.75%) IT Support
10 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.60%) ADSI
2 4 (4.60%) WinForms
2 4 (4.60%) WCF
2 4 (4.60%) WPF
2 4 (4.60%) Spring.NET
2 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (4.60%) Castle Windsor
2 4 (4.60%) Ninject
2 4 (4.60%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (4.60%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (2.30%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) EDI
4 1 (1.15%) Web Services
4 1 (1.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Clustering
2 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Statistics
6 2 (2.30%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.15%) Replication
7 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (66.67%) Windows
2 31 (35.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (26.44%) Windows 7
4 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (12.64%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.90%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.75%) Linux
8 5 (5.75%) UNIX
9 4 (4.60%) Android
9 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) ITIL
2 16 (18.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (16.09%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (12.64%) High Availability
5 10 (11.49%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.20%) Migration
7 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.05%) MVVM
8 6 (6.90%) Information Assurance
9 5 (5.75%) Change Management
9 5 (5.75%) Project Management
9 5 (5.75%) OO
9 5 (5.75%) CRM
9 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.60%) Kanban
10 4 (4.60%) MVC
10 4 (4.60%) Scrum
10 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.60%) TDD
10 4 (4.60%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.34%) Java
4 6 (6.90%) PHP
4 6 (6.90%) VBScript
4 6 (6.90%) VB
5 5 (5.75%) C#
6 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.15%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (43.68%) MCSE
2 26 (29.89%) MCITP
3 19 (21.84%) MCTS
4 18 (20.69%) MCP
5 15 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (13.79%) MCSA
7 10 (11.49%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (8.05%) Degree
9 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (5.75%) MCDBA
9 5 (5.75%) MCAD
9 5 (5.75%) MCSD
10 4 (4.60%) Sun Certification
10 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (4.60%) MCSM
11 3 (3.45%) CCNA
12 2 (2.30%) CCA
12 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.30%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.34%) VMware ESX
4 9 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (9.20%) XenDesktop
6 7 (8.05%) vSphere
7 4 (4.60%) XenServer
8 2 (2.30%) XenApp
9 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) Puppet
3 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.15%) SCSM
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.03%) Citrix
3 26 (29.89%) VMware
4 13 (14.94%) Cisco
5 7 (8.05%) Oracle
6 5 (5.75%) SAP
6 5 (5.75%) JD Edwards
7 4 (4.60%) Dell
8 3 (3.45%) Juniper
9 2 (2.30%) Pegasus
9 2 (2.30%) HP
9 2 (2.30%) Symantec
10 1 (1.15%) Avaya
10 1 (1.15%) Apple
10 1 (1.15%) Siemens
10 1 (1.15%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.15%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.15%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.15%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.15%) GFI Software
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