The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 37 26
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 3.57% 6.39% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 24.29% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 3
Median salary £42,500 £31,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% +6.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,125 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +0.34%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Abingdon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 26 70 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 30.95% 26.32% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 39
Median salary £42,500 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.55% -27.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £62,500 £48,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Abingdon citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Abingdon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) HP
2 10 (83.33%) EMC
2 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) Terminal Services
2 10 (83.33%) Replication
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) MCSE
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Veeam
2 10 (83.33%) vSphere
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (83.33%) Server Patching
2 10 (83.33%) EMC VNX
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Fuzz Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 10 (83.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) QA Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) EMC VNX
1 10 (83.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Server Patching
2 2 (16.67%) Fuzz Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) MCSE
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (83.33%) Terminal Services
1 10 (83.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) EMC
2 10 (83.33%) HP
2 10 (83.33%) Veeam
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos