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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.65% 3.01% 5.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.62% 10.06% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 31
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
198 159 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 31.38% 29.94% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 154 129 214
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (59.46%) MCSE
3 20 (54.05%) Windows
4 17 (45.95%) Citrix
5 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (40.54%) CCNA
6 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
6 15 (40.54%) DHCP
6 15 (40.54%) DNS
6 15 (40.54%) UNIX
7 14 (37.84%) MCSA
7 14 (37.84%) .NET
7 14 (37.84%) SAN
8 13 (35.14%) Scrum
8 13 (35.14%) Oracle
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
8 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
8 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
8 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (35.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (35.14%) vSphere
8 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
2 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (32.43%) SAS
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Lync
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DHCP
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 14 (37.84%) SAN
3 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
4 12 (32.43%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (32.43%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall
6 2 (5.41%) WAN
7 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
1 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (27.03%) QlikView
2 10 (27.03%) Big Data
3 3 (8.11%) Star Schema
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) Storage Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Business Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Business Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) D3.js
3 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 3 (8.11%) NHibernate
3 3 (8.11%) WCF
3 3 (8.11%) WF
3 3 (8.11%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.03%) Neural Network
2 10 (27.03%) Visualisation
2 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) UNIX
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Scrum
1 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 12 (32.43%) Change Management
3 10 (27.03%) Predictive Analytics
3 10 (27.03%) Performance Management
3 10 (27.03%) Machine Learning
3 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
3 10 (27.03%) Kimball Methodology
3 10 (27.03%) Analytics
3 10 (27.03%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (8.11%) UML
4 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.11%) DSDM
4 3 (8.11%) MVC
4 3 (8.11%) Workflow
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) R
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) VBScript
6 2 (5.41%) VB
6 2 (5.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) MCSE
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CCNA
3 14 (37.84%) MCSA
4 13 (35.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (32.43%) NCDA
5 12 (32.43%) CCA
5 12 (32.43%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
7 4 (10.81%) MCP
8 3 (8.11%) MCITP
9 2 (5.41%) MCTS
10 1 (2.70%) MCSD
10 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.70%) MCDST
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) vSphere
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) vCloud
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Citrix
3 16 (43.24%) VMware
4 13 (35.14%) Oracle
5 12 (32.43%) Cisco
5 12 (32.43%) CommVault
5 12 (32.43%) NetApp
5 12 (32.43%) Symantec
5 12 (32.43%) HP
5 12 (32.43%) EMC
6 10 (27.03%) Tableau
7 3 (8.11%) Sybase
8 2 (5.41%) Mitel
8 2 (5.41%) Altiris
8 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.41%) BT