Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 60 60
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 1.75% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.93% 0.77% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Colchester median annual salary £26,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.00% +53.85% +30.00%
10th Percentile £21,150 £45,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £30,500 £55,000 £33,750
Essex median annual salary £34,000 £47,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year -28.42% +9.83% +1.76%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Colchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 130 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 19.65% 33.33% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 115 77
Colchester median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +60.71%
10th Percentile £24,300 £31,359 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,500 £63,750 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +7.14%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Colchester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Colchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) People Management
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) CCENT
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Avaya
5 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Mitel
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCENT
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) VMware