The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.10% - 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.46% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Qualifications Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.85% 25.26% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 25
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.39%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Gatwick region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) MCP
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) MCSA
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) CRM
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Websense
6 3 (30.00%) XenApp
6 3 (30.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (30.00%) MCITP
7 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (20.00%) VB6
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) CSS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Trainer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Contact Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VB6
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) MCP
3 4 (40.00%) MCSA
4 3 (30.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) MCT
5 1 (10.00%) HNC
5 1 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Websense