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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.75% 2.24% 3.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.12% 6.41% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 14
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £26,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £59,200 £53,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
98 156 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.65% 34.98% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 85 89 210
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
South East

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 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (83.33%) MCSE
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 6 (33.33%) System Testing
5 6 (33.33%) WCF
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (33.33%) Workflow
5 6 (33.33%) Ajax
5 6 (33.33%) MCPD
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) XSLT
5 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) GroupWise
5 1 (5.56%) Site Server
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) SMTP
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Games
1 3 (16.67%) German Language
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Field Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
2 6 (33.33%) HTML5
2 6 (33.33%) Ajax
2 6 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) XSLT
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) W3C
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) NetWare
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) SUSE
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
2 6 (33.33%) System Testing
2 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
2 6 (33.33%) OOP
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) MCSE
2 6 (33.33%) MCPD
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) MCSA
4 4 (22.22%) MCP
5 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) MCITP
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (16.67%) A+ Certification
6 2 (11.11%) CCNP
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (5.56%) MCSD
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Novell eDirectory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) ARCserve
1 2 (11.11%) ZENworks
1 2 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Novell
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle