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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 18 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.31% 1.94% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.59% 6.67% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £36,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.74% +7.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
34 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 30.63% 29.13% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 34
Average salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014, 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%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) MCSA
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) MCP
4 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) UAG
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (50.00%) IaaS
5 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) CCNP
6 4 (40.00%) CCNA
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (40.00%) NetApp

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) MCSA
2 6 (60.00%) MCP
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) VCAP
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) UAG
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Sophos
6 2 (20.00%) LANDesk