The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 24 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 4.61% 6.73% 15.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.14% 36.84% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 13
Average salary £20,000 £20,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £17,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,800 £33,504
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Lincolnshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 19.08% 18.27% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 31
Average salary £20,000 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Lincolnshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barton-upon-Humber -2 3 £20,000 -2.43%
Lincoln -7 2 £45,000 -
Grantham -4 1 £17,000 -26.08%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MCP
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 7 (70.00%) MCTS
3 7 (70.00%) MCITP
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Internet
4 6 (60.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) MCSA
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Local Government
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Technician
2 5 (50.00%) IT Support
3 4 (40.00%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Database Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Database Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Time Management
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) MCP
2 7 (70.00%) MCTS
2 7 (70.00%) MCITP
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle