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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 0.58% 3.40% 8.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 12.96% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 16
Average salary £21,000 £35,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -24.32%
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
31 54 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 17.92% 26.21% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 51 69
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £67,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) MCSE
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) MCSA
3 8 (72.73%) MCITP
4 7 (63.64%) MS Office
4 7 (63.64%) MCP
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
5 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Server Building
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco
7 2 (18.18%) IBM
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) NetApp
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) CCNP
8 1 (9.09%) CCNA
8 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) MCSE
2 8 (72.73%) MCSA
2 8 (72.73%) MCITP
3 7 (63.64%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp