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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.69% 3.79% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 9.79% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 16
Average salary £34,500 £34,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.72% -14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £27,700 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
82 143 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.47% 38.75% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 60 125 152
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,575 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £61,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) MCITP
5 3 (42.86%) Business Development
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 3 (42.86%) Content Management
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (42.86%) Ajax
5 3 (42.86%) InfoPath
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) WCF
5 3 (42.86%) WPF
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) InfoPath
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) XSLT
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) WCF
1 3 (42.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
1 3 (42.86%) Content Management
1 3 (42.86%) Business Development
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Nintex
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) ESRI