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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 30 24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire - 2.13% 11.82%
As % of the Qualifications category - 8.57% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Average salary - £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
13 35 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 10.08% 24.82% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 41
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,065 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,500 £36,250
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MCP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) MCTS
3 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Local Government
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) WSUS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Technician
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Database Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCP
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) VMware