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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 55 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 45 56 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.63% 4.01% 9.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 17.61% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 90
Average salary £41,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £50,000
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
315 318 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.42% 22.76% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 240 242 240
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,700 £29,775
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -4 10 £50,000 +132.55%
Southend-on-Sea +5 7 - -
Brentwood -14 6 £30,000 -44.44%
Colchester -7 5 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Chelmsford -1 2 £47,413 +52.94%
Harlow +5 1 £20,000 -52.94%
Braintree - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 62 (65.26%) Windows
2 55 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 53 (55.79%) ITIL
4 50 (52.63%) SQL
5 47 (49.47%) SQL Server
6 46 (48.42%) MCSE
7 43 (45.26%) Microsoft
8 42 (44.21%) Finance
9 38 (40.00%) Citrix
9 38 (40.00%) MCSA
10 32 (33.68%) MS Exchange
11 30 (31.58%) VMware
12 26 (27.37%) Cisco
12 26 (27.37%) MS Excel
12 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (26.32%) Firewall
14 23 (24.21%) Project Management
15 22 (23.16%) Office 365
16 20 (21.05%) Hyper-V
16 20 (21.05%) Degree
16 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
16 20 (21.05%) SharePoint
16 20 (21.05%) DNS
17 18 (18.95%) VoIP
18 17 (17.89%) MS Office
18 17 (17.89%) High Availability
19 16 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (16.84%) Backup Exec
20 15 (15.79%) Management Information System

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 32 (33.68%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (8.42%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (3.16%) IIS
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (27.37%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.89%) MS Office
3 4 (4.21%) Mingle
4 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.16%) Office 365
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.32%) Firewall
2 20 (21.05%) DNS
3 18 (18.95%) VoIP
4 15 (15.79%) WAN
5 12 (12.63%) DHCP
5 12 (12.63%) SAN
6 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
7 7 (7.37%) VPN
8 6 (6.32%) Wireless
9 5 (5.26%) SNMP
10 4 (4.21%) Internet
10 4 (4.21%) SCCP
10 4 (4.21%) VLAN
11 3 (3.16%) Network Security
11 3 (3.16%) LAN
12 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.05%) NAS
12 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (49.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (7.37%) MySQL
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.21%) RavenDB
5 4 (4.21%) Neo4j
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.21%) NUnit
2 4 (4.21%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) MSTest
2 4 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 42 (44.21%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Games
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Law
4 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (16.84%) Developer
2 15 (15.79%) Administrator
3 14 (14.74%) Head of IT
4 12 (12.63%) Programmer
5 11 (11.58%) Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) DBA
6 10 (10.53%) SQL DBA
7 9 (9.47%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) Service Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) Consultant
9 7 (7.37%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) IT Security Administrator
10 6 (6.32%) Senior SQL DBA
10 6 (6.32%) Server Administrator
10 6 (6.32%) IT Administrator
10 6 (6.32%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) HTML
1 14 (14.74%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
2 9 (9.47%) Web Services
3 8 (8.42%) CSS
3 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (6.32%) jQuery
5 5 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (4.21%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (4.21%) RESTful
6 4 (4.21%) Silverlight
6 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.16%) WCF
8 2 (2.11%) HTML5
9 1 (1.05%) CSS3
9 1 (1.05%) XML
9 1 (1.05%) Ajax
9 1 (1.05%) JSON
9 1 (1.05%) Velocity
9 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.58%) Clustering
4 10 (10.53%) Replication
5 8 (8.42%) BYOD
5 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.05%) Life Science
7 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.05%) Statistics
7 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 62 (65.26%) Windows
2 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (15.79%) Linux
4 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (12.63%) Windows 7
6 10 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 5 (5.26%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.21%) CentOS
9 3 (3.16%) Debian
9 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.11%) UNIX
11 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.05%) Android
11 1 (1.05%) SUSE
11 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (55.79%) ITIL
2 23 (24.21%) Project Management
3 17 (17.89%) High Availability
4 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.74%) Waterfall
5 14 (14.74%) Service Delivery
5 14 (14.74%) CRM
5 14 (14.74%) Strategic Management
5 14 (14.74%) SDLC
6 9 (9.47%) MVC
6 9 (9.47%) TDD
6 9 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.42%) Security Management
7 8 (8.42%) Information Security
7 8 (8.42%) Service Management
7 8 (8.42%) Database Mirroring
8 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.32%) Web Development
8 6 (6.32%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.63%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) C#
3 11 (11.58%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (48.42%) MCSE
2 38 (40.00%) MCSA
3 20 (21.05%) Degree
4 11 (11.58%) MCP
5 6 (6.32%) CISSP
5 6 (6.32%) MCITP
6 5 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.26%) MCTS
7 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.21%) CISA
7 4 (4.21%) MCSD
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.11%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.11%) MCDBA
8 2 (2.11%) CCENT
8 2 (2.11%) ISACA
9 1 (1.05%) MOS
9 1 (1.05%) CCNP
9 1 (1.05%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.21%) XenApp
7 3 (3.16%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.26%) Nagios
3 4 (4.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (45.26%) Microsoft
2 38 (40.00%) Citrix
3 30 (31.58%) VMware
4 26 (27.37%) Cisco
5 8 (8.42%) Avaya
6 7 (7.37%) HP
7 5 (5.26%) WatchGuard
7 5 (5.26%) Sophos
7 5 (5.26%) Red Gate
8 4 (4.21%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (4.21%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.21%) Sage
9 3 (3.16%) Symantec
9 3 (3.16%) DevExpress
9 3 (3.16%) NETGEAR
10 2 (2.11%) Oracle
10 2 (2.11%) Novell
11 1 (1.05%) Apple
11 1 (1.05%) Dell
11 1 (1.05%) EMC
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