The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 80 100
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.94% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.50% 1.79% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Median salary £38,750 £32,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.09% -10.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £44,261 £38,400 £43,150
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +5.71%  

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 Brighton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 200 168 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 26.88% 20.02% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 186 130 143
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -11.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton 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 Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Brighton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) MCSE
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
4 12 (63.16%) ITIL
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
6 10 (52.63%) MCP
6 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
8 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
8 8 (42.11%) MCSA
9 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
9 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
9 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
9 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
10 6 (31.58%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (31.58%) SLA
10 6 (31.58%) MS Office
10 6 (31.58%) Software Packaging
11 5 (26.32%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (26.32%) Information Management
11 5 (26.32%) Document Management
11 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (26.32%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (26.32%) SQL
11 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
11 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) IT Director
1 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Production DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Software Packaging
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
2 5 (26.32%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (26.32%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Change Control
4 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
4 5 (26.32%) Document Management
4 5 (26.32%) Information Management
4 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) MCSE
2 10 (52.63%) MCP
3 8 (42.11%) MCSA
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) MCITP
6 2 (10.53%) MCTS
7 1 (5.26%) CCNA
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Veeam