The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.33% 1.45% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.51% 5.05% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Average salary £29,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
Microsoft Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
94 99 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 27.41% 28.70% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 79 87 104
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,050 £62,500
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 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 29 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) NAS
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) MCP
6 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) MCITP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) NAS
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) MCP
4 3 (25.00%) MCITP
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (16.67%) HND
6 1 (8.33%) MCSA
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (16.67%) UAG
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) ESRI