The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.81% 3.11% 8.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.93% 8.52% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 46
Average salary £34,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £31,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 176 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 38.42% 36.44% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 123 145 165
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
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Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) MCSE
3 15 (55.56%) MCSA
4 14 (51.85%) MCITP
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
6 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 12 (44.44%) Firewall
7 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
8 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (29.63%) MCP
10 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 7 (25.93%) HP
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco
10 7 (25.93%) Juniper
10 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
10 7 (25.93%) McAfee
10 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
10 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
10 7 (25.93%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (25.93%) Degree
11 6 (22.22%) German Language
11 6 (22.22%) DNS
11 6 (22.22%) NetApp
11 6 (22.22%) DHCP
12 5 (18.52%) ITIL
12 5 (18.52%) Flash
12 5 (18.52%) A+ Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.41%) GroupWise
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) SMTP
5 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.41%) FTP
5 2 (7.41%) HTTP
6 1 (3.70%) ADSL
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) German Language
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Field Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Server Support
5 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Flash
2 2 (7.41%) Ajax
2 2 (7.41%) WCF
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) W3C
3 2 (7.41%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) SUSE
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.41%) NetWare
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
1 5 (18.52%) Benchmarking
1 5 (18.52%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Information Management
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
3 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.41%) System Testing
3 2 (7.41%) OOP
3 2 (7.41%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) MCSE
2 15 (55.56%) MCSA
3 14 (51.85%) MCITP
4 8 (29.63%) MCP
5 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) A+ Certification
7 3 (11.11%) MCTS
8 2 (7.41%) MCPD
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (7.41%) CCNA
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.70%) CCNP
9 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) LPIC
9 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
1 7 (25.93%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.41%) HP SIM
2 2 (7.41%) ARCserve
2 2 (7.41%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) HP
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) Juniper
3 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.93%) McAfee
4 6 (22.22%) NetApp
5 5 (18.52%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) Novell
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) IBM