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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 75 31
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 9 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.47% 1.14% 7.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.80% 2.79% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 47
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -21.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,525 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
213 323 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 32.18% 40.83% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 181 258 266
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 28 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 24 (77.42%) Windows
1 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 22 (70.97%) MCSE
2 22 (70.97%) VMware
3 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
4 18 (58.06%) SAN
5 17 (54.84%) Hyper-V
6 15 (48.39%) HP
6 15 (48.39%) DNS
6 15 (48.39%) SQL
7 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
8 13 (41.94%) DHCP
9 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
10 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
11 9 (29.03%) Citrix
12 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (25.81%) MCSA
12 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
13 7 (22.58%) Dell
13 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (22.58%) Firewall
14 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
14 6 (19.35%) SCCM
14 6 (19.35%) vSphere
14 6 (19.35%) Forefront TMG

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
2 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (12.90%) SAS
7 3 (9.68%) Lync
7 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) SAN
2 15 (48.39%) DNS
3 13 (41.94%) DHCP
4 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 7 (22.58%) Firewall
6 5 (16.13%) Internet
7 4 (12.90%) iSCSI
7 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (9.68%) VPN
9 2 (6.45%) LAN
9 2 (6.45%) WAN
9 2 (6.45%) Intranet
10 1 (3.23%) VoIP
10 1 (3.23%) OpenScape
10 1 (3.23%) VLAN
10 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Network Support
4 3 (9.68%) SAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) UNIX
5 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.23%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) MCSE
2 8 (25.81%) MCSA
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.13%) CCNA
3 5 (16.13%) MCP
3 5 (16.13%) MCITP
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (12.90%) NCDA
4 4 (12.90%) CCA
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (9.68%) VTSP
5 3 (9.68%) MCTS
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.23%) Dell Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (54.84%) Hyper-V
3 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (19.35%) vSphere
4 6 (19.35%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (19.35%) UAG
4 6 (19.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.68%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) SCVMM
4 2 (6.45%) WMI
5 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 22 (70.97%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) HP
4 9 (29.03%) Citrix
5 7 (22.58%) Dell
6 6 (19.35%) Symantec
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco
8 4 (12.90%) EMC
8 4 (12.90%) CommVault
8 4 (12.90%) NetApp
9 3 (9.68%) IBM
9 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
9 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
10 2 (6.45%) Altiris
10 2 (6.45%) AppSense
10 2 (6.45%) Juniper
11 1 (3.23%) Sophos
11 1 (3.23%) Siemens
11 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
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