The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 10 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 12.50% - 4.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.92% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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 Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 46.43% 13.51% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 21
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
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 Sussex

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) CEH
3 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) SIEM
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (57.14%) Splunk
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Veeam
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) H.323
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Information Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Security Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Network Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Project Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) Ruckus Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
2 2 (28.57%) Veeam