The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 0.46% 0.71% 7.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.93% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 17
Average salary £22,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Qualifications Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
90 108 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 41.28% 76.60% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 67
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (50.00%) SLA
4 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) MCP
5 6 (37.50%) MCSE
5 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) Apple
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
5 6 (37.50%) Web Design
5 6 (37.50%) MCTS
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (25.00%) Advertising
8 3 (18.75%) Risk Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) DTS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Change Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Web Design
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCP
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) MCTS
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
1 3 (18.75%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Apple
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu
5 3 (18.75%) CA
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco