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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 12 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 4.65% - 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
16 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 37.21% 10.81% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 17
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 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 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Information Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk