The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 22 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 6.21% 3.05% 9.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.20% 7.69% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 18
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
London

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

Qualifications Category
Uxbridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
82 65 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 50.93% 39.63% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 65 56 45
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Uxbridge

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Uxbridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
3 19 (82.61%) MCSE
3 19 (82.61%) MCSA
4 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 17 (73.91%) MCTS
5 16 (69.57%) MCP
5 16 (69.57%) Windows 7
6 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
7 14 (60.87%) MCITP
8 10 (43.48%) MS Office
8 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
8 10 (43.48%) CCNA
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (39.13%) Citrix
9 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
11 7 (30.43%) Cisco
11 7 (30.43%) Law
11 7 (30.43%) Legal
11 7 (30.43%) Document Management
11 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
12 6 (26.09%) CCNP
12 6 (26.09%) SAN
12 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) MPLS
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (30.43%) Law
1 7 (30.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) IT Support
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
6 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows 7
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Document Management
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) MCSE
1 19 (82.61%) MCSA
2 17 (73.91%) MCTS
3 16 (69.57%) MCP
4 14 (60.87%) MCITP
5 10 (43.48%) CCNA
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (26.09%) CCNP
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Sophos
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) ESRI
6 1 (4.35%) Lumension