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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 15 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 11.28% 8.11% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.88% 27.27% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 2
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.68%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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
43 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 32.33% 29.73% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 27
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £33,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (76.47%) MCSE
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) MCP
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 6 (35.29%) MCSA
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
8 4 (23.53%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) CCNA
8 4 (23.53%) Time Management
8 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
9 3 (17.65%) Replication
9 3 (17.65%) Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (17.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
1 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
1 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Trainer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Replication
4 2 (11.76%) E-Learning
4 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Time Management
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Contact Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) MCSE
2 7 (41.18%) MCP
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) MCSA
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) CCIE
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) MCT
7 1 (5.88%) CCNP
7 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Intel
6 1 (5.88%) Meraki