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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 5.45% 4.52% 6.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.52% 14.08% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 12
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
58 71 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 35.15% 32.13% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55 61 49
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,900 £72,000
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 24 April 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) MCSA
4 14 (73.68%) MCP
4 14 (73.68%) MS Office
4 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
5 13 (68.42%) VMware
5 13 (68.42%) MCSE
6 12 (63.16%) MCITP
7 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (42.11%) MCTS
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (42.11%) ITIL
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
8 6 (31.58%) CCNP
8 6 (31.58%) CCNA
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) Firewall
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (73.68%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) MCSA
2 14 (73.68%) MCP
3 13 (68.42%) MCSE
4 12 (63.16%) MCITP
5 8 (42.11%) MCTS
6 6 (31.58%) CCNP
6 6 (31.58%) CCNA
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) VeriFone
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp