The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 44 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.35% 3.43% 7.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 17.81% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 33
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 73 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 17.51% 19.26% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 90
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich 0 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 14 (82.35%) DNS
2 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) DHCP
2 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) MCSA
2 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
4 11 (64.71%) MCP
5 10 (58.82%) Citrix
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) Firewall
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
6 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (47.06%) NAS
7 8 (47.06%) XenApp
7 8 (47.06%) XenDesktop
7 8 (47.06%) Wireless
7 8 (47.06%) SAN
7 8 (47.06%) Websense
7 8 (47.06%) Backup Exec
8 6 (35.29%) MS Office
9 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
2 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) DNS
2 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) DHCP
2 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) NAS
4 8 (47.06%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
5 4 (23.53%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Support Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Systems Support
2 8 (47.06%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) WPF
1 1 (5.88%) WF
1 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.88%) WinForms
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
1 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) MCSA
2 11 (64.71%) MCP
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (23.53%) NCDA
4 4 (23.53%) NCIE
4 4 (23.53%) CCA
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) A+ Certification
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) MCTS
7 1 (5.88%) MCITP
7 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (5.88%) MCSE
7 1 (5.88%) CCNP
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
2 8 (47.06%) XenApp
2 8 (47.06%) XenDesktop
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Backup Exec
2 4 (23.53%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Websense
5 4 (23.53%) Veeam
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) AppSense
5 4 (23.53%) NetApp
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) Altiris
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle