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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 57 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 34 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.23% 4.53% 7.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.75% 13.08% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 60
Average salary £38,500 £42,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.87% +15.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £51,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +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
226 260 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 38.70% 34.62% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 194 224 272
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (53.57%) MCSE
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (35.71%) MCITP
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
7 5 (17.86%) MVC
7 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.86%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) C#
7 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.29%) Lync
8 4 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 4 (14.29%) XenApp
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) A+ Certification
8 4 (14.29%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (14.29%) Lync
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) NetScreen
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
3 4 (14.29%) C# Programmer
3 4 (14.29%) Junior
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 4 (14.29%) Programmer
3 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Graduate
3 4 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) CSS
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Replication
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (14.29%) HPUX
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) MVC
2 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) VBA
4 3 (10.71%) VBScript
5 2 (7.14%) VB
5 2 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) MCSE
2 10 (35.71%) MCITP
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 4 (14.29%) MCDST
6 3 (10.71%) MCTS
6 3 (10.71%) MCSA
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.14%) CCNA
7 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) MCP
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.57%) VCAP
8 1 (3.57%) NCDA
8 1 (3.57%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) XenServer
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Altiris
5 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Mitel
5 2 (7.14%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) SunGard
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) CommVault
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Veeam