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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 80 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.44% 3.63% 4.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.00% 14.11% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 47
Median salary £52,500 £41,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.04% -6.28%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.05%
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
200 319 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.60% 25.75% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 158 240 242
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Harlow +5 7 £52,500 +162.50%
Basildon -4 2 - - 1
Colchester -3 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Saffron Walden - 1 £24,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 43 (67.19%) MCSE
2 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
3 38 (59.38%) Windows
4 28 (43.75%) MCSA
5 27 (42.19%) Degree
6 26 (40.63%) MS Excel
7 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
8 22 (34.38%) VMware
9 21 (32.81%) MS Office
9 21 (32.81%) Windows Server
10 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (28.13%) ITIL
12 17 (26.56%) SQL
13 16 (25.00%) CCNA
13 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (23.44%) Unix
14 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
15 14 (21.88%) C
15 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
15 14 (21.88%) TOGAF
16 13 (20.31%) Finance
17 12 (18.75%) Symantec
17 12 (18.75%) Linux
17 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (17.19%) Office 365
18 11 (17.19%) ArcSight
18 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
18 11 (17.19%) Veeam
18 11 (17.19%) SolarWinds

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 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 21 (32.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Network Security
1 11 (17.19%) Wireshark
2 9 (14.06%) SAN
3 6 (9.38%) iSCSI
3 6 (9.38%) NAS
4 5 (7.81%) Firewall
5 4 (6.25%) Skype
6 3 (4.69%) DHCP
6 3 (4.69%) DNS
7 2 (3.13%) LAN
7 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.13%) WAN
8 1 (1.56%) FTP
8 1 (1.56%) IMAP
8 1 (1.56%) POP3
8 1 (1.56%) VLAN
8 1 (1.56%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) VPN
8 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) MS Access
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.56%) Moq
2 1 (1.56%) MSTest
2 1 (1.56%) NUnit
2 1 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Front Office
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Operations Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Security Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Security Operations Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Security Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (12.50%) IT Manager
6 7 (10.94%) Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.81%) DBA
8 5 (7.81%) SQL DBA
8 5 (7.81%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) WCF
3 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (7.81%) HTML
4 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.56%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (1.56%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.56%) Ninject
5 1 (1.56%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.56%) Spring.NET
5 1 (1.56%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) WinForms
5 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.06%) Driving Licence
3 6 (9.38%) Fat Client
3 6 (9.38%) Thin Client
4 5 (7.81%) Clustering
4 5 (7.81%) Replication
5 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.25%) SWIFT
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.13%) PKI
7 1 (1.56%) CMDB
7 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (59.38%) Windows
2 21 (32.81%) Windows Server
3 15 (23.44%) Unix
4 12 (18.75%) Linux
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.56%) Android
8 1 (1.56%) Debian
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) TOGAF
3 11 (17.19%) Information Security
3 11 (17.19%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (17.19%) Security Operations
3 11 (17.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (15.63%) Risk Management
5 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (12.50%) BCP
6 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 8 (12.50%) SIEM
6 8 (12.50%) Workflow
7 6 (9.38%) Logistics
7 6 (9.38%) MVC
8 5 (7.81%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.81%) High Availability
8 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) SQL
2 14 (21.88%) C
3 10 (15.63%) Python
3 10 (15.63%) Shell Script
4 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.38%) C#
6 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (67.19%) MCSE
2 28 (43.75%) MCSA
3 27 (42.19%) Degree
4 16 (25.00%) CCNA
4 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (17.19%) CEH
5 11 (17.19%) CISM
5 11 (17.19%) CISSP
5 11 (17.19%) SANS
6 10 (15.63%) CCNP
7 9 (14.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (12.50%) MCP
8 8 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (9.38%) MCSD
10 5 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (7.81%) MCITP
11 4 (6.25%) HND
12 3 (4.69%) RHCE
13 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) ISO27002
2 9 (14.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.81%) SLA
4 2 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.94%) vSphere
6 3 (4.69%) XenApp
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Nessus
1 11 (17.19%) QRadar
1 11 (17.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (9.38%) Backup Exec
2 6 (9.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (3.13%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.56%) Nagios
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 12 (18.75%) Symantec
4 11 (17.19%) ArcSight
4 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
4 11 (17.19%) SolarWinds
4 11 (17.19%) Veeam
5 9 (14.06%) HP
6 8 (12.50%) IBM
6 8 (12.50%) Splunk
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco
7 7 (10.94%) Citrix
8 5 (7.81%) RedGate
9 4 (6.25%) Juniper
9 4 (6.25%) Progress
9 4 (6.25%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.13%) Apple
11 1 (1.56%) NetApp
11 1 (1.56%) Sage
11 1 (1.56%) Veritas
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