The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 26 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.10% 3.64% 8.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.91% 11.11% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 66
Average salary £38,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £28,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Microsoft Certification
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
220 234 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 35.54% 32.77% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 196 205 294
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,939 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (54.55%) MCSE
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) MCITP
5 7 (31.82%) Citrix
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
8 4 (18.18%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) A+ Certification
8 4 (18.18%) SAN
8 4 (18.18%) XenApp
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) MCDST
9 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
9 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (13.64%) Lync
9 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
9 3 (13.64%) Altiris
9 3 (13.64%) Firewall
9 3 (13.64%) Law
9 3 (13.64%) MCTS
9 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.64%) WAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Lync
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.64%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
1 4 (18.18%) Support Technician
1 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Technician
1 4 (18.18%) Desktop Technician
2 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) HPUX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
2 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.09%) System Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) DNA
4 1 (4.55%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) VBScript
3 2 (9.09%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) MCSE
2 8 (36.36%) MCITP
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) A+ Certification
4 4 (18.18%) MCDST
5 3 (13.64%) MCTS
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (9.09%) MCP
6 2 (9.09%) MCSA
6 2 (9.09%) CCNA
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) NCDA
7 1 (4.55%) NCIE
7 1 (4.55%) VCAP
7 1 (4.55%) MCSD
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) vCloud
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.55%) XenServer
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Altiris
5 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.09%) Mitel
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) BT
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) SunGard
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) PlateSpin
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam