The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.11% 7.30% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.63% 18.31% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 6
Average salary £36,250 £30,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.85% -19.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Microsoft Certification
Hertfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 71 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 37.37% 39.89% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 51
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Stevenage

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (50.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DTS
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec